CEPMLP co-sponsorship of the 5th Annual Conference on International Energy Arbitration

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  Presented by The Institute for Transnational Arbitration and The Institute for Energy Law of The Center for American and International Law and The ICC International Court of Arbitration. Co-Sponsored by the Houston International Arbitration Club, Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law, and Business at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Dundee Centre for Energy, Petroleum & Mineral Law & Policy. Now the definitive annual program on international arbitration in the energy sector, the ITA, IEL and ICC join again th...

CEPMLP Visiting Speaker Series, 8th November

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Obo Idornigie, Principal Analyst – Corporate Research at Wood Mackenzie and an alumnus of CEPMLP was the sixth Guest Speaker for the CEPMLP Visiting Speaker Series. He delivered a profound presentation on the topic: Global Upstream Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and the Corporate Outlook. During his presentation, Obo touched on the strategic drivers behind M&A, and enlightened his audience on the reasons why International Oil Companies do M&A and why they sell or buy assets. He also spoke on corporate drivers that will influence deal flows going forward. According to Obo, from a buyer&rsq...

CEPMLP Visiting Speaker Series, 1st November

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On 1st November, the fifth talk in the CEPMLP’s Visiting Speaker Series, Graham Coop, Partner of Volterra Fietta spoke on the topic of “Dispute Resolution Mechanisms under the Energy Charter Treaty” Graham is a qualified barrister and solicitor in New Zealand; and a solicitor, with higher rights of audience (Civil), in England and Wales. He advises and represents companies, governments and international organisations on international dispute resolution and public international law, with a particular focus on the energy, natural resources and infrastructure sectors, together with envi...

CEPMLP Visiting Speaker Series, 25th October

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The fourth visiting speaker at CEPMLP Vising Speaker Series for Academic Year 2017-18 was Dr. Tue Anh Nguyen (Jenny), Centre for International Development, Harvard University. She delivered a presentation titled “Electricity Liberalization in Largest Developing Countries” Dr. Jenny, on the left, has completed her PhD on the impacts of market liberalization policies on electricity sector of Vietnam. Her research awards include Best Group Work in Complexity from Oxford Mathematical Institute, Best Paper by European Union’s Jean Monnet Network, three consecutive best research poster awards a...

Stabilization and the impact of changing patterns of energy investment

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Recently published in the Journal of World Energy Law & Business, the abstract for this article, written by Professor Peter Cameron, reads, "More than a decade of investor–state tension in which states sought to rebalance arrangements with international investors in the light of rising commodity prices is now a matter of history in the energy industry. Some of the disputes that resulted from that fractious period continue in arbitration or litigation proceedings, and plenty of new disputes have emerged since, but those that had their roots in actions by states seeking what they saw as a fairer de...