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The Investment Treaty Forum at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law
Professor Florentino Feliciano, Yves Fortier CC QC,
Dame Rosalyn Higgins DBE QC
In 2004 the Institute established a centre for investment treaty research and policy discussion - The Investment Treaty Forum. This Forum builds on the Institute's existing activities in the fields of public international law and international commercial arbitration. It aims to provide a serious depth of debate in a field of law which is rapidly expanding and in need of authoritative comment. It does so by sharing the reputation enjoyed by BIICL for independence, even-handedness and academic rigour, and by drawing on the expertise of Forum and Institute members.
The Forum aims to facilitate debate amongst lawyers, senior business managers, policy advisers, academics, government officials and other specialist practitioners. It conducts public discussions for all of those interested in this field, and provides additional benefits to Forum Members to ensure value for money. For example, one fundamental role that the Forum will be able to play is the encouragement of dialogue with state representatives. Clarifying states' rights and responsibilities under bilateral investment treaties will produce greater legal certainty for investors and practitioners.
The Patrons of the Forum are HE Judge Rosalyn Higgins DBE QC, Professor Florentino Feliciano and Yves Fortier CC QC. Its Director, N. Jansen Calamita, took up his role in September 2010. An Advisory Board consisting of specialist practitioners and academics supports the work of the Forum, and the Forum's seminars and meetings are coordinated by its Members. The Institute's Public International Law Advisory Panel can also be drawn upon for further comment and advice.
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