Events

Past Event

Spring 2009 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series

February 19, 2009 - April 16, 2009

Co-organized by the Center on Global Legal Problems and the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment

February 19th
PIETER BEKKER
Partner and Head of Public International Law, Crowell & Moring LLP; Lecturer-in-Law, Columbia Law School
“The Weapon of Interim Relief in International Disputes”

February 26th
JOSE ALVAREZ
Hamilton Fish Professor of International Law and Diplomacy; Director, Center for Global Legal Problems
“Do the Argentine Crisis Decisions Present a Crisis for the Investment Regime?”

March 5th
H.E. Dr. SUPACHAI PANITCHPAKDI
Secretary-General, UNCTAD; Former Director-General, WTO
“The Financial Crisis and Recession: Implications for International Investment and Trade”

March 12th
IAN LAIRD
Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP
“Standards of Treatment in International Investment Law – Convergence or Confusion?”

March 26th
JESWALD SALACUSE
Henry J. Braker Professor of Law, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
“The Emerging Global Regime for Investment”

April 9th
LOUIS WELLS
Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management, Harvard Business School
“Sour Grapes or Sensible Sauce? Host Government Reactions to Investment Dispute Settlement Mechanisms”

April 16th
SUSAN FRANCK
Associate Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law
“Empirical Insights for Investment Treaty Dispute Resolution”