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Click here to enlarge.   Ben LOVE IAI Young Practitioner   
Reed Smith LLP
599 Lexington Avenue
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10022
Tel: +1.212.549.4189 (Office)
Fax: +1.212.521.5450

Languages   English (native); French (fluent); Spanish (working knowledge)
Nationality   USA
Bar Admission   New York - 2006
Texas - 2006
Education   Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (DESS - 2006); University of Texas School of Law (JD - 2005); University of Texas (BA - 2002)
Adjunct Professor (Investment Arbitration) - Brooklyn Law School, USA
as Arbitrator  
Administrative Secretary in several arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA and ICDR
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, ICSID Additional Facility, and CRCICA (mainly foreign investments, energy and natural resources, public utilities, finance and banking, real estate, agriculture and shareholder disputes)
Relating to  
• Provisional Measures in Investment Arbitration (OUP, forthcoming) (with N. Rubins)

• "Commentary on Article 43 of the ICSID Convention," The ICSID Convention, Rules and Regulations: A Commentary (Julien Fouret, ed.) (forthcoming) (with N. Rubins)

• "Jurisdiction Over Incidental Questions in International Law," Am. J. of Int'l L. (forthcoming)

• "Introductory Note to The Republic of the Philippines v The People’s Republic of China, (PCA Case No. 2013-19), Award on Jurisdiction and Admissibility," Int'l Legal Materials, Vol. 55(5) (2016)

• "ICSID Convention" and "ICSID Arbitration Rules," Concise International Arbitration (L.A. Mistelis, ed., 2015) (with N. Rubins and D. Kalderimis)

• "Ratione Temporis," in International Investment Law: A Handbook 481 (M. Bungenberg, J. Griebel, S. Hobe, and A. Reinisch eds., Nomos, 2015) (with N. Rubins)

• "Introductory Note to Jurisdictional Immunities of the State (Germany v. Italy)," 51(3) ILM 563 (2012)

• "The Future of Investment Arbitration in Asia: An Optimistic Assessment," in Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law 277 (I. Laird and T. Weiler eds., Juris Publishing, 2012)

• "'Manifest Disregard of the Law,' 'Minimum Contacts,' and Forum Non Conveniens: Recent Developments in Judicially-Created Doctrines that May Defeat Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in the U.S.," 2010(3) Cahiers de l'arbitrage/Paris J. Int’l Arb. 653 (with J. Castello)

• "Introductory Note to CEMEX Caracas Investments B.V. and CEMEX Caracas II Investments B.V. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (ICSID Case No. ARB/08/15)," 49(4) ILM 1195 (2010)

• "Investor-State Mediation: Observations on the Role of Institutions," in 3 Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers 399 (A. Rovine ed., Brill Nijhoff, 2010) (with M. Stevens)

• "Introductory Note to Bernardus Henricus Funnekotter and others v. Republic of Zimbabwe (ICSID Case No. ARB/05/6)," 48(4) ILM 760 (2009)

• "Individual Nationality in Investment Treaty Arbitration: The Tension Between Customary International Law and Lex Specialis," in Investment Treaty Law: Current Issues III, at 181 (A. Bjorklund, I. Laird and S. Ripinsky eds., BIICL, 2009)(with R. Aguirre Luzi)

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