Provisional application of the Energy Charter Treaty: the conundrum - Chapter 11 - Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit and the Energy Charter Treaty

Michael Polkinghorne
Laurent Gouiffès
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34 pages
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PDF from "Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit and the Energy Charter Treaty"
June, 2011
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Michael Polkinghorne has a broad range of experience in arbitration and litigation in the areas of energy, project finance, construction, infrastructure, telecoms and defense procurement. He has served as counsel and arbitrator in arbitrations conducted under most major institutional rules and is the Australian member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, where he is a member of the ICC Taskforce on arbitrations involving state entities. He has covered disputes arising in many different countries, and has significant expertise in the area of foreign direct investment and acting for and against States. Mr. Polkinghorne also has a significant transactional practice, advising clients in the energy and infrastructure development fields. He has advised a number of petroleum clients on projects in South East Asia, the Russian Federation, India and North Africa.

Laurent Gouiffès is a Partner in the International Arbitration practice at Hogan Lovells, Paris. He specialises in litigation, especially international arbitration and technological and energy related disputes. Mr. Gouiffès has acted as arbitrator and as counsel to parties in numerous arbitrations, in particular under the aegis of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, UNCITRAL and the Chamber of Arbitration of Milan. His work in technological and energy related disputes has focused on the aerospace, oil and gas, electricity, nuclear and mining sectors.