Farouk El-Hosseny will speak at a seminar on the topic “Full Protection and Security in International Investment Law: Old and New Challenges”, hosted by the International Law Association – Italy Branch (ILA Italy). The session is the next installment in ILA Italy’s “International Law in Practice” seminar series.

Farouk will speak alongside Anna Biasiolo (BonelliErede) and Laura Rees-Evans (Fietta LLP) on a panel  moderated by Maria-Chiara Malaguti (UNIDROIT – International Institute for the Unification of Private Law). The event will also feature Prof. Ludovica Chiussi Curzi and Prof. Attila M. Tanzi of the University of Bologna (Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna) who will deliver opening and closing remarks respectively.

The seminar will take place on Monday 13 May from 1.45pm to 2:45pm CET at the University of Bologna. The session is open to members of the ILA Italy.

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Farouk, a senior associate in our London office, advises clients on arbitrations governed by the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, and UNCITRAL rules, with a focus on complex commercial and investor-State disputes in the oil and gas and telecommunications sectors. He is often called upon by clients to provide strategic advice in respect to disputes raising matters of force majeure, taxation, international sanctions, and claims by competing governments.

In addition, Farouk has acted as arbitrator under in proceedings under the auspices of the ICC and PCA. He is a member of the ICC Bulletin Editorial Board.

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