Speeches

DateSpeechLocation
Oct. 25, 2018"Joint Operating Agreement Disputes"
Dispute Resolution in the International O&G Business
AIPN/LCIA Conference
London, UK
Oct. 15, 2018"International Oil & Gas Disputes"
SCCA18: International Conference on Institutional Arbitration
Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration Conference
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
July 2, 2018"The New AIPN Dispute Resolution Agreement"
AIPN African Regional Chapter
Lagos, Nigeria
Jan. 17, 2018"The New AIPN Dispute Resolution Agreement"
AIPN European Regional Chapter
Lisbon, Portugal
Nov. 9-10, 2017Dispute Resolution in the International O&G Business
AIPN/ICDR Conference
Mexico City, Mexico
Nov. 8, 2017“Workshop on International Dispute Resolution”
Pemex Legal and Commercial Departments
Mexico City, Mexico
Oct. 14, 2017"The Corruption Conundrum: What Should Arbitrators Do When Allegations or Suspicions of Corruption Arise in an International Arbitration?"
College of Commercial Arbitrators: Annual Conference
Minneapolis, MN, USA
June 20, 2017“Overview of the New AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement”
AIPN Model Contract Workshop
Oslo, Norway
June 8, 2017“Workshop on the New AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement”
AIPN European Regional Chapter
London, UK
June 8, 2017“Arbitration in the MENA Region”
Third Energy Breakfast Seminar
London, UK
June 5, 2017“Transnational Pipelines”
London International Boundary Conference
London, UK
May 18, 2017“The New AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement”
Houston International Arbitration Club
Houston, TX, USA
May 15, 2017“Workshop on AIPN Model Dispute Resolution Agreement”
AIPN International Petroleum Summit
Houston, TX, USA
May 4 & 11, 2017“Workshops on International Dispute Resolution”
AIPN Canadian Regional Chapter
Calgary, AB, Canada
Apr. 28, 2017“Around the World in 50 Minutes”
Resolving Energy Disputes in Times of Crisis
CIArb Conference
Houston, TX, USA
Feb. 16, 2017“Oil & Gas Disputes in the Middle East & North Africa”
Global Energy Arbitration: Current Issues and Trends
Georgetown International Arbitration Society
Washington, DC, USA
Oct. 27-28, 2016“Damages in Oil & Gas Disputes”
Dispute Resolution in the International O&G Business
AIPN/ICDR Conference
Houston, TX, USA
Oct. 22-23, 2015“Damages in Oil & Gas Disputes”
Dispute Resolution in the International O&G Business
AIPN/LCIA Conference
London, UK
Oct. 9, 2015“MENA Energy Disputes”
Energy Bar Association Conference
Calgary, AB, Canada
Feb. 17, 2015“Drafting Complex International Contracts”
Saudi Aramco Law, Contracts & Claims Departments
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Nov. 12, 2014“Construction Contracts & Disputes”
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Oct. 16-17, 2014“Lex Petrolea”
“Damages in Oil & Gas Disputes”
Dispute Resolution in International O&G Business
AIPN/ICDR Conference
Calgary, AB, Canada
May 26, 2014“Contract Drafting: How to Avoid Common Mistakes”
Saudi Aramco Law, Contracts & Claims Departments
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Apr. 22, 2014 “Anti-Corruption Laws and Investigations”
Blakes Client Workshop
Manama, Bahrain
Mar. 12, 2014“Arbitrating Oil & Gas Disputes in the Middle East”
International Arbitration in MENA Conference
ICC International Court of Arbitration
Dubai, UAE
Jan. 23-24, 2014“Host Government Contracts”
“Confidentiality, AMI & Bidding Agreements”
“JOA, Farmout & Unitization Agreements”
“Crude Oil & Gas Sales and Transmission Contracts”
“Oil & Gas Service Agreements”
Master of Advanced Studies in Int. O&G Leadership
Graduate Institute of Geneva @ Saudi Aramco
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Nov. 18-19, 2013“Lex Petrolea”
“Oil & Gas Disputes in the Middle East”
Dispute Resolution in International O&G Business
AIPN/BCDR/ICDR Conference
Manama, Bahrain
Sep. 28, 2013“Construction Contracts, Claims & Disputes”
Saudi Aramco Law, Contracts & Claims Departments
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
May 9, 2013"Arbitration in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia"
ICDR/AAA Head Office
New York, NY, USA
Oct. 12-13, 2012“Lex Petrolea”
Dispute Resolution in International O&G Business
AIPN/LCIA Conference
New Delhi, India
Apr. 19, 2012“A Changing Offshore Operating Env’t after Macondo”
AIPN Spring Conference
Washington DC, USA
Apr. 18, 2012“Workshop on International Arbitration”
AIPN Spring Conference
Washington DC, USA
Mar. 6, 2012“Ten Most Important Issues Facing Energy Counsel
Around the World”
Insight Conference on Energy Contracts
Calgary, AB, Canada
Jan. 24-25, 2012“Workshop on Bribery Laws”
DFAIT - Criminal, Security and Diplomatic Law Div.
