Professor Charles-Emmanuel Côté
Charles-Emmanuel Côté is Full Professor at the Faculty of Law of Laval University, in Canada, where he teaches public international law, international economic law, and constitutional law. He is co-director of the Faculty’s Centre for International and Transnational Law (CDIT) and is a lawyer called to the Bar of Quebec. He previously held a position of constitutional and institutional policy adviser at the Government of Quebec. Professor Côté also worked at the Centre de droit de la consommation of the University of Louvain in Belgium, on legislative assistance programs of the European Commission in Central and Eastern Europe and former USSR countries. His book on the participation of private persons to the settlement of international economic disputes received a prize from the International Chamber of Commerce. A Senior Fellow in the International Law Research Program of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), he is also a member of the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on the Rule of Law and International Investment Law, as well as of NAFTA Chapter 19 panel roster for Canada. His current research focuses on state responsibility in international investment law, the international legal aspects of federalism, and freedom of movement for professionals. He received a doctoral degree from McGill University (Dean's Honour List).