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Click here to enlarge.   Horacio A. GRIGERA NAON IAI Member   
5224 Elliott Road
Bethesda
Maryland 20816
USA
Tel: +1.202.436.4877
Tel: + 1.301.229.1985
Fax: +1.301.320.3136
hgrigeranaon@yahoo.com
hgnlaw@gmail.com
hnaon@wcl.american.edu

 
 
Languages   Spanish (native); English, French (fluent)
   
Nationality   Argentina
   
Bar Admission   Buenos Aires - 1972
New York - 1986
US Supreme Court - 1991
District of Columbia - 2003
   
Education   Harvard Law School (LLM - 1984; SJD - 1985); University of Buenos Aires (JD - 1972; LLD - 1983); Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas(1970–71)
   
Academic  
Position  
Director, Center on International Commercial Arbitration, American University, Washington DC; Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, Washington College of Law, American University, Washington D.C.
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Chair and member of the tribunal in ICC, ICSID, ICDR and UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Several ICC and AAA international arbitration proceedings (joint ventures, State contracts, oil & gas, and financing matters)
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/4, Vestey Group Ltd v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Final Award, 15 Apr. 2016 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/12/36, Société Civile Immobilière De Gaëta v. République de Guinée, Final Award, 16 Dec. 2015 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/15/31, Gabriel Resources Ltd. and Gabriel Resources (Jersey) v. Romania, Notice of Arbitration, 21 Jul. 2015, (full text Spanish)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/12/5, Isolux Corsán Concesiones S.A. v. Republic of Peru (formerly Elecnor S.A. and Isolux Corsán Concesiones S.A. v. Republic of Peru), Award, 25 Mar. 2014 (full Spanish text)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/12/5, Elecnor S.A. and Isolux Corsá Concesiones S.A. v. República del Perú, Procedural Order No. 2, Discontinuance of the Proceeding, 8 Aug. 2013 (full Spanish text)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/13/24, Republic of Peru v. Caravelí Cotaruse Transmisora de Energía S.A.C., Procedural Order Taking Note of the Discontinuance of the Proceeding, 26 Dec. 2013, (full text Spanish)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/11/9, Caravelí Cotaruse Transmisora de Energía S.A.C. v. Republic of Peru, Award, 15 Apr. 2013, (full text Spanish)

• PCA Case No. 2009-23 (UNCITRAL), Chevron Corporation and Texaco Petroleum Company v. The Republic of Ecuador, First Interim Award on Interim Measures, 25 Jan. 2012 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/09/17, Commerce Group Corp. and San Sebastian Gold Mines, Inc. v. The Republic of El Salvador, Final Award, 14 Mar. 2011 (full English text) (full Spanish text)

• 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)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/4, Murphy Exploration and Production Company International v. Republic of Ecuador, Award on Jurisdiction, 15 Dec. 2010 (full text ITA)

• LCIA Case UN3481,UNCITRAL, Encana Corporation vs. Republic of Ecuador, Final Award, 3 Feb. 2006 (full text English) (full text Spanish)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/21, City Oriente Limited v. Republic of Ecuador and Empresa Estatal Petróleos del Ecuador (Petroecuador) [I], Order Taking Note of the Discontinuance of the Proceeding, 12 Sep. 2008, (full text Spanish)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• Co-editor, Jurisdictional Choices in Times of Trouble, (ICC Institute of World Bus. L. No. 12, 2015) (with G. Affaki)

• Co-editor, International Commercial Arbitration Practice in the 21st Century (Lexis-Nexis, 2010) (with P. Mason)

• Choice of Law Problems in International Commercial Arbitration (Hague Academy of International Law, , Volume 289, Hague Academy of International Law, Collected Courses (2001)

• Choice of Law Problems in International Commercial Arbitration (Max Planck Institute, 1992)

Over 70 articles on international commercial law and arbitration, including:

• "'Misères et Splendeurs' of the Kompetenz-Kompetenz Principle in International Arbitration," in Mélanges en l’honneur du Professeur Pierre Mayer 273 (LGDJ, 2015)

• "Should International Commercial Arbitrators Declare a Law Unconstitutional?," in Practising Virtue: Inside International Arbitration (D. Caron, S.W. Schill, A. Cohen Smutny, E. Triantafilou eds., OUP, 2015) 308

• "Arbitration and Insolvency: a Salient Issue," in Liber Amicorum en l’honneur de Serge Lazareff 315 (L. Levy & Y. Derains eds., Pedone, 2011)

• "Cultural Clashes in International Commercial Arbitration: How Much of a Real Issue?," in Liber Amicorum Bernardo Cremades 557 (M.A. Fernandez-Ballesteros and D. Arias eds., La Ley, 2010)

• "Arbitration and Latin America: Progress and Setbacks," in Arbitration Insights 393 (L. Mistelis and J.D.M. Lew eds., Kluwer, 2005)

• "Document Production in International Commercial Arbitration: A Latin American Perspective," in Document Production in International Arbitration 15 (ICC Pub., 2006)

• "El derecho aplicable en el arbitraje comercial internacional," in El Contrato de Arbitraje 607 (E. Silva-Romero ed., 2005)

• "Arbitration and Latin America: Progress and Setbacks - 2004 Freshfields Lecture," 21(2) Arb. Int’l 127 (2005)

• "Les contrats d'Etat: quelques réflexions," 2003(3) Rev. arb. 667

• "International Commercial Arbitration: Identifying and implementing the "right" policies," in Essays in Honor of Arthur T. von Mehren 137 (J.A.R. Nafziger and S.C. Symeonides eds., Transnational Publishers, 2002)

• "ICC Arbitration and Courts of Law: Practical Experiences in Latin America," in Law of International Business and Dispute Settlement in the 21st Century, Liber Amicorum Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel 231 (R. Briner, L.Y. Fortier, K.P. Berger, J. Bredow eds., Carl Heymanns Verlag, 2001)
   
Other  
Connections  
with France  
Former Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration (1996–2001)
   

 
   
 
 
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