LEGU guest speaker series
Biography of the speaker:
Dr Federico Ortino is Professor of International Economic Law at King’s College London. He joined King’s in 2007. He is a member of the ILA Committee on the Rule of Law and International Investment Law; founding Committee Member (and former co-Treasurer) of the Society of International Economic Law; consultative member of the Investment Treaty Forum; editorial board member of the Journal of International Economic Law; Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy, Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Journal of World Investment and Trade. He is a Consultant to Clifford Chance.
Professor Ortino's research centres on international economic law focusing in particular on WTO law, international investment law and arbitration and EU internal market law. In previous writing, he has addressed principles such as non-discrimination, reasonableness, and proportionality employed in various legal systems as instruments for international economic governance. He has also focused on the regulation of trade in services within the WTO and in regional trade agreements. His current research focuses on the origin and evolution of international treaty standards as well as the legitimacy challenges faced by the emerging system of international investment law.Please register for the zoom details.