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Thirty Fourth ITF Public Conference: State Regulatory Powers and Its Limits

Date: 11 September 2020

Time: 09:00-17:00 (registration from 08:30)

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


Event details

The conference will address limits of state regulatory powers under international law. The speakers will include a mix of law firm partners, independent arbitrators, academics and valuation experts.

The topics covered will include the most recent developments in investor-state dispute resolution, new trends in investment treaty making as well as the impact of Brexit on investors.

Keynote address:

Stanimir A. Alexandrov, Stanimir A. Alexandrov PLLC, Washington, DC.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Sabine Konrad, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Frankfurt (chair)
  • Leilah Bruton, Three Crowns, London
  • Jansen Calamita, National University of Singapore
  • David Gaukrodger, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris
  • Robert Hunter, Osborne Clarke, Cologne
  • Rae Lindsay, Clifford Chance, London
  • Inga Martinkute, Vilnius University, Vilnius
  • Louise Woods, Vinson & Elkins, London
  • Can Yeginsu, 4 New Square, London
  • Roland Ziadé, Linklaters, Paris

Additional speakers TBC

Closing remarks 

Sir Frank Berman QC, Essex Court Chambers, London (TBC)

View the provisional Programme 


This conference is a part of the London International Disputes Week #LIDW20     
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Pricing and registration 

BIICL Members

  • Individual: £235
  • Concession: £185
  • Student: £185


  • Individual: £395
  • Concesion: £305
  • Student: £305

ITF members will receive an invitation to attend the conference free of charge. 

Concession fees are applicable to full time academics, students, staff of government and NGO's.

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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 6 CPD hours.


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