Legal expert Anna Joubin-Bret discusses EU's radical proposal for global investment in latest 'New Thinking' video

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After the EU's proposal for an Investment Court - the most radical change in global investment governance in decades - do we still need an appellate mechanism? In this latest New Thinking on Investment Treaties video, noted expert Anna Joubin-Brett argues that we do, perhaps now more than ever. 

You can watch the video below and on the New Thinking on Investment Treaties YouTube channel, where you can also subscribe to receive notifications of future video releases.

Anna Joubin-Bret has served as arbitrator, partner at Foley Hoag, and Senior Legal Advisor at UNCTAD. She has advised the governments of Belarus, Bolivia, Botswana, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Egypt, Ghana, the Lao PDR, Morocco, Peru, Namibia, South Africa, Syria, Thailand and Turkey on investment policies, investment treaties, investment laws and investment arbitration and prevention.

New Thinking on Investment Treaties is a series of short presentations by academics, practitioners, and civil society on key topics in international investment law, hosted by the Global Economic Governance Programme at Oxford University and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment at Columbia University. The series facilitates open access to cutting-edge research and information, and aims to help enrich discussions about the past, present, and future of investment treaties. The full schedule of online presentations is available at the link below.

GEG and Columbia launch Online Forum: New Thinking on Investment Treaties

The next video will go live on 2nd November, when Lise Johnson, Head of Investment Law and Policy at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment will discuss “Investor Obligations and the Economic Development Criterion: Is There a Future in Investment Treaties?”