‘Yale Law School’s Seminar in Private Law: Outcomes and Authority in International Investment Law’

“In the last meeting of the Seminar in Private Law, Jan Paulsson and Diane Desierto reflected on their experience in the field of international investment law and how that experience informs their views of the legitimacy questions facing the field. Participants also considered the theoretical basis of authority of international investment protection and asked about possible deleterious effects of this legal regime. Desierto cut her teeth as a government attorney for the Philippines while it was defending against its first investment treaty claim. She now represents investors and states in disputes and is a top advisor on investment treaties to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Paulsson is one of the most-appointed arbitrators in the field and has represented states and investors in disputes and advised states on treaty design …” (more)

[Sadie Blanchard, New Private Law, 17 January]

First posted 2016-02-17 06:48:46

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