Fair and Equitable Treatment: Evolution or Revolution? - Panel Discussion - Chapter 13 - Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law - Volume 2

Isabel Fernandez de la Cuesta Gonzalez
Christophe Douaire de Bondy
Susan D. Franck
Alejandro A. Escobar
Abby Cohen Smutny
Nigel A. Blackaby
Rene Cadieux
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July, 2009
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Isabel Fernández de la Cuesta is a Special Legal Consultant in the International Arbitration Group of King & Spalding's Houston office. Ms. Fernández de la Cuesta practice focuses on international arbitration with an emphasis on international public law.

Christophe Bondy is with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Government of Canada.

Nigel Blackaby is a Partner in the international arbitration group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and is Head of the firm’s Latin America dispute resolution group, based in Paris. He acts as counsel and arbitrator in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations with a particular focus on Latin American commercial arbitration and arbitrations under investment treaties.

René Cadieux is a Partner in the Montreal office of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin. He specializes in business law as well as in administrative, constitutional and international law. He was counsel for the claimants in the ICSID arbitration ADF v. United States, and ADC v. Hungary. 

Alejandro A. Escobar is a Attorney in the public international law and international arbitration in the London office of Baker Botts, LLP. Mr. Escobar was formerly Senior Counsel at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington, D.C.

Professor Susan D. Franck is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law. Professor Franck’s scholarship relates to the resolution of international disputes and investment treaty claims.

Abby Cohen Smutny is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of White & Case LLP.; Her practice focuses on international dispute resolution through arbitration or litigation. She has particular experience in matters involving public international law and treaty based claims