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 private/public international law. He is the director of the LLM in Transnational Aribtration & Dispute Settlement. He has been co-director of the Global Governance Studies Program and co-founder of the Research Project Private International Law as Global Governance (PILAGG). He supervises the teams of Sciences Po Law School participating officially at international moot competitions (Jessup, Vis Moot, Frankfurt Investment and Competencia Internacional). 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 currently the Secretary-General of the International Academy of Comparative Law (since 2014), a member of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law (elected in 2009), and an Associate of the Institut de droit international (elected in 2017). He has been the President of the American Association of Private International Law (ASADIP) between 2007 and 2010.

A former Professor of the Universities Complutense of Madrid, Salamanca and National of Littoral, and Visiting Professor of the Universities Paris II, Lyon III, Paris III (Chair Pablo Neruda), Fribourg, Bologna, São Paulo, Federal of Santa Catarina, Federal of Rio Grande do Sul (French Chair), 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), La Sabana (Bogotá), etc., Professor Fernández Arroyo is also a member of Argentinean Delegations before UNCITRAL (Working Groups on Arbitration and on ISDS Reform) 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 (ad hoc, ICC, ICSID, Milan Chamber, and others) and an expert. He has been appointed by Argentina as a member of the ICSID lists of arbitrators and conciliators, and as a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration. 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 : 
  • Transnational arbitration
  • Private/Public international law
  • Comparative law
  • Latin-American legal systems
  • Global governance
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