Alexis Mourre

“Alexis is always at the top of his game”  

“He can handle every case on every matter”  

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Alexis Mourre, founding partner of Mourre, Chessa, Le Lay Arbitration, has served as counsel, President of the Tribunal, Co-Arbitrator, Sole Arbitrator or Expert in more than 300 international arbitrations, both ad hoc and before most international arbitral institutions.

He established his own arbitration practice in May 2015, after having founded Castaldi Mourre & Partners in 1996. Alexis has been a Court member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration for 12 years, first as Vice-President (2009-2015) and then as President (1 July 2015-30 June 2021). He was Vice President of the ICC Institute of World Business Law from 2011 to 2015 and has formerly served as co-chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee (2012-2013), LCIA Court member (2012-2015) and Council member of the Milan International Chamber of Arbitration (2006-2014).

He is the author of numerous books and publications in the field of International Business Law, Private International Law and Arbitration Law. He is the founder and former editor in chief of « Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage – The Paris Journal of International Arbitration », a leading publication in the field of international arbitration.

Alexis is a member of a large number of scientific and professional institutions dedicated to Arbitration and Private International Law. He is the founder and former president of Paris Place d’Arbitrage/Paris the Home of International Arbitration.

He is fluent in French, English, Italian and Spanish, and has a working knowledge of Portuguese. He was admitted to the Paris Bar in January 1988.

Alexis Mourre has served as Counsel, Presiding Arbitrator, Co-Arbitrator, Sole Arbitrator or Expert Witness in more than 280 commercial international arbitration cases, both under common law and civil law rules before most international arbitral institutions (ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICDR, SIAC, SCC, Swiss Rules, DIAC, VIAC, KCAB, CRCICA, Milan Chamber of Arbitration, Madrid Arbitral Chamber, AFA, CMAP, LMAA, etc.), amongst which:

  • Counsel in an ICC arbitration concerning an accident in the last stage testing phase of a telecommunications satellite;
  • Counsel in an ICC arbitration concerning a shareholders dispute in a large media and advertising group;
  • Counsel in an ICC arbitration concerning the operation of an insurance policy covering a space rocket launch failure;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the CCTV works at the Dubai international airport;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the operation of the Channel tunnel;
  • President of the Arbitral Tribunal in an ICC arbitration concerning the development and sale of a military anti-missile system;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the supply of subway trains to the municipality of Lille;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the supply and distribution of Cuban cigars in Latin America;
  • President of the Tribunal in an ICC arbitration concerning the development of electricity generation projects in Brazil;
  • Co-arbitrator in a Milan Chamber of Arbitration dispute between shareholders in an air compressor system and a handling group;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the operation of the passengers terminal of the La Habana harbour;
  • President of the Tribunal in an ICC arbitration concerning the operation of a bottle making plant in the Middle East;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a French electricity company and the Spanish electricity grid concerning the operation of electricity transportation lines between France and Spain;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the transfer of technology in the US chemical industry;
  • Counsel in an ICC arbitration concerning the management of a steel mill in Italy;
  • President of the Tribunal in an ICC arbitration concerning the termination of a trademark licensing contract;
  • Counsel in an ad hoc arbitration concerning the transfer of a soccer player;
  • President of the Tribunal in an UNCITRAL arbitration concerning a sponsoring agreement between an international sportswear group and a major Italian soccer team;
  • President of the Tribunal in an UNCITRAL arbitration concerning a tax convention between a U.S. group and a Latin American State;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a provider of online ticketing services and a German airline;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the operation of an offshore oil block in West Africa;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the disruption of a waste sewage services plant in Yemen due to political unrest and war events;
  • Counsel in an ICC arbitration concerning road construction works in Romania;
  • President of the Tribunal in an ICC arbitration concerning a waste sewage plant in Romania;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the allocation of CO2 emission rights between the operators of an electricity plant in Spain;
