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25 October 2023 - 27 October 2023

9:00AM - 5:00PM

New York, USA (Offices of Freshfields) 601 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022

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IBRU Professional Training Workshop

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Workshop Details

IBRU are delighted to be partnering with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP for this workshop.

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Many of the world’s international boundaries run through areas rich in natural resources, for which there is ever-increasing competition. Most States agree in principle that transboundary resources should be shared in an equitable manner and managed as efficiently as possible. However, in practice it is often very difficult to establish effective regimes that achieve these goals.

Control over natural resources is also an issue that underlies many unresolved inter-State disputes concerning sovereignty over territory, maritime areas associated with that territory, and international boundaries on land and at sea.

Led by a team of expert tutors, this innovative workshop will identify strategies and tools for the effective management of transboundary resources on land and at sea. This will cover issues arising between States, and issues arising between States and companies wishing to exploit resources in both delimited and undelimited areas. This workshop will also address inter-State disputes affecting areas where there are, or are thought to be, hydrocarbons or other natural resources. In particular, it will address recent developments arising from attempts to resolve such disputes by negotiation, conciliation, arbitration and litigation.

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Workshop Programme

A workshop programme and more details available soon.

What is included in the workshop cost

In addition to tuition and all course materials, the fee covers the following: 

  • Lunch and refreshment breaks on 25-27 October


Please note, your accommodation is NOT included in the workshop fee.

You are expected to organise your own accommodation in New York. There are many hotels close to the workshop venue to meet all budgetary needs.


You are expected to organise your own travel arrangements to New York. Please be aware that if you require a visa to visit the United States of America, you will be required to apply for your own visa for entry in to the country. Please allow enough time for your visa to be processed before the start of the workshop. A letter on invitation can be provided to support your visa application. 


Teaching and workshop materials will be in English. 


Cancellations must be received in writing not later than the 8 October 2023 and will be subject to a £250 cancellation fee, unless a substitute participant is offered. After this date the full registration fee will be charged for all cancellations. 

Programme changes 

IBRU reserves the right to modify the programme as necessary, without notice to participants. 

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The cost of the workshop will be £1,950  per participant. Payment can only be accepted in £ sterling or by major credit and debit cards. Full payment must be received prior to the workshop to guarantee the booking. 

Where and when

Offices of Freshfields, New York City

601 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022, USA