- 08 November 2021
- 15 h 45 min - 16 h 45 min
TagTime S04E05 – Anna Joubin-Bret on “UNCITRAL’s Reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement and Implications for International Arbitration”
Anna Joubin-Bret discussed “UNCITRAL’s Reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement and Implications for International Arbitration” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. The recording is available here. Anna Joubin-Bret was tagged by Bart Legum; She, in turn, tagged Anneliese Day QC.
Mrs. Anna Joubin-Bret is the Secretary of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law and Director of the Division on International Trade Law in the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations. She has been appointed on 24 November 2017.
Prior to her appointment, Mrs. Joubin-Bret was a practicing Attorney-at-law of the Paris Bar. She specialized in International Investment Law and Investment Dispute Resolution. She focused on serving as counsel, arbitrator, mediator and conciliator in international investment disputes. She served as arbitrator in several ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC disputes. Prior to 2011 and for 15 years, Anna was the Senior Legal Adviser for the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). In this capacity, she managed the research and advisory work on international investment law issues as well as the technical assistance program on international investment agreements (IIAs).
During her tenure, Anna assisted countries and governments in the formulation of investment policies and frameworks and the management of investor-State disputes. Anna has edited and authored seminal research and publications on international commercial law and international investment law, notably the Sequels to UNCTAD IIA Series. She co-edited with Jean Kalicki a book on Reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement in 2015. She lectured on international investment law in various universities and institutes all over the world. She holds a post-graduate degree (DEA) in Private International Law from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, a Masters Degree in International Economic Law from the University Paris I, a Bachelors Degree of Arts in Political Science from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques and a Bachelors Degree of Arts in Private Law from the Université Jean Moulin (Lyon III). She has been Legal Counsel in the legal department of the Schneider Group, General Counsel of the formerly French KIS Group and Director-Export of Pomagalski S.A. She has been appointed judge at the Commercial Court in Grenoble (France) and was elected Regional Counsellor of the Rhône-Alpes Region in 1998.