  • Co-arbitrator in a Swiss Rules arbitration concerning a dispute between the shareholders of a Swiss bank;
  • President of the Tribunal in an ICDR dispute concerning the acquisition of shares in a Russian telecoms company;
  • Counsel in an ICC arbitration and related court proceedings concerning the construction of a highway in a West African State;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration involving an aircraft manufacturer, the provider of electronic systems and an airline with respect of the causes of the crash of a passenger airliner;
  • President of the Tribunal in an UNCITRAL arbitration concerning the decommissioning of a Russian chemical plant;
  • Counsel of a central Asia airline against an aircraft manufacturer under the ICC rules;
  • President of the Tribunal in a dispute between an aircraft manufacturer and the supplier of aircraft nacelles;
  • Counsel of an Italian hydroelectric group in an ICC arbitration relating to the financing of the construction of a dam in Albania;
  • Counsel of an international hotel group in an ICC arbitration relating to the operation of a hotel in Lebanon;
  • Counsel of an aerospace sub-contractor in an ICC arbitration against a German airline;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a Spanish engineering company and a European oil company;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration in a dispute opposing an engineering company and a local contractor in respect of works to be performed on a petrochemical site in Saudi Arabia;
  • Counsel in an ICC arbitration opposing an Italian engineering company to the owner of an LNG terminal in France;
  • Co-arbitrator in four different and unrelated gas-pricing disputes (two of which under the ICC Rules and two under the UNCITRAL rules);
  • Counsel of an international agricultural company in an ICC arbitration relating to a contract for the worldwide distribution of bananas;
  • Co-arbitrator or President of the Tribunal in three unrelated FIDIC construction arbitrations in Romania concerning road and railway works;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning a shareholders agreement relating to the ownership of a department store in Paris;
  • Counsel of an Italian O&G company in an ICC arbitration relating to the operation of a Spanish joint-venture;
  • President of the Tribunal in an arbitration under the rules of the Madrid Chamber of Arbitration concerning the restructuring of Spanish saving banks;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the operation of an auto distribution network in Spain;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration opposing a Swiss gas trader and an Italian transportation company;
  • President of the Tribunal in a Milan Chamber of Arbitration dispute concerning the transfer of technology and its industrial scale up in an Italian bio-chemicals plant;
  • President of the Tribunal in a Milan Chamber of Arbitration dispute concerning the acquisition of a naval passengers transportation company;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration concerning the distribution of water by a French utility in a Latin American city;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration relating to the supply of peak electricity by a Swiss company to a French electricity operator ;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration relating to construction works on an LNG facility in Qatar;
  • President of the Tribunal in three unrelated DIAC arbitrations in respect of the completion of real estate projects in Dubai;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration relating to a shareholders dispute in a bank in Madagascar;
  • Co-arbitrator in an UNCITRAL arbitration between a Canadian mining company and a State-owned entity in respect of the exploitation of an oil and gas block in China;
  • Co-arbitrator in a Swiss Rules arbitration concerning the operation of a cement plant in Kazakhstan;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration relating to the development of a wind energy development project in Greece;
  • Co-arbitrator under the SIAC rules in an arbitration relating to a timber development project in Malaysia;
  • President of the Tribunal in an arbitration under the rules of the Lima Chamber of commerce concerning the operation of a highway;
  • President of the Tribunal in two parallel arbitrations under the rules of the Lima Chamber of Commerce and the UNCITRAL rules concerning environmental damages caused by oil exploration activities in Peru;
  • Co-arbitrator under the rules of the CRCICA in a dispute relating to hydrocarbon exploration concessions in Egypt;
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration relating to the project funding of renewable energies in Greece;
  • President of the Tribunal under the rules of the Milan Chamber of Arbitration in a dispute relating to the sale of an airline and post-closing aspects of the transaction;
  • President of the Tribunal in an LCIA arbitration relating to a JOA on two oil blocks off Brazil;
  • President of the Tribunal in a KCAB arbitration relating to the design and building of a power plant in Asia;
  • Co-arbitrator in an AFA arbitration concerning the sale of missiles guiding systems.

