Foley Hoag Partner Kenneth Figueroa to Participate in 12th Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference

March 6, 2018

Foley Hoag LLP partner Kenneth Figueroa will participate in Juris Conferences’ 12th Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, taking place March 6, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

The conference is structured as a symposium where faculty members are asked to comment on and debate articles presented on opposing sides of a particular position.  Figueroa’s panel, titled “Be Careful What You Ask For: Can Recent Changes to BIT Models Satisfy ISDS Skeptics?,” will address proposed reforms of Investor-State Dispute System and their impact.

Figueroa is a member of Foley Hoag’s International Litigation and Arbitration Practice.  His practice focuses on international disputes, particularly on investor-State matters, commercial arbitration, and sovereign representation.  Figueroa primarily represents foreign States and State-owned entities before U.S. federal courts and international arbitral tribunals, including those established under the auspices of the ICSID, ICC and ICDR.

Juris Conferences is a leading organization developed to promote a discourse between figures in international arbitration and dispute resolution. The organization regularly holds symposia all over the world in cooperation with many leading legal and arbitral institutions, and featuring the leading figures of international arbitration and dispute resolution in a panel discussion setting with active conference attendee participation.

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