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

 

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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Conference – Civil Law, Common Law and International Law

On 25th January 2019, Professor Diego P. Fernández Arroyo organised a lecture at Sciences Po with the International Academy of Comparative Law. A Lecture on "Civil Law, Common Law and International Law" was delivered by Prof. Yves Daudet (President of the Curatorium...

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TADS LLM 2018 Fall Lecture – Arbitration X Technology

On December 5th 2018, Professor Diego P. Fernández Arroyo inaugurated the first Transnational Arbitration and Dispute Settlement Conference of Sciences Po Las School's TADS LLM organised by Sciences Po and Sciences Po Arbitration Society. A report can be found on...

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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