Alexis also has a long standing experience as arbitrator in investment protection and international law disputes, as President of the Tribunal, Co-Arbitrator or Member of ICSID Ad Hoc Committees:

  • President of the Tribunal in case ICC 13056/KGA/CCO – FLM v Republic of Cuba
  • President of the Tribunal in ICSID case N° ARB/06/19 – Nations Energy v Panama – Award of November 24, 2010 Spanish
  • President of the Tribunal in ICSID case N° ARB(AF)/09/2) – Abengoa SA. y Cofides S.A. v Los Estados Unidos Mexicanos – Award of April 18, 2013 Spanish
  • President of the Tribunal in ICSID case N° ARB/10/17 – Teco Guatemala Holding, LLC v Republic of Guatemala -Award of December 19, 2013 English Spanish
  • Co-Arbitrator in ICSID case N° ARB/11/5 – Longreef Investments AAVV v Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
  • Co-Arbitrator in ICSID case N° ARB/11/9 – Caravelí Cotaruse Transmisora de Energía S.A.C. v República del Perú Award of April 15, 2013 Spanish
  • President of the Tribunal in PCA case N° AA424 Abertis v Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia
  • Co-Arbitrator in ICSID case N° ARB/11/25 – OI European Group B.V. v Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Award of March 10, 2015 Spanish
  • Co-Arbitrator in ICSID case N° ARB/12/5 – Elecnor S.A. e Isolux Corsán Concesiones S.A. v República del Perú – Award of March 25, 2014 Spanish
  • Co-Arbitrator in ICSID case N° ARB/12/8 – Société Industrielle des Boissons de Guinée v Republic of Guinea – Award of May 21, 2014 French
  • President of the Tribunal in SCC case N° 062/2012, Charanne & Constructions v The Kingdom of Spain Spanish Unofficial English translation
  • Co-Arbitrator in ICSID case N° ARB/12/21 – Fábrica de Vidrios Los Andes, C.A. and Owens-Illinois de Venezuela, C.A. v Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela – Award of November 13, 2017 English Spanish
  • President of the Tribunal in ICSID case N° ARB/13/2, Cervin Inv. and. Rhone Inv. v Republic of Costa Rica – Decision on Jurisdiction of December 15, 2014 Spanish Award of March 7, 2017 Spanish
  • President of the Tribunal in UNCITRAL case 2017-24, Darley Energy PLC (Isle of Man) v Republic of Poland
  • President of the Tribunal in UNCITRAL case 2013-27, Er. and others v Republic of Turkmenistan
  • Co-Arbitrator in ICSID case N°ARB/98/2, Víctor Pey Casado and Foundation President Allende v Republic of Chile – Award of September 13, 2016 English French Spanish
  • Co-Arbitrator in ICSID cases No. ARB/14/6 & No. ARB/14/7, African Petroleum Gambia Limited v Republic of Gambia
  • Co-arbitrator in ICSID case N° ARB/15/18, Capital Financial Holdings Luxembourg S.A. v Republic of Cameroon – Award of June 22, 2017 French – Dissenting Opinion by Arbitrator Alexis Mourre of June 22, 2017 French
  • Co-arbitrator in ICSID case N° ARB/16/13, Dominion Minerals v Republic of Panama
  • Member of the ICSID Ad Hoc Committee in Mobil Exploration and Development Inc. Suc. Argentina v Republic of Argentina (ICSID case N° ARB/04/16 – Annulment Proceeding)
  • Member of the ICSID Ad Hoc Committee in RSM Production Corporation v Saint Lucia (ICSID case N° ARB/12/10 – Annulment Proceeding) – Decision on Annulment of April 29, 2019 English
  • Member of the ICSID Ad Hoc Committee in Hochtief v Republic of Argentina (ICSID case N° ARB/07/31)
  • President of the ICSID Ad Hoc Committee in Teinver SA, Transportes de Cercania SA y Autobuses Urbanos del Sur SA v Republic of Argentina (ICSID case N°ARB/09/1 – Decision on Annulment of May 29, 2019 English Spanish
  • President of the Tribunal in Consutel Group (Italy) v The Popular Democratic Republic of Algeria (UNCITRAL) French
  • Co-arbitrator in A. v United Republic of Tanzania (UNCITRAL case N°AA701)
  • Co-arbitrator in A.V. R. et al. v the Kingdom of Spain (UNCITRAL case N° 2019-17)
  • Co-arbitrator in Recalvi c. Republica Dominicana (UNCITRAL case N° AA729)
  • Co-arbitrator in Chevron v. Philippines (UNCITRAL case N° 2019-25)
  • President of the Tribunal in Scholz Holding v. Republic of Morocco (ICSID ARB19/2)
  • President of the Tribunal in A. Diaz Gaspar v. Republica de Costa Rica (ICSID ARB19/13)
  • Co-arbitrator in F. F.T. v. Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela (UNCITRAL case N° 2019-11)
  • President of the Tribunal in ICSID case N° ARB/19/16 Latin American Regional Aviation Holding S. de R.L. v Republica Oriental de Uruguay
  • Co-arbitrator in PCA case N° 319657 – Palestine v Israel
  • Co-arbitrator in Encavis and others v. The Italian Republic (ICSID case N°ARB/20/39)
  • President of the Tribunal in ICSID case N° ARB /20/27 Barrick (PD) Australia Pty Limited v. The Independent State of Papua New Guinea
  • Co-arbitrator in ICSID case N°ARB/20/23 Cooperative Rabobank v. United Mexican States

 

ARTICLES

L’avocat face aux marchés de capitaux (Bulletin des thèses, n°19-1988) ; Les contrats spéculatifs sur les taux (Bulletin des thèses, n°21-1988) ; Le délit d’initié en droit français (Gazette du Palais (G.P), 1989 n°253-255)


La loi du 2 août 1989 et la répression des infractions boursières (G.P, 15 May 1990) ; Les arrêts Rothmans et Arizona Tobacco du Conseil d’Etat: la séparation des pouvoirs en question? (G.P, 1992 n°297-298)


A propos de la compétence internationale du juge des référés (G.P, 1992 n°218-219)


La compétence juridictionnelle dans les litiges relatifs à la rupture d’un contrat de concession exclusive (G.P, 1992 n°341-343)


 Aspects procéduraux de l’affaire Parretti: nouveaux développements du droit de l’exequatur (G.P, 1993 n°251-252)


Bruxelles attend sa nuit du 4 août (Libération, 2 June 1993)


Doubles fonds judiciaires (Libération, May 11th 1994)


A propos de l’application de l’article 5-1° de la convention de Bruxelles aux litiges nés de la rupture d’un contrat de représentation (G.P, July 8th 1994)


La convention de Bruxelles et les pouvoirs du juge des référés (G.P, 1993 n°290-292) ; Pour la présomption d’innocence (Globe Hebdo, Feb. 1994)


Réflexions sur le serment décisoire (G.P, 1994 n°163-165)


Trente ans après la Convention de Bruxelles, bilan et perspectives de la jurisprudence concernant la détermination de la juridiction compétente en matière contractuelle (International Business Law Journal, 1999, n°4)


