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Click here to enlarge.   Hamid G. GHARAVI IAI Young Practitioner   
Derains & Gharavi International
25 rue Balzac
75008 Paris
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Languages   French, Farsi (native); English (fluent)
Nationality   Iran, France
Bar Admission   New York - 1996
Paris - 2002
Education   Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (Doctorat - 2000); New York University School of Law (MCJ - 1996); Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (DEA droit Nord Américain et Anglais des affaires - 1995); Université Paris V (DESS juriste d'affaires international - 1994)
Visiting Professor of Law (International Arbitration and International Law) - Richmond University School of Law
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and institutional arbitrations (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, CRCICA); Member of the LCIA Court of Arbitration; Former Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by Cambodia) (2009-2015)
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, CEFAREA, and AAA (energy, construction, defense industry, hotels, reinsurance, agency, distribution, sports, media and boundary disputes)
• ICSID Case No. ARB/15/21, Menzies Middle East and Africa S.A. and Aviation Handling Services International Ltd. v. Republic of Senegal, Award, 5 Aug. 2016 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/10/13, Mr. Hassan Awdi, Enterprise Business Consultants, Inc. and Alfa El Corporation v. Romania, Award, 2 March 2015 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/09/15, H&H Enterprises Investments, Inc. v. Arab Republic of Egypt, Decision on Respondent’s Objections to Jurisdiction, 5 June 2012 (full text ITA)
Relating to  
• The International Effectiveness of the Annulment of an Arbitral Award (Kluwer, 2002)

• "Discord Over Judicial Expropriation," 33(2) ICSID Rev. 349 (2018)

• "ICSID and Its Monarch," in Festschrift Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri – From the Arab World to the Globalization of International Law and Arbitration 325 (M.Abdel Raouf, P. Leboulanger, N. Ziadé eds., Kluwer, 2016)

• "Le financement par un tiers," in L’argent dans l’arbitrage 33 (W. Ben Hamida, T. Clay eds., Lextenso, 2013)

• "Arbitration in Yemen," 17(2) ICC Bull. 41 (2006) (with L. Karam)

• "Updates, Thoughts And Perspectives on CEFAREA (Centre Français d'Arbitrage de Réassurance et d'Assurance)," 6(1) Int'l Arb. Q.L. Rev. 89 (Spring 2005)

• "Udpate, Thoughts and Perpectives on Azerbaijan's Arbitration Regime," 13(2) ICC Bull. 27 (2002) (with J. Hertzfeld)

• "Arbitration Adventures and Misadventures in Naftland," 19(6) J. Int’l Arb. 621 (2002)

• "Udpate, Thoughts and Perpectives in Iran's International Arbitration Regime," 2001(4) ASA Bull. 722

• "The 1997 Iranian Law on International Commercial Arbitration: The UNCITRAL Model Law à l'Iranienne," 15(1) Arb. Int’l 85 (1999)

• "Le nouveau droit iranien de l'arbitrage commercial international," 1999(1) Rev. arb. 35

• "Arbitration under Bilateral Investment Treaties: An Often Overlooked Tool," 13(5) Int'l Arb. Rep. 44 (1998) (with D. Freyer and B. Garfinkel)

• "Finality and Enforceability of Foreign Arbitral Awards: From "Double exequatur" to the Enforcement of Annulled Awards," 13(1) ICSID Rev. 101 (1998)

• "A Nightmare Called Hilmarton," 12(9) Int'l Arb. Rep. 20 (1997)

• "The Legal Inconsistencies of Chromalloy," 12(5) Int'l Arb. Rep. 21 (1997)

• "Chromalloy: Another View," 12(1) Int'l Arb. Rep. 21 (1997)

• "EC Competition Law and the Proper Scope of Arbitration," Eur. Civ. L. For., Fall 1996; also published in 63(1) Arbitration 59 (1997)

• "Enforcing Set Aside Awards: France's Controversial Steps Beyond the New York Convention," 6(1) J. Trans. L. & Pol. 93 (Fall 1996)

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