On 3rd April 2017, CRCICA hosted a round table expert discussion on “Investment Arbitration at grassroots Level: Impact of Recent and Planned Changes to Investment Law on Parties and their Counsels”. The discussion was conducted by Ms. Laura Halonen, Counsel, Lalive. The discussions focused on recent changes to the legal framework of investment arbitration such as the increased trend towards transparency and suggestions of a multilateral investment court. Different views and issues were raised by the attending experts and practitioners. Participants at the round table were from Egypt, USA, Kenya and Ethiopia.