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Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in EU law and International Law

Event
Public conference
Date
2 March 2015 from 15:00 to 17:00
Place
European Parliament
Room PHS4B001
60 Rue Wiertz
1047 Brussels
02.03.2015

Programme

15.00-15.10    

Introduction

Heidi Hautala, GREEN MEP, Coordinator Legal Affairs Committee

15.10-15.30   

Investment Treaty Arbitration in the context of International Law

Prof Martti Koskenniemi, University of Helsinki

15.30-15.50   

Investment Treaty Arbitration in the context of European Law

Prof Harm Schepel, University of Kent

15.50-16.10  

ISDS as an element of EU trade policy

Mr. Colin Brown, Deputy Head of Unit - Dispute Settlement and Legal Aspects of Trade Policy, DG Trade, European Commission 

16.10-16.50

Questions from selected Members of Parliament (i.e. some of the rapporteurs for Opinion on the TTIP resolution)

Discussions with Members and civil society (active role of NGOs engaged in the debate on ISDS)

16.50-17.00   

Closing remarks

Ska Keller, Green spokesperson on investments aspects of the TTIP

More information:

Francesca Beltrame

Legal Advisor
Tel. Brussels +32-2-2832146
Tel. Strasbourg +33-3-88176718