is an award-winning Professor at the City University of Hong Kong, School of Law. Dr. Chaisse is a world-renowned expert on international economic law (trade, investment, and tax), cyberlaw, and international dispute resolution. His work has garnered wide academic recognition and has been cited by international courts/tribunals as well as U.S. Courts. Dr. Chaisse currently sits on the editorial boards of several high impact academic journals, and is Editor-in-Chief of the Asia Pacific Law Review
. He is the recent recipient of the 10th Smith-Lowenfeld Prize from the International Arbitration Club of New York.
Dr. Chaisse is also an accomplished senior arbitrator—several of his adjudications have been reported in the international press. He is frequently called upon as an expert witness in international trade/investment litigation and arbitration, advise international organizations, governments, law firms, and private investors on private/public international law issues (e.g. concessions contracts, special economic zones, investment structuring, state and international organization immunities, and WTO accession), and has assisted over twenty jurisdictions in drafting legislation. Dr. Chaisse is currently President and Chair of the Asia Pacific FDI Network (APFN
), which is the most important organization in the region that focuses on researching foreign direct investment and facilitating cooperation among over 100 scholars and 50 institutions.