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Seminar “Foundations of International Investment Law”

Delivered by Dr Dmitry Labin
(Professor of International Law, MGIMO – University attached to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow)

School of Law, UCLan Cyprus

Dates (a total of five days instruction, completed in eight days):

Wednesday 29th, Friday 31st January 2014; and,

Saturday 1st, Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th February 2014.


Course fee:
 €300

Language of instruction: English

Venue: UCLan Cyprus Campus, Pyla, Larnaka

Award: UCLan Cyprus Certificate of Attendance, “Seminar: Foundations of International Investment Law”

Enrolment: please contact Dr Stella Alekou via e-mail on salekou@uclan.ac.uk  or telephone + 357 24694000

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LECTURE PLAN

WEDNESDAY 29th JANUARY (18:30-21:30)

1. Introduction: international law and the transboundary movement of capital.

2. Customary international law on treatment and protection of investment. Diplomatic protection of foreign investors.

FRIDAY 31st JANUARY (18:30-21:30)

3. Internationalism of investment contracts.

4. Incentives and restrictions for FDI inflow provided by national legislation of host State.

SATURDAY 1st FEBRUARY (11:00-18:00)

5. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) and other investment guarantee schemes.

6. Seminar: discussion.

(14:00-15:00 light lunch will be served)

7. Bilateral investment treaties.

8. Energy Charter Treaty and other multilateral investment instruments.

TUESDAY 4th FEBRUARY (18:30-21:30)

9. Washington Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID).

10. Jurisdiction, competence and admissibility of claims in ICSID Arbitration.

WEDNESDAY 5th FEBRUARY (18:30-21:30)

11. State immunity and the enforcement of investor-State arbitral awards.

12. Seminar: discussion.


PAYMENT METHODS

(A) In Person – at our Accounts Department in the university campus from 09:00-17:00 (Monday to Friday). Cash, cheque or card.

(B) Direct to our Bank Account

SPE ALLILEGGIE 
Account No. 0443020337708 
Account Name: UCLAN CYPRUS LTD 
IBAN: CY21 0070 4430 0000 0000 2033 7708 
BIC: CCBKCY2N

Important note: please send receipt of payment with full name by e-mail to: accounting@uclancyprus.ac.cy  or by fax to 24812120. Any unidentified payments might be lost.

(C) Online – Go to JCC Smart: www.jccsmart.com