Events

Past Event

Fall 2015 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series

September 24, 2015 - February 4, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 546

Fall 2015

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)

All talks took place in Jerome Greene Hall, Room 546, 12:10 – 1pm

September 24th

KABIR DUGGAL

Senior Associate, Baker & McKenzie LLP

GRANT HANESSIAN

Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Is Investment Arbitration Racist?

 

October 8th

ZACHARY DOUGLAS, QC

Barrister, Matrix Chambers; Associate Professor, International Law, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

 “The Impact of Investment Treaties on State Governance: First Insights from an Empirical Study

 

October 15th

CAROLYN B. LAMM

Partner, White & Case LLP

“Investor-State Dispute Settlement and the Legitimacy Debate: Is a Global Investment Court the Solution?”

View PPT presentation here.

 

November 5th

SIMON LESTER

Trade Policy Analyst, Cato Institute

JULIAN KU

Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Hofstra Law School

“ISDS, Free Markets, and the Rule of Law”

 

November 12th

DAVID GAUKRODGER

Senior Legal Adviser, OECD Investment Division

“Investment Treaties as Corporate Law: Shareholder Protection and Shareholder Claims for Reflective Loss”

 

February 4th (2016)

ROBERT HOWSE

Lloyd C. Nelson Professor of International Law, New York University School of Law

“Courting the Critics of Investor-State Dispute Settlement:  The EU Proposal for a Judicial System for Investment Disputes”

View video here