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Balancing States’ Responses and the Protection of Foreign Investors in the (Post) Pandemic World


Balancing States’ Responses and the Protection of Foreign Investors in the (Post) Pandemic World



8:00 AM (NY), 1:00 PM (UK), 8:00 PM (CH), 8:00 PM (SG), 5:30 PM (IN)

14h00 (FR) : Opening remarks by organisers
Dr. Pascale Accaoui Lorfing and Dr. Yulia Levashova


Panel 1 - The State’s Response to Pandemic and Possible Defences


14h15 : Moderator : Prof. Attila Tanzi, University of Bologna, 3VB Chambers, London

Toward a Typology of Governments’ Responses’
Prof. Julien Chaisse, City University of Hong Kong

The Necessity Defence and International Investment Law
Research Associate Prof. Catharine Titi CNRS-CERSA, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Tools of International Investment Agreements and Investment Contract : National Security Interest and Force Majeure
Dr. Pascale Accaoui Lorfing CREDIMI

Questions-Answers session


Panel 2 - Investor’s Protection at the Time of Pandemic and Aftermath


15h15 : Moderator : Prof. Clotilde Jourdain-Fortier, Credimi, University of Burgundy)

The Protection Equilibrium in ISDS : Strategic Considerations and Realistic Expectations in Times of Crisis and Beyond
Prof. Dr. Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Cairo University Zulfi car & Partners Law Firm

The Urgency of not Revising Investment Treaties
Maître de conférences HDR Sébastien Manciaux, Credimi - University ofBurgundy

COVID-19 Measures and the Legitimate Expectations of Investors
Dr. Yulia Levashova, Nyenrode UniversityUtrecht University

Questions-Answers session


Panel 3 - The Response to Pandemic from Different Parts of the World


16h15 : Moderator : Adjunct prof. Alvaro Galindo, Georgetown University Law Center

The Reform of the International Investment Policy Regime in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic : A Perspective of Developing Economies
Investment Policy Adviser Hamed El-Kady, UNCTAD

Africa’s Concerns regarding ISDS in the context of COVID-related Measures : Insights from the African Union
Prof. Makane Moïse Mbengue, University of Geneva

India’s Policy Responses to Pandemic and its Impact on Foreign Investors
Prof. Arpita MukherjeeIndian Council for Research onInternational Economic Relations

Questions-Answers session

17h15 : Concluding remarks
Attila M. Tanzi, University of Bologna


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Webinar organisé pour le CREDIMI par les docteurs Pascale Accaoui Lorfing et Yulia Levashova


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