PROFESSOR OF LAW, SCIENCES PO LAW SCHOOL
DIRECTOR, LLM IN TRANSNATIONAL ARBITRATION & DISPUTE SETTLEMENT
COMMERCIAL AND INVESTMENT ARBITRATION
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW
PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW
LATIN-AMERICAN LAW

Diego P. Fernández Arroyo (Short Bio)

Diego P. Fernández Arroyo is a professor at Sciences Po Law School in Paris, where he is the Director of the LLM in Transnational Arbitration and Dispute Settlement. He is a member of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law, an Associate of the Institute of International Law, and a former President of the American Association of Private International Law (ASADIP). He is a member of Argentinean Delegations before UNCITRAL, and he has also represented Argentina and ASADIP before the Hague Conference of Private International Law, the Organization of American States and UNIDROIT. He is actively involved in the practice of international arbitration as an independent arbitrator and an expert. A former Professor at the Universities Litoral, Salamanca and Complutense of Madrid, and Global Professor of the New York University, he has been invited in a number of universities in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia. The Universities of Buenos Aires and National of Córdoba have awarded him as Honorary Professor. Professor Fernández Arroyo is the author of numerous publications (published in more than 20 countries) in the fields of private international law, comparative law, international dispute resolution, international arbitration and global governance.

ACTIVITIES

 

TADS LLM : 2019 Inaugural Lecture & Second Graduation Ceremony

On September 20, 2019, Professor Diego P. Fernández Arroyo hosted the 2019 inaugural lecture of Sciences Po Law School’s LLM in Transnational Arbitration and Dispute Settlement. The Inaugural Lecture was given by Professor Makane Mbengue on the topic “The Future of...

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2019 Brazilian Arbitration Forum in Paris

On 18-19 September 2019 the second edition of the Paris Brazilian Arbitration Forum took place in Paris. The event was hosted by SciencesPo and counted with the sponsorship of CAM-CCBC (Brazil Canada Chamber of Commerce) and the institutional support of the ICC. It...

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Conferencia Latinoamericana de Arbitraje 2019, Asunción

On May 30-31 2019, Professor Diego P. Fernández Arroyo co-organized the Conferencia Latinoamericana de Arbitraje 2019 in Asunción, Paraguay with over 500 participants. More information can be found via: [button link="http://www.clarbitraje.com/v2/" color="silver"...

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Academic Experience

Professional Experience

Arbitration Proceedings in recent years

Argentine company v. Swiss company, Repair of a ship, Termination of contract, ICC, President, Argentine law,

Seat: Buenos Aires, Spanish language

Uruguayan companies (a subsidiary of a Finnish company), pulp mills / labor disputes, ICC, Co-arbitrator, Uruguayan law,

Seat: Montevideo, English language

Bolivian company (subsidiary of an Indian company) v. state company, regulatory body and the Bolivian State, installation of steel plant, ICC, Co-arbitrator, Bolivian law

Seat: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Spanish language

Uruguayan company and North American parent company v. Uruguayan company and Spanish parent company, electric power, ICC, Co-arbitrator, Uruguayan law

Seat: Montevideo, English language

Russian company v. Greek company, construction of a gas compressor, ICC, President, Greek law

Seat: Stockholm, English language

Publications

Latest books

The Continuing Relevance of Private International Law and its Challenges

(with F. Ferrari, eds.), London, Edward Elgar (2019)

2019

Global Private International Law: Adjudication without Frontiers

(with L. Bizikova and others, eds.), London, Edward Elgar (2019)

2019

The Past, Present and Future of Comparative Law

(with K. Boele-Woelki, eds.), Cham, Springer (2018)

2018

Enforcement and Effectiveness of the Law

(with N. Etcheverry Estrázulas, eds.), Cham, Springer (2018)

2018

Latest articles and book chapters

Soft law and arbitral procedure – A conditioned but inescapable couple

European International Arbitration Review (forthcoming)

forthcoming

The progressive evolution of private international law: from State centralisation to denationalisation and beyond

in Globalization and Private International Law, Moscow, Jurist (forthcoming)

forthcoming

Private International Law and International Commercial Arbitration – A Dialogue about the Usefulness and Awareness of the Former for the Latter

(with G. Cordero-Moss), in V. Ruiz Abou-Nigm and M. B. Noodt Taquela (eds.), Diversity and Integration in Private International Law, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press (forthcoming)

forthcoming

Legitimacy of international arbitration: commercial v. investment

in A. Bjorklund / F. Ferrari / S. Kröll (eds.), Cambridge Compendium of International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming)

forthcoming

Memberships, Affiliations & Other Activities