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Juan Fernandez-Armesto

The Debates

Proposition I: Dual nationals are appropriate claimants in ISDS

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1st Annual LatAm Investor-State Arbitration Conference

Welcome to our first annual LATAM Investor-State Arbitration Conference on Sunday, October 30. Hosted by the University of Miami School of Law's International Arbitration Institute and International Arbitration Society at the University of Miami's Shalala Student Center Complex.

 

Expect a packed, day-long event featuring an ICSID commentary, two debates, a keynote address and a Tylney Hall-style Symposium—and we will be finished in plenty of time to get to the IBA Welcome Party!

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ICSID Commentary

Introduced by
Jonathan C. Hamilton

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Commentary by Gonzalo Flores, Deputy Secretary General,
ICSID, D.C.

Conference Itinerary

Join us for a day packed with debates, discussions and presentations from some of the leading Arbitrators and international trade dispute resolution experts from around the world.

Registration

8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Registration and Networking Light breakfast

 

Welcome

 

8:45 – 8:55 a.m. Welcome Remarks Donald Hayden, Partner, Mark Migdal & Hayden and Chairman, Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS)

 

ICSID Commentary

8:55 – 9:20 a.m. ICSID Response to current challenges to ISDS system Gonzalo Flores, Deputy Secretary General, ICSID, D.C. Introduced by Jonathan C. Hamilton, Partner, White & Case and Distinguished Faculty Chair, International Arbitration Institute, University of Miami School of Law

 

1st Debate

 

9:20 -10:45 a.m. Proposition I: Dual nationals are appropriate claimants in ISDS

Moderator: Alexis Mourre, Founding Partner, MCG Arbitration

Advocates in favor: David M. Orta, Partner, Quinn Emanuel and David W. Rivkin, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton and Adjunct Professor, International Arbitration LL.M., University of Miami School of Law Advocates against: Dr. Claudia Annacker, Partner, Dechert and Maria Lucia Echandia, Hogan Lovells LLP US

 

Coffee break

10:45– 11:15 a.m Coffee Break

 

2nd Debate

 

11:15 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. Proposition II: LatAm should follow Europe’s lead and attempt to create an investment court with appellate recourse

Moderator: Claus von Wobeser, Founding Partner, Von Wobeser y Sierra

Advocates in favor: Dr. Claudia Frutos Peterson, Partner & Managing Partner, Curtis and Gaela Gehring Flores, Partner, Allen & Overy

Advocates against: Grant Hanessian of Hanessian ADR and Silvia M. Marchili, Partner, White & Case

 

Keynote Address

 

12:40 – 2:10 p.m. Keynote Address and Lunch Juan Fernandez-Armesto, Founder, Armesto y Asociados. Followed by an interview led by: Carolyn Lamm, Partner, White & Case and Distinguished Faculty Chair, International Arbitration LL.M., University of Miami School of Law

 

Tylney Hall-style symposium

 

2:15 – 3:45 p.m. Symposium

Moderators: Guido S. Tawil, Arbitrator, Arbitration Chamber and Eduardo Zuleta, Founding Partner, Zuleta Beyond Borders

 

Closing Remarks

 

3:45 – 3:55 p.m. Closing Remarks Donald Hayden, Partner, Mark Migdal & Hayden and Chairman, Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS)

 

Plenty of time to get to the IBA Welcome Party at the Ice Palace Film Studios at 7pm. •

 

It's going to be a great day!

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