Past Event

Symposium on Transparency and Consistency in International Investment Law: Is There a Need for a Review Mechanism?

April 4, 2006
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Columbia University, New York

Organized by the Columbia Program on International Investment, the Columbia Law School Center on Global Legal Problems, and the Sorbonne University Pantheon-Sorbonne Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches de Droit International.

The Symposium tackled the following issues:

What explains the growth of investment disputes? What are the principal issues to which this development gives rise? In particular, is there a problem of transparency and consistency in international investment law and, if so, how can it be addressed?

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Papers presented at the symposium were published by Oxford University Press in a volume entitled Appeals Mechanism in International Investment Disputes. For more information on this volume and to download select chapters, please visit the publications page.