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Click here to enlarge.   Loretta MALINTOPPI IAI Member   
39 Essex Chambers
32 Maxwell Road
#02-16 Maxwell Chambers
Singapore 069115
Tel: +65 63209277

Languages   Italian (native); French, English, Spanish (fluent)
Nationality   Italy
Bar Admission   Rome - 1987
Paris - 1993
Education   Rome University (Law degree - 1979); Georgetown University (LLM - 1986)
Lecturer (International Investment Arbitration) - Singapore International Arbitration Academy (2014)
Senior lecturer (International Investment Arbitration) - Science Po Law School, Paris (2010-2012)
as Arbitrator  
Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in arbitration proceedings under the aegis of the ICC, ICSID, PCA, LCIA, SIAC, DIAC and CAM (Milan Chamber of Arbitration); Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by the Chairman of ICSID's Administrative Council)
as Counsel  
Domestic and international proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC and ICSID (mostly agency, distribution, sales, oil and gas, investment and construction matters); proceedings before the International Court of Justice and ad hoc tribunals in inter-State disputes
• Blue Bank International & Trust (Barbados) Ltd. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, ICSID Case No. ARB 12/20, Award, 26 Apr. 2017, (full text ITA)
Relating to  
• Co-editor, Investment Protection in Southeast Asia: A Country-by-Country Guide on Arbitration Laws and Bilateral Investment Treaties (Martinus Nijhoff, 2017) (with Charis Tan)

• Co-author, The ICSID Convention: A Commentary (2d ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009) (with C. Schreuer, A. Reinisch and A. Sinclair)

• "International Arbitration and its Contribution to the Rule of Law," paper delivered at the ICCA Congress 2016, (ICCA Congress Series, 2017)

• "Fact-Finding and Evidence before the International Court of Justice (Notably in Scientific-Related Disputes)," 7(2) J. Int'l Disp. Settlement 421 (2016)

• "La procédure arbitrale devant le CIRDI et hors CIRDI: une comparaison," in Droit international des investissements et arbitrage transnational (C. Leben ed., Pedone, 2015)

• "Living in Glass Houses? The Debate on Transparency in International Investment Arbitration," 2(1) BCDR Int’l Arb. Rev. 31 (2015) (with N. Limbasan)

• "The Non-Disputing State Party in Investment Arbitration: An Interested Player or the Third Man Out?," in Practising Virtue, Inside International Arbitration (D. Caron, S.W. Schill, A.C. Smutny, E.E. Triantafilou eds., OUP, 2015) (with H. Haeri)

• "Challenges of Arbitrators: Lessons from the ICC," in Challenges and Recusal of Judges and Arbitrators (C. Giorgetti ed., Brill, 2015) (with A. Carlevaris)

• "A Cautionary Tale: the Singapore and Hong Kong chapters of the Astro v First Media saga," 2015(4) Cahiers de l’Arbitrage / Paris J. of Int’l Arb. 771

• "Regards croisés sur la mise en oeuvre des techniques interprétatives de la norme internationale - Les techniques interprétatives du CIRDI," 2011(2) Rev. gén. dr. int. public

• "The Algiers Accords and the Iran-US Claims Tribunal(1981)," in World Arbitration Reporter (WAR), 2nd ed. (L. Mistelis, L. Shore eds., JurisNet LLC,2011)

• "Unlawful interference with international arbitration by national courts of the seat in the aftermath of Saipem v Bangladesh," in Liber Amicorum Bernardo Cremades 993 (M.A. Fernandez-Ballesteros and D. Arias eds., La Ley, 2010) (with L. Radicati di Brozolo)

• "Provisional Measures in Recent ICSID Proceedings: What Parties Request and What Tribunals Order," in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer 157 (OUP, 2009)

• "Independence, Impartiality and Duty of Disclosure in Investment Arbitration," in Oxford Handbook of International Investment Law 789 (P. Muchlinski, F. Ortino and C. Schreuer eds., OUP, 2008)

• "Methods of Dispute Resolution," in Oxford Handbook of International Investment Law 691 (P. Muchlinski, F. Ortino and C. Schreuer eds., OUP, 2008) (with A. Reinisch)

• "Remarks on Arbitrators' Independence, Impartiality and Duty to Disclose in Investment Arbitration," 7(3) L. & Pract. Int'l Cts. & Tribs. 351 (2008)

• "Methods of Dispute Resolution in Inter-State Litigation: When States Go to Arbitration rather than Adjudication," 5(1) L. & Pract. Int'l Cts & Tribs. 133 (2006)

• "La jurisprudencia arbitral de la CCI relativa a los contratos de Estado," 1(2) Rev. Arb. Med. 186 (2004)

• Managing editor, The Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers)

• Editor-in-chief, International Litigation in Practice book series (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers)
with France  
Vice-President, ICC Court of International Arbitration (2009-2015)
Member of the Council, ICC Institute of World Business Law (since 2016)

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