IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C3.6, Convention Centre, Level 3

Session information

Investment arbitration: is today’s investment disputes framework obsolete?

Thursday 12 October (1430 - 1545)

Room C3.6, Convention Centre, Level 3


Arbitration Committee (Lead)


The adequacy of arbitration as a proper means to resolve investment disputes has recently been met with criticism. The panellists in this session will address this in an attempt to determine whether it is grounded or not.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Samaa Haridi King & Spalding, New York, New York, USA; Chair, Investment Arbitration Subcommittee


Judith Levine Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, Netherlands
Timothy John Lindsay Lindsay, Auckland, New Zealand
Karyl Nairn KC Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, London, England
Professor Guido Tawil Arbitrator Chambers, Punta del Este, Uruguay; Member, Latin American Regional Forum Advisory Board