19th May 2016
Time: 09:00 to 16:30 (Registration from 08:30)
Venue: Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N 2AB
What this meeting is about
This conference addresses the continuing debate about the role of the principle of proportionality in international investment law. In particular, this conference will look at some of the key issues raised by invocations of proportionality in investment treaty arbitration, including identifying the positive basis for invoking proportionality in investment treaty arbitration (custom? general principle?); antecedents of the principle in domestic law and other areas of international law; and the practical meaning of proportionality in investor-state arbitration, whether as part of claims, elements of defence, or calculation of compensation. In addition, the conference will feature a moderated debate between the authors of two recent monographs on the role of proportionality in investment law.
- August Reinisch, University of Vienna
- Gebhard Bücheler, Wach & Meckes
- N Jansen Calamita, Investment Treaty Forum, BIICL
- Diane Desierto, University of Hawai'i
- Gavan Griffith QC, Essex Court Chambers
- Caroline Henckels, Monash University
- Catherine Kessedjian, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II.
- Martins Paparinskis, University College London
- Kate Parlett, 20 Essex Street Chambers
- Georgios Petrochilos, Three Crowns LLP
- M. Sornarajah, University of Singapore
- Suzanne Spears, Volterra Fietta
- Attila Tanzi, University of Bologna
- Valentina Vadi, University of Lancaster
- Mathew Weiniger QC, Linklaters
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