Arbitration from Dentons is a podcast series with a focus on international arbitration brought to you by the International Arbitration group at Dentons. With more than 40 partners and 120 lawyers, we are an integrated global team, working across offices and regions to best meet your needs. Our team is widely recognized as an elite specialist group globally, trusted by corporations, States and high net worth individuals for their most challenging international arbitrations. In this podcast series our hosts Amy Kläsener and Rachel Howie and their esteemed guests will offer short, insightful contents you can listen to on-demand, whenever and wherever you like. We will provide you with the tools to help you navigate various opportunities to overcome your business challenges and highlight key consideration for using international arbitration to resolve your international disputes.
Unraveling the intricacies of deep seabed mining
11:25In this episode, Rachel Howie and James Langley explore the world of deep seabed mining with Dr. Diora Ziyaeva from Dentons US. The discussion unfolds to reveal the historical context of this emerging sector, examining the immediate repercussions of the ISA's failure to adopt a mining code. Dr. Ziyaeva provides insights into the implications for arbitration practitioners in the evolving landscape of deep seabed mining, shedding light on specific areas where arbitration is likely to play a key role.
Exploring Arbitration for Miners and Mining Disputes
18:19In this episode, Rachel Howie and James Langley discuss the benefits of arbitration for miners and mining disputes with Mike Schafler from Dentons Canada. They touch on procedural advantages, cost benefits, and industries well-suited for arbitration. They explore the procedural benefits, shedding light on how arbitration can offer a streamlined and efficient resolution process for complex mining-related conflicts. Cost advantages, providing a comprehensive understanding of how opting for arbitration can be a financially prudent choice in comparison to traditional litigation. Additionally, they identify the industries that are particularly well-suited for arbitration, providing a perspective on when and where this alternative dispute resolution mechanism can yield optimal results.
Navigating International Arbitration in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
17:05 In this episode, Rachel Howie and James Langley engage in a conversation with Paul Prescott and Dean Ryburn, Partners in the Middle East Construction and Dispute Resolution practice with a focus on advising clients and investors in conducting business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). They explore the latest updates and emerging trends in international arbitration within the Kingdom. The discussion delves into the challenges and opportunities in the construction sector, significant reforms making the KSA more attractive for investors, and the typical resolution processes for construction and engineering disputes in the region. Additionally, they discuss what lies ahead for the KSA.
International Arbitration developments in the United Arab Emirates
13:41In this episode, Rachel Howie and James Langley engage in a discussion with Faris Shehabi, a senior associate at Dentons Dubai, exploring the latest and most significant arbitration advancements unfolding in the UAE. They navigate through various jurisdictions in the region, discussing the UAE's approach to arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Faris sheds light on the recent changes and noteworthy developments in the arbitration landscape of the region, examining their broader implications and the evolving nature of arbitration practices.
International Arbitration and Argentina's Mining Industry
14:29In this episode, Rachel Howie and James Langley speak with Michael Rattagan, a partner at Dentons in Buenos Aires, about the intricate landscape of mining regulations in Argentina and the comprehensive strategies and techniques essential for safeguarding investments in this dynamic industry, ensuring a thorough understanding of legal frameworks, compliance requirements, and risk mitigation approaches.
Recent developments with the Energy Charter Treaty
12:34In this episode, Rachel Howie and James Langley engage in a discussion with Catherine Gilfedder, a Partner at Dentons London, regarding the legal developments concerning the Energy Charter Treaty. We explore the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) and its connection to the world of international arbitration. Additionally, we analyze the current prominence of the ECT in the headlines and examine the reasons states are withdrawing from the treaty. We also provide necessary steps investors should take to safeguard their investments and offer insights into the unfolding developments in this area.
Climate change and international arbitration
13:25In this episode, Rachel Howie and James Langley speak with Risteard de Paor, a Partner at Dentons Madrid, who joins the discussion on climate change and international arbitration. Hear how international arbitration can be the most efficient way to resolve climate change related disputes and what climate change goals mean for international commercial and investment arbitration.
Emerging trends in international arbitration
12:10We kick off Season 2 of Arbitration from Dentons welcoming our new co-host James Langley from Dentons’ London office. In our first episode, our hosts Rachel Howie and James Langley set the stage for our coming season. They review the top issues impacting trends and developments in international arbitration including ESG, M&A disputes, mining and arbitration and diversity and inclusion.
Disputing and defending arbitral jurisdiction
17:08Join our hosts Rachel Howie and Amy Kläsener as they interview Lawrence Teh, senior partner, Dentons Rodyk, on challenging arbitral jurisdictions. During this episode, we tackle the issues that arise when parties are challenging or defending jurisdictions, addressing how one can look at pursuing or defending challenges as they arise.