OLF recognized in GAR 100 13th edition
This year, OLF was yet again recognized as having one of the world’s leading international arbitration practices. Our dispute resolution practice regularly features in the annual edition of the Global Arbitration Review (GAR 100) and is the only Lebanese practice to have been recommended in the GAR 100. GAR describes both firm and founder as having “played […]
Eurobonds March 2020: Payment or Default?
The ten-year US $1.2 billion Eurobonds with a coupon rate of 6.375% are due to mature on 9 March 2020, amidst an unprecedented… economic and financial downturn in Lebanon, and a forthcoming debt crisis.
OLF partners recognized in Who’s Who Legal’s Arbitration 2020
We are pleased to announce that the latest Who’s Who Legal’s Arbitration 2020 edition has identified Professor Dr Nayla Comair-Obeid and Ziad Obeid among the world’s leading arbitration practitioners. The firm’s partners were also recognized as ‘Thought Leaders’ – a special category reserved for top practitioners that receive the highest number of nominations from peers, […]
Prof. Dr. Nayla Comair-Obeid Member of the ICC Executive Board
Founding Partner, Prof. Dr. Nayla Comair-Obeid, has been unanimously elected member of the ICC Executive Board.The Executive Board is responsible for developing and implementing ICC’s strategy, policy and programme of action and for overseeing the financial affairs of the organization.In particular, it is responsible for recommending to the ICC World Council the appointment of the […]
2nd Offshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round Approved
The Minister of Energy Nada Boustani Khoury announced that the Council of Ministers approved the launch of the 2nd licensing round for offshore oil and gas in Lebanon. The deadline for submitting offers is 31 January 2020. Blocks 1, 2, 5, 8 and 10 are now open to receive bids. *For background on this topic, please see […]
Lebanon Oil and Gas Summit 2019
Partner Ziad Obeid gives an insightful presentation at the Lebanon International Oil and Gas Summit (2-4 April 2019) on “Commercialization of Lebanon’s Natural Gas: Best Practices and Insights on Policy, Regulation and Contracts.
Judicial Mediation Article Published
Senior Associate Zenia Obeid and Intern Valeria Spagnolo just published their article “An alternative solution: judicial mediation” International Law Office’s Arbitration & ADR Newsletter. Read the article here: www.internationallawoffice.com/newsletters/detail.aspx?r=39134.
Companion of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Founding Partner Professor Dr Nayla Comair-Obeid has been nominated Companion of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Previously, Prof. Comair-Obeid served as President of the CIArb (2017-2018), Vice-President and Deputy President of the CIArb (2015-2016) and as Chair of the CIArb’s Board of Trustees (2014). Prof. Dr. Nayla Comair-Obeid has been elected as one of […]