Event 06 Dec. 2021

Simon Batifort Moderates ASIL Panel on “Unearthing FET: What Did States Intend, and Does It Matter?”

Partner Simon Batifort will co-moderate an ASIL webinar on the theme of “Unearthing FET: What Did States Intend, and Does it Matter?” taking place on Friday, December 10 at 12pm ET/ 6:00pm CET. Mr. Batifort, who is the Co-Chair of the Dispute Resolution Interest Group (DRIG) of the American Society of International Law (ASIL), organized the session with the other Co-Chair Rémy Gerbay (Hughes Hubbard & Reed) and DRIG Secretary Belén Ibañez, a London-based Curtis associate.

The panel will explore the scope and application of the Fair and Equitable Treatment (FET) standard in international investment law, from the perspective of leading academics, practitioners and government officials. Featured speakers include Jaroslav Kudrna, Head of the International Arbitration and Investment Protection Unit at the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic; Ana María Ordóñez Puentes, Head of Colombia’s International Litigation Division at the Agencia Nacional de Defensa Jurídica del Estado, Republic of Colombia; Martins Paparinskis, Reader in Public International Law at University College London; and Jennifer Thornton, Trade Counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways & Means.

For more information, or to register, please click here. This webinar is free of charge and CLE credit will be offered.