Professor CHAISSE, Julien


School of Law, City University of Hong Kong

Dr Julien Chaisse is a distinguished professor at the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong. As an internationally acclaimed expert in international economic law (encompassing trade, investment, and tax), cyberlaw and data regulation, and international dispute resolution, his work has earned widespread recognition. Dr Chaisse’s contributions have been cited by international courts and tribunals as well as the US and European Courts. Dr Chaisse also serves on the editorial boards of several high-impact journals worldwide. He holds the position of Editor-in-Chief for the Asia Pacific Law Review and Co-Editor in Chief of The Journal of World Investment & Trade.

Dr Chaisse writes a regular column, ‘The Global Lawyer’, for the Financial Times’ fDi Intelligence Magazine, where he offers insights on contemporary issues in foreign investment law and politics. His achievements have been acknowledged with prestigious awards, including the Smit-Lowenfeld Prize from the International Arbitration Club of New York (2020) and the Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship (2022).

Dr Chaisse is also the President and Chair of the Asia Pacific FDI Network (APFN) and is actively involved in the World Economic Forum, where he is a member of various groups, including the Tax and Globalization Working Group, Taskforce on Data Free Flow with Trust, and Data Policy Platform. Additionally, he is a member of the ICANN’s Working Group (GNSO Policy Development Process), which has produced several esteemed white papers, such as the ‘Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms in All gTLDs’ report.