International Arbitrator/INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW EXPERT
Dr. Rukia Baruti
PhD (Hons), MA, LLB (Hons)
Recent Arbitration Engagements
Arbitrator in a Panel of Three
Available for Engagement as
Arbitrator in commercial and investment disputes
International Investment Law Consultant/Expert
Investment Laws in Africa Consultant/Expert
Speaker in international investment law, investment arbitration and commercial arbitration
Training/Conference Organiser in any areas of international law, including international investment law and international investment arbitration
TDM, April 2017, 'Available Remedies in Investment Arbitration: Is there a need for explicit provision in Investment Treaties'
Journal of World Trade & Investment 18 (2017), 'Investment Facilitation in Regional Economic Integration in Africa: The Cases of COMESA, EAC and SADC'
SOAS Online Research, April 2017, Shaping Investment Arbitration: 'The Experiences of COMESA and SADC' in 'The Role of African States and Governments in Supporting the Development of Arbitration in Africa'
ICCA Congress Series, No. 19 (2017), ‘International Arbitration, The Making of a Safe Seat in Africa’
Book Chapter (forthcoming), ‘Human Rights, International Investment Law and Transparency’ (co-author with Laurence Boisson de Chazournes)
BCDR International Arbitration Review June 2015, 'Transparency in Investor-State Arbitration: An Incremental Approach'
The European, Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2015, 'Introduction'
MIDAA Sept 2013, 'Africa and the Investment Treaty Process'
Kluwerblog.com, 4 Nov 2011, ‘Is Africa Finally Confronting Its Challenges on Investment Treaty Arbitration’
'Investment Arbitration in Africa – is it a trap or an opportunity? The Pan-African and Regional Perspectives', Africa & International Arbitration Conference, White & Case, Paris, 2017
‘Shaping Investment Arbitration: The Experience of COMESA and SADC’, Panellist, SOAS Conference on The Role of African States and Governments in the Development of Arbitration in Africa, Cairo, 2017
‘A Paradigm Shift in International Investment Law – Rethinking Investment Treaties’, Panel Chair, AILA and University of Geneva Conference, Cairo, 2017
‘Available Remedies in Investment Arbitration’, Contributor, OGEMID Virtual Seminar on Damages in Investment Arbitration, 2016
‘Investment Promotion and Protection in the East African Community: Trends and Prospects’, Panellist, AILA and University of Geneva Conference and Training, Dar-es-salaam, 2016
‘Training and Recognition of African Lawyers – The AILA Project’, Panellist, SOAS Conference on Rethinking the Role of Courts and Judges in Supporting Arbitration in Africa, Lagos, 2016
'Arbitration in Africa', Panel Chair, ICC Africa Regional Conference, Lagos, 2016
‘Spotlight on Africa: Perspectives on Arbitration’, Panellist, ICCA Congress, 2016
‘Investment Facilitation in COMESA, EAC and SADC’, Panellist, University of Geneva and University of Lausanne, 5th Expert Seminar on Contemporary Perspectives on International Investment Law, Geneva, 2016
‘The standards of protection under investment treaties: Is greater clarity required? Panellist, ICC Paris, 2015
‘Implications of a Regional Approach to the Regulation of Foreign Investment in Southern and Eastern Africa: The COMESA and SADC Experience’, Panellist, Geneva Talks, Geneva, 2015
'Motivations for a Regional Approach to the Regulation of Foreign Investment in East Africa' Panellist, East African Arbitration Conference, Dar-es-Salaam, 2015
'Opportunities in Investor-State Arbitration', Panellist, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Nigeria Branch Annual Conference, Lagos, 2014
'Striking the legitimate balance between Host-State sovereignty and Investor needs: Perspectives from and regarding Africa', Panel Chair at the ATLAS Atlanta Conference, 2014