Investment Law and Policy

Fall 2020 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series

Date: December 1-7, 2020
Location: Online

Damages in ISDS: Just Compensation or Highway Robbery?

Date: November 2, 2020, 10:00am-11:00am
Location: Online

Food Systems Dialogue

Date: September 11, 2020, 9:15-11:00am
Location: Online (invite-only)

Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment 3rd Annual Conference

Date: September 8-11, 2020
Location: Online

Executive Training on Investment Treaties and Arbitration for Government Officials

Date: July 13-24, 2020
Location: Online

Call for ISDS Moratorium During COVID-19 Crisis and Response

We call on the world community for an immediate moratorium on all arbitration claims by private corporations against governments using international investment treaties, and a permanent restriction on all arbitration claims related to government measures targeting health, economic, and social dimensions of the pandemic and its effects.

Webinar on International Investment Law Assistance Mechanisms: Issues, Evidence, Lessons Learned, Proposed Solutions

Date: March 24, 2020, 9:00am – 10:00am (EST); 2:00pm – 3:00pm (CET)
Location: Webinar

Concrete Measures for a Framework on Investment Facilitation for Development: Report

Based on a number of background papers and discussions during an Expert Workshop, this report identifies 12 concrete measures that could be included in the Framework on Investment Facilitation for Development being negotiated in the WTO.

The Global Rush to Foreign Direct Investment Screenings

Date: February 24, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm
Location: Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Room 918

Preparing Legal Frameworks for Environmental Disasters: Practical Considerations for Host States

This report sets forth specific steps that host-governments can take during the pre-investment, operation, and enforcement phases of extractives projects to provide financial and other protection in the context of environmental disasters associated with private sector investments.