ESCP and its Energy Management Centre (EMC) will be taking part as Knowledge Partners at this year’s LCILP Annual Conference on Energy Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Africa.
Taking place on 6 – 7 March in London, this year's conference will be hold in association with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP. The event will focus on a broad range of technical, economic and diplomatic factors that affect Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Africa. The conference will provide a deep understanding on the impact of oil price variations and regional security issues across the continent.
The keynote address will be delivered by Funke Adekoya, Vice President, International Council for Commercial Arbitration. For the first time, the conference will feature an Oxford-style debate on the question “This House believes that Investment Arbitration is Finished”.
The conference brings together policy makers and government representatives, national and international energy companies, major stakeholders, arbitration institutions, energy organisations, practitioners and academics. It will represent a chance for practitioners and other industry experts to engage in an elevated examination about the regional practice of Dispute Resolution in the Energy Industry.
Topics will include:
- Energy poverty in energy rich countries: causes, energy security strategies, renewable energy sources and micro-generation.
- Regional focus on East Africa: Tanzania and Kenya.
- Arbitration and peace: dispute resolution in destabilised jurisdictions.
- The Impact of the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative on the Middle East and Africa: relations with South Asian countries, energy infrastructure and diplomatic aspects.
- Funke Adekoya, Vice President, International Council for Commercial Arbitration
- Craig Tevendale, Herbert Smith Freehills
- Reza Mohtashami QC, Freshfields
- Professor Peter Cameron, CEPMLP
- Andrew Cannon, Herbert Smith Freehills
- Rukia Baruti, AILA
- Sarah Keay-Bright, Energy Charty Treaty
- Ana Stanic, E&A Law
- Dr Emilia Onyema, SOAS University of London
- Iain Maxwell, Herbert Smith Freehills
Win a complimentary pass to attend the event
We are offering for free one delegate ticket to our alumni members. If you would like to attend the event, please register your interest here.
How to attend
If you would like to take part of this exciting event, EMC members, students and alumni can claim a 15% discount using the code MECR15.
You can find more information about the LCILP Annual Conference and the full speakers list here.
About ESCP Business School
Established in 1819, ESCP has educated generations of leaders and entrepreneurs. With its six urban campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw, ESCP's true European identity enables the provision of a unique style of cross-cultural business education and a global perspective on international management issues. The School welcomes 4,600 students and 5,000 executives from 102 different nations every year, offering them a wide range of general management and specialised programmes (Bachelor, Masters, MBA, Executive MBA, PhD and Executive Education).
About the Energy Management Centre (EMC)
The EMC's Mission is to build a strong proactive partnership between energy corporations, government agencies, and the academic community, in preparation for a new energy era. This is achieved through the promotion of rigorous and objective empirical research on issues related to energy management, finance, and policy, in order to support decision-making by both government and industry. The results of EMC's research become available to the public through publications, workshops and conferences, educational programmes and other public outreach activities. Research at EMC is enhanced through direct cooperation with government agencies, and academic and industry associates from across the globe.