Foley Hoag Attorney Christina Hioureas to Participate in NYCBA Discussion on Investment Treaties, Dispute Settlement Systems

February 7, 2017

Foley Hoag LLP counsel and United Nations practice chair Christina Hioureas will participate in “Recent Developments in Bilateral and Multilateral Investment Treaties and Dispute Settlement Systems: Efforts by U.N. Member States for a More Balanced Way Forward,” being held February 8, 2017 by the New York City Bar Association’s (NYCBA) Committee on the United Nations.

Hioureas will discuss recent developments in bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and ISDS. She will also provide an introduction to bilateral and multilateral investment treaties, outline the recent controversies surrounding the issue and describe how the treaty-system might be reformed. Michael D. Cooper, Esq., Chair of the United Nations Committee, will moderate the event.

Hioureas is a member of Foley Hoag's International Litigation and Arbitration Department, and is resident in the firm's New York office. She represents States, private and State-owned entities, and individuals on international disputes and public international law matters, and also advises States on matters before the United Nations and its bodies.

The New York City Bar Association is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students founded in 1870. Its mission is to equip and mobilize the legal profession to practice with excellence, promote reform of the law, and uphold the rule of law and access to justice.

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