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Click here to enlarge.   Brigitte STERN IAI Member   
Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I)
12, place du Panthéon
75231 Paris
France
Tel: +33.1.44.07.78.37
Fax: +33.1.44.07.78.36
stern@univ-paris1.fr

7, rue Pierre Nicole
75005 Paris
France
Tel: +33.1.40.46.93.79
Fax: +33.1.40.46.96.98
 
 
Languages   French, English (fluent); Spanish (working knowledge); German (knowledge)
   
Nationality   France
   
Bar Admission   Paris - 1970
   
Education   University of Paris (Doctorate in droit - 1970); Agrégation des Facultés de droit (1970); New York University (MCJ - 1963); University of Strasbourg (Master of Law - 1962); Institut d'Etudes Politiques (IEP), Strasbourg (Diploma - 1961)
   
Academic  
Position  
Professor of Law - University of Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Former Member of the Administrative Tribunal of the Asian Development Bank; Member of the ICSID Panel of Conciliators and Arbitrators, designated by France; Member of the Indicative List of Governmental and Non-governmental Panelists of WTO, designated by France; Member and former Vice-President of the United Nations Administrative Tribunal; Sole arbitrator or Member of a tribunal in numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC and ICSID; proceedings under NAFTA
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Counsel before the Iran-US Claims Tribunal; Member of the Bosnia-Herzegovinian team before the ICJ; Expert in various arbitration disputes; Counsel in the Rainbow Warrior arbitration; Counsel in the Yanacocha gold-mine dispute (Peru), as well as in ICC and ICSID arbitration proceedings;
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/12/6, Lao Holdings N.V. v. Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Decision on Jurisdiction, 21 Feb. 2014 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/10/22, Ömer Dede and Serdar Elhüseyni v. Romania, Award, 5 September 2013 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No ARB/10/5, Tidewater Inc. et al v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Decision on Jurisdiction, 8 Feb 2013 (full text ITA English)(full text ITA Spanish)

• ICSID Case No ARB(AF)/04/6, Vannessa Ventures Ltd. v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Award, 16 Jan 2013 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No ARB/08/5, Burlington Resources Inc. v. Republic of Ecuador, Decision on Liability, 14 Dec. 2012 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/07/19, Electrabel S.A. v. The Republic of Hungary, Decision on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law and Liability, 30 Nov 2012 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/11, Occidental Petroleum Corporation Occidental Exploration and Production Company v. The Republic of Ecuador, Award, 5 Oct 2012 (full text ITA English) (full text ITA Spanish)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/2, Quiborax S.A., Non Metallic Minerals S.A.and Allan Fosk Kaplún v. Plurinational State of Bolivia, Decision on Jurisdiction, 27 Sept 2012 (full text ITA English) (full text ITA Spanish)

• UNCITRAL Case, Ulysseas, Inc. v. The Republic of Ecuador, Final Award, 12 June 2012 (full text ITA English) (full text ITA Spanish)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/09/12, Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. The Republic of El Salvador, Decision on the Respondent’s Jurisdictional Objections, 1 June 2012 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case no. ARB/08/3, Brandes Investment Partners, LP v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Award, 2 Aug 2011 (full text ITA)

• UNCITRAL Case, Sergei Paushok, JSC Golden East Company and CJSC Vostokneftegaz Company v. the Government of Mongolia, Award on Jurisdiction and Liability, 28 Apr 2011 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/16, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft v. Ukraine, Award, 31 Mar 2011 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/07/02, RSM Production Corp. v. République Centrafricaine, Decision on Jurisdiction and Responsibility, 7 Dec 2010 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/07/24, Gustav F W Hamester GmbH & Co KG v. Republic of Ghana, Award, 18 June 2010 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/7, Itera Int'l Energy LLC and Itera Group NV v. Georgia, Decision on the Admissibilty of Ancillary Claims, 4 Dec 2009 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/17, Participaciones Inversiones Portuarias SARL v. Gabonese Republic, Decision on the Proposal for Disqualification of an Arbitrator, 12 Nov 2009 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/5, Burlington Resources, Inc v. Republic of Ecuador, Procedural Order No. 1 concerning Provisional Measures, 29 June 2009 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/5, Phoenix Action Ltd v. Czech Republic, Award, 15 Apr 2009 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/04/13, Jan de Nul NV and Dredging Int'l NV v. Arab Republic of Egypt, Award, 6 Nov 2008(full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/11, Occidental Petroleum Corp, Occidental Exploration & Production Co v. Republic of Ecuador, Decision on Jurisdiction, 9 Sep 2008 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/04/6, Vannessa Ventures Ltd v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Decision on Jurisdiction, 22 Aug 2008 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/11, Occidental Petroleum Corp, Occidental Exploration & Production Co v. Republic of Ecuador, Decision on Provisional Measures, 17 Aug 2007 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/02/7, Hussein Nuaman Soufraki v. United Arab Emirates, Decision on Anulment, 5 June 2007 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/03/13, Pan American Energy LLC, and BP Argentina Exploration Co v. The Argentine Republic, and ICSID Case No. ARB/04/8, BP America Production Co, Pan American Sur SRL, Pan American Fueguina, SRL and Pan American Continental SRL v. The Argentine Republic, Decision on Preliminary Objections (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• La succession d’Etats, in Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law, Vol. 262 (Kluwer, 2000)

• 20 ans de jurisprudence de la Cour internationale de Justice 1975-1995 (Nijhoff, 1998)

• La réparation et la théorie de la responsabilité internationale (Pédone, 1973)

Numerous articles, including:

• "Un petit pas de plus: l'installation de la société civile dans l'arbitrage CIRDI entre Etat et investisseur," 2007(1) Rev. arb. 3

• "L’entrée de la société civile dans l’arbitrage entre Etat et investisseur," 2002 Rev. arb. 329

• "Some New Trends in the Protection of Foreign Investments: the Example of the international Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)," 4 Int'l Ctr. Comp. L. $ Pol. Rev. 23 (Mar. 2001)

• "Le consentement à l’arbitrage CIRDI en matière d’investissement international : que disent les travaux préparatoires?," in Souveraineté étatique et marchés internationaux à la fin du 20ème siècle – Mélanges en l'honneur de Philippe Kahn 223 (Litec, 2000)

• "Relaçoes Internacionais Econômicas e o Mecanismo de Soluçao de Controvérsias do Acordo Multilateral sobre Investimentos (AMI)," 2000 Revista de Pos-Graduacao da Facultade de Direito da USP 63

• "Un coup d’arrêt à la marginalisation du consentement dans l’arbitrage international (A propos de l’arrêt de la Cour d’appel de Paris du 1er Juin 1999)," 2000 Rev. arb. 403

• "La mondialisation du droit," Projet, No. 262, at 99 (Eté 2000)

• "How to Regulate Globalization?," in The Role of Law in International Politics 275 (M. Byers ed., Oxford University Press, 1999)

• "International Economic Relations and the MAI Dispute Settlement System," 16 J. Int’l Arb. 118 (June 1999)

• "Lex mercatoria et arbitrage international. A propos des Mélanges Goldman," 1983 Rev. arb. 447

• "Trois arbitrages, un même problème, trois solutions: les nationalisations pétrolières libyennes devant l’arbitrage international," 1981 Rev. arb. 1
   

 
   
 
 
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