Directores / Directors

Diego Fernández Arroyo (Argentina/France)

Is a professor at Sciences Po Law School in Paris. He teaches subjects related to international dispute resolution, arbitration, conflict of laws, comparative law, and global governance, and he is the director of the LLM in Transnational Arbitration & Dispute … Continued

José A. Moreno Rodríguez (Paraguay)

LL.M, Harvard University. Head of Altra Legal, a leading law firm in Commercial and Investment Arbitration, Corporate Law and M&A, Banking and Capital Markets, Telecommunications, Industrial Law, Infrastructure, Energy and Natural Resources, among other areas. Annulment Committee Member at three … Continued

Expositores / Speakers

Fernando Aguirre (Bolivia)

Dr. Fernando Aguirre is a lawyer graduated from the State University of La Paz, Bolivia and has a degree in Law (Public International Law) from the University of Oxford. Lawyer partner of Bufete Aguirre Soc.Civ., A law firm established in … Continued

Paul F. Arrighi (Uruguay)

Dr. Paul F. Arrighi is an expert in Private International Law and Commercial Arbitration Law. He was a member by Uruguay of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC between 2000 and 2015. He actively works as an arbitrator, … Continued

Gary Born (USA)

Gary Born is the chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group. Mr. Born is widely regarded as the world’s preeminent authority on international commercial arbitration and international litigation. He has been ranked for the past 20 years as one of the … Continued

Adriana Braghetta (Brasil)

She coordinates the arbitration team of LO Baptista-SVMFA. Has 20 years of experience in judicial disputes and in national and international arbitration, acting both as lawyer and arbitrator. Her practice comprises civil, commercial and corporate matters, in a wide range … Continued

Alfredo Bullard (Perú)

Lawyer. Master in Law from the University of Yale, United States, with a Law Degree from the Faculty of Law of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. Doctor Honoris Causa by Continental University (Peru, 2012). Exercise in the areas of … Continued

Roque Caivano (Argentina)

Lawyer and Doctor in Legal Sciences. Independent referee. Professor in the UBA and in several masters and diploma courses. President of the Organizing Committee of the International Commercial Arbitration Competition, organized by the Faculties of Law of the University of … Continued

Yves Derains (Francia)

Founding partner of the law firm Derains & Gharavi has been presented by Chambers Europe 2016 as “a very famous arbiter who remains essential for multi-jurisdictional proceedings”. Ranked among the “most requested arbitrators” in the 2016 editions of Chambers Europe, … Continued

Gonzalo Flores (EUA)

Gonzalo Flores serves as Deputy Secretary-General of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the world’s leading institution devoted to international investment dispute settlement. Mr. Flores joined ICSID in June 1998, acting in different capacities during his tenure. … Continued

Cecilia Fresnedo de Aguirre (Montevideo)

– Doctor en Derecho y Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de la República, Uruguay (1977)– Inicio de la carrera docente (1984)– Tesis sobre: “La Autonomía de la Voluntad en la Contratación Internacional” (aprobada con SSS, en 1990), publicada en 1991 … Continued

Claudia Frutos-Peterson (EUA)

Dr. Frutos-Peterson is Managing partner of the Washington, D.C. office and a member of the International Arbitration group. Dr. Frutos-Peterson was formerly counsel at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) from 2001 to 2009. At ICSID, she … Continued

Álvaro Galindo (Ecuador)

Dr. Galindo works as an International Counsel in Dechert LLP advising on complex matters of international arbitration, particularly those related to Latin American jurisdictions. It focuses its practice on the representation of sovereign states. He was recognized as “extraordinarily intelligent” … Continued

Francisco González de Cossío (México)

Francisco González de Cossío has a Law Degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Master’s (LLM) and doctoral (JSD) degrees from the University of Chicago (on economic analysis of Law), as well as a business degree (OPM) from Harvard Business School. He … Continued

Renato Grion (Brasil)

Renato Stephan Grion is a lawyer educated and trained in Brazil, U.S. and France, and has broad experience in international arbitration. He worked as Deputy Counsel at the Secretariat of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC in Paris … Continued

Osvaldo Guglielmino (Argentina)

Nació en la Re- pública Argentina en 1953. Integro el Poder Judicial de la Nación durante 25 años, trece de ellos como Juez Federal. Luego  fue nombrado Procurador del Tesoro de la Nación -Jefe de los abogados del Estado Nacional y abogado de la República ante los … Continued

