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Click here to enlarge.   Alejandro M. GARRO IAI Member   
400 West 119th Street, Apt. 15PQ
New York, NY 10027
USA
Tel: +1.212.854.2692
Fax: +1.212.854.7946
garro@law.columbia.edu

 
 
Languages   Spanish (native); English, French (fluent); Portuguese, Italian (working knowledge)
   
Nationality   Argentina, USA
   
Bar Admission   Buenos Aires - 1977
New York - 1982
Madrid - 1984
   
Education   Columbia University Law School (JSD - 1990); Louisiana State University Law School (LLM - 1979); National University of La Plata School of Law (JD (Abogado) - 1975)
   
Academic  
Position  
Adjunct Professor of Law - Columbia University (Comparative Law, International Business Transactions, Latin American Law)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Chair, sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the aegis of the ICC, AAA and ICSID
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Several opinions on the law of arbitration of Latin American countries and international commercial arbitration issues (mostly sales and secured financing disputes)
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• UNCITRAL Case, National Grid PLC v. The Argentine Republic, Award, 3 November 2008 (full text ITA English)

• UNCITRAL, BG Group Plc v. Republic of Argentina, Final Award, 24 Dec. 2007 (full text ITA)

• UNCITRAL Case, National Grid PLC v. The Argentine Republic, Decision on Jurisdiction, 20 June 2006 (full text ITA English) (full text ITA Spanish)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• "Buenos Aires," in Choice of Venue in International Arbitration (M. Ostrove, C. Salomon, B. Shifman eds., OUP, 2014) (with M. Fernandez)

• Commercial and Labor Arbitration in Central America (Transnational Juris Publications, 1991)

• Arbitraje Comercial y Laboral en America Central (Transnational Juris Publications, 1990)

• Editor, Arbitration Law and Practice in Latin America (JurisNet, 2001)

• Contributions on Latin America, The World Arbitration Reporter (H. Smit & V. Pechota eds., Oceana Publications, 1986)

• "Appointment of the Arbitral Tribunal," in Course in Dispute Settlement in International Trade, Development and Investment, United Nations Conference in Trade and Development, 2004, on-line course: http://r0.unctad.org/disputesettlement/course.htm

• "Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements and Jurisdiction of Arbitral Tribunals in Latin America," 1 J. Int’l Arb. 293 (1984)
   

 
   
 
 
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