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Nov. 18, 2011“CIArb Fast Track to Fellowship Workshop”
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Nov. 2, 2011“Managing Envt’l Risks in Offshore O&G Operations”
IBA Annual Conference
Dubai, UAE
Oct. 3-4, 2011“Lex Petrolea”
“Commercial Disputes Amongst Companies”
Dispute Resolution in International O&G Business
AIPN/ICC Conference
Paris, France
Sep. 29, 2011“Dispute Resolution in the Middle East”
AIPN Regional Meeting
Dubai, UAE
Sep. 27, 2011“Workshop on International Arbitration”
BCDR-AAA Headquarters
Manama, Bahrain
Sep. 26, 2011“Middle East Disputes: Déjà vu All Over Again?”
MEPEX Conference
Manama, Bahrain
Sep. 21, 2011“360 Degree Guide to Risk Management and
Dispute Resolution in Oil and Gas Contracts”
IQPC Webinar
June 13, 2011“Time and Cost in Int’l Arbitration”
Four Roundtables in Times Square - Putting
the Spotlight on Int’l Arbitration on Broadway
ICDR/IBA Conference
New York, NY, USA
Mar. 21-25, 2011“Int'l JOAs and Accounting Procedures”
“Dispute Resolution in the Oil & Gas Business”
“Anti-Corruption Laws & Issues“
“International Oil Service Agreements”
AIPN Core Course on International Energy Law
Istanbul, Turkey
Jan. 16, 2011“Developments in Int’l Commercial Arbitration”
Saudi Chamber of Commerce
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Nov. 8, 2010“International Dispute Resolution”
IPAA Annual Meeting
Tucson, AZ, USA
Oct. 4-5, 2010“Decommissioning: The Global Legal Regime”
“Corruption in the O&G and Extractive Industries”
IBA Annual Conference
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sep. 20, 2010“Ethics and Anti-Corruption Laws ”
“International Dispute Resolution in O&G Business”
AIPN Short Course on International O&G Law
Houston, TX, USA
Sep. 13, 2010“Int’l Petroleum Investment Systems: A Comparison”
Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
July 22, 2010“Managing Disputes in International O&G,
Mining and Energy Projects”
RMMLF Annual Institute
Banff, AB, Canada
June 15, 2010"Overview & History of Int. Oil & Gas Disputes"
ICDR/AAA Head Office
New York, NY, USA
June 14, 2010“International Mediation: An Evolving Market”
Annual Conference on Arbitration & Mediation
Fordham Law School
New York, NY, USA
May 27, 2010“International Energy Disputes”
Trade Law Bureau
Department of Justice & DFAIT
Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 26, 2010“Issues in Corruption Investigations”
International Anti-Corruption Team Workshop
RCMP Headquarters
Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 3, 2010“Anti-Corruption Laws: Risks, Liabilities & Traps”
Alberta Legal Education Society Annual Course
Lake Louise, AB, Canada
Apr. 22, 2010“Int’l Compliance Laws Impacting the O&G Business”
AIPN Spring Conference
Galveston, TX, USA
Apr. 19-21, 2010“Lex Petrolea”
“Historical Boundary Disputes”
“Role of O&G Companies in Boundary Disputes”
Dispute Resolution in International O&G Business
AIPN/ICDR Conference
Houston, TX, USA
Jan. 20, 2010“Drafting Dispute Resolution Provisions”
“Decommissioning: The Global Legal Regime”
International Energy Transactions
University of Texas CLE Program
Houston, TX, USA
Nov. 5 & 9, 2009“Selection & Appointment of Arbitrators”
ICDR International ADR Series
Lima, Peru
Bogota, Colombia
