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Click here to enlarge.   Veijo HEISKANEN IAI Member   
Lalive
35, rue de la Mairie
PO Box 6569
CH-1211 Geneva 6
Switzerland
Tel: +41.58.105.20.00
vheiskanen@lalive.law
http://www.lalive.ch

 
 
Languages   Finnish (native); English, French (fluent); German, Swedish (working knowledge)
   
Nationality   Finland
   
Education   Harvard Law School (LLM - 1988; SJD - 1992); University of Helsinki (LLB - 1983; LLLic, 1985)
   
Academic  
Position  
Professor, Hague Academy of International Law (2002); Docent of International Law, University of Helsinki (1997-present)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
President and member of the Tribunal in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (under UNCITRAL Rules) and under the Rules of ICSID, ICC, WIPO and the Swiss Rules; President, United Nations Property Claims Commission (2007-2015); Senior Claims Judge, Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland (2000-02); Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by Finland)
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (under UNCITRAL Rules) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, SCC and Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA)(mostly oil & gas, investment, construction & infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and international contracts)
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• PCA Case No. 2013-22, Windstream Energy LLC v. Government of Canada, Award, 27 September 2016 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/10/24, İçkale İnşaat Limited Şirketi v. Turkmenistan, Award, 8 March 2016 ( full text ITA )

• ICSID Case No. ARB/11/22, Vigotop Limited v. Hungary, Award, 1 Oct. 2014 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/09/15, H&H Enterprises Investments, Inc. v. Arab Republic of Egypt, Decision on Respondent’s Objections to Jurisdiction, 5 June 2012 (full text ITA)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• "Entretemps: Is There a Distinction Between Jurisdiction Ratione Temporis and Substantive Protection RAtione Temporis?," in Jurisdiction in Investment Treaty Arbitration, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 8 at 297 (Y. Banifatemi ed., Juris Publishing, 2018)

• "And Others: Mass Claims in ICSID Arbitration," in Building International Investment Law – The First 50 Years of ICSID 613(M. Kinnear et al. eds., Kluwer, 2015)

• "'Ménage à Trois?' Jurisdiction, Admissibility and Competence in Investment Treaty Arbitration," 29(1) ICSID Rev. 231 (2014)

• "And/Or: The Problem of Qualification in International Arbitration," 26(4) Arb. Int'l (2010) 441

• "State as a Private: Participation of States in International Commercial Arbitration," 7(1) TDM (2010)

Domestic Review of Investment Treaty Arbitrations: the Swiss Experience," 27(2) ASA Bull. (2009) (with M. Scherer and S. Moss) 256

• "Forbidding Dépeçage: Law Governing Investment Treaty Arbitration," 32 Suffolk Transnat’l L. Rev. (2009) 367

• "Arbitrating Mass Investor Claims: Lessons of International Claims Commissions," in Multiple Party Actions in International Arbitration 297(B. MacMahon ed., OUP, 2009)

• "Arbitrary and Unreasonable Measures," in Standards of Investment Protection (A. Reinisch ed., OUP, 2008) 87

• "'Unreasonable or discriminatory measures' as a cause of action under the Energy Charter Treaty," 10(3) Int'l Arb. L. Rev. 104 (2007)

• "The Doctrine of Indirect Expropriation in Light of the Practice of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal," 8(2) J. World Inv. (2007) 215

• "Dealing with Pandora: the Concept of 'Merits" in International Commercial Arbitration," 22(4) Arb. Int’l (2006) 597

• "Oil Platforms: Lessons of Dissensus," 74 Nordic J. Intl’l L. (2005) 179

• "The United Nations Compensation Commission," in Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law, Vol. 296, Year 2002, (2003) 259

• "Dispute Resolution in International Electronic Commerce," 16(4) J. Int’l Arb. (1999) 29

• "UN Compensation Commission Sets Precedents on Government Claims," 92 Am. J. Int’l L. (1998) (with C. Kuner) 339

• "Applicable Law in International Commercial Arbitration," 4 Fin. Y.B. Int’l L. (1993) 98

• "The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal," 5 Hague Y.B. Int'l L. (1992)(co-author) 237

• "The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal," 4 Hague Y.B. Int'l L.(1991)(co-author) 280
   

 
   
 
 
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