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Click here to enlarge.   Vera VAN HOUTTE IAI Member   
A. Smetsplein 3D (B402)
B - 3000 Leuven
Belgium
Tel: +32 4 7543 5822
Fax: +32 1648 9434
vera.vanhoutte@arbitration.be

 
 
Languages   Dutch (native); English, French (fluent); German (good working knowledge)
   
Nationality   Belgium
   
Bar Admission   Brussels - 1979
   
Education   Harvard Law School (LLM - 1971); University of Leuven, Belgium (Doctorate in Law - 1969)
   
Academic  
Position  
Lecturer - Post-graduate program, Nijmegen University, The Netherlands
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator and member of the tribunal in numerous arbitration proceedings, mostly international, commercial and investor-State, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the aegis of the ICC; Former Member of the LCIA Court; Vice-President, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by Belgium)
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Several international arbitration proceedings under the Rules of the ICC (mostly construction and industrial projects matters)
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• ICSID Case No. ARB/11/29, Getma International and others v. Republic of Guinea, Award, 16 Aug. 2016 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/11/29, Getma International, NCT Necotrans, Getma International Investissements and NCT Infrastructure & Logistique v. Republic of Guinea, Decision on Jurisdiction, 29 Dec. 2012 (full text ITA French)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• "Theory and Practice: the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal and Revision of Awards - A Comment on Islamic Republic of Iran and United States of America Decision No DEC 134-A3/A8/A9/A14/B61-FT," in Essays in Honour of Hans Van Houtte 203 (P. Wautelet, T. Kruger & G. Coppens eds., Hart Publishing, 2012)

• "Honoraires et frais des arbitres - Le statut pécuniaire de l'arbitre / Erelonen en kosten van de arbiters," in Macht en Onmacht van de Arbiter / L'Arbitre: Pouvoirs et Statut 233 (Bruylant, 2003)(with J. Linsmeau)

• "Consent to Arbitration Through Agreement to Printed Contracts: The Continental Experience," 16(1) Arb. Int’l 1 (2000)

• "Tenuitvoerlegging en nietigverklaring van arbitrale uitspraken," 1982 Tijdschrift voor Arbitrage 161 (with H. Van Houtte)
   
Other  
Connections  
with France  
Member, ICC Round Table III on Arbitration and Expertise (November 21-22, 1994); Member, ICC Construction Working Group
   

 
   
 
 
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