ICC YAF: Potential Future - Energy transition and Investment Arbitration

28 Apr 2022

Online Spanish
10:30 (San Jose/Costa Rica) | 18:30 (CEST)

Renewable energy is one of the fastest growing components of the energy economy, this trend is absorbing billions of dollars of cross-border investment. Don’t miss this ICC YAF event on the future of this sector.

At the occasion of the XIII Congress of International Arbitration of ICC Costa Rica, the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organising a discussion on how energy transition and disputes between investors, off-takers, governments, and other parties have taken relevance in referring to investment arbitration for the natural gas and power sectors. 

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. 

*San Jose/Costa Rica Time Zone

10:30 – 10:40

Welcoming remarks

  • Silvia Trejos Zamora, ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Senior Associate, LPA Legal, San José

10:40 – 11:40

"Potential Future: Energy transition and Investment Arbitration”

- Scope for future renewable disputes in Latin America
- Trends in Investor Claims Over Feed-in Tariffs for Renewable Energy
- Disputes in the renewable power sector.
- Could arbitration offer investors effective protection against reductions in feed-in tariffs?
  • Valentina Alamo Rollandi, Associate, CUATRECASAS, Santiago de Chile
  • Esperanza Barron Baratech, Associate, Latham & Watkins, Paris
  • Daniel Muñoz Jiménez, Legal & Corporate Affairs Manager Mexico & Central America, Enel Green Power S.p.A., San Jose
  • Luis Miguel Velarde Saffer, Associate, LALIVE, Geneva

Moderator:

  • Jorge Arturo Gonzalez, Legal Assistant, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Frankfurt

11:40 – 11:50

Q&A and audience comments

11:50 – 12:00

Closing remarks

Valentina Alamo Rollandi

Associate, CUATRECASAS, Santiago de Chile

Esperanza Barron Baratech

Associate, Latham & Watkins, Paris

Jorge Arturo Gonzalez

(Moderator)

Legal Assistant, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Frankfurt

Daniel Muñoz Jiménez

Legal & Corporate Affairs Manager Mexico & Central America, Enel Green Power S.p.A., San Jose

Silvia Trejos Zamora

ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Senior Associate, LPA Legal, San José

Luis Miguel Velarde Saffer

Associate, LALIVE, Geneva

Date and venue

28 April 2022

Online

Working language Spanish
Registration Free of charge

For further information, please contact:

Katherine Lievano

Project Manager

Organiser

Registration