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EVENT: Podcast – “When worlds collide: are international arbitral tribunals properly equipped for the future?”

Related Member(s):
Prof. Philippe Sands QC, Angeline Welsh, Alison Macdonald, Prof. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, Prof. Sean Murphy, Prof. Christian Tams
Related Practice Area(s):
Arbitration, Public and Private International Law

On 5 May, Matrix held an event entitled “When worlds collide: are international arbitral tribunals properly equipped for the future?”. A recording of this event is available online for you to download here.

International arbitral tribunals which might have previously only been called upon to determine traditional areas of law, such as investment, commercial and maritime delimitation law, are increasingly having to consider new areas such as environmental and human rights law, and the law on the use of force. Traditional law is also being disrupted by structural changes giving rise to issues of state succession and self-determination. Are arbitral tribunals equipped to deal with these changes?

Speakers:

Professor Laurence Boisson de Chazournes, University of Geneva, Associate Member of the Institute of International Law and Matrix
Alison Macdonald, Matrix
Professor Sean Murphy, George Washington University, Special Rapporteur for Crimes against Humanity for the U.N. International Law Commission and Matrix
Professor Philippe Sands QC, Director of the Centre on International Courts and Tribunals, University College London and Matrix
Professor Christian Tams, University of Glasgow and Matrix
Angeline Welsh, Matrix

Download: Podcast – “When worlds collide: are international arbitral tribunals properly equipped for the future?”