Ximena Herrera-Bernal (Reino Unido)

Ximena Herrera-Bernal is counsel in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration and Public International Law practices. She has advised companies and States in international arbitrations under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, CIAC, LCIA and UNCITRAL, with a focus on disputes … Continued

Caroline Kleiner (Francia)

Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Strasbourg University and co-director of the Master Program in International and transnational Law, Caroline Kleiner has been also the director of the doctoral program in legal and political studies. She holds a … Continued

João Bosco Lee (Brasil)

Graduate in Law from Faculdade de Direito de Curitiba (1990), master’s in Private International Law and International Trade Law from Universite de Paris II (1994) and ph.d. in International Law from Universite de Paris II (2000). He is Professor at … Continued

José A. Martínez de Hoz (Argentina)

José combines an almost unique strength: he is recognized by the most prominent publications as a leading lawyer in oil and gas, project finance, and international arbitration and litigation. José is admitted to practice in Argentina. He was director of … Continued

Elina Mereminskaya (Chile)

Abogada socia de Wagemann Abogados & Ingenieros. Ha concentrado su ejercicio profesional asesorando a grandes empresas nacionales, latinoamericanas y europeas en proyectos de construcción, infraestructura, minería y energía, tanto en el ámbito público como privado. Asimismo, su experiencia incluye asesorías … Continued

Nátalia Mizrahi Lamas (Brasil)

Partner at Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados in Brazil. Master´s degree in International Commercial Law from Paris 1 University (Panthéon-Sorbonne). Master’s Degree in International Law from University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). Lecturer of Arbitration … Continued

Patricia Nacimiento (Alemania)

Patricia helps clients on a wide range of disputes work with a special focus on domestic and international arbitration as well as investor state disputes. She specialises in disputes related to energy, construction and post mergers and acquisitions. Patricia gives lectures on arbitration at the … Continued

Sophie Nappert (Reino Unido)

Sophie Nappert is a dual-qualified lawyer in Canada and in the UK. She is an arbitrator in independent practice, based in Gray’s Inn, London, specialising in international disputes, notably in energy, infrastructure, natural resources and cross-border investment. Before becoming a … Continued

Carmen Núñez Lagos (España)

Carmen Núñez-Lagos works at removing a potential source of business conflict, preventing its escalation into an international dispute, and finding the way back to a cooperative and productive working relationship. A partner in the firm’s Paris office international arbitration group … Continued

Alejandro Pintos (Uruguay)

Alejandro Pintos is part of FERRERE’s Litigation and Arbitration Department. His practice focuses on civil and commercial disputes and includes domestic and international arbitration. In his practice area, Pintos advises banks, insurers, agribusinesses, and construction, industrial, retail and training companies. … Continued

Edgar Rifller (Paraguay)

Abogado, egresado de la Universidad Nacional de Asunción. Egresado de la Escuela Judicial. Diplomado en Transportes Regionales Integrados, dictado por la Universidad de Roma “La Sapienza”. Finalizado el curso de Doctorado en Derecho en la Universidad Americana y Maestría en … Continued

Julio César Rivera (Argentina)

He is founding and managing partner at Rivera & Asociados, and specializes in Insolvency Law (Reorganization Procedure, Bankruptcy, Debt Restructuring and Pre-pack Agreements), International and Domestic Commercial Arbitration, Complex Litigation, Corporate Law, Banking Law and Private Law. He graduated in 1970 … Continued

Luis Ernesto Rodriguez Carrera (Venezuela)

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Abogado egresado de la Universidad Católica … Continued

Silvia Rodrigues Pachikoski (Brasil)

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Abogada formada por la Facultad de … Continued

Catherine Rogers (USA)

Catherine A. Rogers is a scholar of international arbitration and professional ethics at Penn State Law, with a dual appointment as Professor of Ethics, Regulation, and the Rule of Law at Queen Mary, University of London, where she is also … Continued

Roberto Ruíz Díaz Labrano (Paraguay)

Doctor in Legal Sciences from the National University of Asunción. Professor of the subjects of Private International Law and Law of Integration of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, U.N.A. Member of the High Level Group and Consultant of … Continued

Verónica Sandler (Buenos Aires)

Profesora académica. Directora jurídica de empresa de medios. Actividad profesional en conferencias nacionales e internacionales. Ha participado de arbitrajes internacionales (Centro Internacional de Arreglos sobre Disputas Relativas a Inversiones – CIADI , Cámara de Comercio Internacional – CCI), domésticos (Bolsa … Continued

