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ODEC 6085 - Arbitration in the Energy Sector

Type d'enseignement : Workshop

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 8

Language of tuition : English


Some basic understanding of international commercial arbitration and ideally, but not necessarily, investment arbitration.

Course Description

General presentation of arbitration in the energy sector (power, oil and gas, nuclear, renewable energy); specific focus on investment arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty; case study.


GOUIFFES, Laurent Y. (Avocat associé)

Course validation


Required reading

  • One academic book on general commercial international arbitration such as:
  • Fouchard, P., Gaillard, E., Goldman B, International Commercial Arbitration, Kluwer, 1999
  • Seraglini, C., Ortscheidt, J., Droit de l'arbitrage interne et international, Montchrestien, 2013
  • Redfern, A., Hunter, M., Law and Practice of International Commercial Arbitration, Sweet & Maxwell, 2009

Additional required reading

  • The Energy Charter Treaty A Reader's Guide, Energy Charter Secretariat, 2002.
  • Some articles regarding the Energy Charter Treaty published by Juris Publising in the following
  • Ribeiro C. (ed.), Investment Arbitration and the Energy Charter Treaty, JurisNet LLC, 2006
  • Coop G. (ed.), Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit ande the Energy Charter Treaty, Juris, 2011