The Investor‐​State Dispute Settlement Mechanism: Panel I — Introduction & Panel I: Does ISDS Strengthen or Weaken the Rule of Law?

Featuring Susan Aaronson, Simon Lester, Ted Posner, Todd Weiler, & Edward Alden

Panelists will discuss various historical and political aspects of ISDS, debate pertinent questions of international law, discuss the pros and cons of requiring ISDS provisions in bilateral investment treaties and trade agreements, and address other prominent ISDS‐​related legal and political concerns.