Events

Past Event

Spring 2015 International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series

January 22, 2015 - April 2, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 546


Spring 2015

International Investment Law and Policy Speaker Series

Moderated by: Ian Laird (Crowell & Moring LLP) and Borzu Sabahi (Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP)


January 22nd

 JOSH KALLMER  

Counsel, Crowell & Moring LLP

“Sturm und Drang: Separating Real Concerns from Background Noise in International Investment Agreements”

 

January 29th

 DIANE DESIERTO

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Hawai’i Richardson School of Law

“The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and International Investment Law”


February 5th

GIORGIO SACERDOTI

Professor of International Law and European Law, Bocconi University, Milan

“Can BITs Be Made Supportive of Sustainable Development Friendly Foreign Investments?”

Investment protection and sustainable development: key issues

View video here.

 

February 11th

EMMANUEL GAILLARD

Visiting Professor, Yale Law School; Head of International Arbitration, Shearman & Sterling LLP

“Concurrent Proceedings in Investment Arbitration

 

March 12th

ELOISE OBADIA

Partner, Derains & Gharavi

“The TTIP Debate: A Necessary Evil?”

View PPT presentation here.

 

March 26th

CLAUDIA FRUTOS-PETERSON

Partner, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

“International Commercial Arbitration Awards as “Investments”?”

 

April 2nd

XAVIER CARIM

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of South Africa to the WTO, Geneva

“The Evolution of South Africa’s Policy on Bilateral Investment Treaties”