The Protection of French Investments in Mexico

Holland & Knight and CCI France Mexico Webinar
November 12, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

International Trade Partner Carlos Vejar and international arbitration attorney Laura Zielinkski will host a webinar with CCI France Mexico titled "The Protection of French Investments in Mexico." They will explain the concept of investment arbitration, and the protections that international investment law and investment treaties can offer investors and their investments in Mexico.

Tentative Agenda:

  • Introduction to the current situation of foreign investments in Mexico
  • Introduction to Investor-State Arbitration (distinguish arbitration from litigation, investment treaties, recovery of damages)
  • Description of the protections offered by the France-Mexico bilateral investment treaty
  • Comparison with other treaties and the possibility of restructuring an investment
  • Description of the procedural aspects of an investment arbitration
  • Examples of past arbitrations by French companies (ex: Total v Argentina, Orange v Irak or others)

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