L’arrêt van Uden de la Cour de Justice des Communautés Européennes: les jours du référé-provision en matière européenne sont-ils comptés? (G.P, 1999 n°150-152)


The French approach to the application of the Brussels and Lugano Conventions (Transnational Publishers, 1999)


Les rapports de l’arbitrage et du droit communautaire après l’arrêt Eco Swiss de la Cour de Justice des Communautés Européennes (Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage 2000/1)


Le droit français de l’arbitrage international face à la Convention européenne des droits de l’Homme (Les cahiers de l’Arbitrage 2000/2)


Récent trends in French arbitration case law (LCIA News – Vol. 5, Issue 4 – 2000)


L’intervention des tiers à l’instance arbitrale (Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage – 2001/1)


Survey of International Private Law applied to business (Tilburg Foreign Law Review, 2001, Vol. 9, n°1, pp. 89-118)


Réflexions sur quelques aspects du droit à un procès équitable en matière d’arbitrage après les arrêts des 6 novembre 1998 et 20 février 2001 de la Cour de cassation, in L’arbitrage et la Convention Européenne des droits de l’Homme (Droit et Justice, Bruylant, Brussels, October 2001)


La médiation en droit français : quelques points de repères législatifs et jurisprudentiels récents (ICC Court of International Arbitration Bulletin, Special Issue, ADR, International Applications, November 2001)


The absorption of judicial co-operation in civil matters by community law (International Business Law Journal, 2001/6, Paris)


Réflexions critiques sur la suppression du contrôle de motivations des sentences arbitrales en droit français (ASA Bulletin, 2001/4)


Diritto di accesso alla giustizia ed ordine pubblico internazionale: spunti di riflessione sul forum necessitatis in materia arbitrale” (Rivista dell’Arbitrato, 2002/1, Rome)


L’impact de la réforme de la clause compromissoire sur les litiges relatifs aux sociétés (Cahiers de l’arbitrage, 2002/2, Nov. 2002)


Enforcement of provisional orders in arbitration: is French law in a deadlock? (IBA Committee D News, Feb. 2003)


Référé pré-arbitral de la CCI: to be or not to be a judge? (Cahiers de l’arbitrage, 2003/1, May 2003)


Les distorsions de concurrence peuvent entraver le libre accès aux marchés (Interview, Echanges Internationaux, n°66/2003)


The nature of the ICC pre-arbitral referee proceedings (IBA Committee D News, Sept. 2003)


L’irrecevabilité est-elle la sanction appropriée en cas de violation d’une clause de conciliation obligatoire? (Cahiers de l’arbitrage, 2003/2, Oct. 2003)


Arbitration, Conflicts of jurisdiction and ADR in shareholders disputes (International Business Law Journal, 2004/3)


La réforme du droit communautaire des concentrations (Echanges Internationaux, n°69/2004)


Enforcement of non challenged claims and prohibition of anti-suit injunctions within the European Union (International Business Law Journal, 2004/4)


The Unidroit Principles and their impact on the model contracts of the International Chamber of Commerce (with Emmanuel Jolivet, Uniform Law Review, 2004/2)


L’administration de la preuve dans l’arbitrage international: état actuel de la pratique et perspectives d’évolution, in Les Arbitres Internationaux (Paris, Société de Législation Comparée, Dec. 2005)


La résolution des litiges dans les contrats spatiaux, in Le droit des activités spatiales à l’aube du XXIème siècle (LexisNexis Litec, 2005)


Arbitration in Space contracts (Arbitration International, 2005/1)


La administración de la prueba oral en arbitraje (Revista Internacional de arbitraje, 2005/2 (Colombia)


 Faut-il un statut communautaire de l’arbitrage? (R.A.E 2005/2 and ASA Bulletin, 2005/3)


Private arbitration and regulatory adjudication in the Telecommunications industry: new trends (Journal of International Arbitration, 2005/3)


Arbitration and criminal law : reflections on the duties of the arbitrator (Arbitration International, 2006/1)


L’application par l’arbitre de la Convention de Vienne sur la vente internationale de marchandises (Bulletin de la Cour Internationale d’arbitrage de la CCI, 2006/1)


La aplicación por el árbitro de la Convención de Viena sobre la venta internacional de mercaderías de 11 de abril de 1980, (Revista Internacional de arbitraje, Colombia, 2006, p.173)


Towards Finality of Arbitration Awards : Two Steps Forward and One Step Back (with L. Radicati di Brozolo, Journal of International Arbitration, 2006/2)


Arbitraje y derecho de la competencia : un panorama desde la perspectiva europea” (Revista Brasileira de arbitraje, 2006, p. 63)


Canada Dry Arbitrations ? (International Construction Law Journal, 2006, p. 422) ; Plaidoyer pour une meilleure efficacité du droit français de la concurrence dans l’économie mondiale (Concurrences, Dec. 2006, p. 10)


Perspectives of International Arbitration in Latin America (The American Review of International Arbitration, 2006, 597)


Arbitrage y Derecho Concursal: Reflexiones sobre el Papel del Juez y del Árbitro (Revista de la Corte Española de Arbitraje, 2007, p. 227)


