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

 

PLMJ Arbitration Review no 3 Presentation, Lisbon

Prof. Diego P Fernández Arroyo delivered the Keynote Speech at the PLMJ Arbitration Review no 3 Presentation in Lisbon on November 29th 2019. Picture : Prof. Diego P Fernández Arroyo and Prof. Mariana França Gouveia, director of the Faculty of Law of Universidade Nova...

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Launch of Ius Comparatum

On October 8th in Paris, the Academy launched the new publication “Ius Comparatum” (Springer) at Sciences Po Law School. The topic of the first volume is “The Use of Comparative Law Methodology in International Arbitration”. The Keynote was delivered by Prof. Emmanuel...

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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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Academic Experience

Professional Experience

Arbitration – VERY RECENT CASES

Spanish investors v. Peru, gas, ICSID (BIT Peru-Spain), President,

Seat: XXX, Spanish and English languages

Italian company v. French and German companies, aviation, ICC, Sole Arbitrator, French law,

Seat: Paris, English and French languages

US investors v. United Mexican States, oil, UNCITRAL administered by ICSID (NAFTA), President,

Seat: Washington DC, English and Spanish languages

Portuguese company v. Colombian company, food supply contract, Bogotá Chamber of Commerce, President, Colombian law (CISG),

Seat: Bogotá, Spanish language

Brazilian companies, electric power, UNCITRAL administered by CBMA, President, Brazilian law,

Seat: Rio de Janeiro, Portuguese language

Jamaican investor v. Dominican Republic, energy, UNCITRAL administered by CIADI (TLC CARICOM-Dominican Republic), President,

Seat: Washington DC, Spanish and English languages

Brazilian companies, electric energy, ICC, Emergency Arbitrator, Brazilian Law,

Seat: Paris, Portuguese Language

US investor v. Colombian State, financial services, ICSID (FTA Colombia-US), Co-arbitrator,

Seat: Washington, English and Spanish languages

North American company v. Venezuelan State, expropriation of glass container factory, ICSID (Annulment Committee, BIT Venezuela-US), Co-arbitrator,

Seat: Paris, English and Spanish languages

Panamanian company v. Colombian company, corporate control, CC Bogotá, President, Colombian law,

Seat: Bogotá, Spanish language

Publications

Latest books

The Continuing Relevance of Private International Law and its Challenges

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

forthcoming

Current Issues of Comparative Law – Questions actuelles de droit comparé

(with K. Boele-Woelki, eds.), Cham, Springer (2019)

2019

Global Private International Law: Adjudication without Frontiers

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

2019

Les droits humains comparés. À la recherche de l’universalité des droits humains

(with Niki Aloupi et others, eds.), Paris, Pedone (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

Nothing is for Free: The Prices to Pay for Arbitralizing Legal Disputes

in L. Cadiet, B. Hess & M. Requejo Isidro (eds.), Privatizing Dispute Resolution, Baden-Baden, Nomos (2019) 615-646

2019

Denationalizing Private International Law – A Law with Multiple Adjudicators and Enforcers

Yearbook of Private International Law (Switzerland) XX (2018/2019) 31-45

2019

Soft law and arbitral procedure – A conditioned but inescapable couple

European International Arbitration Review (2019-2) 71-86

2019

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

in Globalization and Private International Law, Moscow, Jurist (2019) 61-81

2019

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 (2019) 310-324

2019

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