As the number of investment treaties approaches 3,000 the applicability of the terms of these treaties becomes more and more widespread. With this increased scope of application has come increased litigation of claims brought under investment treaties, while as these claims have increased the relationship between investment treaties and other regimes of international law has increasingly come into question. This ITF Public Conference will consider the interaction of the international investment law regime and other regimes of international law. To this end panels will consider the relationship between investment law and international human rights, the WTO regime and the law of the European Union.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Conference: Seventeenth Investment Treaty Forum Public Conference
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law will host the Seventeenth Investment Treaty Forum Public Conference on September 9, 2011. The theme is: "International Investment Law and its Intersections." The program is not yet available. Here's the idea: