Catharine Titi

Research Associate Professor, CNRS-CERSA, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas

Catharine Titi is a Research Associate Professor (tenured) at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)-CERSA, University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, France. She is Co-Chair of the ESIL Interest Group on International Economic Law; Member of the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on Rule of Law and International Investment Law; and she sits on the Editorial Board of the Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy (Columbia/OUP). She co-directs the research project The impact of international investment agreements on FDI flows funded by the French Ministry of Justice (2017-2019). Catharine holds a PhD from the University of Siegen in Germany (Dr. Iur., Summa cum laude, Rolf H. Brunswig Prize)) and has previously been a consultant at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). In 2016, Catharine was awarded the prestigious Smit-Lowenfeld Prize of the International Arbitration Club of New York for the best article published in the field of international arbitration.



12 November 2018
Substantive standards in new international investment agreements converge, including between Europe and North America. Typical features of convergence include market access commitments, broad most-favoured-nation and national treatment clauses, a narrowing of some substantive standards, and broad...