Fernández Arroyo, Diego P.

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Diego P. Fernández Arroyo, born in Argentina, is a professor at the School of Law of Sciences Po in Paris since 2010. He teaches subjects related to international dispute resolution, arbitration, comparative law and conflict of laws. He is co-director of the Global Governance Studies Program and co-director of the Research Project Private International Law as Global Governance (PILAGG). Furthermore, he is the director of the Concours d’arbitrage international de Paris organized by Sciences Po, Clifford Chance, Bredin Prat, ICC, Total, Carrefour and Wolters Kluwer, and the supervisor of Sciences Po Law School teams participating at the international moot competitions. Professor Fernández Arroyo is an honorary professor of the Buenos Aires and Córdoba Universities (Argentina) and he was a Global Professor at the New York University (2013/2015).

Professor Fernández Arroyo is the Secretary-General of the International Academy of Comparative Law since 2014, a member of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law since 2009, a former President of the American Association of Private International Law (ASADIP, 2007/2010), and an active member of a number of academic institutions (International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law, International Law Association, International Arbitration Institute, etc.).

A former Professor of the Universities Complutense of Madrid and Salamanca and Visiting Professor of the Universities Paris II, Lyon III, Paris III (Chair Pablo Neruda), Fribourg, São Paulo, Federal of Santa Catarina, Federal of Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro State, Ottawa, California (Davis), Iberoamericana (Mexico City), La Habana, Kansai (Osaka), Waseda (Tokyo), Doshisha (Kyoto), Sydney, Central of Venezuela, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Los Andes (Bogotá), Medellin, etc., Professor Fernández Arroyo is also a member of Argentinean Delegations before UNCITRAL (Working Group on Arbitration) and the Organization of American States. He has represented ASADIP before the Hague Conference of Private International Law and UNIDROIT as well.

Professor Fernández Arroyo is actively involved in the practice of international arbitration as an independent arbitrator and an expert. He has developed several projects in the field of arbitration and international business law for the European Union, the Andean Community, the MERCOSUR, and the Latin-American Integration Association. He has published several books and a number of articles in more than 20 countries. Professor Fernández Arroyo is co-editor of the series Ius Comparatum – Global Series in Comparative Law published by Springer.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise

  • Commercial and Investment Arbitration
  • International Economic Law
  • Comparative law (in particular, Latin American Legal Systems)
  • EU Law
  • Global Governance