The World Arbitration Update (WAU) will update the global community on key and novel topics of investment and international commercial arbitration, and public international law in a decentralized forum. The first edition of WAU is being held virtually linking different regions by video conference during a five-day period from October 11-15, 2021. During these five days, there will be 15 panels and networking virtual events.
On October 11, WilmerHale Special Counsel Lauren Mandell will be participating in a panel discussion titled “North America: The End of NAFTA Chapter 11 – Transition from NAFTA to USMCA, the Final NAFTA Legacy Disputes, and the Future of US-Mexico Investment Disputes.” Panelists will address, among others, the following issues:
- The current disputes that are covered by the USMCA legacy clause;
- Legacy claims that are arising and may arise prior to June 30, 2023; and
- Disputes arising from the ever-changing Oil & Gas regulatory environment.