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ITF Meeting: Renewing the Relationship between Treaties and Customary International Law

Date: 4th March 2019

Time: 17:00 - 19:30

Venue: Withers LLP, 20 Old Bailey, LONDON, EC4M 7AN

Event Details

Time: 18.00-19.30 (Registration from 17.30)
Event followed by a drinks reception

Venue: Withers LLP, 20 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7AN

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BIICL Investment Treaty Forum in cooperation with Withers is organising a seminar on the relationship between treaties and custom in international investment law.

This event will bring together leading practitioners, government representatives and academics working in the area of investment treaty arbitration. The speakers will focus on the following topics:

  • Jurisdictional matters, such as dual nationality and the exhaustion of local remedies
  • Merits matters, such as the minimum standard in customary international law
  • Treaty practice - coming full circle with customary international law?

A drinks reception will follow the event.


Professor Andrea Bjorklund, McGill University


  • Hussein Haeri, Withers LLP
  • Robert Volterra, Volterra Fietta
  • Dr Mustaqeem De Gama, South African Mission to the WTO

Convened by Professor Yarik Kryvoi, Senior Research Fellow in International Economic Law and Director of the Investment Treaty Forum.

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This event is now fully booked


If you have any queries, please contact the Events team.

CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 2.5 hours.

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