ArbDB Members, Wolf von Kumberg and Michael Cover, attended the Stockholm Energy Treaty Forum on 8 February 2016. The theme of the Forum was ‘The Energy Charter Treaty – to meet the rising demands for Energy Investments – Removing Barriers, risks and resolving disputes.
The Forum was jointly organised by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the Energy Charter Secretariat (ECS), the ICSID Secretariat and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). The Event was hosted by the SCC in Stockholm.
Wolf von Kumberg was a speaker on the Fourth Session: ‘Treaty Efficiency’: Remedies and dispute settlement mechanisms which was moderated by Annette Magnusson, the SCC Secretary General. Wolf’s topic was ‘The Energy Charter Investment Mediation Guidelines’ and Wolf was speaking under the auspices of the International Mediation Institute (IMI0
Wolf has been working through IMI with the ECS in the development of and training for the Energy Charter Investment Mediation Guidelines and Michael has helped to deliver this training at an event at the ECS in Brussels in November 2015.
Wolf von Kumberg of ArbDB, the Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Board Chambers, commented:
“I was delighted to contribute to the Stockholm Energy Charter Treaty Forum, which builds on the work on mediation we have been doing with the Energy Charter Secretariat. We will be developing this into a further paper to build on our occasional paper on mediation of investor/state and energy disputes already published by the Energy Charter Secretariat”.