Daniel Nicholas Putra Pakpahan


Daniel Nicholas Putra Pakpahan is a Research Associate (Investment Law and Policy) at the Centre for International Law (CIL), National University of Singapore. He is a generalist public international lawyer, with a specialized interest in the intersection between international economic law, human rights, and the environment. He completed his Advanced Studies in Public International Law LL.M. at Leiden University as the best graduate of his cohort. He sits as a Committee Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) Young Members Group (Indonesia Chapter) and has served as a National Reporter for Indonesia in the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) Right to a Physical Hearing Task Force. Prior to joining to CIL, Daniel worked at the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH) in the Netherlands and in private practice in Jakarta.

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Attributing commercial acts of public pension funds to the sovereign: A comment on Elliott Associates v. Korea  

Public pension funds (PPFs), which may be defined as large pool of capital owned and managed directly or indirectly by governments to finance public pension systems (see OECD), are recently named “the most influential capital on the planet” – a November 2023 study by Thinking Ahead Institute reported that PPFs make up 52.8% of the world’s…

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