Clémence Largé is currently Deputy Head of Unit in charge of FDI screening at the French Treasury (Direction générale du Trésor). Prior to joining the Treasury, she served as Deputy Head of Unit at the French General Secretariat for European Affairs (Secrétariat général des affaires européennes), a department coming under the Prime Minister. She was…

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Lourdes Catrain is Co-Chair of Hogan Lovells’ International Trade and Investment practice in Europe. Her practice focuses on international trade law and policy, including foreign investment control, economic sanctions, export control, and customs.  She regularly advises clients on the applicability of foreign direct investment screening in M&A transactions and assists with the procedure to secure…

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Professor Yarik Kryvoi is the Senior Research Fellow in International Economic Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and Director of the Investment Treaty Forum. He advises governments and acts as an expert on matters of the rule of law, regulatory policy, international and comparative law and dispute resolution. Before moving to…

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Tatiana Sullivan is currently a Senior Associate in Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP’s CFIUS/National Security practice.  Prior to joining Stroock, Tatiana served as the Associate Director of CFIUS Operations and Regulatory Affairs at the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) where she was the Department lead for development and implementation of the Foreign Investment Risk…

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Wolf Zwartkruis is a PhD Candidate at the University of Leiden  His research focuses on FDI screening from the dual perspective of EU law and geoeconomics. Wolf has held positions at the Dutch Central Bank and the Dutch Ministry of Finance. He has published an article on the EU Foreign direct investment screening regulation that is due to…

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Joachim Pohl serves the international investment policy community at the OECD as a member of the Secretariat. He leads the Organisation’s work on investment policies designed to manage security threats associated with international investment. He also writes about empirical aspects of investment treaties and leads the investment policy-monitoring processes at the OECD. Mr. Pohl joined…

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Sylvia Baule is deputy Head of Unit in the investment Unit of DG Trade, European Commission. She joined the investment Unit in July 2017 and is, inter alia, leading the team responsible for the proposal on a framework for screening of FDI into the EU. In her previous job assignments, she was a legal officer…

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Barbara Kaech is the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Nord Stream 2 AG (Switzerland). She is a Swiss lawyer with admission to the bar in Switzerland and having studied law at the universities of Berne, Lausanne and Nijmegen. She also completed the Executive Master of European and International Business Law at the University of…

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Jukka Snell is Professor of European Law at University of Turku, Finland. He serves as an editor of European Law Review and chairs the Law panel for JuFo, which is a project set up by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies to evaluate research quality. He has written widely on EU constitutional and economic law.

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Dominik Eisenhut is Senior Legal Counsel at Airbus Defence and Space’s headquarters in Munich where he – inter alia – advises on EU law matters, notably regarding public procurement law, offset, and European defence funding. Prior to taking up his position at Airbus, he worked as a corporate attorney in Munich and at the Chair…

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Dr. Philipp Stompfe is an attorney of Alexander & Partner. Within the team of Alexander & Partner, he is primarily involved in international litigation and arbitration. He is specialized in international investment and economic law and further advises on international contract, corporate and construction law and on the structuring and implementation of cross-border investment projects…

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Dr. Henning Berger is a partner of international law firm White & Case LLP in Berlin. Henning is a member of the firm`s international financial advisory group and heads their German financial regulatory practice. A focus of Henning`s practice is on European and cross-border issues of banking and insurance supervision, including the supervision by the…

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