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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Jens Hillebrand Pohl is Course Director at the Academy of European Law (Europäische Rechtsakademie, ERA) in Trier, Germany. He is also adjunct lecturer and doctoral fellow at the Institute of Globalization and International Regulation (IGIR), Maastricht University, the Netherlands. He holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School and is a PhD candidate under the supervision of…

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