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CETA, TTIP and the arbitration court: venue of conflicts

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
english language

Bilateral trading agreements have already established arbitration courts which decide in cases of conflicts between states and companies – mostly unnoticed by a critical public. What are the characteristics of arbitration courts in the CETA and TTIP agreements and why might these proposals be rejected?

Speakers

Whewell Professor of International Law; Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge
Director, Dir E - Neighbouring Countries, USA and Canada, DG TRADE - Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission, Brussels
Counsel, Homburger AG, Zurich
Professor of Law and Society, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; Co-Director, ZERP - Centre of European Law and Politics, University of Bremen
Associate Professor of Law, LSE - London School of Economics, London
Chair

Eyal BENVENISTI

Whewell Professor of International Law; Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge

1990-2002 Hersch Lauterpacht Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1998-1999 Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1999-2002 Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, Columbia University, New York
2002-2016 Anny and Paul Yanowicz Professor of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv
2002 Visiting Professor of Law, University of Michigan School of Law, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2003 Global Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, New York University, New York
2004 Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2006 Visiting Professor of Law, Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, University of Toronto
2013 Professor, Special Course, The Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague
2015 Visiting Professor of Law; Peter and Patricia Gruber Fellow in Global Justice, Yale Law School, Yale University, New Haven
since 2016 Whewell Professor of International Law; Director of the Lauterpacht Centre of International Law; C. C. Ng Fellow in Law, Jesus College, University of Cambridge

J.D. Kirstin DODGE

Counsel, Homburger AG, Zurich

1988 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, CI
1989 Rotary Foundation Graduate Fellowship, University of Fribourg
1992 Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1992 Admission to Washington State Bar
1992 Federal Clerk to the Hon. Thomas Zilly, US District Court, Western District of Washington, Seattle, WA
1996 Associate, Perkins Coie LLP, Bellevue, WA
1998 Staff Attorney, Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland, Zurich
2001 Partner, Perkins Coie LLP, Bellevue, WA
2006 Special Counsel for International Arbitration and Litigation, Homburger AG, Zurich
2011 Mediator (IRP-HSG), Mediation in Business, Employment, and the Public Sector, Institute for Legal Studies and Legal Practice, University of St. Gallen
2015 CAS - Certificate of Advanced Studies in Mediation IRP-HSG, Institute for Legal Studies and Legal Practice, University of St. Gallen

Dr. Dr. h.c. Christian JOERGES

Professor of Law and Society, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; Co-Director, ZERP - Centre of European Law and Politics, University of Bremen

1962-1966 Law Studies, Goethe University Francfort and University of Montpellier
1966-1967 Researcher, Institute for International and Foreign Trade Law, Washington, D.C.
1970 Dr. of Law, Goethe University Frankfurt
1974 Professor for Private Law, Economic Law, Private International Law, Universität Bremen
1987-1997 Part-time Professor of Economic Law, European University Institute, Florence
1998-2007 Full-time Professor of European Economic Law, European University Institute, Florence
2008-2011 Research Professor, Universität Bremen

Dr. Jan KLEINHEISTERKAMP

Associate Professor of Law, LSE - London School of Economics, London

1997 First State Law Examination, Hannover
1998-2004 Research assistant; Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and Private International Law, Hamburg
2003 Second State Law Examination, Hamburg
2004 Dr. iuris (Phd), Universität Hamburg
2004 Admission to legal practice, Hamburg
2004-2008 Assistant Professor, HEC School of Management, Paris
since 2008 Associate Professor, Law Department, LSE - London School of Economics, London

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