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ITF Meeting: Europe as an Investment Treaty Actor

12th June 2015

Time: 09:00-17:00 (Registration 08:30)

Venue: Mannheimer Swartling, Norrlandsgatan 21, Stockholm

Pre-Conference Reception at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce:

11 June 2015, 18:00

Brunnsgatan 2, Stockholm

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What this meeting is about

This meeting brings together high-level speakers from government, business, academia and civil society to examine the European Union as an investment treaty actor. The day will include a keynote dialogue among members of the Swedish and European Parliament, as well as panels looking at the role of the European Commission in shaping the EU's investment treaties and the substance of the deals which Europe is negotiating. Among the central questions raised by this meeting is whether the investment chapters in Europe's treaties with Canada, Singapore and the United States (TTIP) are likely to be good for European economic growth or whether they are more likely to expose Europe and its Member States to a future of litigation from foreign investors.

Speakers include:

  • Freya Baetens, University of Leiden
  • Colin Brown, European Commission, DG Trade
  • Marc Bungenberg, Institute of European Studies, Saarland University
  • N. Jansen Calamita, Investment Treaty Forum
  • Christofer Fjellner, Member, European Parliament
  • Andreas Hatzigeorgiou, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
  • Kaj Hober, University of Uppsala
  • Catherine Kessedjian, University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas)
  • Jan Kleinheisterkamp, London School of Economics
  • Annette Magnusson, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
  • Stormy-Annika Milder, Federation of German Industries
  • Martins Paparinskis, University College London
  • Jakob Ragnwaldh, Mannheimer Swartling
  • Hans Stråberg, Atlas Copco AB
  • Håkan Svenneling, Member, Swedish Parliament
  • Christian Tietje, Martin Luther University of Halle
  • Catharine Titi, Paris Center for Law and Economics, University Panthéon-Assas
  • Elisabeth Tuerk, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

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Pricing and Registration (required)

  • Investment Treaty Forum Members: Free
  • Others: £36 (Approx. 50 EUR)

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