7th EFILA Annual Conference in Amsterdam

9 JUNE 2022

 

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Is the EU still an attractive investment destination?

 

The keynote will be delivered by Prof. Dr. iur. et lic.rer.pol Anne van Aaken

(Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Chair for Law and Economics, Legal Theory, Public International Law and European Law, Hamburg University)

Keynote Speech: “Europe as an investment destination – it’s the politics, stupid”

 

Some photo impressions of the 2022 EFILA Annual Conference 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme

08:30-09:00 Registration and buffet breakfast

09:00-09:15 Welcome Address by the Chair of the Executive Board of EFILA Prof. Loukas Mistelis (Queen Mary University of London)

09:15-10:45 Panel 1: New directions in Investment Protection in the EU: current developments

Chair: George Burn (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner)

Panellists:

  • José Angel Rueda (Cuatrecasas)
  • Wieger Wielinga (Omni Bridgeway)
  • Dr. Crina Baltag (Stockholm University)
  • Prof. Dr. Joost Pauwelyn (Graduate Institute Geneva)

 

10:45-11:15 Tea/coffee break

 

11.15-12.45 Panel 2: What options remain after the ISDS-ban in the EU?

Chair: Dr. Moritz Keller (Clifford Chance)

Panellists:

  • Gordon Nardell QC (Twenty Essex)
  • Alejandro Garcia (Stewart)
  • Dr. Lorraine de Germiny (Lalive)
  • Mirjam van de Hel – Koedoot (NautaDutilh)

 

12:45-13.00 Presentation of the Jus Mundi Search Engine for International Law and Arbitration by Hanh Huynh (Head of Jus Connect by Jus Mundi)

 

13.00-14:00 Lunch break

 

14.00-15.30 Keynote Speech:

“Europe as an investment destination – it’s the politics, stupid”

Prof. Dr. iur. et lic.rer.pol Anne van Aaken

(Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Chair for Law and Economics, Legal Theory, Public International Law and European Law, Hamburg University)

Chair: Prof. Loukas Mistelis (Queen Mary University of London and Chair of the Executive Board of EFILA)

Commentators:

  • Dr. Patricia Nacimiento (Herbert Smith Freehills)
  • Ben Love (Boies Schiller Flexner)
  • Rogier Schellaars (Van Doorne)

 

15:30-16:00 Tea/coffee break and 2021 Essay Competition Prize giving ceremony

 

16.00-17.30 Panel 3: The Russian/Ukraine conflict and its implications for the European FDI landscape

Chair: Dr. Isabelle van Damme (Van Bael & Bellis)

Panellists:

  • Alex Yanos (Alston & Bird)
  • Prof. Dr. Berk Demirkol (International Arbitration Chambers New York)
  • Dr. Alexandra Diehl (White & Case)
  • Egishe Dzhazoyan (King & Spalding)

 

17.30-18.00 Official launch of the Young EFILA Network and closing remarks by Prof. Dr. Nikos Lavranos (Secretary General of EFILA)

 

18:00-20.00 Drinks

 

 

 

 

 

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