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Twenty-seventh ITF Public Conference: Current Developments in Valuation & Quantum in Investor-State Arbitration

Date: 27th October 2016

Time: 09:00 - 16:30

Venue: Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, LONDON, WC1N 2AB

Event Details

Time: 09:00 to 16:30 (Registration from 08:30)

Venue: Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London, WC1N 2AB

This conference addresses ongoing issues of practical importance regarding the applicable standards of compensation and methods of quantum calculation in investor-state arbitration. Leading experts from the fields of law and economics will look at some of the most important issues raised in arbitration, including the determination of the appropriate approach to quantum and key issues concerning discounted cash flow analysis. In addition, experts will address ongoing developments in investment treaty practice with respect to changing state attitudes towards compensation in investor-state arbitration and novel approaches to compensation and other remedies by investor-state arbitral tribunals.

Panels and Speakers

Welcome and Introduction:

  • Audley Sheppard QC, Clifford Chance

Panel 1: Determining the Appropriate Approach to Quantum

Chair: Colin Johnson, Grant Thornton


  • Mark McNeill, Shearman & Sterling
  • Irmgard Marboe, University of Vienna
  • Stephen Fietta, Fietta

Panel 2: Specific Issues Concerning Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

Chair: Ermelinda Beqiraj, PWC


  • Graham Coop, Volterra Fietta
  • James Nicholson, FTI
  • Noah Rubins, Freshfields

Panel 3: Emerging Issues in Treaty Practice and Arbitral Jurisprudence

Chair: Isabelle Michou, Herbert Smith Freehills


  • Prabhash Ranjan, South Asian University
  • Anthony Sinclair, Quinn, Emanuel, Urquhart and Sullivan LLP
  • David Pusztai, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

Closing Remarks:

  • Audley Sheppard QC, Clifford Chance

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