Webinar "Balancing States’ Responses and the Protection of Foreign Investors in the (Post) Pandemic World"

Il Prof. Attila Tanzi sarà moderatore nella prima sessione. L'evento si svolge online ed è gratuito previa iscrizione.

  • Data: 09 ottobre 2020 dalle 14:00 alle 17:30

  • Luogo: ONLINE

  • Modalità d'accesso: Ingresso libero previa iscrizione


14.00 – 14:10 Opening remarks by organisers

  • Dr. Pascale Accaoui Lorfing and Dr. Yulia Levashova

14:15 – 15:15 Panel I: The State’s Response to Pandemic and Possible Defences

Moderatore: Prof. Attila Tanzi (University of Bologna)

  • Prof. Julien Chaisse (City University of Hong Kong), ‘State Actions on COVID-19: Toward a Typology of Governments' Responses’
  • Prof. Catharine Titi (CNRS-CERSA, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas), ‘The Necessity Defence and International Investment Law’
  • Dr. Pascale Accaoui Lorfing (CREDIMI), ‘Tools of International Investment Agreements and Investment Contract: National Security Interest and Force Majeure’

Q&A session

15:15 – 16:15 Panel II: Investor’s Protection at the Time of Pandemic and Aftermath

Moderatore: Prof. Clotilde Fortier (University of Burgundy)

  • Prof. Mohammed Abdel Wahab (Zulficar & Partners Law Firm), ‘The Protection Equilibrium in ISDS: Strategic Considerations and Realistic Expectationsin Times of Crisis and Beyond’
  • Prof. Sébastien Manciaux (University of Burgundy) ‘The Urgency of not Revising Investment Treaties’
  • Dr. Yulia Levashova (Nyenrode University/Utrecht University), ‘COVID-19 Measures and the Legitimate Expectations of Investors’

Q&A session

16:15 – 17:15 Panel III: The Response to Pandemic from Different Parts of the World

Moderatore: Prof. Alvaro Galindo (Georgetown University Law Center)

  • Mr. Hamed El-Kady (UNCTAD), ‘The Reform of the International Investment Policy Regime in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Perspective of Developing Economies’
  • Prof. Makane Moïse Mbengue (University of Geneva), ‘Africa's Concerns regarding ISDS in the context of COVID-related Measures: Insights from the African Union’
  • Prof. Arpita Mukherjee (Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations), ‘India’s Policy Responses to Pandemic and its Impact on Foreign Investors’

Q&A session

17:15 – 17:30 Concluding remarks

  • Prof. Attila Tanzi (University of Bologna)

L'evento è organizzato da Dr Pascale Accaoui Lorfing (CREDIMI) e Dr Yulia Levashova (Nyenrode Business University/Utrecht University).

The webinar è a partecipazione gratuita. Per iscriversi, mandare una mail a: credimi.secretariat@u-bourgogne.fr

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