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The Future of Global Trade: European Lessons and Challenges

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On 14 and 15 June the Faculty of Law of the Chinese University of Hong Kong will host a Conference on “The EU and its Partners in Global Governance: Trade, Investment, Taxation and Sustainable Development”. The conference is coordinated by Professor Jan Wouters (University of Leuven) and Professor Julien Chaisse (The Chinese University Hong Kong) in the context of the multi-year research project ‘EUCROSS’ (‘The European Union at the Crossroads of Global Order’). On 14 June I will be presenting a paper titled ‘The Future of Global Trade: European Lessons and Challenges’. You can download the full programme here.

 

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Reinforcing the WTO’s Dispute Settlement System: Towards a True World Trade Court

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On 8 June the Seoul National University School of Law will host the conference ‘International Economic Law in the Age of Anti-Globalization – Implications on Asia Pacific States’. The conference is sponsored by the Seoul National University, the University of Wisconsin Law School and the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board. I will be presenting a paper titled ‘Reinforcing the WTO’s Dispute Settlement System: Towards a True World Trade Court’. You can read the conference programme here.

 

Renewable Energies in Turmoil: Investor-state Arbitration and Environmental Disputes

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On 17 and 18 May the Thailand Arbitration Center and the UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific will be holding the ‘First International ADR Conference: New Opportunities for Convergence in Alternative Dispute Resolution’. The conference will take place at the Dusit Thani Hotel, in Bangkok. On the second day I will be delivering a presentation titled ‘Renewable Energies in Turmoil: Investor-state Arbitration and Environmental Disputes’. You can read the full programme here.

 

 

Civil Society’s Voice in International Investment Law: Enhancing the Rule of Law

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I am delighted to have the opportunity to deliver a presentation on my research on civil society’s voice in International Investment Law at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) in London. The lecture will take place on 5 April, at 12:30.

The Arbitration Market: Challenges and Propospects for Macau

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This Wednesday I will be taking part in the ‘Macao International Legal Symposium on Promoting Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Lusophone Countries’, to be hosted by the World Trade Center Macau. The title of my presentation will be ‘The Arbitration Market: Challenges and Propospects for Macau’.