23 June 2017

International Law Associate Sean Stephenson speaks at panel on sustainable development in investment arbitration at McGill University’s Symposium on International Justice and Sustainable Development. Panelists include Prof. Jorge Cabrera of the University of Costa Rica, Prof. Jennifer McKay of the University of South Australia, and Freedom-Kai Philips of CIGI. The panel was chaired by Prof. Maya Prabhu of Yale University.

12 June 2017

Appleton & Associates International Lawyers Managing Partner Barry Appleton served as moderator on a panel on the proposed EU Investment Court, held at the American Bar Association’s 2017 Europe Forum in Barcelona, Spain. The panel discussed the role and future for the Investment Court as a potential replacement (or augment) to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement system. Panelists include Professor Hélène Ruiz Fabri from the Max Planck Institute, Shearman & Sterling’s Jennifer Younan and Sean Stephenson of Appleton & Associates.

1 June 2017

Appleton & Associates International Lawyers and Reed Smith LLP argue set aside motion on Mesa Power v. Canada in the District Court of the District of Columbia.

14 October 2016

The Investment Treaty Working Group issues working paper on the EU’s proposed Investment Court. Sean Stephenson and Barry Appleton co-chair this working group of the International Arbitration Committee of the American Bar Association Section on International Law.

A copy of the working group report is available: click here
An executive summary is available: click here

9 August 2016

Managing Partner Barry Appleton joins CKNW Radio‘s Mike Smyth and radio callers to discuss BC’s penalty tax on non-citizens buying residential real estate.