Arbitraje et droit de la faillite : Réflexions sur l’office du juge et de l’arbitre, in Faillite internationale et conflit de jurisdiction (Bruylant, 2007)


A propos the Draft Best Practice Note on the European Comission acting as Amicus Curiae in International Arbitration, Dissenting Opinion on a Dangerous Project (European Business Law Review, 2008, 19-1, 210, also in French in Revue Lamy Concurrences, July/Sept. 2007)


Arbitrators’ impartiality and provisional measures (LCIA News, 2007/2)


Los méritos de la constitucionalización del procedimiento civil y del derecho de arbitraje, in Constitucionalización del derecho privado (Universidad Externado de Colombia/Universidad del Rosario, 2007, p. 281)


La ejecución forzada de laudos internacionales (Revista Peruana de Arbitraje, 2007/5, p. 153)


Can The Statutory Grounds For Review Of Arbitral Awards Be Changed By The Parties? A French Law Perspective (The American Review of International Arbitration, 2007, p. 279)


La paradoja de la compensación en el arbitraje internacional (Spain Arbitration Review, 2008/1, p. 97)


La responsabilidad internacional del Estado por incumplimiento de su obligación de ejecutar un laudo extranjero, in El Arbitraje en el Perú y el Mundo (Lima, 2008, p. 573)


La protección del inversionista frente a la denegación de justicia (Revista de Arbitragem e Mediaçao, 2008, p. 333)


May or Must ? Las causales de no reconocimiento de laudos previstas en el articulo V de la Convención de Nueva-York ¿son ellas facultativas?, in El Arbitraje Comercial Internacional, Estudio de la Convención de Nueva York con Motivo de su 50° aniversario (Eds. G. Tawil and E. Zuleta, Abeledo Perrot, Bogotá, 2008)


Judicial Penalties and Specific Performance in Internacional Arbitration, in ICC Institute Dossiers V (ICC Publishing 2008)


Arbitral Precedent and Confidentiality (IAI Series n°5, 2008)


A propos des articles V et VII de la Convention de New-York et de la reconnaissance des sentences annulées dans leur pays d’origine: où va-t-on après les arrêts Putrabali et Termo Rio (Revue de l’arbitrage, 2008/2, p. 263)


Sul controllo dei lodi e delle norme di applicazione inmediata, in I rapporti economici internazionali e l’evoluzione del loro regime giuridico (Editoriale Scientifica, Milano, 2008)


The Set-Off Paradox in International Arbitration (Arbitration International, 2008, p. 387)


Competencia, Arbitrabilidad y Derechos del Tribunal Arbitral (Revista Internacional de Arbitraje, 2008, p. 11)


Problemas del control de los laudos bajo el orden publico, en particular en materia de derecho de competencia, in Convención de Nueva York de 1958, Reconocimiento y Ejecución de Sentencias Arbitrales Extranjeras (Instituto Peruano de Arbitraje, 2009, p. 505)


Precedente and Confidentiality in International Commercial Arbitration: The Case for the Publication of Arbitral Awards, in Precedent in International Arbitration, Ed. Yas Banifatemi, Juris Publishing, 2008


Gentili tra Rinascimento e Controriforma, in La Crisi del Disarmo nel Diritto Internazionale, Nel Quarto Centenario della Morte di Alberico Gentili, (Editoriale Scientifica, Rome, 2009)


The Arbitration Exclusion in Regulation 44/2001 After West Tankers (with A. Vagenheim) (International Arbitration Law Review, 2009/5, p. 75)


A propos de la portée de l’exclusion de l’arbitrage dans le Règlement n°44/2001, notamment après l’arrêt West Tankers de la CJCE (with A. Vagenheim) (Cahiers de l’arbitrage, 2009/2, p. 20)


The Regulation of International Arbitration by European Law: What Does the Future Hold? (Kluwer Arbitration Blog 4 May 2009)


Extension” of the Arbitration Agreement, Joinders, Review of Awards Declining Jurisdiction and Public Policy: News from Paris and Lausanne (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 12 May 2009)


Conflicts of Interest: Towards Greater Transparency and Uniform Standards of Disclosure? (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 19 May 2009)


Arbitral Jurisprudence in International Commercial Arbitration: The Case For A Systematic Publication Of Arbitral Awards In 10 Questions… (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 28 May 2009)


 Arbitrabilidad del Derecho antimonopolio desde la perspectiva europea y estadounidense, Arbitraje: Revista de Arbitraje Comercial y de Inversiones, (© Centro Internacional de Arbitraje, Mediación y Negociación (CIAMEN); IproLex 2009, Volume 2 Issue 1) pp. 81 – 138


Part II Substantive Rules on Arbitrability, Chapter 11 – Arbitration and Criminal Law: Jurisdiction, Arbitrability and Duties of the Arbitral Tribunal, in Loukas A. Mistelis and Stavros Brekoulakis (eds), Arbitrability: International and Comparative Perspectives, International Arbitration Law Library, Volume 19 (© Kluwer Law International; Kluwer Law International 2009) pp. 207 – 240


