January 2023 Meeting - Talk by Smit-Lowenfeld authors

Thursday, January 26, 2023 12:00 PM

Event Location: Baker McKensie and online
Caline Mouawad, a Partner at Chaffetz Lindsey, and Jessica Bees und Chrostin, a Partner at King & Spaulding, the winners of this year's Smit-Lowenfeld Prize for best article in the field of international arbitration will speak. They will discuss their prize-winning article “The Illegality Objection in Investor-State Arbitration,” which was published in 37 Arbitration International 57 (2022), and which examines the soaring number of allegations of illegality and how tribunals deal with those allegations. A copy of the article is attached. We will also be joined by Ezequiel Vetulli, Executive Director of the Cross Examination Moot (www.crossmoot.com) and a Senior Associate at Freshfields. Mr. Vetulli will lead a discussion on The Moot, a competition for university teams with an exclusive focus on cross-examination techniques in international arbitration.