Venezuela sees of third 'catch-22' claim

Dr. Alfredo De Jesús O., was interviewed by the Global Arbitration Review in regard to the recent ICSID decision in Brandes Investment Partners vs the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

The Brandes decision is the third ICSID decision to reject the argument that Article 22 of the Venezuelan Investment Law contains a unilateral offer to ICSID jurisdiction. 

In this interview it was noted that the Brandes tribunal reached the same conclusion as the tribunals in Mobil and Cemex but adopted a different approach to the question. 

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London Court of International Arbitration's YIAG Regional Representatives for Latin America

May, 2013 - Dr. Alfredo De Jesús O., was reappointed to serve as one of the Regional Representatives for Latin America of the London Court of International Arbitration Young International Arbitration Group (LCIA YIAG). 

Established in 1997, the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) is an LCIA sponsored association for practitioners, students and younger members of the arbitration community.

YIAG aims to promote the understanding and use of international arbitration law and practice by providing opportunities for its members to exchange views on topical issues in international commercial arbitration. 

Currently, there are over 5000 members from more than 142 countries. 

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