State Responsibility under the ECT and other Investment Protection Treaties - Chapter 5 - Investment Arbitration and the Energy Charter Treaty

Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel
Kaj I. Hobér
Anatoly S. Martynov
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June, 2006
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Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel, Independent Arbitrator

Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel is a Member of Law Faculty of University of Cologne as Professor Emeritus. Professor Böckstiegel is also the President of the International Law Association (ILA), and the German Association for International Law, and has practiced extensively as parties’ counsel, mediator, and as arbitrator and president of arbitration tribunals in many national and international arbitrations of the ICC, ICSID, NAFTA, AAA, UNCITRAL and others.

Professor Böckstiegel has authored twelve and edited thirty-three books. He has also authored over three hundred articles, especially on the protection of foreign investments, international commercial contracts, state contracts, international legal procedure in civil and commercial matters, expropriation and nationalization measures, international commercial arbitration, and other fields of international business law, as well as on liability in aviation, law of airports and air traffic control, commercial space activities, manned space flight, environmental protection in space, settlement of space law disputes, and other fields of air and space law.

Kaj Hobér, Partner, Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå, Stockholm

Kaj Hobér is a partner in the law firm Mannheimer Swartling, Stockholm and Professor of East European Commercial Law at Uppsala University. He has been heavily involved in the legal aspects of doing business in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union for the last 25 years. His arbitration experience includes representing both Eastern and Western European, American and Russian parties as well as parties from developing countries in international arbitrations. He has also been involved in numerous oil and gas arbitrations, relating primarily to Northern Africa, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator (including chairmanships) in more than 300 international arbitrations, including representation of the claimant in the first ECT award, as well as involvement in many other investment arbitrations. He is a member of the board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the International Arbitration Club (London) and a member of the ICC Institute of International Business and Law (corresponding member).

Anatoly Martynov, Director General of the Centre for Trade Policy and Law, Moscow

Anatoly Martynovhas worked in the Ministry of Foreign Trade of the USSR, and in the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations of Russia where he headed the Legal and Treaty Department. Mr. Martynov participated in the elaboration of the drafts of international conventions, guides, and model laws within the framework of UNCITRAL, UN European Economic Commission, the Hague Conference on Private International Law, and UNIDROIT, as well as in the negotiations on the Energy Charter Treaty and on the Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation between Russia and European Communities. Currently, Mr. Martynov provides legal advice to the Russian delegation at the negotiations on Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization.