Escuela de Posgrado

SOBAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE (UK): Updates and News in the Legal Sector Argentina & UK: A Conversation

Programa Externo. Modalidad: Virtual. Inicio: jueves 30 de noviembre de 2023. Día y Horario: jueves de 11:00 a 17:30 hs. (Arg.). Duración: 1 clase de 6:30 horas.

Organizado por: SOBAL - The Society of British-Argentine Lawyers (UK) en partnership con British-Argentine Chamber of Commerce (UK)


Auspiciado por: Escuela de Posgrado – CPACF (Argentina) 



Our panels of legal experts from both Argentina and the UK will share the latest developments in their respective area of law, through a series of lively discussions. 


11:00 – 11:10 hs. (AR) / 14:00 – 14:10 hs. (UK): Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Argentine Embassy in the UK, Javier Figueroa and Peter Taylor, Chairman SOBAL. 


11:10 – 13:10 hs. (AR) / 14:10 – 16:10 hs. (UK): Legal AI Tech panel: Transforming the Legal Landscape in Argentina and Britain

Federico Cincotta, Vice chairman SOBAL will be discussing with:

Sebastian Ceria, founder and President of Fundar “Artificial Intelligence and Development: Challenges and Opportunities”

Juan Jose Lopez Murphy, head Data & AI, Globant.

Karolina Lukoszova, Co-Head of Legal & Product, RobinAI, UK, “Legal Tech Innovation”.

Dr Horacio Granero – founder,, Argentina “Future implications and opportunities in legal AI” (online).

Dr Mariano Cervellini, President, Governeo and AI law specialist – Argentina “The future ready lawyer’s profile” (online).

Chris Eastham, partner, Fieldfisher “Emerging trends and challenges in AI and law”

Luciana Gasser, Founder & CEO, Cheers Contracts, UK, “Navigating the promise and Pitfalls of AI in LegalTech”


13:10 – 13:45 hs. (AR) / 16:10 – 16:45 hs. (UK): Energy panel: Shaping the Future of Energy: Legal Perspectives from Patagonia to Albion

Ian Burton, Director SOBAL will be discussing with:

Juan Aguirre, Senior Consultant, Gas Strategies. "The challenges of developing Vaca Muerta in the context of the global energy transition".

Horacio Manzitti, Argentine Manager, Hive Energy


BREAK 13:45 – 14:05 hs. (AR) / 16:45 – 17:05 hs. (UK): Coffee & Tea



14:05 – 15:00 hs. (AR) / 17:05 – 18:00 hs. (UK): BACC panel: Regulatory Framework for Movement of Capital and Exchange Rate Regime

Javier Alvarez, President BACC will be discussing with:

Carlos Alfaro, Managing Partner, Alfaro Abogados, Argentina, New York and Beijing, USA-China Foreign Policy: Competition or Contructive Engagement?

Gonzalo Javier Ochoa, associate, Beccar Varela, Argentina “The winding road to hedging” (online).

Colin Maltby – Director, Maltby Capital, UK “Utilising the UK company as an umbrella organisation for capital raising”



15:00 – 16:25 hs. (AR) / 18:00 – 19:25 hs. (UK): International Disputes panel: Harmonising Investment, Climate, and Energy: Cross-Border Dispute Resolution

Peter Taylor, Chairman SOBAL will be discussing with:

Philippe Freund, Barrister, partner, Fieldfisher, UK

Luciana Teresa Ricart, partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, UK

Jean Paul Dechamps, partner Dechamps International Law, Argentina and UK, “What are the challenges faced by Investment Arbitration in the Age of Climate Change.”

Agustin Spotorno, associate, Winston & Strawn LLP, UK “Recent Trends and Developments in the Dispute Resolution Mechanisms used for Cross-border Energy Disputes in Argentina and LATAM”.





16:25 – 16:30 hs. (AR) / 19:25 – 19:30 hs. (UK)

Federico Cincotta, Vice Chairman SOBAL.



16:30 – 17:30 hs. (AR) / 19:30 – 20:30 hs. (UK)

You are cordially invited to join us for some empanadas, a glass of wine and networking.



Día: JUEVES 30 de noviembre de 2023.   

Horario: 11:00 a 17:30 hs.(Argentina)  - 14:00 a 20 :30 hs. (Reino Unido) 

Duración: Un (1) día de seis y media (6:30) horas totales. 

Idioma: Inglés 


Modalidad: Híbrida

Presencial: Embajada Argentina en Reino Unido (49 Belgrave Square - London)

Virtual: vía plataforma 


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  • 27-11-2023