Oct. 28, 2009“Int. O&G Arbitration: Past & Future Disputes”
AIPN Regional Meeting
Singapore
Oct. 26-27, 2009“Lex Petrolea”
“Remedies & Damages in O&G Disputes”
Dispute Resolution in International O&G Sector
AIPN/SIAC/ICDR Conference
Singapore
Oct. 20, 2009“State Investment Disputes: Issues & Strategies”
AIPN Annual Conference
Bangkok, Thailand
Oct. 8, 2009“Evolution of Int’l Joint Operating Agreements”
IBA Annual Conference
SEERIL: Oil & Gas Committee
Madrid, Spain
Sep. 24-25 & 28, 2009“Historical Overview of International O&G Business ”
“Dispute Resolution in the Oil & Gas Business”
“Anti-Corruption Laws & Compliance Issues”
AIPN Short Course on International Energy Law
Houston, TX, USA
Sep. 7-8, 2009“International Arbitration in the O&G Industry”
“Preparing & Filing an International Arbitration”
“Selection & Appointment of Arbitrators”
CEPMLP Seminar: Specialized Arbitration Skills
London, UK
July 8, 2009“AIPN Model Contracts and their Impact
on Interpreting International Oil & Gas Contracts”
World Bank Workshop
Washington DC, USA
June 18, 2009“Confronting Ethical Issues in Int’l Arbitration”
ITA Annual Workshop
Dallas, TX, USA
Apr. 30, 2009“Investment Treaties, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration”
AIPN Spring Conference
New Orleans, LA, USA
Mar. 30, 2009“Overview of Global Petroleum Industry”
“Dispute Resolution in the Oil & Gas Business”
“Anti-Corruption Laws & Compliance Issues“
“Due Diligence for Int. Petroleum Transactions”
AIPN Core Course on International Energy Law
Cape Town, South Africa
Oct. 20, 2008“History of Oil & Gas Disputes”
“Decommissioning Disputes in Oil & Gas Business”
Dispute Resolution in International O&G Business
AIPN/ICDR Conference
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Sep. 22, 2008“Historical Overview of International O&G Business ”
“Dispute Resolution in the Oil & Gas Business”
AIPN Short Course on International Energy Law
Houston, TX, USA
Sep. 8-12, 2008“International Arbitration & the O&G Industry”
“International Arbitral Framework”
“Managing O&G Disputes: In-House Counsel View”
CEPMLP Seminar: Specialized Arbitration Skills
Dundee, Scotland
Apr. 24, 2008"Litigating Corruption Risks"
IBA Annual Anti-Corruption Conference
Paris, France
Apr. 17, 2008“Workshop on Anti-Corruption Laws”
RCMP Headquarters
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Mar. 31, 2008“Minimizing the Risk of Third Party Liability
with Due Diligence Procedures”
Canadian Forum on Bribery and Foreign Corruption
Toronto, ON, Canada
Feb. 21, 2008“Using Local Consultants in Foreign Lands”
Institute for Energy Law
Annual Oil & Gas Law Conference
Houston, TX, USA
Oct. 30, 2007“Decommissioning Disputes”
Dispute Resolution in Int’l O&G Business
AIPN/ ICC Court Conference
Paris, France
Oct. 23, 2007“Governance and Transparency”
AIPN Annual Conference
Marrakech, Morocco
Sep. 21, 2007“Good Business Practices in the Energy Sector”
Dispute Avoidance & Resolution Conference
World Petroleum Congress
London, UK
Sep. 10, 2007“Corruption & the Energy Industry”
AIPN Regional Meeting
Singapore
June 13, 2007“Managing Corruption Risk”
Export Development Corporation Workshop
Ottawa, ON, Canada
June 12, 2007“How Large Enterprises Manage Corruption Risk”
TI Canada Forum
Toronto, ON, Canada
Jan. 24, 2007“Anti-Corruption Movement: Opportunities or Barriers?”
