Fall 2016 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series

Date: September 12, 2016 – November 7, 2016 12:10-1:00pm
Location: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Case Lounge or Rm 807

Fall 2016

International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series 

Moderated by: Ian Laird (Crowell & Moring LLP), Grant Hanessian (Baker & McKenzie LLP) and Kabir Duggal (Baker & McKenzie LLP)

September 12th

MARIA CHEDID

Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP

“Investor-State Arbitration: An Advocate’s Perspective”

 

September 26th

FREDDY SOURGENS

Associate Professor of Law, Washburn University School of Law

Supernational Law – How Investment Tribunals Avoid Favoring the Interests of Multinationals Over the Public Policy Concerns of Host States

View video here.

 

October 4th

STANIMIR ALEXANDROV

Co-Chair, International Arbitration Practice, Sidley Austin LLP; Professor, GWU Law School

Consistency of ISDS Jurisprudence

 

October 17th

GABRIELLE KAUFMANN-KOHLER

Professor of Law, University of Geneva; Partner, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler

Accountability of Arbitrators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement”

View video here.

View PPT presentation here.

 

October 24th

GABRIEL BOTTINI

Adjunct Professor of Public International Law, University of Buenos Aires; Independent Arbitrator

Admissibility of Investment Claims: Standing and Cause of Action Aspects”

View webcast here.

 

October 31st*

ALLAN ROSAS

Judge, European Court of Justice

The Interaction Between Investment Law and EU Law

*This talk is also co-sponsored by the European Legal Studies Center and the EU Delegation to the UN, and is part of our week-long event, “EU Judges Visit Columbia Law School.”

View PPT presentation here.

 

November 7th

MARK WU

Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

China’s Economic Transformation and its Implications for Ongoing Investment Treaty Negotiations

 

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