ICC YAF: “Energy projects: Current state and lessons learned” 5/6

30 Jul 2021

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09:30 (Bogota / Mexico City) | 11:30 (Buenos Aires / Sao Paulo) | 16:30 (Paris)

Join us for the fifth edition of our ICC YAF series “Traveling through Latin America”, where we will discuss arbitration in energy projects, its current state and lessons learned.

ICC YAF wants to take you on a journey traveling through Latin America, where in each edition we will focus on different topics relevant to the region. In this fifth edition of our six-part series, we will transport you to Colombia and Uruguay.

Who should attend?

This conference is aimed at young arbitration practitioners of approximately 40 years or under: counsel, arbitrators, corporate counsel, or academics. The ICC YAF Conference is an ideal forum for young practitioners to exchange thoughts on international arbitration and to enrich their network in the region.

(Mexico City / Bogota Time Zone)

09:30 – 09:35

Welcoming remarks

Introduction to the series, format of the specific event of the series, introduction of the host countries: Colombia and Uruguay

09:35 – 09:40

Short Video Presentation of Host Countries

09:40 – 10:20

Arbitration in energy projects: Current state and lessons learned

  • Disputes under Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) contracts, change in circumstances, uncertainties, or financial coverage
  • Construction and energy: When delays impact the expected production?
  • Energy reforms and investment arbitration in Latin America. What lessons can we learn from other jurisdictions?
  • The impact of the seat and applicable law when it comes to liquidated damages, contractual hardships, and take-or-pay clauses.  

10:20 – 10:30

Q & A Session

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Session

Agustina Bomio

Partner, BRAGARD, Montevideo

Liliana Diaz

Managing Director, Economic & Financial Consulting, FTI Consulting, Washington D.C.

Mauricio Mendoza Cuenca

Partner, Martínez, Algaba, de Haro y Curiel, Mexico City

José Fernando Sánchez

Counsel, Vinson & Elkins, New York

For further information, please contact:

Katherine Lievano

Project Manager