As part of an ongoing series, we will be featuring the recent work of a number of our esteemed business faculty here at The Fletcher School. The series continues with Jeswald W. Salacuse, the Henry J. Braker Professor of Law at The Fletcher School.
Jeswald W. Salacuse, Henry J. Braker Professor of Law, gave the keynote speech, “The Hidden Persuader – The Role of the Advisor in Negotiations and Group Decision Making,” at the 15th annual Group Decision and Negotiation Conference in Warsaw, Poland, June 23-26, 2015. A revised version of his talk, drawing on his research at the European Union Council of Ministers, is scheduled to appear as an article in the May issue of Group Decision and Negotiation. In his speech, Salacuse explored the roles and methods of advisors involved in negotiations, drawing on his prior research to identify three models of the relationship between the advisor and the negotiator.
Also in June, Oxford University Press published the second edition of his book The Law of Investment Treaties. The first edition, issued in 2010, has been widely cited, including by the U.S. Supreme Court in the 2014 case of BG Group plc v. Argentina, in which both the majority opinion written by Justice Stephen Breyer and the dissent by Chief Justice John G. Roberts referred to the work in support of their respective positions.
Salacuse, an experienced international arbitrator, was recently appointed President of a tribunal hearing claims of German investors against Spain under the Energy Charter Treaty.