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Legal 500 Corporate Conversations: Climate Change, Energy Transition, Fair Business: Challenges For Conflict Resolution

Legal 500 Corporate Conversations has released a two-part series, titled Climate Change, Energy Transition, Fair Business: Challenges for Conflict Resolution — headed by esteemed counsel Roberta Downey, Head of International Construction and Partner at Vinson & Elkins, and Kai-Uwe Karl, Global Chief Litigation Counsel at GE Renewable Energy.

The themes in part one of this series encompass climate change, the energy transition and reform in dispute resolution, highlighting the intersection between the three. Speakers focus specifically on whether our current dispute resolution system is ready to cope with the increasing need for environmental disputes.

Learn more about the discussion here.

Listen to the episode on Spotify, Part 1.

In part two, our speakers thoroughly examine how mediation and arbitration, as predominant alternative dispute resolutions, fall short on adjusting to the current demands of climate change and the energy transition, and how dispute resolution institutions must adapt their approach to tackling this serious challenge posed to both businesses and due process.

Learn more about the discussion here.

Listen to the episode on Spotify, Part 2.

This information is provided by Vinson & Elkins LLP for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal advice.