Corruption Forum @ University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada
Nov. 14, 2006“Decommissioning Disputes”
Dispute Resolution in Int'l O&G Agreements Conference
AIPN/ Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)
Dubai, UAE
Nov. 13, 2006“Drafting & Negotiating Dispute Resolution Provisions
in Oil & Gas Agreements”
Dispute Resolution in International O&G Business
AIPN/ Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)
Dubai, UAE
Mar. 30, 2006
Mar. 8, 2006
Mar. 2, 2006
Jan. 23, 2006
Oct. 19, 2005
Sep. 21, 2005
“AIPN Presidential Addresses”
AIPN Regional Meetings
Washington DC, USA
London, England
Lagos, Nigeria
Doha, Qatar
Houston, TX, USA
Moscow, Russia
Jan. 22, 2006“The Global Economy & The Petroleum Business”
Dhahran Geosciences Society
Saudi Aramco
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Nov. 16, 2005“Overcoming Barriers to Effective FCPA Compliance”
Annual FCPA Conference
Washington DC, USA
June 29, 2005"Model Contracts Handbook"
AIPN Model Contracts Workshop
Artimino, Tuscany, Italy
June 1, 2005“Anti-Corruption Laws: Opportunities or Barriers?”
TI Canada Forum
Toronto, ON, Canada
Nov. 23, 2004“Ethics & Risk in International Arbitration”
Meeting Business Needs in ME:
Effective Dispute Resolution Conference
ICC/CIArb/DIAC
Dubai, UAE
Oct. 26, 2004“International Model Contracts & Local Practices”
Investing In Latin America
AIPN Annual Conference
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Oct. 4, 2004“Ethics Issues and Anti-Corruption Laws”
International Energy Law Course
RMMLF/CAIL/AIPN
Houston, TX, USA
Oct. 1, 2004“The Law on International Decommissioning”
International Energy Law Course
RMMLF/CAIL/AIPN
Houston, TX, USA
Sep. 23, 2004“Model Contracts: A Strategic Tool in Managing Risk”
Contract Risk Management for Upstream O&G
Calgary, AB, Canada
Sep. 21, 2004“UN Convention Against Corruption”
Energy Projects Under Increased Scrutiny
International Bar Association (IBA)
Calgary, AB, Canada
July 7, 2004"International Petroleum Model Contracts"
AIPN Model Contracts Workshop
Artimino, Tuscany, Italy
Jan. 30, 2004“Corruption in the International Energy Industry”
CEPMLP Guest Lecture
University of Dundee, Scotland
Jan. 26, 2004“UN Convention Against Corruption: Role of Business”
UN Global Compact Conference
Paris, France
Dec. 9, 2003"Model Contracts: A Template for the Int’l Petroleum Industry"
World Petroleum Congress
Doha, Qatar
Nov. 7, 2003"International Decommissioning: Key Issues"
Production Sharing Contracts (PSC) Roundtable
Houston, TX, USA
Oct. 14, 2003“Using Agents to Develop Business in Middle East”
Middle East & World Energy
AIPN Annual Conference
Dubai, UAE
Oct. 14, 2003“Sustainable Business Development in Middle East”
Middle East & World Energy
AIPN Annual Conference
Dubai, UAE
Sep. 29, 2003“Ethics Issues and Anti-Corruption Laws”
International Energy Law Course
RMMLF/CAIL/AIPN
Houston, TX, USA
May 30, 2003“Int'l Energy Disputes From Corporate Counsel’s Perspective”
Int’l Commercial Arbitration & Energy Disputes Conference
Canadian Bar Association (CBA) & ICC
Calgary, AB, Canada
Apr. 25, 2003"Litigation Risks from Illicit Payments"
Awakening Giant of Anti-Corruption Enforcement Conference
IBA/ICC/OECD
Paris, France
Oct. 3, 2002"Global Social Contracts & Corporate Social Responsibility"
International Development Days Conference
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sept. 23, 2002“Ethics Issues and Anti-Corruption Laws”
International Energy Law Course
RMMLF/CAIL/AIPN
Houston, TX, USA
Apr. 22, 2002"International Alternative Dispute Resolution"
Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) -
National Conference
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Apr. 12, 2002"International Business Integrity"
Export Development Corporation Workshop
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Mar. 21, 2002"Responding to International Standards:
New Compliance Tools"
The FCPA and the OECD Convention
American Bar Association (ABA)
San Francisco, CA, USA
Feb. 8, 2002"Foreign Corruption & International Arbitration"
International Energy Arbitration Conference
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF)
Houston, TX, USA
Nov. 8, 2001"Combating Corruption in the Energy Industry"
Chair & Keynote Speaker
Combating Corruption Workshop
Int. Association of Oil & Gas Producers (OGP)
Houston, TX, USA
Oct. 19, 2001"Managing Risk Overseas"
Ethics in Operational Risk Management Symposium
The Conference Board of Canada
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sep. 21, 2001"The Energy Industry and Corruption"
Symposium on Implementation of OECD Convention
IBA/ABA/Council of European Bars
Bruges, Belgium
June 27, 2001"International Model Petroleum Service Contracts"
AIPN Model Contracts Workshop
Vail, Colorado
June 7, 2001"Collective Industry Initiatives to Combat Bribery &
Economic Crime"
Defeating Corruption & Economic Crime Conference
The Royal Institute of International Affairs
London, U.K.
