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Protecting Your Investment: Damages in International Disputes

December 15, 2021 - 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

What happens when government action causes harm to a foreign investment? How can an investor claim for and measure that harm?

Join us for a virtual panel with guest speakers Kiran Sequeira and Garrett Rush, experts in valuation in international arbitration. We will discuss what can make or break claims for damages in international arbitrations and what business leaders should consider when an investment dispute arises.

  • Investor-state disputes and the current landscape of damage awards

  • Actions that can cause investment harm and investment claims

  • Unique characteristics of a claim against a host government

  • Factors that contribute to successful and unsuccessful damages claims by investors

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December 15, 2021
Live Webcast:
1 – 2 p.m. (EDT)
Q&A Session:
2 – 2:15 p.m. (EDT)

Mandatory Continuing Education
This program contains 1 hour of Substantive content.
Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished. 
Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed. 
British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia.