ICC YAAF: Industry Series - Oil & Gas

14 Sep 2023

Quito Spanish
Start: 9:00 (UTC-5) || End: 13:00 (UTC-5)

ICC YAAF is organising a series of events on the disputes that arise in different industries in Latin America. Don’t miss this session will focus on Oil & Gas and the resolution of their disputes through arbitration and other dispute resolution methods. The event will be held on the occasion of the 4th ICC Ecuador ADR Week

Open to those aged 40 and under, YAAF provides opportunities for individuals to gain knowledge, develop their skills and understand ICC’s arbitral procedure and other dispute resolution services. 

What is ICC YAAF?

At ICC, we believe that through training and mentorship, we can mould the next generation of leading international arbitration and ADR experts. Through the ICC Young Arbitration and ADR Forum (YAAF) network, we are able to better inform, connect and inspire young professionals with interests in dispute resolution and dispute avoidance. 

Throughout the world, ICC YAAF organises a number of educational and social events that allow young professionals to discover best practices, discuss topical issues, network and create meaningful connections with experienced practitioners. 

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(Quinto Time Zone)

08:30 – 08:50


08:50 – 09:00

Welcoming remarks

  • Javier Jaramillo, ICC YAAF Representative for Latin America, Quito

09:00 – 10:35

Panel I: Arbitration in Oil &Gas from the perspective of in-house counsel 

  • LNG price fluctuations and their impact on the negotiation and execution of oil contracts.
  • Legal certainty pursuant to the services contracts.
  • Regulations for the oil industry regarding corporate social responsibility.
  • What are the preferred self-compositive mechanisms in the oil industry?


  • Alejandra Cevallos, Legal Advisor, Wayra Energy, Quito
  • Javier Niquinga, Legal Manager, Andes Petroleum, Quito
  • Jenny Peñaherrera, Legal Counsel, Pluspetrol, Quito
  • Marisela Salinas, Legal Manager, Petrolia Ecuador, Quito

Moderated by:

  • Sebastián Cortez, Partner, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce, Quito

10:35 – 10:45


10:45 – 12:00

Panel II: Contemporary issues in arbitration and Oil & Gas

  • American-style discovery in the region - reality or utopia?
  • Arbitration and the energy transition in Latin America.
  • Negative inferences in international arbitration.
  • Recent trends in annulment proceedings.


  • Carla Cepeda Altamirano, Senior Associate, Bustamante Fabara, Quito 
  • Felipe Mutis Tellez, Partner, Brigard Urrutia, Bogota
  • Martín Rosati, Senior Associate, Ferrere, Montevideo
  • Laura Vengoechea, Senior Associate, Posse Herrera Ruiz, Bogota

Moderated by:

  • Camila Andrade, Associate, Ecija GPA, Quito

12:00 – 12:10

Concluding remarks

  • José María Espinosa, Vice President of ICC YEA Ecuador, Quito

Camila Andrade

Associate, Ecija GPA, Quito

Carla Cepeda Altamirano

Senior Associate, Bustamante Fabara, Quito

Alejandra Cevallos

Legal Advisor, Wayra Energy, Quito

Sebastián Cortez

Partner, Pérez Bustamante & Ponce, Quito

José María Espinosa

Vice President of ICC YEA Ecuador, Quito

Javier Jaramillo

ICC YAAF Representative for Latin America, Quito

Felipe Mutis Tellez

Partner, Brigard Urrutia, Bogota

Javier Niquinga

Legal Manager, Andes Petroleum, Quito

Jenny Peñaherrera

Legal Counsel, Pluspetrol, Quito

Martín Rosati

Senior Associate, Ferrere, Montevideo

Marisela Salinas

Legal Manager, Petrolia Ecuador, Quito

Laura Vengoechea

Senior Associate, Posse Herrera Ruiz, Bogota


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