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Click here to enlarge.   Eduardo SILVA ROMERO IAI Member   
Dechert LLP
32 rue de Monceau
75008 Paris
France
Tel: +33.1.57.57.80.14 (Direct)
Fax: +33.1.57.57.80.81
eduardo.silvaromero@dechert.com
http://www.dechert.com

 
 
Languages   Spanish (native); French, English, Portuguese (fluent)
   
Nationality   Colombia, France
   
Bar Admission   Colombia - 1994
Paris - 2006
   
Education   Université Paris II- Panthéon-Assas (Doctorat en droit - 2000; DEA philosophie du droit - 1996; DSU droit international privé - 1995); University of Rosario, Bogotá (Law Degree - 1994)
   
Academic  
Position  
Professor of Law (International Law) - University of Rosario, Bogotá; Professor of Law (Arbitration) - Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris IX); Lecturer (International Contracts and Investment Arbitration, International Arbitration) - Geneva Master in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Chair, sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID and LCIA;
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
International arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, AAA and SCC (construction, oil & gas, electricity, mining, telecommunications, joint venture, and international sales and distribution contracts)
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• ICSID Case No. ARB/12/4, Supervision y Control S.A. v. Republic of Costa Rica, Award, 18 Jan. 2017 (full text ITA )

• ICSID Case No. ARB (AF)/10/1, David Minnotte & Robert Lewis v. Republic of Poland, Award, 16 May 2014 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/18, Malicorp Limited v. The Arab Republic of Egypt, Decision on the Application for Annulment of Malicorp Limited, 3 July 2013 (full English text ITA) (full French text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/04/7 (Annulment), Sociedad Anónima Eduardo Vieira v. Chile, Decision on Annulment, 10 Dec 2010 (full text (Spanish) ITA)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• Editor, "El contrato de arbitraje" (Legis, 2005) (with F.M. Espinosa)

Several articles and notes on international arbitration, including:

• "Commisa c. Pemex : Exécution d'une sentence arbitrale aux Etats-Unis nonobstant son annulation dans l'Etat du siège de l'arbitrage," 2016(4) Cahiers de l'arbitrage / Paris J. Int'l Arb. 969

• "The Extension of the Arbitral Agreement to Non-Signatories in Europe: a Uniform Approach?" in the American University Business Law Review, Vol.5(1) 2016 (with L.M.V. Saffer)

• "Chronique des sentences arbitrales de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale – commentaire sous la sentence finale n° 13997" in Clunet, N° 2/2016

• "Aux origines de l'arbitrage commercial contemporain : l'émergence de l'arbitrage CCI (1920-1958)," 2016(2) Rev. arb. 403 (with F. Grisel and E. Jolivet)

• "Some Remarks on the Contribution of ICC Arbitrators to the Development of International Commercial Arbitration Involving States and State Entities" in International Arbitration Under Review, ICC Publication, 2015

• "Consolidation and Parallel Proceedings," in Building International Investment Law – The First 50 Years of ICSID 601 (M. Kinnear et al. eds., Kluwer, 2015)

• "Actualité des Clauses de Stabilisation," in Le contentieux extractif, (ICC Publications, 2015) (With A.Caminades)

• "Dogmatisme et pragmatism dans l'arbitrage international," in Mélanges en l’honneur du Professeur Pierre Mayer 833 (LGDJ, 2015)

• "Continent latino-américain," in 2014(3) Cahiers de l'arbitrage / Paris J. Int'l Arb. 631 (With F. Mantilla Serrano)

• "De la confidencialidad del arbitaje internacional y materias aledañas," in Cuestiones claves del arbitraje internacional 165 (E. Gaillard & D. Fernández Arroyo eds., CEDEP/UR 2013)

• "Introduction note to the Declaration of the 1st Ministerial Meeting of the Latin American States Affected by the Transnational Interests," in International Legal Materials, 2013(6) Vol.52

• "Immunity and Liability of Arbitrators: what is the Proper Balance ?" in Players’ Interaction in International Arbitration, (B. Hanotiau and A. Mourre eds., Dossiers ICC Institute of World Business Law, 2012)

• "Le nouveau règlement d’arbitrage de la chambre de commerce internationale (la "CCI")" in 2011(4) Rev. arb. 897 (With P. Mayer)

• "La nouvelle loi costaricienne sur l'arbitrage commercial international du 25 mai 2011," 2011(3) Rev. arb. 843

• "Quel arbitrage d’investissement (institutionnel ou ad hoc) ?" in Le droit européen et l’arbitrage d’investissement, (C. Kessedjian ed., Panthéon Assas, 2011) (with A. Caminades)

• "Observations sur la notion d’investissement après la sentence Phoenix," 2010(4) Cahiers de l'arbitrage / Paris J. Int'l Arb. 987

• "Por un regreso al sentido ordinario de la palabra ‘inversión’," Rev. Ecuatoriana Arb. No. 1 (2009)