El Reconocimiento de los laudos, in Arbitraje Internacional & Medios Alternativos de Solución de Litigios: Retos y Realidades (Asociación Andrès Bello, 2010, p. 97)


L’Arbitrabilité du Droit de la Concurrence et le Contrôle Judiciaire des Sentences après le Règlement (CE) n° 1/2003, in l’Arbitrage et le Droit de la Concurrence (Bruylant 2010 p. 67)


Courts in France and Belgium confirm limited review of awards under European competition law (Kluwer Arbitration Blog 7 February 2010)


« Circulez, il n’y a rien à voir ! ». A Response to Professor Hess (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 3 March 2010) ; French Courts firmly reject anti-arbitration injunctions (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 6 May 2010)


The INSERM decision of the Tribunal des Conflits: a storm in a teacup? (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 7 June 2010)


Can Discovery Costs be treated as Arbitration Costs? (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 13 July 2010)


Good Faith and Ethics in International Arbitration: An Important Initiative by the IBA Arbitration Committee (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 31 August 2010)


Challenges: Do Institutional Rules matter? The situation after Tecnimont II (Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 5 November 2010)


Algunos Comentarios sobre la denegación de justicia en el derecho internacional pùblico y privado después de Loewen y Saipem, (Revista Internacional de Arbitraje, n°13, 2010/2, Colombia)


Arbitrability of Antitrust Law from the European and US Perspectives, in EU and US Antitrust Arbitration (Volume 2, Wolters Kluwer 2011, p. 3)


La competencia del juez de apoyo francés, en particular en caso de denegación de justicia: el nuevo art. 1505 del Código Procesal Civil (with B. Amezaga, Spain Arbitration Review n°11/2011, p. 95)


The New French Arbitration Law: innovation and Consolidation (with V. Chessa, Dispute Resolution Journal, May-July 2011)


Is There a Life After the Award? (ASA Annual Series, 2011)


Differenze e convergenze tra common law e civil law nell’amministrazione della prova: spunti di riflessione sulle IBA Rules on the taking of Evidence, Quaderni dell’ Arbitrato, (Edizioni Lapis, 2011, p.82)


Sed quia custodiet ipsos custodes ? On jurisdiction upon arbitrators (ICC Institute of International Business Law Dossiers VII, 2011)


Multas coercitivas y ejecución en especie en arbitraje internacional in the Spain Arbitration Review | Revista del Club Español del Arbitraje, (© Club Español del Arbitraje; Wolters Kluwer España 2011, Volume 2011 Issue 10) pp. 17 – 36.


Panorama de Jurisprudencia Francesa | Panorama of French Case Law (with Fernando Mantilla-Serrano, et al.) in the Spain Arbitration Review | Revista del Club Español del Arbitraje, (© Club Español del Arbitraje; Wolters Kluwer España 2012, Volume 2012 Issue 15) pp. 133 – 133


Reflexiones sobre el arbitraje y el Derecho Europeo de la Competencia, Arbitrabilidad y control de los laudos respecto del orden público europeo, (Arbitraje Comercial Internacional en Europa, aspecto actuales y regímenes jurídicos, Ed. Palestra, February 2013)


Arbitrage Tapie, de quoi parle-t-on vraiment ? (Le Figaro 7 June 2013)


Is the current system of free adjudication dysfunctional? ICCA Congress Series No. 17, Wolters Kluwer, October 2013)


The IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration (Dispute Resolution International, Volume 7, Issue 2, November 2013)


Le règlement Bruxelles I « refondu » évite le risque d’une régionalisation de l’arbitrage (with M. Nioche, Les Cahiers de l’arbitrage/Paris Journal of International Arbitration 2013/3, p. 567) ;


The Case for the Publication of Arbitral Awards, in The Rise of Transparency in International Arbitration, A. Malatesta and R. Sali Eds., Juris Publishing, 2013


 The IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration (with Eduardo Zuleta Jaramillo) in the Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, (© Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem CBAr & IOB; Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem CBAr & IOB 2013, Volume X Issue 39) pp. 105 – 114


 ICC France au cœur du mouvement de l’arbitrage International (Lettre d’Information d’ICC France, Editorial n° 18, 1st  quarter of 2014) ;


Panorama de jurisprudencia francesa (with Bingen Amezaga) in the Spain Arbitration Review | Revista del Club Español del Arbitraje, (© Club Español del Arbitraje; Wolters Kluwer España 2014, Volume 2014 Issue 19) pp. 117 – 117


Chapter II: The Arbitrator and the Arbitration Procedure, Conflicts Disclosures: The IBA Guidelines and Beyond in Christian Klausegger , Peter Klein , et al. (eds), Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2015, Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration, Volume 2015 (© Manz’sche Verlags- und Universitätsbuchhandlung; Manz’sche Verlags- und Universitätsbuchhandlung 2015) pp. 291 – 300


