Transnational Arbitration

Focus on the Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement

PART TWO: Is there a Problem with Wearing Multiple Hats?

September 23, 2020

Webinar begins at 9:00 am Eastern

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Duration: 90 minutes

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This is the second of four seminars will focus on four of the most urgent and thorny elements of the Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS), which was recently published by ICSID and UNCITRAL:

In each seminar, experts from a variety of backgrounds will discuss the proposed text, the possible options included in the draft Code’s bracketed text, different policies options as well as the systemic implications that each provisions may have in the effort of ISDS reform.

These webinars are presented for free as a public service on these important issues of international arbitration practice. 

PART TWO: Is There a Problem with Wearing Multiple Hats?

This second webinar of the series will explore the issue of possible multiple roles - as arbitrator, expert, counsel and others - played by one person in ISDS proceedings. Experts will present and discuss the proposal included in the Draft Code, including its variations in the bracketed text and will address questions such as how to define multiple roles, and when and whether it should be regulated in a Draft Code.

Webinar begins at 9:00 am Eastern
Duration:  90 minutes

Details for connecting to the webinar will be sent after you register.


Joseph E. Neuhaus
ITA Chair
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
New York City


Andrea K. Bjorklund
Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
Full Professor/Professeure Titulaire
L. Yves Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and International Commercial Law
McGill University Faculty of Law
Anna Joubin Bret
International trade Law Division
Meg Kinnear
Secretary General
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)
Washington, D.C.
Lucinda Low
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Washington, D.C.
Bart Legum
Global Co-Chair, Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Sylvie Tabet
General Counsel | Avocate générale
Trade Law Bureau | Bureau de droit commercial international
Government of Canada


Chiara Giorgetti
Chair – Academic Council ITA
Professor of Law
Richmond Law School
Tom Sikora
Senior Vice Chair, ITA
Senior Counsel
International Disputes
Exxon Mobil Corporation


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