Should Costs Go with the Cause in Investment Treaty Arbitration? - Chapter 13 - Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law - Volume 13
Originally from Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law - Volume 13
MR. TIMOTHY NELSON: Thank you very much.
Today we are talking about recovery of costs and fees, an issue that lawyers are very good at talking about. It usually comes, as we know, at the end of the hearing, but sometimes the fee recovery can outstrip the main award recovery.
We have two very accomplished authors with us today who will be debating the question of fees and costs in international investment arbitration.
Dr. Joel Dahlquist lectures in Uppsala University in Sweden, and divides his time between Sweden and Copenhagen in Denmark.
Brian Kotick is an associate at Winston & Strawn, with already a good amount of investor State experience, and I think with Joel, you’re both co hosts – right? – of the podcast, The Arbitration Station, available in iTunes. If Taylor Swift ever gets too dull for you, as she does for me, that would be a place to go.
Joel and Brian are active bloggers as well as being active arbitration practitioners.
On the panel, we have Lucinda Low, partner at Steptoe & Johnson here in D.C., who is Head of their Compliance, Investigations, Trade and Enforcement Department, and an extremely experienced arbitrator and practitioner and also on the official ICSID panel of arbitrators.
Patrick Pearsall is a partner and chair of Jenner & Block’s International Arbitration Law Practice. He is active today in international investment arbitration, and previously was at the State Department in their Investment Arbitration section, and was Chief of Investment Arbitration prior to his departure.
Professor Charles Brower is a professor at Wayne State University and also a practitioner. He’s of counsel to Miller Canfield in Detroit and active in international arbitration. Previously he was at University of Mississippi.