The FDI Mediation Moot Conference brings together leading thinkers on international investment mediation to discuss the future of the practice. The event comprises a panel on emerging issues in investment mediation and a panel on initiatives to promote and facilitate investment mediation.

Thursday, 24 March 2022

Panel 1
14:00 – 15:30 JST

Frontier Issues in International Investment Mediation

Naoshi Takasugi
Naoshi Takasugi Vice President, Doshisha University
Anselmo Reyes
Anselmo Reyes Professor at Law, Doshisha University, and International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court
Tom Glasgow
Tom Glasgow Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer – Asia, Onmi Bridgeway The Role of Third-Party Funders in Investment Mediation
Wolf Von Kumberg
Wolf Von Kumberg Mediator, Arbitrator, and President of Global Resolution Resources LLC Investment Mediation and Climate Action
Jack Coe
Jack Coe Professor of Law, Caruso School of Law, Pepperdine University Concurrent Team Med-Arb for Investor-State Disputes–Too Many Moving Parts or Orchestral Majesty?
Anne-Karin Grill
Anne-Karin Grill Mediator, Arbitrator, and Founder and Principal of AKG ADVISORY Investment Mediation and Transparency
Panel 2
15:30 – 17:00 JST

Systemic Progress in International Investment Mediation

Koji Takahashi
Koji Takahashi Professor of Law, Doshisha University
Bart Legum
Bart Legum Founding Partner, Honlet Legum Arbitration Considerations for Drafting a Mediation Requirement in an Investment Treaty
Alejandro Carballo Leyda
Alejandro Carballo Leyda General Counsel and Head of the Conflict Resolution Centre, International Energy Charter Assessing and Preparing for Investment Mediation
Judith Knieper
Judith Knieper Legal Officer, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law The UNCITRAL Mediation Framework
Takashi Takashima
Takashi Takashima Senior Attorney, Litigation Bureau/Minister’s Secretariat International Affairs Division, Ministry of Justice of Japan Government Perspectives on Dispute Settlement through Mediation
Haruo Okada
Haruo Okada President, Japan Association of Arbitrators

The conference is open to the public. Registration details will be posted here when available.