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Wednesday 29 March 2023
14:30 to 18:00
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14:30 to 18:00
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Presentation

Laborde Law is delighted to invite you to PAW 2023!

Our second event is on Wednesday, 29 March 2023 at the Hôtel Plaza Athénée, from 14h30 to 18h00. In person (limited seating) or by Zoom.

This event will feature two panels:

The first on "The Ferocious Divide: What Future for the Modernised ECT?" (14h30 to 16h00).

Speakers:
• Lorena Fatas Perez (Ministry of Justice, Kingdom of Spain)
• Graham Coop (Partner, Pinsent Masons; former General Counsel, ECT)
• Anna Kozmenko (Partner, Schellenberg Wittmer)
• Prof. Loukas Mistelis (Professor, Queen Mary University; Partner, Clyde & Co)
• Moderator: Gustavo Laborde (Partner, Laborde Law)

The panel will address four main questions:
• Background and purpose of the original ECT.
• Why is the modernisation process of the ECT taking place? Driving forces.
• Is the ECT incompatible with the Paris Accords/climate change goals?
• What specific provisions are at the centre of the modernisation process? (Arts. 7, 10 and 26; "covered investment").

The second on "The Business of Arbitration: State of the Third Party Funding Market" (16h30 to 18h00)

Speakers:
• Annie Lespérance (Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Head of Latin America Group, Omni Bridgeway)
• Benjamin Siino (Partner, GBS Disputes)
• Pierrick Le Goff (Partner, De Gaulle Fleurance)
• Moderator: Gustavo Laborde (Partner, Laborde Law)

The panel will address three main questions:
• Types of Funding. Trends.
• Enforcement issues.
• Types of Claims and Disputes arising.

Q&A session to follow each panel (questions welcome!).

Cocktail at the end.

Host Speakers

Gustavo LABORDE
Partner
Laborde Law

Guest Speakers

Loukas MISTELIS
Partner / Professor
Clyde & Co
Benjamin SIINO
Partner
Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes
Annie LESPéRANCE
Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Head of Latin America Group
Omni Bridgeway

Cocktail

17:45 - 19:00

How to attend

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Venue

Hôtel Plaza Athénée
25, avenue Montaigne
75008 Paris