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Click here to enlarge.   Giorgio G. SACERDOTI IAI Member   
Independent Arbitrator and Counsel
Via Monte Napoleone 20
20121 Milan
Italy
Tel: +39.02.76.02.21.78
Tel: +39.34.83.13.60.19
Fax: +39.02.78.27.43
gsacerdoti@cbmlaw.it

 
 
Languages   Italian, French (native); English, German (fluent); Spanish (knowledge)
   
Nationality   Italy
   
Bar Admission   Milan - 1969
Italian Supreme Court - 1978
   
Education   Columbia Law School (MCL - 1967); University of Milan (Law Degree - 1965)
   
Academic  
Position  
Emeritus Professor of Law (International and European Law) - Università Bocconi, Milan; Member of the Appellate Body of the WTO, Geneva (2001–2009)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in numerous international and domestic arbitration proceedings, ad hoc or under the aegis of the ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICSID, the Chamber of National and International Arbitration of Milan, proceedings before the World Trade Organisation (WTO); Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by Seychelles)
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Several ICC, SCC, ICSID and ad hoc arbitration proceedings (construction, licensing, and industrial joint ventures matters)
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• ICSID Case ARB 03/20, Telefónica S.A. v. Argentine Republic, Decision on Jurisdiction, 25 May 2006 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/04/1, Total S.A. v. Argentine Republic, Decision on Objections to Jurisdiction, 25 Aug. 2006 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/04/1, Total S.A. v. Argentine Republic, Decision on Liability, 27 Dec. 2010 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/04/1, Total S.A. v. Argentine Republic, Award, 27 Nov. 2013 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/03/9, Continental Casualty Co v. The Argentine Republic, Decision on Jurisdiction, 22 Feb. 2006 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/03/9, Continental Casualty Co v. The Argentine Republic, Award, 5 Sep. 2008 (full text ITA)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• Co-editor "General Interests of Host States in International Investment Law" (Cambridge University Press, 2014)(with P. Acconci, M. Valenti, A. de Luca)

• "La contribution de l’Organe d’Appel de l’OMC à la construction du droit international économique : système commercial multilatéral, accords régionaux, droit de l’investissement," in 2016 (4) RGDIP 721

• "Italy," in Interim Measures in International Arbitration (L.W. Newman and C. Ong eds., Juris, 2014) (with A. de Luca)

• "BIT Protections and Economic Crises: Limits to Their Coverage, the Impact of Multilateral Financial Regulation and the Defense of Necessity," 28(2) ICSID Rev. 351 (2013)

• "Precedent in the Settlement of International Economic Disputes: the WTO and the Investment Arbitration Models," in Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers 2010 (A. Rovine ed., Martinus Nijhoff)

• "Corruption in Investment Transactions: Policy Initiatives, Legal Principles and Arbitral Practice," 24(2) ICSID Rev. 565 (2009)

• "Investment Arbitration under ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules: Prerequisites, Applicable Law and Review of the Awards," 19 ICSID Rev. 1 (2004)

• "Bilateral Treaties and Multilateral Instruments on Investment Protection," Collected Courses of The Hague Academy of International Law, Vol.269 (1998)
   
Other  
Connections  
with France  
Born in Nice, lived in Paris as a child; exchange student, Sciences Po;
   

 
   
 
 
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