Event: The Dawn of International Arbitration in the South Pacific: Regional International Arbitration Conference

Trade and Investment Facilitation by Arbitration and the Rule of Law

12 February 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Michael Ewing-Chow, National University of Singapore
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Prof. Michael Ewing-Chow talked about the effects of a change in production and trade pattern from single producer to global value chain (GVC). He also touched on the factors affecting the attractiveness of a country to foreign investors by pointing out the relationship between a country’s FDI inward stock and its GVC participation, between logistics performance and corruption score, and between rule of law index and gross domestic product per capita. He then enumerated the benefits of international arbitration to multinational corporations and host states.

Geographical Focus: 
Subregional- Pacific
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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