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Dr Michael Waibel

Dr Michael Waibel

Centre Fellow


Dr Michael Waibel is a University Lecturer and Fellow of Jesus College, University of Cambridge. He is also the Deputy-Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. He has been a visiting professor at East China University of Political Science and Law, the University of Sankt Gallen and Vanderbilt Law School. Michael holds Mag. iur. and Dr. iur. degrees from the Universität Wien, an MSc (Econ.) from the London School of Economics and an LLM from Harvard Law School. He is admitted to the New York bar and holds a Diploma of the Hague Academy of International Law. Michael is co-rapporteur of the ILA study group on sovereign bankruptcy. His main research interests are public international law, international economic law with a particular focus on finance and the settlement of international disputes. He teaches international law, WTO law and European Union law. In 2008, the American Society for International Law awarded him the Francis Deak prize for his article in the American Journal of International Law entitled 'Opening Pandora's Box: Sovereign Bonds in International Arbitration'. The European Society of International Law awarded him their 2012 book prize for his monograph Sovereign Defaults before International Courts and Tribunals (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

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