1ST Global Jurist Award winners

Following the wide call for essays to which several candidates submitted their papers focusing on the topic “2030: a new horizon for International Economic Law?”, the winners are announced.

The jury, composing of Rodrigo Polanco (Chile), Catherine Titi (France), Rafael Carlos del Rosal Carmona (USA), Margie-Lys Jaime (Panama), Victor Saco Chung (Peru), Michelle Ratón Sánchez Badin (Brazil) y Nicolás Cobo Romani (Chile), decided that the winners are: 

  • Julián Rotenberg (USA) with the essay entitled: “Do androids dream of electrical rights? The challenges of creative artificial intelligence to intellectual property rules” (¿Sueñan los androides con derechos eléctricos? Los desafíos de la inteligencia artificial creativa a las reglas de propiedad intelectual).
  • Sebastián Camilo Camayo Ortiz (Colombia) with the essay entitled: “Trends in Third-Party Funding and its Future in International Arbitration: An Analysis of Third-Party Funding to 2030” (Tendencias del ‘Third-Party Funding’ y su Futuro en el Arbitraje Internacional: Un Análisis del Financiamiento de Terceros de Cara al Año 2030). 

On the other hand, the finalist are: 

  • Munia El Harti Alonso (Spain) and Sophia Herbs (USA) with the essay entitled: “The Rise of Investor-State Public Health Disputes: Lessons Learned from the Idiosyncrasy of Argentinian and NAFTA Cases in the Era of COVID-19”. 
  • Andrés Cervantes Valarezo (Ecuador) with the essay entitled: “The need for dialogue between constitutional justice and investment arbitration” (La necesidad del diálogo entre la justiciar constitucional y arbitraje de inversión).

Winners and finalist of the 1st Global Jurist Award will present their work in the webinar “2030: a new horizon for International Economic Law?”, that will take place on 11 February 2021. At this event there will also be a discussion with members of the evaluation committee.  

The link will be published on Con-texto’s webpage as well as the social media  of Universidad Externado de Colombia Department of Economic Law.