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Steffen Hindelang
Professor i internationell investerings- och handelsrätt vid Juridiska institutionen, Professorer, lärare, forskare

Steffen Hindelang serves as Executive Director of the CELIS Institute.

Steffen Hindelang is a co-founder of the CELIS Institute which was set up in 2020 as a permanent successor to the International Conference on a Common European Law on Investment Screening (CELIS), convened by Professor Hindelang and Assoc. Professor Andreas Moberg in 2019. Steffen served as one of the Institute's two directors between 2020 and 2023 and, after the Institutes incorporation as a non-profit undertaking in 2023, acts as Executive Director.

Steffen Hindelang is currently professor of international investment and trade law at Uppsala University in Sweden. He teaches and researches in the areas of international economic law, esp. international investment law, arbitration, and investment security, EU law, and German public law. He is also faculty at the University of Southern Denmark and adjunct faculty at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Technical University Berlin. He is senior fellow at the Walter Hallstein Institute of European Constitutional Law at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and academic advisor to the International Investment Law Centre Cologne (IILCC). Previously, he was guest professor at, among others, the University of Uppsala as a Riksbankens Jubileumsfond – Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Swedish Prize Laureate, at Nagoya University, Bocconi University Milan, the University of Lausanne, the Charles University Prague, the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and the Turkish-German University Istanbul.

Furthermore, he has advised, inter alia, European governments and businesses on EU and German investment screening regulations as well as in international investment disputes and international organisations, such as UNCTAD, on matters of reform of the current international investment law regime. He was repeatedly invited by the European Parliament’s INTA Committee to prepare studies on the evolvement of the EU Common Commercial Policy in the area of investment. He was also involved in the Achmea proceedings, in particular in the German courts, and has served as EU law expert in support of the Kingdom of Spain in several ICSID and SCC arbitrations, Green Power among them, as well as in numerous US Court proceedings in Novenergia, Eiser, Antin, Masdar, and others. In the Swedish Supreme Court, he acted as expert in support of the Republic of Poland in PL Holdings. He assisted the Republic of Croatia before German courts in obtaining an interim injunction against investment arbitration proceedings.

He has acted as ICSID arbitrator and serves at the ICSID Panel of Conciliators designated by the Federal Republic of Germany for the term 2019-2025 and the List of European Union Candidates Suitable for Appointment as Arbitrators and TSD Experts.

Steffen is series co-editor of the YSEC Yearbook of Socio-Economic Constitutions, Springer. Further publications here.

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