Fernández Arroyo, Diego P.

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

Publications

Books

  • Private International Law and Global Governance (with H. Muir Watt, eds.), Oxford, Oxford University Press (2014).
  • Codification du droit privé et évolution du droit de l’arbitrage (with B. Fauvarque-Cosson & J. Monéger, eds.), Paris, SLC (2014).
  • Cuestiones claves del arbitraje internacional (with E. Gaillard, eds.), Bogotá, UR / CEDEP (2013).
  • Contrats et arbitrage à l'ère globale (with J. C. Rivera, eds.), Buenos Aires, AADC / CEDEP (2012).
  • The global financial crisis and the need for consumer regulation: new developments on international protection of consumers (with C. Lima Marques, I. Ramsay & G. Paerson, eds.), Porto Alegre, Orquestra (2012).
  • Private International Law and Public International Law – A Necessary Meeting (with C. Lima Marques, eds.), Asunción, CEDEP (2011).
  • El derecho internacional privado en los procesos de integración regional (with J.J. Obando Peralta, eds.), San José, EJC (2011).
  • Consumer Protection in International Private Relationships / La protection des consommateurs dans les relations privées internationals (ed.), Asunción, Brasilcon / CEDEP (2010).
  • ¿Cómo se codifica hoy el derecho comercial internacional? (with J. Basedow & J.A. Moreno Rodríguez, eds.), Asunción, La Ley / Thomson Reuters (2010).
  • Compétence exclusive et compétence exorbitante dans les relations privées internationales (Colllected courses of the Hague Academy of International Law, tome 323, 2006) (published 2008).

Articles

  • The New Private International Law of the Argentinian Republic within the Context of Global Conflict Developments”, 80 RabelsZ (2016) 130-150.
  • “The Legitimacy and Public Accountability of Global Litigation – The Particular Case of Transnational Arbitration”, in H.-W. Micklitz / A. Wechsler (eds.), The Transformation of Enforcement, Londres / Portland, Hart (2016) 355-373.
  • “Transparencia en el arbitraje de inversiones”, in  A. Tanzi / A. Asteriti / R. Polanco Lazo / P. Turrini (eds.), International Investment Law in Latin America: Problems and Prospects, Brill / Nijhoff, Leiden / Boston (2016) 244-271.
  • “El nuevo contrato de arbitraje del Código Civil y Comercial: ¿un tren en dirección desconocida?” (with E. H. Vetulli), Revista del Código Civil y Comercial (October 2015) 161 ff.
  • “A New Autonomous Dimension for the Argentinian Private International Law”, XVI Yearbook of Private International Law (2014/2015) 217-231
  • The Limits to the Parties’ Free Choice of Jurisdiction - Formal and Territorial Requirements for the Efficacy of Choice-of-Court Agreements, in Jurisdictional Choices in Times of Trouble, Paris, ICC (2014) 66-78. 
  • Introducción al Título IV et Artículos 2601 à 2612 et 2650 à 2655, in J.C. Rivera / G. Medina (eds.), Código Civil y Comercial Comentado, Buenos Aires, La Ley (2014) (director of the commentaries to the Title containing private international law provisions).
  • « La tendance à la limitation de la compétence judiciaire à l'épreuve du droit d'accès à la justice » in Mélanges Bernard Audit, Paris, LGDJ (2014) 285-306.
  • « El derecho internacional privado en el diván – Tribulaciones de un ser complejo » in Libro homenaje a Roberto Ruiz Díaz Labrano, Asunción, CEDEP (2013) 17-35.
  • « New trends in Latin American arbitration » in G. Cordero Moss (ed.), Trends and Features in International Arbitration, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press (2013) 398-426.
  • « Réflexions autour du besoin réciproque entre le droit international privé et le droit international public », in The 90th Birthday of Boutros Boutros-Ghali. Tribute of the Curatorium to its President, The Hague, Brill / Nijhoff (2012) 113-135.
  • « Las contribuciones de la CNUDMI/UNCITRAL en materia de arbitraje: razones y políticas de una década altamente productiva » (with P. Perales Viscasillas), 20 Revista de Derecho Comparado (2012) 37-67.
  • « Argentine - Chronique de jurisprudence de droit international privé », 139 Journal   de droit international  (2012) 231-264.
  • « Propuestas para una evolución deseable del problema de la competencia judicial internacional » in Derecho procesal transnacional. Homenaje al Profesor Doctor Gualberto Lucas Sosa, Buenos Aires, Ábaco (2012) 139-174
  • « Artículo 18» « Artículo 28« and « Artículo 32 » in P. Perales Viscasillas / I. Torterola (eds.), Nuevo Reglamento de Arbitraje de la CNUDMI 2010 Anotado y Comentado, Buenos Aires, Legis (2011) 181-193, 285-293, 313-316
  • « Giurisdizione in materia di beni mobili » in Protezione della proprietà intelletuale e artistica (a cura di V. Ivone), Salerno, Rubbettino (2011) 57-72.
  • « La reparación de los daños causados por violación del convenio arbitral » (with C. Kleiner), in C.A. Soto (ed), El convenio arbitral, Lima, PUJ / IPA (2011) 72-85.
  • « La multifacética privatización de la codificación del derecho », in J. Basedow / D.P. Fernández Arroyo / J.A. Moreno Rodríguez (eds.), ¿Cómo se codifica hoy el derecho comercial internacional?, Asunción, La Ley / Thomson Reuteurs (2010) 51-74.
  • « Integración y derecho en América Latina: doscientos años de indiferencia mutua » in A. Oropeza García (dir. publ.), La integración posible: Latinoamérica frente al espejo de su integración (1810-2010), Mexico City, UNAM (2010) 304-320.
  • « Private International Law and Comparative Law: A Relationship Challenged by International and Supranational Law », X Yearbook of Private International Law (2009) 31-71.
  • « Das Spiegelbildprinzip und der international Gerichtsstand des Erfüllungsorts » (with J. Schmidt), IPRax (2009) 499-503.
  • « Forum Selection Clauses within the Mercosouthern Law: the Hard Implementation of an Accepted Rule » Uniform Law Review (2008-3) 873-890.