Dr. Julien Chaisse is Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, School of Law. He is an award-winning scholar of international law with a focus on the regulation and development of economic globalization. He has published numerous well-regarded and widely cited books and articles, and his scholarship has been cited by international courts/tribunals, as well as U.S. Courts. Dr. Chaisse’s teaching and research include international trade/investment law, contract law, international arbitration, and Internet law. Dr. Chaisse served as a senior fellow at the World Trade Institute (Switzerland), and as a diplomat for the Embassy of France in New Delhi (India).
As a leading scholar in the field of international economic law, Dr. Chaisse sits on the editorial board of several high-impact international journals. Dr. Chaisse is frequently invited to lecture at many academic institutions and leading universities around the world, including Columbia University (U.S.), University of Aix-Marseille (France), University of Oxford (U.K.), Melbourne University (Australia), Tokyo University (Japan), and Tsinghua University (China).
Through collaborative research projects and networks, Dr. Chaisse has forged connections to scholars from around the globe. Standing collaborations include the Jean Monnet Network ‘The European Union at the Crossroads of Global Order’ (EUCROSS), and various projects focusing on global economic governance. He has established forward-looking legal projects and events in Hong Kong, including the series of "Asia FDI Forum," which has become the most prominent conference on foreign investment law and economics in Asia.
Dr. Chaisse is also an experienced arbitrator and a sought-after consultant/expert to international organizations, governments, law firms, and private investors. Dr. Chaisse is an active member of the World Economic Forum (“Global Future Council on International Trade and Investment” and “Tax and Globalization Working Group”). Dr. Chaisse is also an advisor & partner to the United Nations ARTNET on FDI, member of the Academic Forum on ISDS, and Advisory board member of the Asian Academy of International Law (AAIL).