Signature to host two panel events during Paris Arbitration Week 2024

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Signature is delighted to be hosting two panel discussions in its Paris offices during the annual Paris Arbitration Week, which is taking place from 18 to 22 March 2024.

From project initiation to damages assessment: a bright light between expectation and reality?

19 March 2024, 08:30-10:00

Signature Host and Moderator: Tsegaye Laurendeau, Partner

We will dive into the business and economic considerations that drive valuations at the inception of a project and later make their way into the arbitration to (mis)influence the assessment of loss. The panel gathers experts whose experience straddles investment structuring and loss assessment to discuss the value drivers that tend to be either overlooked or overemphasised in international arbitration, resulting in damages being over or under-estimated.


  • Mark Kantor (Arbitrator and Mediator)
  • Susan Blower (Ankura)
  • Jessica Resch (Analysis Group)
  • Min Shi (Oxera)
  • Kai Schumacher (AlixPartners)

Read more about this event here.


Signature investigates: the use – and abuse – of investigators and forensic experts in international arbitration

20 March 2024, 08:30-10:00

Signature Hosts and Moderators:

We will discuss the use of investigators and forensic experts in international arbitration, in a lively discussion on how evidence obtained by investigators and forensic experts is used – and sometimes abused – in the field, common pitfalls and challenges, as well as procedural and legal implications in the use of such evidence both during the proceedings, as well as potential implications for the enforceability of Awards obtained based on such evidence.


  • Robert S. Pé – Arbitrator (Arbitration Chambers)
  • Jenna Burton – Investigator (Nardello)
  • Marc-Olivier Langlois – Partner (King & Spalding)
  • Kamalia Mehtiyeva – Professor of Law (University of Paris-Est Créteil), Independent Arbitrator and Counsel

Read more about this event here.

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