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Click here to enlarge.   Franco FERRARI IAI Member   
New York University School of Law
40 Washington Square South 409B
New York, NY 10012
Tel: +1.212.992.8123 (Direct)

Languages   English, French (fluent); German, Italian (native); Dutch (good working knowledge); Spanish (working knowledge)
Nationality   Italy
Bar Admission   Bologna, Italy - 2001
Verona, Italy - 2003
Education   Augsburg University School of Law, Germany (LL.M. (Magister Legum) - 1992); Bologna University School of Law, Italy (JD (dottore in giurisprudenza) - 1990)
Professor of Law - New York University School of Law (2010-) (International Business Transactions, International Sales Law, International Commercial Arbitration, Forum Shopping, Uniform Law); Professor of International Law - Verona University School of Law (2002-16) (International Commercial Law, International Sales Law, Private International Law, International Commercial Arbitration); Professor of Comparative Private Law - Bologna University School of Law (1998-2002) (Comparative Private Law); Professor of Comparative Law - Tilburg University School of Law (1995-98) (Comparative Private Law, Uniform Law)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, commercial and investor-State, ad hoc (under UNCITRAL Rules) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, CAM, SIAC, Swiss Rules and VIAC
Relating to  
• Co-author and co-editor, International Investment Arbitration in a nutshell (West, 2020) (with D.B. King)

• Co-author and co-editor, Conflict of Laws in International Arbitration (Juris, 2nd ed. 2019) (with S. Kröll)

• Co-editor, Inherent Powers of Arbitrators (Juris, 2018) (with F. Rosenfeld)

• Co-editor, Iura novit Curia in International Arbitration (Juris, 2018) (with G. Cordero-Moss)

• Editor, The Impact of EU Law on International Commercial Arbitration (Juris, 2017)

• Editor, Limits to Party Autonomy in International Commercial Arbitration (Juris, 2016)

• Editor, Forum Shopping in the International Commercial Arbitration Context (Sellier, 2013)

• Co-editor, Conflict of Laws in International Arbitration (Sellier, 2010) (with S. Kröll)

• "The Role of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in Determining the Law Applicable to the Merits in Commercial Arbitration," 7 Eur. Int’l Arb. Rev. 87 (2018)

• "Schranken der Parteiautonomie in der Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit," in “Mehr Freiheit wagen” - Beiträge zur Emeritierung von Jürgen Basedow 369 (A. Dutta and C. Heinze eds., Mohr Siebeck, 2018) (with F. Rosenfeld)

• "The Inappropriate Use of the PCC to Interpret Hardship Claims under the CISG," 2017 Internationales Handelsrecht 97 (with C.P. Gillette et al.)

• "Límites a la autonomía de las partes en arbitraje internacional," 10(2) Arbitraje 335 (2017) (with F. Rosenfeld)

• "Forum shopping : pour une définition ample et dénuée de jugements de valeurs," 2016 Rev. crit. DIP 85

• "How International Should International Arbitration Be?," in UNIDROIT, Eppur si muove: The Age of Uniform Law 847 (UNIDROIT, 2016)

• "Yukos revisited – A case comment on the set-aside decision in Yukos Universal Limited (Isle of Man) et al. v. Russia," 2016 IPRax 478 (with F. Rosenfeld)

• "Bridging the Gap Between Investment and Commercial Arbitration at the Enforcement Stage - Regime Interactions Between the New York Convention and International Investment Law," 12(2) NYU J. L. & Bus. 295 (2016) (with F. Rosenfeld)

• "La Convención de las Naciones Unidas sobre los contratos de compraventa inter-nacional de mercaderías y la ley aplicable en el arbitraje comercial internacional: comentarios sobre tres supuestos comunes," 8(3) Arbitraje 687 (2015)

• "CISG and the Law Applicable in International Commercial Arbitration: Remarks Focusing on Three Common Hypotheticals," in A Tribute to Joseph M. Lookofsky 55 (M.B. Andersen and R.F. Henschel eds., Djoef Publishing, 2015)

• "Forum Shopping in the International Commercial Arbitration Context: Setting the Stage," in Forum Shopping in the International Commercial Arbitration Context 1 (F. Ferrari ed., Sellier, 2013)

• "Getting to the law applicable to the merits in international arbitration and the consequences for getting it wrong," in Conflict of Laws in International Arbitration 257 (F. Ferrari and S. Kröll eds., Selllier, 2010)

• Quelles sources de droit pour les contrats de vente internationale de marchandises? Des raisons pour lesquelles il faut aller au-delà de la CVIM," 2006 Rev. dr. aff. int./ Int’l Bus. L.J. 403

• "La Convention de Vienne sur la vente internationale et le droit international privé," 2006 JDI 27

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