13:30 - 14:00: Networking coffee break
14:00 - 14:15: Special announcement by Jean-Rémi de Maistre, CEO & Co-Founder, Jus Mundi
14:15 - 15:30: Panel discussion
15:30 - 16:30: Networking cocktail
Venue: Lecture Theatre at The Honourable Society of The Inner Temple Crown Office Row, London, EC4Y 7HL
- Kate Wilford, Legal Principal (Litigation) Anglo American
- Maurice Kenton, Co-Chair of Global Arbitration Group, Clyde & Co
- Bianca Depres, Senior Legal Counsel, Resolute Mining
- Andrew Webb, Managing Director, BRG
- Jonathan Worboys, Barrister, 4 New Square
Moderator: Georgios Andriotis, Director of Publications, Jus Mundi
The panelists will discuss the growing importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors in the mining industry, addressing their financial implications and highlighting the need for responsible operations and the role of arbitration. They will emphasize the significance of environmental considerations, social responsibility, and good corporate governance in driving sustainable development and long-term success.
The panelists will also examine how arbitration and other dispute resolution mechanisms can effectively manage conflicts and promote fair outcomes and deal with corruption issues, particularly in the context of international investments and cross-border transactions. By focusing on ESG principles and leveraging arbitration, the panel aims to identify opportunities and strategies for fostering responsible and sustainable growth as well as financial success in the mining industry.