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ITF Meeting: The History of International Investment Law: A Conversation with Antonio Parra and Christoph Schreuer

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Time: 18:00-19:30 (Registration from 17:30)

Venue: Hogan Lovells, Atlantic House, 50 Holborn Viaduct, London EC1A 2FG

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The Investment Treaty Forum (ITF) is starting a series of events devoted to history of international law. The first event will feature a conversation on the early years and request a place(the evolution of the system of investor-state dispute resolution.

The Director of the ITF, Prof Yarik Kryvoi will interview Dr Antonio R. Parra, who helped to shape the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes during its early years and Prof Christoph Schreuer, a co-author of a leading commentary on ICSID.


Dr Markus Burgstaller, Partner at Hogan Lovells


Prof Yarik Kryvoi, Director of the ITF at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law


  • Dr Antonio R. Parra
  • Prof Christoph Schreuer

Event convened by Professor Yarik Kryvoi, Senior Research Fellow in International Economic Law and Director of the Investment Treaty Forum and Markus Burgstaller, Partner, Hogan Lovells.

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This is an Investment Treaty Forum members only event.

Hosted by Hogan Lovells

Becoming a member of the ITF

The Investment Treaty Forum (ITF) founded in 2004 aims to serve as a global centre for serious high level debate in the field of international investment law. The Forum is a membership-based group, bringing together some of the most expert and experienced lawyers, business managers, policy advisers, academics and government officials working in the field. It also produces leading-edge applied research, analysis and recommendations on the content, methodologies and application of investment treaty law and policy at global, regional and international levels of governance. Like BIICL itself, the Forum has a reputation for independence, even-handedness and academic rigour.

To enquire about becoming a member of the Forum, please contact Professor Yarik Kryvoi, The Investment Treaty Forum Director

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