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Speaking engagements

  • Speaker, International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference, panel on Investment Arbitration, Rome, 10 October 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.