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Click here to enlarge.   Christopher M. RYAN IAI Member   
Shearman & Sterling LLP
401 9th Street, NW - Suite 800
Washington, DC 20004-2128
Tel: +1.202.508.8098 (Office)
Tel: +1.703.282.9971 (Cell)
Fax: +1.202.508.8100

Languages   English (native)
Nationality   USA
Bar Admission   New York - 2001
District of Columbia - 2002
Various US District Courts and Courts of Appeals
Education   Yale Law School (Visiting Scholar - 2005); The George Washington University School of Law (JD (with honors) - 2000);Villanova University (MA - 1993); Temple University (BA (Honors Program) - 1992)
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, AAA (with focus on investment, construction, joint ventures, intellectual property, and general commercial matters); proceedings under NAFTA; arbitration-related proceedings before US courts
Relating to  
• "Navigating the Standards Used to Assess Arbitrator Bias in International Arbitration," N.Y.L.J., 7 Aug. 2017 (with J. Greenblatt and H. Weisburg)

• "A Common Right to Arbitrate: Anti-Suit Injunctions in New York and England," N.Y.L.J., 18 July 2016 (with H. Weisburg and D. Earnest)

• "Forum Non Conveniens Defeats Enforcement of International Arbitration Award: Figueiredo Ferraz E Engenharia de Projeto Ltda v. The Republic of Peru et al., 665 F.3d 384 (2d Cir, 2011)," 15(2) Int’l Arb. L. Rev. (2012)

• "U.S. Developments on the Enforcement of Awards Set Aside by the Courts of the Seat of Arbitration," in International Arbitration Court Decisions (S. Bond & F. Bachand eds., Juris, 3rd. 2011)

• "New York Civil Practice Law and Rule 3102(s): A Potential Tool for Parties Seeking Discovery in Aid of Arbitration," Transnational Dispute Management (2011, Vol. 1)

• "Discerning the Compliance Calculus: Why States Comply with International Investment Law," 38 Ga. J. Int’l & Comp. L. 63 (2010)

• "Managing the International Arbitral Process," in Proceedings of Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Association’s 2009 Short Course on International Mining Law (2009)

• "Meeting Expectations: Assessing the Long-Term Legitimacy and Stability of International Investment Law," 29 U. Penn. J. Int’l L. 725 (2008)

• "Hall Street Associates v. Mattel: The Supreme Court Eliminates 'Manifest Disregard' as a Ground for Vacating an Arbitral Award," Nat'l L.J., 12 May 2008

• "Managing Multi-Country International Risk: What to Look for Before Investment," in Special Institute on Strategic Risk Management (Rocky Mtn. Mineral L. Found., 2008) (with H. Weisburg)

• "Enforcement in the United States of an International Arbitration Award Set Aside in the Country of Origin," 2007(2) Stockholm Int’l Arb. Rev. 150

• "Adapting the ADR Process to Meet Client Expectations," in Best Practices in International ADR 181 (Aspatore Books, 2007)

• "Means to Be Made Whole: Damages in the Context of International Investment Arbitration," in Evaluation of Damages in International Arbitration 165 (ICC Pub. No. 668, 2006)

• "The Interplay Between Treaty and Contract Claims in the Bayindir Decision," 17(11) World Med. & Arb. Rep. 361 (2006) (with H. Weisburg and D. Schimmel)

• "A New Framework for International Investment: Changes in the U.S. Model Bilateral Investment Treaty," 16(2) World Med. & Arb. Rep. (2005) (with H. Weisburg and D. Schimmel)

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