• "El mito del carácter ilimitado del derecho a la propiedad de los inversionistas," in El arbitraje internacional: cuestiones de actualidad 241 (2009)

• "Are States Liable for the Conduct of their Instrumentalities? - ICC Case Law," in State Entities in International Arbitration, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 4, at 31 (E. Gaillard and J. Younan eds., Juris Publishing, 2008)

• "Panorama de jurisprudence latino-américaine," Cahiers de l'arbitrage, Gaz. Pal., Mar. 28-29, 2008 (with F. Mantilla-Serrano)

• "El arbitraje institucional y sus contratos aledaños," in Los Contratos en el Derecho Privado (2007) (with F. Mantilla-Serrano)

• "Las tensiones del arbitraje internacional," in Arbitraje Internacional - Tensiones Actuales xii (F. Mantilla-Serrano ed., Legis, 2007)

• "Quelques brèves observations du point de vue de la Cour internationale d’arbitrage de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale," in Le contentieux arbitral transnational relatif à l’investissement (2006)

• "Chronique des sentences arbitrales de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale – commentaire sous la sentence intérimaire sur la responsabilité No. 10671, 2006(4) JDI 1417

• "Chronique des sentences arbitrales de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale – commentaire sous la sentence finale No. 11426," 2006(4) JDI 1443

• "Crónica sobre jurisprudencia en materia de arbitraje," Revista Internacional de Arbitraje, Boletín del Comité Colombiano de Arbitraje (CCA) (2005)

• "La circulation des conventions d’arbitrage dans les droits d’Amérique Latine," Médiation et arbitrage / Alternative dispute resolution (2005)

• "International arbitration involving state parties. Observations on the applicable law in state contract arbitrations," 2(6) Rev. Arb. Med., 176(2005)

• "Requiem for the Rules of Article 177(2) of the Swiss Private International Law Act," in Global Reflections on International Law, Commerce and Dispute Resolution - Liber Amicorum in honour of Robert Briner 825 (ICC Pub. No. 693, 2005)

• "The Dialectic of International Arbitration Involving State Parties: Observations on the Applicable Law in State Contract Arbitration," 15(2) ICC Bull. 79 (2004)

• "América Latina como sede de arbitrajes comerciales internacionales. La experiencia de la Corte Internacional de Arbitraje de la CCI," Revista DeCITA 217 (Feb. 2004)

• "Breves observaciones sobre la ‘modernidad’ del arbitraje internacional. A propósito de la Nueva Ley Española de Arbitraje," Actualidad Jurídica (Uría & Menéndez), N° 9, at 11 (2004)

• "La Distinción entre 'Estado' y 'Administración' y el Arbitraje Resultante de 'Contratos de Estado'," (1) Rev. Bras. Arb. 73 (2004)

• "América Latina como sede de arbitrajes comerciales internacionales," 1(1) Rev. Arb. Med., 88(2004)

• "Multiparty and Multicontract Arbitration: Recent ICC Experience," in Complex Arbitrations 7 (ICC Pub. No. 688E, 2003) (with A.M. Whitesell)

• "Reflexiones sobre el contrato de arbitraje - Algunas confusiones conceptuales en derecho colombiano," in Estudios de Derecho Civil – Obligaciones y Contratos – Libro Homenaje a Fernando Hinestrosa 289 (2003)

• "La sede del arbitraje comercial internacional: la perspectiva de la Corte Internacional de Arbitraje de la Cámara de Comercio Internacional," II(4) Revista de Derecho de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Montevideo 93 (2003)

• "La 'jurisprudencia' arbitral de la Cámara de Comercio Internacional en materia de derecho aplicable a los contratos internacionales de distribución. Breve contribución al derecho internacional privado colombiano," in Derecho Internacional de los Negocios – Alcances 313 (A. Zapata de Arbeláez ed., 2003)

• "ICC Arbitration and State Contracts," 13(1) ICC Bull. 34 (2002)

• "Las normas jurídicas aplicables en el arbitraje comercial internacional – Breve contribución al derecho internacional privado colombiano," 28 Rev. Der. Priv. 3 (2002)

• "El sistema de arbitraje de la Cámara de Comercio Internacional y la situación del arbitraje institucional en Colombia," 23 Foro del Jurista – Métodos alternativos de solución de conflictos 171 (Revista de la Cámara de Comercio de Medellín para Antioquia, 2002)

• "La filosofía del sistema de arbitraje de la Cámara de Comercio Internacional," 2002 Impulso 18

• "The Application of Philosophy of Law’s Method in International Commercial Arbitration," 5(1) Vindobona J. 87 (2001)

• Crónica de jurisprudencia arbitral de la CCI, Revista de Derecho Internacional y del Mercosur (since 2002)
   
Other  
Connections  
with France  
Former Deputy Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration (1998-2005); Vice-President of the Commission on Arbitration & ADR of the ICC; Co-Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the IBA; Council Member, ICC Institute of World Business Law; Chairman of the ICC Task Force on Arbitration involving states or state entities.
   

 
   
 
 
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