Los méritos de la constitucionalizacion del procedimiento civil y del derecho de arbitraje. 2014, volume 1 p.613. Ediçoes especiáis Revista  dos Tribunais, Doutrinas essenciais Arbitragem e Mediaçao, Sao Paulo, Brasil


The IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration in Nassib G. Ziadé (ed), Festschrift Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri, (© Kluwer Law International; Kluwer Law International 2015) pp. 109 – 120


Soft law as a condition for the development of trust in international arbitration (Conferencia Hugo Grocio, CEU Ediciones, 2018; Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem n°51, 2016, p. 82)


Gas Price Reopeners: is Arbitration Still the Answer ?, Dispute Resolution International, Vol 9, No 2, October 2015, pp.139-147


The Proper Use of Med-Arb in the Resolution of International Disputes in the Asian Dispute Review, (© Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC); Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) 2016, Volume 18 Issue 2) pp. 94 – 99


La Convenzione Arbitrale (with Valentine Chessa), in Commentario Breve al Diritto dell’Arbitrato Nazionale ed Internazionale, Giuffré, Milan, 2017


Arbitral Institutions and Professional Organizations as Law Makers, ICCA Congress Series, Sidney Conference, 2018


ICC Rules and Arbitration in India (with Abhinav Bhushan) in the Indian Journal of Arbitration Law, (© Indian Journal of Arbitration Law; Centre for Advanced Research and Training in Arbitration Law, National Law University, Jodhpur 2018, Volume VII Issue 1) pp. 1 – 8


 

ARTICLES ON INVESTMENT ARBITRATION

Are Amici Curiae the proper response to the concern on transparency in investment arbitration ?, The Law and Practice of International Tribunals, 2006, p. 257 (also in Spanish in Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem n°12, p. 60)


Some Comments on Denial of Justice in Private and Public International Law after Loewen and Saipem, Liber Amicorum Bernardo Cremades, Ed. La Ley, Madrid, 2010


Expropriation by Courts: Is It Expropriation or Denial of Justice?, Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation, 2011 Fordham University Conference, Ed. Arthur W. Rovine, New York, 2012, p. 60


Le chapitre X de l’accord économique et commercial global Canada-Union Européenne : Une solution équilibrée au débat sur le recours à l’arbitrage dans le règlement des différends entre investisseurs et Etats ?, en Mélanges en l’honneur du Professeur Pierre Mayer, 571, 590 (LGDJ Lextenso eds, 2015)


Chapter 23 : Provisional Measures in Investment Arbitration: recent problems, in Droit international des investissements et de l’arbitrage transnational, sous la direction de Charles Leben, Editions A.Pedone, 2015, pp.861-882


BOOKS:

Author, L’instance arbitrale, Juris-Classeur, Fasc. 586-8-1, 2012 (with A. Vagenheim)


Author, Les mesures provisoires et conservatoires dans l’arbitrage international, Juris- Classeur, Fasc.780, 2020 (with B. Amezaga)


Author, Droit judiciaire privé européen des affaires, 2003, Bruylant, Brussels


Les règles de compétence, de reconnaissance et d’exécution des décisions en matière civile et commerciale dans l’Union européenne et dans les Etats parties aux Conventions de Bruxelles et de Lugano (Encyclopédie Lamy Contrats internationaux, Dec. 2002, updated in 2010 (with M. Nioche) and 2014 (with A. Pinna)


Co-Editor, Written Evidence and Discovery in International Arbitration, ICC Institute Dossiers VI, ICC Publishing, 2009.


Co-Editor, Players’ Interaction in International Arbitration, ICC Institute Dossiers IX, ICC Publishing, 2012.


Editor, Le nouveau droit communautaire de la concurrence (Bruylant, Brussels, Dec. 2004).


Editor, Mondialisation, politique industrielle et droit communautaire de la concurrence, co-author (Bruylant, Brussels, Sept. 2006)


 

LIBER AMICORUM:


Alberico Gentili (1552-1608) aux sources du droit international, Mélanges Guy Horsmans, Brussels, Bruylant, 2004


L’aveuglement de Zaleucus, ou variations sur l’arbitrage et l’ordre public, Mélanges François Knoepfler, Helbing&Lichtenhahn, Dec. 2005


A propos de trois arrêts récents et du contrôle de la compétence de l’arbitre, notamment dans l’arbitrage institutionnel, Mélanges Ch. Larroumet, Economica, 2009


Some Comments on Denial of Justice in Private and Public International Law after Loewen and Saipem, Liber Amicorum Bernardo Cremades, Ed. La Ley, Madrid, 2010


Are Unilateral Appointments Defensible? On Jan Paulsson’s Moral Hazard in International Arbitration, Liber Amicorum Eric Bergsten, Wolters Kluwer 2011, p. 381


Serge Lazareff, Une vision de l’arbitre à travers 10 ans d’éditoriaux des Cahiers de l’Arbitrage, Liber Amicorum Serge Lazareff, Pedone Editors, 2011


Institutional Arbitration Rules: Do They Deserve More Deference from the Judiciary? – Comments on Tecnimont and other cases, Essays in Honour of Hans Van Houtte, p. 149, Eds. P. Wautelet, T. Kruger & G. Coppens, Hart Publishing, 2012


