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Click here to enlarge.   Christopher R. SEPPÄLÄ IAI Member   
White & Case LLP
19 Place Vendôme
75001 Paris
France
Tel: +33.1.55.04.15.15
Fax: +33.1.55.04.15.16
cseppala@whitecase.com
http://www.whitecase.com

 
 
Languages   English (native); French (fluent)
   
Nationality   USA, UK
   
Bar Admission   New York - 1970
Paris - 1974
   
Education   Columbia Law School (JD - 1967); Harvard University (BA - 1963)
   
Academic  
Position  
Lecturer (International Construction Law) - Paris Université II - Panthéon-Assas
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Chair or member of the tribunal in international arbitrations proceedings under the Rules of the ICC.
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the of the ICC, LCIA, JCAA, AAA, and Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) (construction, turnkey projects, engineering, oil & gas, nuclear, energy, telecommunications, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, banking, or general contractual matters)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
Numerous articles on arbitration or construction in law reviews or journals. Recent ones include:

• "The New Assistance ICC Provides to Protect the Confidentiality of a 'Sealed Offer'," ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin, Vol.1 2017 (with P. Brumpton and M. Coulet-Diaz)

• "Why Finland Should Adopt the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration," 34(4) J. Int'l Arb. 585 (2017)

• "Recent Case Law on Dispute Boards," in Dossier XV of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, (Kluwer, Sep. 2017)

• "Commentary on Recent ICC Arbitral Awards Dealing with Dispute Adjudication Boards under FIDIC Contracts," 33(3) Int'l Constr. L. Rev. 186 (2016)
   
Other  
Connections  
with France  
Legal Advisor, FIDIC Contracts Committee; FIDIC's official Observer, ICC International Court of Arbitration; and former Vice-President Emeritus of the ICC International Court; Associate Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law; Member, ICC Commission on International Commercial Arbitration; Member, French Arbitration Committee; Lecturer on international construction contracts to post-graduates at Paris University (Panthéon-Assas).
   

 
   
 
 
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