Selected speaking engagements

  • Speaker, “The ICCA Guidelines on Standards of Practice in Int’l Arbitration: An Introduction”, Luther / Dispute Resolution Hamburg, Virtual Brown Bag Lunch, 25 November 2021
  • Moderator and Co-organizer, “Drafting Effective Awards: Insights from Practice”, ERA Pledge YPSC webinar series, 23 November 2021
  • Speaker, “Jura Novit Arbiter: Presumptive Peril or Potential?, American Society of Comparative Law Annual Meeting, 21 October 2021
  • Speaker, “Tribunal’s deliberations”, GAR Live: Moscow 2021, 12 October 2021
  • Speaker, “The Future of Investment Arbitration”, Paris Arbitration Week, 20 September 2021
  • Speaker, “Pathological Arbitration Clauses in Int’l Commercial Arbitration”, ISTA webinar, 15 June 2021
  • Speaker, “Investment protection and regulatory freedom: How has the case law evolved in recent years?”, Italian Chapter of the Club Español del Arbitraje, webinar 6 May 2021
  • Speaker, “Investor-State Dispute Settlement and National Courts: Current framework and reform options”, Milan Investment Arbitration Week (online), 18 February 2021
  • Speaker, “States under attack by investors? Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) between criticism and reform”, Schweizerische Studienstiftung webinar, 17 February 2021
  • Speaker, “Joinder of Parties: Insights and Experiences”, SCAI webinar, 11 February 2021
  • Speaker, “How can ISDS be made more accessible for smaller claims and investors?”, Ukrainian Arbitration Association webinar, 20 January 2021
  • Speaker, “Arbitrating your First Case – Experiences and Insights”, ERA Pledge YPSC webinar, 17 November 2020
  • Speaker, “The Role of the Arbitrator in the changing ISDS landscape”, Annual Swiss Society of International Law – ILA Swiss branch conference, University of Lausanne & Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, webinar, 13 November 2020
  • Lecturer, online course on “The Role of National Courts during Arbitral Proceedings”, Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, November 2020
  • Speaker, “Enforcing commercial arbitration awards through investment arbitration?” Investment Arbitration Talk Series, webinar, 10 July 2020
  • Moderator, “The New Code of Best Practices of the Club Español de l’Arbitraje”, CEA webinar, 28 May 2020
  • Speaker, “Multilateral instrument on ISDS reform”, UNCITRAL/Academic Forum on ISDS webinar, 23 April 2020
  • Speaker, “Jura novit curia in international arbitration”, 4th ILA Italy Biennial Conference, University of Naples, 8 November 2019
  • Speaker, “The creation of a multilateral investment court: Oxford-style debate”, SOAS, London, Africa Arbitration Academy, 11 June 2019
  • Speaker, “The Reform of the WTO and Investment Dispute Settlement: Lessons to be Learned from the Respective Experiences”, SIEL PEPA Conference, King’s College London, 30-31 May 2019
  • Lecturer, “International Commercial Arbitration”, LUISS School of Law, Rome, 25 May 2019
  • Speaker, “Incorrectness of ISDS Decision: Time for an Appeal Mechanism?”, St. Petersburg International Legal Forum, 14 May 2019
  • Speaker, “Investment Disputes in Post-BIT World”, LALIVE, 13 February 2019
  • Speaker, “W(h)ither Investment Arbitration? Recent Challenges to the Settlement of Disputes between States and Foreign Investors”, University of Neuchâtel, Faculty of Law, 9 November 2018
  • Speaker, “Reform of investment arbitration”, AILA-CIArb Conference, Nairobi, 5 November 2018
  • Speaker, “Double-hatting in investment arbitration”, ICC YAF, Prague, 24 October 2018
  • Speaker, International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference, panel on Investment Arbitration, Rome, 10 October 2018
  • Speaker, “In Search of Consistency in ISDS Jurisprudence: Between Old and New Proposals for Reform”, University of Geneva, Journée en l’honneur de la Professeure Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler, 27 September 2018
  • Lecturer, “The Backlash Against and Options for Reform of Investor-State Arbitration”, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (summer school), ELSA, 18-25 August 2018
  • Lecturer, GoArb Investment Arbitration Course, Madrid, 2-7 July 2018
  • Speaker, “Emergency arbitration in investment treaty disputes”, International Arbitration seminar, Center for International Legal Studies (CILS), Salzburg, 7-10 June 2018
  • Speaker, “The case of investor-state disputes reform”, 2nd ICC European Conference on International Arbitration, Paris, 9 April 2018
  • Speaker, “Transforming Institutions in Investor-State Dispute Settlement”, Harvard International Arbitration Conference, Harvard Law School, 23-24 March 2018
  • Speaker, “The Future of Investment Arbitration”, Columbia Arbitration Day 2018, Columbia Law School, 2 March 2018
