Event Title

What Went Wrong With International Investment Law?: Confessions of a Claimants' Lawyer

Presenter Information

Joost Pauwelyn

Location

Benson Center

Event Website

http://law.scu.edu/investment/index.cfm

Start Date

1-2-2013 12:45 PM

End Date

1-2-2013 2:00 PM

Description

Joost Pauwelyn is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland and Co-Director of the Institute's Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI). His areas of expertise are general international law and international economic law, in particular, the law of international trade and investment. He served as legal officer at the World Trade Organization (WTO) from 1996 to 2002 and practiced law at a major Brussels law firm. He received degrees from the Universities of Namur and Leuven, Belgium as well as Oxford University and holds a doctorate from the University of Neuchatel. He is General Editor of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement and Member of the International Trade Law Committee of the International Law Association (ILA). In 2005 he won the Paul Guggenheim Prize (for his book on Conflict of Norms in Public International Law), in 2006 the Duke Law School Faculty Scholarship Award (for an article in the Michigan Law Review) and in 2009 the Francis Deak Prize (for an article in the American Journal of International Law). In 2011, Professor Pauwelyn was appointed on the indicative list of WTO panelists.

 
Feb 1st, 12:45 PM Feb 1st, 2:00 PM

What Went Wrong With International Investment Law?: Confessions of a Claimants' Lawyer

Benson Center

Joost Pauwelyn is Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland and Co-Director of the Institute's Centre for Trade and Economic Integration (CTEI). His areas of expertise are general international law and international economic law, in particular, the law of international trade and investment. He served as legal officer at the World Trade Organization (WTO) from 1996 to 2002 and practiced law at a major Brussels law firm. He received degrees from the Universities of Namur and Leuven, Belgium as well as Oxford University and holds a doctorate from the University of Neuchatel. He is General Editor of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement and Member of the International Trade Law Committee of the International Law Association (ILA). In 2005 he won the Paul Guggenheim Prize (for his book on Conflict of Norms in Public International Law), in 2006 the Duke Law School Faculty Scholarship Award (for an article in the Michigan Law Review) and in 2009 the Francis Deak Prize (for an article in the American Journal of International Law). In 2011, Professor Pauwelyn was appointed on the indicative list of WTO panelists.

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