Webinar, "Clean Energy and International Commercial Arbitration," Thursday, April 22, 2020
The webinar explores the clean energy transition in the US and globally, its centrality to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, and the international commercial arbitration disputes relating to the same. Introduced by Mr. Paul Barker, and moderated by Mr. Carlos Martinez-Betanzos, the panelists will discuss the impact of renewable energy technologies and new lower-carbon sources, as well as the practical and procedural aspects of clean energy-related disputes, including the appointment of arbitrators and experts with relevant experience. The Panelists and Moderator Bios:
Adam Bryan is in-house counsel at TOTSA Total Oil Company SA, in Geneva. Previously, he worked for prominent international arbitration practices in London (Cleary Gottlieb), Paris (Three Crowns), Hong Kong (Allen and Overy) and Geneva (LALIVE).
Cecilia Azar is an Arbitrator, Mediator, Counsel, and an Expert. She is recommended as a leading arbitration lawyer by Who’s Who Legal, Chambers & Partners, and Legal 500.
Christophe Lobier is Senior Litigation Counsel for GE Renewable Energy, based in Paris, France. He joined GE in 2017 after ten years in private practice with a focus on International arbitration.
Regina Madrid is In-house Counsel at JinkoSolar in San Francisco. Previously she worked for nine years as a corporate and transactional associate at Clifford Chance and Simpson Thatcher in NY, and at Creel, Gar-cía-Cuellar, Aiza y Enríquez in Mexico City.
Paul Barker is a Barrister and Arbitrator in independent practice in London, and a Research Fellow in Stanford Law School focusing on climate change and renewable energy investment. He is recognized as a leading arbitration lawyer by Who’s Who Legal.
Car Martinez-Betanzos is an Arbitrator, Mediator, Counsel, and an Educator. His practice focuses on commercial and investor-state arbitrations, and mediation. He is listed in the arbitration rankings of Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and other publications.