La paradoja de la compensación en el arbitraje internacional, Homenaje a Yves Derains y Bernardo Cremades, Lima, Perú, 2013


¿Quien tiene Competencia sobre los árbitros? Reflexiones sobre el contrato de árbitro?, Liber Amicorum in honor of Luiz Olavo Baptista, Ed. Quartier latin do Brasil, 2013


L’espropriazione giudiziale: Espropriazione o diniego di giustizia?, Persona e attività economicatra libertà e regola, Studi dedicati a Diego Corapi, 1285, 1296 (Editoriale Scientifica, 2016)


A Comparative Approach to the Standard of Review of Arbitral Awards under Substantive Public Policy, The Challenges and the Future of Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Liber Amicorum Professor Jerzy Rajski, Lewiatan, 2015, p. 379 (with Valentine Chessa)


Le chapitre X de l’accord économique et commercial global Canada-Union européenne : une solution équilibrée au débat sur le recours à l’arbitrage dans le règlement des différends entre investisseurs et États ?, Mélanges en l’honneur du Professeur Pierre Mayer, LGDJ, Lextenso éditions, 2015, p. 571, (with Julien Fouret)


About Procedural Soft Law, the IBA Guidelines on Party Representation and the Future of Arbitration, Liber Amicorum Pierre A. Karrer, Wolters Kluwer, 2017, p. 239


Should Post-Final Award Challenges Against Arbitrators be Admitted? Liber Amicorum Yves Derains, Pedone, Paris, 2021, p. 187


CASE NOTES

Note under Cass. Com. 2 June 2004, Alstom Power (Journal du Droit International (Clunet), 2005/1)


Note under Paris, 18 November 2004, Thalès vs. Euromissile (Journal du Droit International (Clunet), 2005/2)


Note under Paris, 7 October 2004, Otor vs. Carlyle (Journal du Droit International (Clunet), 2005/2)


Note under Paris, 29 September 2005, United Arab Emirates vs. Bechtel (Stockholm International Arbitration Review, 2005/3)


Note under Cass. Civ. 1ère, 7 June 2006, ABS vs. Jules Verne (Journal du Droit International (Clunet) 2006/4, p. 1384)


Note under European Court of Justice, 26 October 2006, Mostaza Claro c. Centro Movil Milenium SL. (Journal du Droit International (Clunet) 2007/2, p. 581)


Note under Trib. Brussels, SNF vs. Cytec (Revue de l’arbitrage, 2007, p. 303, with L. Radicati di Brozolo)


Note under Court of Appeal of Brussels, Cytec vs. SNF (Revue de l’arbitrage, 2009, p. 574)


Note under Cass. 1ère civ. 4 June 2008, SAS SNF c. Sté Cytec Industries BV (Journal du Droit International (Clunet), 2008/4, p. 1107)


Note under Cass. Com. 29 June 2011, Société Smeg NV vs. Société La Poupardine, Confirmation du caractère limité du contrôle des sentences au regard de l’ordre public de fond, et en particulier du droit communautaire (Les cahiers de l’Arbitrage/Paris Journal of International Arbitration, 2012/2, p. 393)


Note under  Cass. Civ. 1ère, 28 March 2013, Z vs. Elf Neftegaz, Une inutile et dangereuse porte ouverte à l’interférence du juge dans l’arbitrage (Les Cahiers de l’arbitrage/Paris Journal of International Arbitration 2013/4, p. 1049), with P. Pinsolle


Note under Paris, 17 December 2013, Jnah vs. Marriott (Les Cahiers de l’arbitrage/Paris Journal of International Arbitration 2014/3, page 579), with P.Pedone


 

Conflicts disclosures, the IBA Guidelines and beyond, Bergsten lecture, Vienna, 2015.


 Soft Law as a Condition for the Development of Trust in International Arbitration, XII International Arbitration Conference, Rio de Janeiro, 10 May 2016.


Arbitration Politics, MIDS Annual Lecture, 2016.


La soft law como condición para el desarrollo de la confianza en el arbitraje internacional, Conferencia Hugo Grocio, Madrid, 25 May 2017.


Who should be the guardians of the arbitrators’ ethical duties?, CIArb Lecture, Sidney, October 2018.


On Arbitral Institutional Cooperation, Hendrix lecture, Atlanta, 6 March 2018.


There is no need for Inquisitorial Rules in International Arbitration, CCC Global Conference, Rome, 18 May 2018.


Arbitral Procedure: is it broken? Should it be fixed? Sciences Po Mayer Brown Lecture, 20 May 2019.


On the Regulation and Governance of arbitral institutions, 7th Annual GAR Live, Istanbul, 20 June 2019.


The use and misuse of bifurcation, Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, Prague, 1 October 2020.


Cuatro cuestiones existenciales para el futuro del arbitraje comercial internacional, Keynote speech, Club Español del Arbitraje, Madrid, 1 June 2021.


Últimas Tendencias y Retos del Arbitraje Internacional, CLA 2021, 3 June 2021.