OGEL 2 (2008)
Venezuela: The battle of Contract Sanctity vs. Resource Sovereignty
Sovereignty Over Natural Resources Versus Rights Under Investment Contracts: Which One Prevails?D.E. Vielleville, Esq., Assouline & Berlowe, P.A.
B.S. Vasani, Jones Day
What is a Distressed Investor to Do?M.D. Nolan, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP
F.G. Sourgens, Washburn University School of Law
Options for the Nervous Investor in Venezuela: Structuring for Bit Protection and Preserving the ICSID OptionR.D. Deutsch, McGuireWoods LLP
T.J. Tyler, Vinson & Elkins LLP
Investment Arbitration Within the Legal Promotion and Protection Framework in VenezuelaV.J. Tejera Pérez, Oracle
The Local Remedies Issue in Venezuelan Investment Treaty DisputesR.B. Love, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Survey of Recent Governmental Measures in Key Latin-American Countries (Argentina, Bolivia, and Ecuador) and Comparison with the Venezuelan CaseR. Chirinos, Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal
D.E. Arias, Universidad Católica de Salta
R. Guevara, Guevara & Gutierrez S.C.
J.P. Zaldumbide-Serrano, Perez Bustamante & Ponce Abogados
Venezuelan Investment: Locating a Safehouse and Achieving A Reverse CalvoJ.L. Alexander, Baker Botts L.L.P.
D. Krishan, Lawyer
Nationalization Trends in the Venezuelan Oil IndustryG. Rachadell de Delgado, InterJuris Abogados, S.C.
N. Vojvodic, Norton Rose Fulbright
A Closer Look At the National Treatment Standard: Stocktaking of Venezuelan Bits and Review of Arbitral PracticeJ. Albites-Bedoya, Institute of International and European Law, University of Göttingen, Germany
From Gunboats to ArbitrationJ.E. Anzola, International Arbitrator
The "Statization" of the Pre 2001 Primary Hydrocarbons Joint Venture Exploitations: Their Unilateral Termination and the Assets' Confiscation of Some of the Former Private PartiesA.R. Brewer-Carías, Baumeister & Brewer
Property and Control of Upstream Gas Projects in Venezuela - Evolution, Trends and OutlookA.R. Romero, Esq., Chevron USA
The Rising Tide of Expropriation in Venezuela: A Look at 21st Century Resource NationalismJ. Dargin, Middle East energy expert
The 2007 Nationalization of the Venezuelan Orinoco Oil BeltE. Eljuri, Sierra Oil
D. Jaimes Cifuentes, Norton Rose Fulbright
State Consent to ICSID Arbitration: Article 22 of the Venezuelan Investment LawG.M. Lemenez, United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS)
Venezuela issues New Rules for Royalties on Non-Associated GasA. Lezcano Huncal, InterJuris Abogados S.C.
Venezuela: Migrating Away from the Apertura PetroleraJ.L. Keffer, GE
M.V. Vargas, Ecopetrol America Inc.
The Impact of the Organic Hydrocarbons Law on the Venezuelan Natural Gas IndustryA. Lezcano Huncal, InterJuris Abogados S.C.
G. Rachadell de Delgado, InterJuris Abogados, S.C.