Farouk El-Hosseny will be speaking on the “State-Owned Enterprises as Claimants in International Investment Arbitration” panel at this year’s St Petersburg FDI Pre-Moot’s E-Conference.

Farouk has published on the subject with Reza Mohtashami QC, having co-authored “State-Owned Enterprises as Claimants before ICSID: Is the Broches Test on the Ebb?” (BCDR International Arbitration Review, Kluwer International, Volume 3, Issue 2, 2016), available here.

The event will take place virtually on Friday 22 October from 3:00 – 4:30pm MSK (1:00 – 2:30pm BST).

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

In addition, Farouk has acted as an arbitrator under the ICC and DIAC rules. He is a member of the ICC Bulletin Editorial Board. He is also actively involved in the Firm’s pro bono practice, having recently assisted REDRESS in a landmark case before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR).

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