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Click here to enlarge.   Georges AFFAKI IAI Member   
Independent Arbitrator
10, avenue Hoche
75008 Paris
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Languages   Arabic, French (native); English (fluent)
Nationality   France, Syria
Bar Admission   Alep - 1986
Paris - 2014
Position   Managing Director, BNP Paribas (1997 - 2013)
Education   Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Doctorat en droit et Habilitation à diriger les recherches); Chartered Arbitrator; FCIArb; Fellow, Australian Center for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)
Professor of Law - Université of Paris II; Visiting Professor - Université Paris Dauphine and Queen Mary University of London
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in international arbitration proceedings under the Rules of ICSID, HKIAC, CRCICA, DIAC, ICC, LCIA, and the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA); Chair or member, ICC adjudicatory panels in international banking dispute resolution mechanism DOCDEX
as Counsel  
Lead, co-counsel or expert witness in arbitral proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the PCA and the ICC (points of law involving Arab laws, economic sanctions, bank organization and transactions)
Relating to  
• Co-author, ICC Commission Report, Financial Institutions and International Arbitration (ICC Pub. No. 877, 2016)

• Co-editor, Jurisdictional Choices in Times of Trouble (ICC Pub. No. 755E, 2015) (with H. Grigera Naón)

• "Nouvelles tendances de l'arbitrage international en Afrique : le cas des litiges financiers," 2014(3) Rev. arb. 545 (with A. Koenig)

• "L'arbitrage en matière bancaire et financière," 2014(3) Cahiers de l’Arbitrage / Paris J. of Int’l Arb. 419

• "A Financing is a Financing is a Financing...," in Third Party Funding in International Arbitration 10 (B. Cremades, A. Dimolitsa eds., ICC Pub. No. 752E, 2013)

• "Nouvelles réflexions sur la banque et l’arbitrage," in Liber Amicorum en l’honneur de Serge Lazareff 27 (L. Lévy, Y. Derains eds., Pedone, 2011)

• "Le banquier et l'arbitrage," Banque et Droit No. 94, at 3 (2004)

• "A Banker's Approach to Arbitration," in Arbitration in Banking and Financial Matters, ASA Special Series No. 20, at 63 (G. Kaufmann-Kohler, V. Frossard eds., 2003)

• "International Fast-Track Arbitration," in Dispute Resolution 368 (Graham & Trotman, 1994)

• "La Commission d'indemnisation des Nations Unies : Trois ans d'épreuve au service des différends internationaux," 20 DPCI / Int'l Trade L. Practice 471 (1994)

• "The United Nations Compensation Commission - A New Era in Claims Settlements," 10(3) J. Int’l Arb. 21 (1993)
with France  
Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Chair, French Committee on Arbitration, working group on arbitration in banking and financial matters; Co-Chair, Task Force on Financial Institutions and International Arbitration

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