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The Tea on International Arbitration

The Tea on International Arbitration

By D.C. Bar Communities
Hosted by Gaela Gehring Flores, Esq. and Nicole Silver, Esq. of the D.C. Bar International Law Community, "The Tea on International Arbitration" gives bite-size information regarding international arbitration topics of interest.

To learn more about or join D.C. Bar Communities, visit www.dcbar.org/communities

Presented by the D.C. Bar Communities Podcast Network. Other network channels include "Brief Encounters," which gives sneak peeks into upcoming Communities programming , and "Let's Brief It," by the D.C. Bar Law Student Community.

Theme Music: "The Zeppelin" by Blue Dot Sessions
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The Future of Investment Treaty Arbitration in the EU

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The Tea, Czech Edition (Part 2)
Part 2 of 2. To listen to Part 1, CLICK HERE.  Join Gaela, Nicole, and special guest Bart Wasiak, as they get the tea from Anna Bilanová and Jarek  Kudrna, Deputy Head and Head of the International Arbitration and Investment Protection Unit at the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic. Anna and Jarek share their wisdom and insight from the perspective of one of the sovereign legal teams with the most experience handling investment treaty arbitrations. Get the tea on hot issues like transparency, reform in investor-state dispute settlement, intra-EU bilateral investment treaties, and what Anna and Jarek might do with a magic wand. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
20:27
April 12, 2021
The Tea, Czech Edition (Part 1)
Part 1 of 2. Join Gaela, Nicole, and special guest Bart Wasiak, as they get the tea from Anna Bilanová and Jarek  Kudrna, Deputy Head and Head of the International Arbitration and Investment Protection Unit at the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic. Anna and Jarek share their wisdom and insight from the perspective of one of the sovereign legal teams with the most experience handling investment treaty arbitrations. Get the tea on hot issues like transparency, reform in investor-state dispute settlement, intra-EU bilateral investment treaties, and what Anna and Jarek might do with a magic wand. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
29:52
April 5, 2021
Third Party Financing with Dana MacGrath
On this International Women’s Day, join Nicole and Gaela as they interview Dana C. MacGrath, Investment Manager and Legal Counsel at Omni Bridgeway, for the tea on all things dispute financing. Diversity and inclusion issues in international arbitration also make a cameo in this episode, highlighted through Ms. MacGrath’s experience as current president of the Board of Directors of ArbitralWomen. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
25:45
March 8, 2021
The Tea on Damages, Part 2: Damages Experts Isabel Kunsman, Rebecca Vélez, & Yelena Aleksandrovich
Part 2 of 2. International arbitration damages experts Isabel Kunsman, Rebecca Vélez, and Yelena Aleksandrovich sit down for another round with Gaela and Nicole to discuss all things quantum.  In Part Two, we get the tea on fascinating concepts like Monte Carlo simulations, the Latin Hypercube, the potential effect that the pandemic might have on valuations, and how international arbitration lawyers might improve their damages game. Teen Talk Barbie even makes an appearance! To listen to Part 1, CLICK HERE. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
32:46
December 14, 2020
The Tea on Damages, Part 1: Damages Experts Isabel Kunsman, Rebecca Vélez, & Yelena Aleksandrovich
Part 1 of 2. International arbitration damages experts Isabel Kunsman, Rebecca Vélez, and Yelena Aleksandrovich sit down with Gaela and Nicole to discuss all things quantum. In Part One, we get the tea on what damages principles and strategies are the most challenging for both attorneys and experts to truly understand and implement. Listen in to get the tea on valuation certainty, market risk, and the importance of independent damages experts. Part 2 will be released on December 14. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
29:53
December 7, 2020
A Chat with Professor Zachary Douglas
Nicole and Gaela sit down with Professor Douglas to hear his thoughts on best practices for counsel and arbitrators alike, as well as the current state of affairs for international arbitration – where it’s been, where it’s going, and how best to ensure it remains relevant and just. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
41:56
November 9, 2020
Diversity and Inclusion in International Arbitration - Part 2
Part 2 of 2. Nicole and Gaela get into some of the thornier issues surrounding diversity and inclusion in international arbitration with Arif Ali, Co-chair of Dechert's International Arbitration practice. For Part 1, CLICK HERE. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
29:08
October 5, 2020
Diversity and Inclusion in International Arbitration - Part 1
Part 1 of 2. Nicole and Gaela get into some of the thornier issues surrounding diversity and inclusion in international arbitration with Arif Ali, Co-chair of Dechert's International Arbitration practice. For Part 2, CLICK HERE. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
32:24
September 28, 2020
Critical Issues in International Arbitration: Present and Future
Nicole and Gaela have a casual chat with Patrick Pearsall, Esq. about critical issues facing International Arbitration today and shaping the field for tomorrow. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
36:16
August 10, 2020
The Intersection of the U.S. Supreme Court & International Arbitration, Part 2
Part 2 of 2. Nicole and Gaela are joined by independent Arbitrator Mark Kantor, Esq. to discuss recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions and their impact on international arbitration. For Part 1, CLICK HERE. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
28:49
July 27, 2020
The Intersection of the U.S. Supreme Court & International Arbitration, Part 1
Part 1 of 2. Nicole and Gaela are joined by independent Arbitrator Mark Kantor, Esq. to discuss recent U.S. Supreme Court Decisions and their impact on international arbitration. Part 2 will be released on July 27. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
24:00
July 13, 2020
The Future of Investment Treaty Arbitration in the EU
Nicole Silver, Esq. and Gaela Gehring Flores, Esq. speak with Mahnaz Malik, Esq., a barrister with Twenty Essex in London, about the recent Treaty terminating 130 intra-EU BITs and what it and the Achmea decision mean for the future of arbitration and foreign direct investment in Europe and beyond. To learn more about or join the D.C. Bar International Law Community, CLICK HERE. You do not have to be a D.C. Bar Member to join! Please note, the positions and opinions expressed by the speakers are strictly their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of their employers, nor those of the D.C. Bar, its Board of Governors or co-sponsoring Communities and organizations.
26:26
June 29, 2020
The Tea on International Arbitration - Trailer
Join the D.C. Bar International Law Community for "The Tea on International Arbitration," the latest channel on the D.C. Bar Communities Podcast Network. Listen and Subscribe at anchor.fm/DCBarTea
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June 18, 2020