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Investment Structuring and Treaty Protection

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Georgetown University Law Center

600 New Jersey Ave NW

Hotung Faculty Dining Room

Washington, DC 20001

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This event is co-sponsered by the Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) and Georgetown International Arbitration Society (GIAS)

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5:00-5:25 p.m.: Registration and Gathering of Participants

5:25-5:30 p.m.: Welcome Remarks

5:30-6:00 p.m.: Keynote Speech: "International Arbitration: Evolution & Adaptation"

Pierre Tercier, Emeritus Professor, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

6:05-7:05 p.m.: Panel I: Application and Interpretation of IIAs: New Trends in Treaty Policy Making

  • Nicole Thornton, Chief, Investment Arbitration, U.S. Department of State

  • Jennifer Danner Riccardi, Senior Trade Advisor, Delegation of the European Union to the United States

  • Grant Aldonas, Executive Director, Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL), Georgetown Law Center

  • Gaela Gehring Flores, Partner, Arnold Porter Kaye Scholer

  • Margie-Lys Jaime, Chair, Inter-American Bar Association D.C. Chapter (Moderator)

7:05-7:15 p.m.: Break

7:15-8:15 p.m.: Panel II: Structuring Investment for Treaty Protection: Mitigating Risks

  • Fernando Pimentel, Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs, Embassy of Brazil in Washington

  • Ricardo Daskal Hirschbruch, Head of the Investment and Trade Promotion Bureau, Embassy of Brazil in Washington

  • Michael Rooney, General Counsel, Manhattan Construction Co.

  • Lori Hellkamp, Senior Associate, Jones Day

  • Charles T. Kotuby Jr., Partner, Jones Day

  • Maria I. Pradilla Picas, Associate, Jones Day (Moderator)

8:15-9:00 p.m.: Reception

Note: This event is free for students and full-time academics. Fees will increase $5.00 on the day of the event. Fees for general public include Certificate of Attendance and Material.

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