Shearman And Sterling

Event June 26 - 27, 2017

Introduction to Investment Law and ICSID

  • Hong Kong

Partner Nils Eliasson (Hong Kong-International Arbitration) spoke at a workshop titled “Introduction to Investment Law and ICSD” at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC). Eliasson, along with four other speakers, discussed and addressed the following topics:

  • Introduction to investment treaties and Vienna Convention on Law of Treaties
  • Substantive investment treaty obligations
  • Jurisdiction challenges in investor-state arbitration
  • ICSID procedures

This two-day workshop was hosted by The Asian Academy of International Law, a Hong Kong-based independent and non-profit body with a focus on studying, researching and developing international law in Asia, with HKIAC being the key supporting organization. 

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