Former President of the International Court of Justice Stephen Schwebel will deliver remarks regarding the recent proposal by the European Union to create a permanent Investment Court as a substitute for traditional investor-State arbitration under the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Judge Schwebel - a true luminary in the field of international law - will offer his assessment of the pros and cons of the EU’s proposal, which has the potential to significantly alter investor-State dispute settlement going forward.
This event is the first of a two-part series on the EU’s proposed investment court. Part II will take place in June and will be comprised of a panel discussion of the EU’s proposal.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
6:00 p.m. - Registration and cocktail reception
6:30 p.m. - Remarks from Judge Stephen M. Schwebel
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