Legitimate Expectations in Domestic Legal Systems and Public International Law

“Legitimate expectations” is a concept at the heart of many Investor-State proceedings. Please join our panel for a discussion on the existence of similar concepts in national administrative law in different jurisdictions, and the meaning of the differences and similarities between these different domestic concepts for the evolution of a principle of Legitimate Expectations in Public International Law.


  • Sofía de Sampaio Jalles, Armesto & Asociados (Moderator)
  • Naomi Briercliffe, Allen & Overy LLP
  • Wesley Pydiamah, Eversheds Sutherland
  • Eduardo Silva Romero, Dechert LLP
  • Tino Schneider, LALIVE

This session is organized by ASIL’s Latin American Interest Group and is cosponsored by the International Economic Law Interest Group.