18th September 2015
Time: 09.00-17.00 (registration from 08:30)
Venue: BMA House, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JP
From its founding as a little-known and seldom-used multilateral treaty for the resolution of international investment disputes, the ICSID Convention has become one of the most widely known and widely used international economic conventions. With 159 signatories, thousands of international investment treaties rely upon its provisions for the resolution of disputes and hundreds of arbitral awards have been rendered under its aegis.
Fifty years after the finalization of the Convention's text in 1965, this meeting of the Investment Treaty Forum, organized in partnership with the ICSID Secretariat, looks at the history of the Convention, the legal issues raised in its interpretation and application, and its continuing role in the investment treaty regime.
- Roundtable: "What would Aron Broches Think?"
- Panel 1: Refining ICSID's Procedures
- Panel 2: Looking at the Next 50 Years
- The View from ICSID - Q&A with the ICSID Secretary General
- Sir Frank Berman, Essex Court Chambers
- Christophe de Bondy, Volterra Fietta
- Andrea Bjorklund, McGill University
- N. Jansen Calamita, Investment Treaty Forum, BIICL
- Robert Howse, New York University
- Meg Kinnear, ICSID
- Bart Legum, Dentons
- Ucheora Onwuamaegbu, Arent Fox
- Antonio R. Parra, World Bank
- Lucy Reed, Freshfields
- Christoph Schreuer, Zeiler Partners
- Audley Sheppard, Clifford Chance
- Taylor St John, University of Oxford
- V.V. Veeder, Essex Court Chambers
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Event convened by N. Jansen Calamita Senior Research Fellow in International Trade and Investment Law and Director, Investment Treaty Forum
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