  • Speaker, “Can ICSID tribunals reconsider decisions preliminary to an award?”, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, Paris, 22 February 2018
  • Lecturer, workshop on “Persuasion and Written Advocacy in International Arbitration”, taught at ESADE Law School, Law & Global Governance Program, Barcelona, 26-27 October 2017
  • Speaker, “Do arbitral tribunals have a right to deviate from procedural orders?”, Young Arbitrators Sweden Arbitration Day, Stockholm, 9 November 2017
  • Speaker, “Award-drafting techniques”, V Annual Seminar of the Italian Chapter of the Club Español del Arbitraje, Naples, 6 October 2017
  • Lecturer, “Public Health in International Investment Law and Arbitration”, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (summer school), The European Law Students’ Association (ELSA), Athens, 19-26 August 2017
  • Speaker, “A permanent investment tribunal system?”, 2nd Annual Conference on Energy Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Africa, London, 16-17 May 2017
  • Speaker, “Roadmap for a reform of ISDS”, Joint UNCITRAL-LAC Conference, Ljubljana, 4 April 2017
  • Speaker, “The Idea of an International Investment Court: Prospect and Challenges in Times of Legitimacy Crisis”, Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in co-operation with Czech Society of International Law, Prague, 23 March 2017
  • Speaker, “Repositioning or abandoning investor-state arbitration? Prospects and challenges for the creation of a multilateral investment court”, Vienna Arbitration Days, “Repositioning Arbitration”, 24-25 February 2017
  • Speaker, “The Benefits of Investment Arbitration in Times of Legitimacy Crisis”, Kosovo Arbitration Days, 22 February 2017
  • Moderator, ICDR Young & International/CIDS Conference “Emergency Relief and Third Party Funding in International Arbitration: Emerging Issues”, Panel on Third Party Funding, Geneva, 26 January 2017
  • Speaker, “Early Dismissal Possibilities in Practice: Assessment and Outlook”, ASA Below 40 Fall Seminar, Zurich, 18 November 2016
  • Speaker, “Strides in Reforming Investor-State Arbitration”, American University, Washington D.C., 13 October 2016
  • Speaker, “Time and Costs Are of the Essence — Suggested Techniques for Controlling Time and Costs Before and During Arbitral Proceedings”, Geneva Chamber of Commerce, 7 October 2016
  • Lecturer at the Madrid International Arbitration Summer Course (Madrid-IASC), July 2016
  • Visiting lecturer at the course “International Arbitration in Switzerland” taught at the University of Geneva, Faculty of Law (MDE, MDIE, CTL & MIDS curricula), Fall 2016
  • Visiting lecturer at the course “International Arbitration in Switzerland” taught at the University of Geneva, Faculty of Law (MDE, MDIE, CTL & MIDS curricula), November 2015
  • Speaker, “Corruption in investment arbitration: What are the available defenses and remedies?”, ICC YAF event on “Tackling Issues and Allegations of Corruption by Arbitral Tribunals”, Moscow, 10 December 2015
  • Speaker, “State-to-State Proceedings Under Investment Treaties”, ICC YAF/Ukrainian Arbitration Association/ICDR Young & International, Kiev, 4 November 2015
  • Speaker, “Disqualification of Arbitrators in Investment Arbitration”, Arbit meets CEA-40, Rome, 24 October 2015
  • “Investment Arbitration in Practice: A View from the Inside”, ICC YAF/CIDS, co-organizer of the conference and speaker on the topic “The Tribunal’s Inherent Powers: How Far Do They Stretch?”, Geneva, 26 September 2015
  • Speaker, “ICSID Arbitration: Current Issues”, ICDR Y&I, ICCA, Young ICCA, ICC YAF joint conference “The Practice of International Arbitration”, Paphos, Cyprus, 18 September 2015
  • Speaker, “Issue conflicts in investment arbitration”, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, 26 September 2014
  • Speaker, “Towards a Greater Role for State-to-State Arbitration in the Architecture of Investment Treaties”, World Trade Institute conference, Bern, 8 November 2013
  • Speaker, “Difficulties in enforcing the arbitral award: what next?”, Young ICCA-Milan Chamber of Arbitration seminar, 3 October 2013
  • Speaker, “State-to-State Investment Treaty Arbitration: Dead End or New Frontier”, Columbia Law School, New York, 29 November 2012
  • Speaker, “Legitimate Expectations in Investment Treaty Law”, SIEL Biennial Conference, National University, Singapore, 12-14 July 2012
  • Speaker, “Mapping Environmental Concerns in International Investment Agreements”, University of Cagliari, Italy, “Foreign Investment and Common Concerns”, 11-12 May 2012
  • Speaker, “Interpretation of Consent to ICSID Arbitration Contained in Domestic Investment Laws”, University of Sydney, Law School, International Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration Conference, 19-20 February 2010.

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