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Click here to enlarge.   Guido Santiago TAWIL IAI Member   
Independent Arbitrator

Languages   Spanish (native); English (fluent)
Nationality   Argentina
Bar Admission   Buenos Aires - 1984
Education   University of California, Berkeley (Visiting scholar - 1987); PhD Administrative Law - 1991 (award for best doctoral dissertation)); University of Buenos Aires (Law Degree - 1983; Master Administrative Law - 1986)
Chair Professor of Law (Administrative Law, Utilities, Regulatory matters) - University of Buenos Aires, Austral University, St Andrew's University, Catholic University of Argentina; Visiting Professor - University of Barcelona (1988), Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (2000); Honorary Professor UNAM (2012)
as Arbitrator  
Chair or member of the tribunal in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the aegis of the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, PCA, SCC and other arbitration centers.
as Counsel  
Numerous international and domestic arbitration administered and ad hoc proceedings under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SCC, UNCITRAL and other regional and national centers (mostly oil & gas, utilities, international investments, construction and commercial matters)
• SCC Case No. 153/2013 Isolux Infrastructure Netherlands B.V.. v, Kingdom of Spain, Final Award 17 Jul. 2016 (full text ITA)

• SCC Case No. V 062/2012, Charanne B.V. and Construction Investments S.A.R.L. v. Spain, Final Award, 21 Jan. 2016 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/09/12, Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. Republic of El Salvador, Award, 14 October 2016 (full text ITA English)(full text ITA Spanish)

• PCA Case 2013-3/UNCITRAL, Serafín García Armas and Karina García Gruber v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Decision on Jurisdiction, 15 Dc. 2014 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/11/1, Highbury International AVV and Ramstein Trading Inc. c. República Bolivariana de Venezuela Final Award 26 Sep. 2013 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/10/14, OPIC Karimum Corporation v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Award, 28 May 2013 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/09/12, Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. The Republic of El Salvador, Decision on the Respondent’s Jurisdictional Objections, 1 June 2012 (full text ITA)
Relating to  
• Co-editor, El Arbitraje Comercial Internacional - Estudio de la Convención de Nueva York con motivo de su 50° aniversario (2008) (with E. Zuleta)

• "On the Internationalization of Administrative Contracts, Arbitration and the Calvo Doctrine," Arbitration Advocacy in Changing Times, ICCA Congress Series No 15 at 325 (Kluwer 2011)

• "Binding Force and Enforcement of ICSID Awards: Untying Articles 53 and 54 of the ICSID Convention," 50 Years of the New York Convention: ICCA International Arbitration Conference, ICCA Congress Series No 14 at 327 (Kluwer 2009)

• "El Estado y el arbitraje: primera aproximación," Revista Argentina del Régimen de la Administración Pública, No. 337, at 9 (Oct. 2006)(with I.J. Minorini Lima)

• "Los sistemas de valoración de la prueba y el arbitraje internacional, 3(8) Revista de Arbitragem e Mediacao 209 (Jan.-Mar. 2006)

• "Como acomodar expectativas culturales divergentes en el arbitraje," 1(3) Rev. Arb. Med. 91 (2005)

• "Written advocacy in international commercial arbitration", in Advocacy in International Commercial Arbitration 355 (Juris Publishing, 2004)

• "Interim Measures in International Arbitration," paper presented at the 14th Annual Workshop of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, "Arbitration and the Courts: a case study from Latin America," Dallas, Texas, 2003; forthcoming in Arbitration International

• "Arbitration in Latin America - Current Trends and Recent Developments," 2004(1) J. Int'l Dispute Res. 15

• "Investor-State Arbitration: A hot issue in Latin America," in Arbitration and ADR, IBA, Committee D Newsletter, Vol. 8, No. 1, at 21 (2003)

• "Los conflictos en materia de inversión, la jurisdicción del CIADI y el derecho aplicables: A propósito de las recientes decisiones en los casos 'Vivendi', 'Wena' y 'Maffezini'," La Ley, 2003, Vol. A, at 914; also published in 1(0) Rev. Bras. Arb. 125 (2003)

• "Commentary: ICSID Jurisdiction and the Request for Arbitration," 18(3) Arb. Int’l 75 (2002)

• "Settlement on Disputes at ICSID. Applicable Law," in UNCITRAL´s Handbook on Dispute Settlement (2002)

• "The role of arbitration and international, regional, subregional and bilateral treaties in Latin America," paper presented at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Institute on International Energy and Minerals Arbitration, Houston, February 2002

• "Los tratados de protección y promoción recíproca de inversiones, la responsabilidad del Estado y el arbitraje internacional," La Ley, Aug. 2000, vol. D, p. 1105 Numerous publications on administrative law, utilities and regulatory matters

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