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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?

Whewell Professor of International Law; Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge
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
Editor, ORF Eco, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

Array Eyal BENVENISTI

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

Hersch Lauterpacht Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, Columbia University, New York Anny and Paul Yanowicz Professor of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Visiting Professor of Law, University of Michigan School of Law, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Global Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, New York University, New York Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Visiting Professor of Law, Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, University of Toronto Professor, Special Course, The Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague Visiting Professor of Law; Peter and Patricia Gruber Fellow in Global Justice, Yale Law School, Yale University, New Haven
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Array Kirstin DODGE J.D.

Counsel, Homburger AG, Zurich

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

Law Studies, Goethe University Francfort and University of Montpellier Researcher, Institute for International and Foreign Trade Law, Washington, D.C. Dr. of Law, Goethe University Frankfurt Professor for Private Law, Economic Law, Private International Law, Universität Bremen Part-time Professor of Economic Law, European University Institute, Florence Full-time Professor of European Economic Law, European University Institute, Florence
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Dr. Jan KLEINHEISTERKAMP

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

First State Law Examination, Hannover Research assistant; Fellow, Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and Private International Law, Hamburg Second State Law Examination, Hamburg Dr. iuris (Phd), Universität Hamburg Admission to legal practice, Hamburg Assistant Professor, HEC School of Management, Paris
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Mag. Katinka NOWOTNY

Editor, ORF Eco, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

 Katinka Nowotny is an engaged and enthusiastic TV journalist based in Vienna, Austria. She has worked for two decades for the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ORF, reporting and producing documentaries for the foreign news magazine "Weltjournal". Currently she is working for the economics program "Eco". She also regularly produces English-language reports on Austria for CNN "World View".
 
 Katinka grew up in Cairo, New York and Vienna. In her professional career, she has repeatedly reported from crisis zones: North Korea, Sarajevo during the Balkan wars, the war in Kosovo, Ground Zero, the Orange Revolution in the Ukraine, and from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. She now specializes in reports on the current economic stories, successful Austrian companies, innovative ideas and personal finance.
 
 Katinka studied economics and sociology at the University of Vienna and then received a master`s degree in journalism at New York University. She has worked for ABC News and the German TV network ZDF. Since 1991, she produces and reports for various news magazines at ORF. She has received numerous prizes and awards in Austria and abroad. In 2005, Katinka became started as one of the first women to do her own camera work for her television reports. "The most important point in my job is to show a lot of respect to the people I encounter and to listen carefully to every nuance of their story", she says.
 Katinka is married to a newspaper journalist and has two children. She loves rowing and mountaineering in her free time.

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