Dr Federico Ortino is Reader in International Economic Law at King’s College London. He joined King’s in 2007. He is a member of the ILA Committee on the Rule of Law and International Investment Law; founding Committee Member (and former co-Treasurer) of the Society of International Economic Law; consultative member of the Investment Treaty Forum; editorial board member of the Journal of International Economic Law; Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy, Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Journal of World Investment and Trade. He is a Consultant to Clifford Chance.
Previously, he was co-rapporteur to the ILA Committee on the Law of Foreign Investment; Director, Investment Treaty Forum, British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London (2005-2007); Adjunct Professor at the Universities of Florence and Trento (2002-2007); Emile Noël Fellow and Fulbright Scholar at the NYU Jean Monnet Center in New York (2004); Legal Officer at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Division on Investment and Enterprises (2003). He is a qualified attorney in Italy and in the state of New York. He holds: LLB, University of Florence; LLM, Georgetown University Law Center; PhD, European University Institute.
Dr Ortino's research centres on international economic law focusing in particular on WTO law, international investment law and arbitration and EU internal market law. In previous writing, he has addressed principles such as non-discrimination, reasonableness, and proportionality employed in various legal systems as instruments for international economic governance. He has also focused on the regulation of trade in services within the WTO and in regional trade agreements. His current research focuses on the origin and evolution of international treaty standards as well as the legitimacy challenges faced by the emerging system of international investment law.
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- International Investment Law
- World Trade Law
- International Investment Law & Policy (Practice Project)
- World Trade Law & Policy (Practice Project)
Arato, J., Brown, C. & Ortino, F., 10 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : The Journal of World Investment & Trade. 21, p. 336-373 38 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Ortino, F., Brown, C. & Arato, J., 2019 Research output: Other contribution
Ortino, F., 2019, (Unpublished) EU Law, Trade Agreements, and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Contemporary Challenges. Edward Elgar Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter
Ortino, F. & Marceddu, M. L., 2 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) Yearbook of International Investment Law and Policy. Oxford University Press Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding - Chapter
Ortino, F. & Lydgate, E. B., 15 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : The Journal of World Investment & Trade. 20, 5 Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/0.1163/22119000-12340152 Keywords: domestic regulation; Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA); procedural safeguards; regulatory convergence; regulatory cooperation; trade in services Full Access Download PDF (544.1 KB)
Ortino, F., 24 Dec 2019, Oxford University Press. 224 p. Research output: Book/Report - Book
Ortino, F. & DeRemer, D., 3 Aug 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : World Trade Review. 2019, 2 Research output: Contribution to journal - Article
Ortino, F., Dec 2018, In : Journal of International Economic Law. 21, 4, p. 845-865 21 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.1093/jiel/jgy039
Hestermeyer, H. P. & Ortino, F., 14 Nov 2017 Research output: Other contribution
Ortino, F., 29 Nov 2017, In : Governare la Paura. p. 63-79 17 p. Research output: Contribution to journal - Article. DOIs: https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.1974-4935/7515