The Implications of Chevron v. Ecuador for Investor-State Arbitration

by Roger Alford

On Monday, October 24, I’ll be participating in a panel discussion at NYU on the The Implications of Chevron v. Ecuador for Investor-State Arbitration. The event will be held at 6 p.m. at Furman Hall 900, 245 Sullivan Street, New York. The event is sponsored by NYU Law School’s Institute for International Law and Justice.

Topics will include: Do arbitrators have the power to give Chevron what it wants? Are there any limits left on U.S. discovery in aid of arbitration? What will the endgame look like, and will it advance human rights?

Moderators:
Michael D. Goldhaber, The American Lawyer
Professor Robert Howse, NYU Law School
Commentators:
Professor Roger Alford, Pepperdine Law School & Notre Dame Law School (Jan. 2012)
Stuart Newberger, partner Crowell & Moring
Oliver Armas, partner Chadbourne & Parke
Catherine Amirfar, partner Debevoise & Plimpton
Eric Bloom, partner Winston & Strawn (counsel to Ecuador)
Steven Donziger (counsel to the Ecuadorian Plaintiffs)

Should be very interesting for anyone following one of the most fascinating and controversial transnational cases in the world.

http://opiniojuris.org/2011/10/21/the-implications-of-chevron-v-ecuador-for-investor-state-arbitration/

One Response

  1. I’m looking forward to this forum!

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