Oct. 23, 2000"Corrupt Practices in Extraterritorial Business
Transactions and Vicarious Liability"
Pacific Rim Financial Crimes Conference
Society for Study of Criminal Enterprise
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Oct. 12, 2000"Corruption: Response of the Energy Industry"
Workshop on Impact of OECD Convention
on Combating Bribery
Int. Association of Oil & Gas Producers (OGP)
Brussels, Belgium
Sep. 27, 2000"Implementing Ethics Programs -
Perspectives from the Business Side"
Ethics in the New Millennium Conference
International Institute for Public Ethics (IIPE)
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Sep. 15, 2000"Corporate Compliance in Energy Industry"
Symposium on Implementation of OECD Convention
IBA/ABA/Council of European Bars
Bruges, Belgium
June 29, 2000"International Model Petroleum Service Contracts"
AIPN Model Contracts Workshop
Vail, Colorado
May 15, 2000“Image vs the Law: View from the Boardroom”
Symposium on Corruption Challenges
in the International Marketplace
Transparency International Canada
Banff, AB, Canada
May 8, 2000"Emerging Africa-Opportunities & Challenges"
Africa Direct Conference
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Calgary, AB, Canada
Apr. 5, 2000“History of Combating Int. Corruption”
Conference on Challenges of Corruption
Energy Security Council
San Antonio, TX, USA
Mar. 20, 2000 “Int’l Corruption from the Corporate Perspective”
CIDA Workshop
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Mar. 18, 2000“The Evolution of International Bribery Law”
Foreign Policy Conference
Canadian Institute of International Affairs
Toronto, ON, Canada
Feb. 18, 2000“A Foreign Lawyer’s Perspective of the OECD
Convention on Bribery”
The FCPA and the OECD Convention
American Bar Association (ABA)
Redondo Beach, CA, USA
Nov. 17, 1999"The Challenge of International Bribery"
International Cooperation Days Conference
CIDA
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Oct. 4, 1999"OECD Convention on Combating Bribery"
AIPN Annual Conference
Washington, D.C., USA
Sep. 28, 1999"Identifying Risks in Investment Transactions"
Symposium on new Canadian Foreign Corruption Act
The Canadian Institute
Calgary, AB, Canada
Sep. 24, 1999"Corporate Compliance Programs"
Symposium on Implementation of OECD Convention
IBA/ABA/Council of European Bars
Bruges, Belgium
Aug. 23, 1999“International Transactions: Legal Risks"
CCCA National Conference
Edmonton, AB, Canada
June 14, 1999"Corruption: Challenges for Forensic Accountants"
Conference on Forensic Accounting
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
Toronto, ON, Canada
May 17, 1999"International Joint Ventures"
Symposium on Investing in Latin America
Canadian Council for the Americas
Calgary, AB, Canada
Apr. 14 & 16, 1999"Canadian Law on Foreign Corruption"
Workshop on Foreign Investment
Alliance of Manufactures & Exporters
Banff, AB, &
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Feb. 17, 1999"The new Canadian Law on Corruption of
Foreign Public Officials Act”
Luncheon Meeting – Keynote Speaker
Petroleum Joint Venture Association
Calgary, AB, Canada
Feb. 5, 1999“Canadian Business Response to Changes
in Global Standards”
Corruption: Seminar on New Global Standards
International Center for Criminal Law Reform
Vancouver, BC, Canada
June 14, 1997“Global Trends in Corruption”
Petroleum Law Foundation Annual Conference
Jasper, AB, Canada
Oct. 7, 1992"Environmental Protection in Overseas Operations"
AIPN Annual Conference
Dallas, TX, USA
Feb. 7, 1990 "International Petroleum Agreements"
Dinner Meeting – Keynote Speaker
Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen
Calgary, AB, Canada
Oct. 13, 1988"Acquisition of Oil & Gas Assets"
Conference on Structuring Oil & Gas Agreements
Insight Inc.
Calgary,AB, Canada