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Brussels Global Law Week

Wednesday 16 May 2018
02:00 PM
Solbosch, Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt 50, 1050 Brussels, Building A, Room A.Y.2.112

Date: Wednesday May 16, 2018 02:00 PM

Place: Solbosch, Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt 50, 1050 Brussels, Building A, Room A.Y.2.112

Free with the code BGLW2018

Panel discussion over the future investment arbitration, chaired by Alexandre Hublet (ULB) with the participation of:

André von Walter (European Commission)

Legal Counsel and negotiator in the Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission. His recent work focused on developing the European Union’s approach to investment dispute resolution. He represented the EU in bilateral investment negotiations with Singapore, Canada, Vietnam, Morocco, Japan, Mexico and the United States. He also acted as the EU lead negotiator for the UNCITRAL Transparency Convention and represents the EU in UNCITRAL’s current work on ISDS reform. Prior to his current position, he worked as a political advisor and negotiator for international investment at the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. André von Walter has lectured public international law and international economic law at the University of Paris (Panthéon-Sorbonne) and worked as a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for public international law of Bonn University.

Prof Nicolas Angelet (ULB)

Nicolas Angelet is professor of international law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles) and is a member of the Brussels Bar. He has acted as counsel in numerous immunity cases before the Belgian courts, as well as lead counsel before the French and Dutch courts. He is a member of the ICSID Panel of Conciliators and Arbitrators.

John Willems (White&Case Paris)

John Willems is an experienced international arbitration lawyer, who advises clients in international arbitration proceedings before the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), the American Arbitration Association (AAA/ICDR), and various ad hoc tribunals, including those conducted under UNCITRAL Rules.He has successfully represented sovereigns, investors, banks and other parties, and his varied sector experience includes banking, construction, oil and gas and telecommunications.

This discussion will take place within the Brussels Global Law, a week of seminars and discussions over the globalization of law organized for the fourth time in a row by the Perelman Centre for Legal Philosophy (ULB).

Please find the program here.

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Free with the code BGLW2018