A Cross-Jurisdictional Review: Sovereign Immunity & Enforcement Actions — From LatAm to the US and Across the Pond


June 26, 2024 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm


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June 26, 2024
3:00-6:00 pm ET
Venue Host/Address (In-Person Only)
The Zo Clubhouse Rockefeller Center
1 Rockefeller Plaza, Floor 33 (between 48/49 Streets)
New York, NY 10111
*Special thanks to Houthoff for hosting us in style at their fabulous event space, and to the City Bar Inter-American Affairs Committee for their support. 

NYIAC, the New York City Bar & Houthoff Present A Cross-Jurisdictional Review — Sovereign Immunity & Enforcement Actions … From LatAm to the US and Across the Pond
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The Program
In this dynamic session, practitioners will share global perspectives on sovereign immunity in relation to award enforcement and burden of proof, stocktaking on topics including:

  • current approaches to intra-EU investment arbitration after Achmea;
  • constitutional developments from Latin American states and pre-empting immunity issues through waiver;
  • infrastructure projects and political risk in key African jurisdictions;
  • offshore jurisdiction in key Asian jurisdictions; and
  • defending against enforcement in the U.S.

The Speakers
Clara Brillembourg, Partner & Latin America Practice Co-Chair, Foley Hoag (Washington, D.C.)
Lauren Friedman, Partner, King & Spalding (New York)
Jennifer Glasser, Partner, White & Case (New York)
Viren Mascarenhas, Partner, Milbank (New York)
Thomas Stouten, Partner, Houthoff (Amsterdam)

The Agenda
3:00pm: Registration & Coffee
3:30pm: Introductory Remarks & Panel Discussion
5:00pm: Cocktails & Canapés
6:00pm: End of Session