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Fourteenth Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration: Keynote Address


Jun 23, 2020 03:34 PM

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Lucinda Low
Keynote Speaker
Lucinda Low is a partner in the Washington, D.C. and Hong Kong offices of Steptoe. Ms. Low’s practice includes representing audit committees, boards of directors, and companies in internal, government, and international financial institution audits, investigations, and enforcement matters involving fraud, bribery, corruption, and other compliance issues. Ms. Low is recognized by Chambers market commentators for her “incredible technical proficiency, spectacular advocacy skills, and cultural know-how.” She has particular authority in matters involving the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws, and other international business compliance issues. She also has significant experience in investment disputes between foreign investors and host governments, and commercial arbitration, including serving as counsel, arbitrator, and an expert witness.
Frédéric G. Sourgens
Frédéric Sourgens is a Professor of Law at Washburn University. He is a globally recognized authority on the intersection between international energy law, international dispute resolution, and the transnational law of globalization. His publications include a dozen books and over 50 articles, essays, and book chapters. His books Evidence in International Investment Arbitration (with Kabir Duggal and Ian Laird) (Oxford University Press) and A Nascent Common Law (Brill Nijhoff) as well as his articles “Keep the Faith” and “The Interplay between State Consent to ICSID Arbitration and Denunciation of the ICSID Convention: The (Possible) Venezuela Case Study” (with Michael D. Nolan) have been relied on as authority by international tribunals. rior to joining Washburn University School of Law, Professor Sourgens was an associate in Milbank LLP’s Washington, D.C. office and an associate in Norton Rose Fulbright LLP’s Houston office.