EMTA Webinar: Arbitration Awards and Their Effects on EM Creditworthiness

May 26, 2022 10:00am -
May 26, 2022 11:30am

Event Description



Thursday, May 26, 2022

Sponsored by

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. New York / 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. London

Panel Discussion

Rahim Moloo (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher) - Moderator
Robert Whitener (Greenberg Traurig)

Ashley Messick (GPW + Co Ltd)
Jay Newman
David Orta (Quinn, Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan)

Henry Weisburg (Shearman & Sterling)

This EMTA Webinar is aimed at both EM investors and legal advisors, and will provide analysis and commentary on how arbitration affects investments in the Emerging Markets.

Topics Include:

  • What are the recent developments in arbitrations and enforcements relating to sovereign debt (including Argentina, India (the Devas case), Russia, Turkey and Venezuela)?
  • The risks of seating arbitrations in a country where sovereigns evade judgments.
  • Absence of recourse for private sector investors when countries breach treaties over honoring arbitration awards.
  • Challenges of enforcement against countries with mixed public/private enterprises.
  • Sovereigns' misuse of regulatory and investigative agencies to evade payment to arbitration award holders.
  • Sovereigns’ misuse of domestic courts to evade international arbitrations.
  • The growing role of corporate intelligence in international arbitrations.

Additional Support Provided by Greenberg Traurig, GPW + Co Ltd, Quinn, Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan and Sherman & Sterling.

Registration fee for EMTA Members: US$50 / US$495 for Non-members.

Register online quickly and securely with your credit card. (If you prefer to pay by check or wire, please contact us.)

Cancellation policy: Cancellations must be received by 10:00 a.m. (EST), Wednesday, May 25, 2022 or you will be charged the full amount. Substitute delegates may be sent at no extra charge. Please contact Nadine Simonelli at nsimonelli@emta.org.

This Webinar is part of a continuing series of panels and presentations that EMTA is pleased to sponsor on various topics of interest to Emerging Markets investors and other market participants and is part of EMTA’s Legal & Compliance Seminars*.

*CLE credit will be available for NY attorneys.  This Webinar is non-transitional and appropriate for experienced attorneys only.  Please click here for details on EMTA’s Financial Hardship Policy.

Event Type:Webinar
Category:Web Forum
Early registration ends on Apr 22, 2022.
Regular registration starts on Apr 23, 2022 and ends on May 26, 2022.
Late registration starts on May 27, 2022.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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