Three Crowns, in partnership with Syndicat des énergies renouvelables (SER) and Jeantet, is hosting a webinar dedicated to “La sécurisation des projets à l’international: les réflexes clé pour se prémunir contre les risques politiques et financiers” (“Securing international projects: key reflexes to protect international investments from political and financial risks”), on Thursday 22 September from 3:00 to 4:30pm CEST.

The event, which will be in French, will feature a discussion on key reflexes to ensure maximum protection of complex international projects against political and financial adverse risks, particularly in the energy sector. The speakers will share their experience and provide practical recommendations on structuring international investments and drafting contracts in the most efficient way. Kathryn Khamsi and Shaparak Saleh will be speaking.

To find out more and to register, click here.


Kathryn, a partner in the Paris office of Three Crowns, acts for States and corporate clients in all types of disputes, including investment treaty and commercial.  She is also on the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators, and publishes and speaks regularly on arbitration and international law – including, most recently, on emissions trading schemes and deep seabed mining. Kathryn works in English and French, and is qualified in Paris, New York and Ontario. Clients have commended her “grasp of the technical detail, and her ability to identify and articulate game-changing arguments”, and she is recommended by ChambersWho’s Who Legal and The Legal 500.


Shaparak is a partner in the Paris office. She has acted as counsel in a large number of commercial arbitrations both ad hoc and institutional, including under the ICC, IEMA, LCIA, UNCITRAL, and VIAC rules. Her experience includes post-M&A disputes, and disputes in the construction, energy, aeronautics, space, telecommunications, food, chemicals, and pharmaceutical sectors, relating to projects in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.

Shaparak also has broad experience in pre- and post-arbitration litigation before the French courts, having represented clients in some 25 set-aside proceedings. She is recognised in Global Arbitration ReviewWho’s Who Legal, and Décideurs.

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