August Reinisch

Honorary Associate

CEPMLP, Energy Environment and Society

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Research focus

  • Investment Law (indirect expropriation, fair and equitable treatment and other standards of investment protection)
  • International Economic Law (Extraterritoriality, economic sanctions, WTO dispute settlement)
  • The Law of International Organizations (Responsibility of International Organisations)
  • State Responsibility (State of Necessity)
  • Arbitration (Investment Arbitration)
  • European Law (External Trade, EC and WTO)
  • International Law and Domestic Law
  • State Immunity

Professional Memberships

  • Head of the Section of International Law and International Relations, University of Vienna (since 2005)
  • Deputy Head of the Department of European, International and Comparative Law, University of Vienna (since 2005)
  • Member, Arbitration Panel for in rem restitution pursuant to the General Settlement Fund Law 2001
  • Director, LLM - Program "International Legal Studies"
  • Member of the Council and Board member of the German Society of International Law
  • Member, Academic Council on the United Nations System
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Society of International Law
  • Member, European Community Studies Association
  • Member, Executive Board, European Society of International Law
  • Member, International Law Association (Study Group on International Investment Law); President of the Austrian Branch
  • Member, Austrian Society for European Law
  • Member, Österreichischer Völkerrechtstag (Austrian International Lawyers’ Association)
  • Member, Freunde der rechts- und staatswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Vienna
  • Member, Salzburg Seminar Alumni
  • Member, Connecticut Bar
  • Member, New York Bar
  • Member, Vienna Law Society
  • Member, Society of Legal History