03May 18

ICC YAF: Arbitration in the Oil and Gas sectors

Monterrey, Mexico, • Spanish

The ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC YAF) is organizing a conference to debate on recent reforms to the energy law and the place of arbitration in the oil and gas sectors.

Description

This ICC YAF event will feature a roundtable that will include debates on recent reforms to the energy law, inclusion of the arbitration agreement in contracts related with the oil and gas industry, investment arbitration in the oil and gas sectors, as well as experiences in the Latin American region.

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.

Programme

18:00-18:30Participants registration
18:30-18:40Welcoming remarks

René Irra, ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; Cuatrecasas (Mexico City)

Verónica Esquivel Patiño, Representative of the Young Arbitrators Group of ICC Mexico – Nuevo Leon Chapter; Sánchez Devanny (Mexico City)

18:40-19:40Roundtable on “International Oil and Gas Arbitration”
19:40-19:50Q & A session
19:50-20:00Conclusions and closing remarks

Daniel García Barragán, ICC YAF Representative for Latin America; García Barragán Abogados (Mexico City)

Javier Navarro Treviño, Representative of the Young Arbitrators Group of ICC Mexico – Nuevo Leon Chapter; Baker & McKenzie, S.C. (Monterrey)

20:00Networking cocktail reception

Speakers

Pedro José IzquierdoWhite & Case LLP (Mexico City)
Alfonso López LajudSánchez Devanny (Mexico City)
Elisa Legorreta PastorHogan Lovells (Mexico City)
Daniela PáezHerbert Smith Freehills LLP (New York)
Marco Tulio VenegasVon Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. (Mexico City)

Logistical notes

Venue

Sánchez Devanny

Torre Novo, José Clemente Orozco 335 Piso 4-401, Col. Valle Oriente, Garza García, N.L. 66269, México.

Registration

For more information on registration, please contact Laura Altamirano  or María del Carmen Montoya.

For more information, please contact

  • Katherine Lievano
  • +507 385 7420
  • Project Officer