Jeremy Sharpe


Jeremy Sharpe is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration and Public International Law groups.  He counsels private and sovereign clients on international dispute resolution, public international law, and international investment law and policy.   He previously was Chief of Investment Arbitration in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, where he represented the United States in investor-State and State-to-State disputes arising under U.S. international investment agreements and advised on their negotiation. He has served as the Legal Adviser to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and as an Attorney-Adviser in the State Department’s Office of African and Near Eastern Affairs and Office of International Claims and Investment Disputes. He previously practiced international arbitration in Washington, D.C. and clerked for Judge Charles Brower at the Iran-US Claims Tribunal. He received his J.D. from NYU Law School and LL.M. from Harvard Law School.

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An International Investment Advisory Center: Beyond the WTO Model

Establishing an international investment advisory center is now a priority for many states.  UNCITRAL Working Group III has put the issue at the top of its agenda for ISDS reform.  The European Commission is considering an advisory center for its proposed Multilateral Investment Court.  The Netherlands government has commissioned a feasibility study. Thinking about an…

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