Eduardo Silva Romero (Colombia)

Eduardo Silva Romero, co-Chair of Dechert’s International Arbitration global practice, focuses his practice on arbitration matters, particularly disputes involving States and State entities. An acknowledged expert in international arbitration, Mr. Silva Romero has supervised numerous proceedings before arbitration panels worldwide. … Continued

María del Carmen Tovar Gil (Perú)

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Abogada con sólida formación en concesiones … Continued

Debora Visconte (Brasil)

Debora Visconte, a partner of Visconte Advogados, PhD in International Law, Faculty of Law, University of São Paulo – USP, Master degree in International Law, Faculty of Law, University of São Paulo – USP, LL.M., Major in International Business Transactions … Continued

Bernardo Wayar Caballero (Bolivia)

Graduate Lawyer Summa Cum Laude. He studied law at the Anahuac University (Mexico) and the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés (Bolivia). Specialist in International Law by the Matías Romero Institute (Mexico). Executive Director of Wayar & von Borries Abogados S.C. … Continued

Julian Bordaçahar (La Haya)

Julian Bordaçahar trabaja actualmente como Consejero Legal en la Corte Permanente de Arbitraje (“CPA”) en La Haya, Países Bajos.  Previo a ello, trabajó como Foreing Trainee en el Departamento de Arbitraje Internacional de LALIVE en Ginebra y como Asociado Semi-Senior … Continued

Moderadores / Moderators

Manuel Arias (Asunción)

Se incorporó al Estudio Jurídico Berkemeyer en febrero del año 2019. En el departamento corporativo comercial está a cargo de todos los asuntos legales de empresas nacionales e internacionales. Entre las transacciones recientes cabe destacar que es uno de los … Continued

Julian Bordaçahar (La Haya)

Julian Bordaçahar trabaja actualmente como Consejero Legal en la Corte Permanente de Arbitraje (“CPA”) en La Haya, Países Bajos.  Previo a ello, trabajó como Foreing Trainee en el Departamento de Arbitraje Internacional de LALIVE en Ginebra y como Asociado Semi-Senior … Continued

Fernando Breda Pessoa (Curitiba)

Advogado. Coordenador de Mediação e Arbitragem no Araúz & Advogados Associados. Mestre em Direito pela PUCPR. Professor da Universidade Positivo. Presidente da ARBITAC (Câmara de Mediação e Arbitragem da Associação Comercial do Paraná). Pesquisador Independente do International Institute for the … Continued

Nicolás Etcheverry (Montevideo)

Doctor en Derecho y Ciencias Sociales por la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de la República (UdelaR). Es miembro del Instituto de Filosofía del Derecho del Uruguay, de la Asociación Argentina de Filosofía del Derecho y de la Academia Internacional de Derecho … Continued

Bruno Guandalini (Curitiba)

Pablo Jaroslavsky (Buenos Aires)

Pablo trabaja como asociado en la firma Dechamps International Law en Buenos Aires, y cuenta con extensa experiencia en disputas comerciales y bajo tratados de inversión, en particular en los sectores de la construcción, eléctrico y recursos naturales. Se graduó en … Continued

Eusebio López (Asunción)

Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Sociales, Universidad Nacional de Asunción. Abogado, Medalla de Oro y Mejor Egresado de la Promoción (2012) ; American University Washington College of Law, LLM (Maestría en Leyes) en Estudios Legales Internacionales con especialización en Arbitraje … Continued

Francisco Muñoz (Buenos Aires)

Abogado por la Universidad Católica Argentina (medalla de oro). Obtuvo su LL.M en la New York University. Actualmente trabaja como asociado en los equipos de Resolución de Disputas y Construcción en Barreiro. Oliva. De Luca. Jaca & Nicastro, de Buenos … Continued

Raúl Pereira (Asunción)

Raúl es asociado senior del área corporativa de FERRERE en Asunción. Se especializa en transacciones corporativas y financieras, asesorando a corporaciones, instituciones financieras y entes públicos, principalmente en cuestiones relacionadas a contratos comerciales y de distribución, inversión extranjera, fusiones y adquisiciones y … Continued

Julio César Rivera (h) (Buenos Aires)

Julio César Rivera (h) se graduó de la Universidad Católica Argentina con medalla de oro en 1997, realizó un master en derecho (LL.M) en la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Harvard en el año 2000 y es Doctor en … Continued