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Click here to enlarge.   Mark KANTOR IAI Member   
709A 8th Street, S.E., Third Floor
Washington, DC 20003
Tel: +1.202.544.4953
Fax: +1.202.318.9170

Languages   English (native)
Nationality   USA
Bar Admission   New York - 1980
District of Columbia - 1992
Registered Foreign Lawyer, Law Society of England and Wales (until 2000)
Education   University of Michigan (Masters of Public Policy - 1979); University of Michigan (JD - 1979); University of Southern California (AB International Relations - 1975)
Adjunct Professor - Georgetown University Law Center (International Arbitration, International Business Transactions)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, under the Rules of ICSID, UNCITRAL, the AAA/ICDR, ICC, LCIA, JAMS, NASD, NFA, NYSE and CPR; Member, World Bank Group Sanctions Board
Relating to  
• Valuation for Arbitration: Compensation Standards, Valuation Methods and Expert Evidence (Kluwer, 2008)

• Co-editor, Reports of Overseas Private Investment Corporation Determinations (OUP, 2011) (with M.D. Nolan and K.P. Sauvant)

• "The Use of Trusts in Financing Transactions – Special Issues Relating to Arbitration of Commercial Trusts," in Arbitration of Trust Disputes: Issues in National and International Law 15 (S.I. Strong, T. Molloy eds., OUP, 2016)

• "The Impact of Contributory Investor Conduct: Only with Difficulty Commensurable," in Building International Investment Law – The First 50 Years of ICSID 533 (M. Kinnear et al. eds., Kluwer, 2015)

• "Fifty Billion Dollars; the Yukos Damages Awards," 2(1) J. Damages Int’l Arb. 91 (2015)

• "Comparing Political Risk Insurance and Investment Treaty Arbitration," in A Revolution in the International Rule of Law: Essays in Honor of Professor Don Wallace Jr. (B. Sabahi, N.J. Birch, I.A. Laird, J.A. Rivas eds., Juris Publishing, 2014)

• "Risk management tools for respondents – here be dragons," in Third-party Funding in International Arbitration 57 (B.M. Cremades, A. Dimolitsa eds., ICC Pub. No. 752E, 2013)

• "Abaclat: An Aberration?," in Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers (2012), at 120 (A.W. Rovine ed., Martinus Nijhoff, 2013)

• "Little Has Changed in the New US Model Bilateral Investment Treaty," 27(2) ICSID Rev. 335 (2012)

• "The New U.S. Model BIT: If Both Sides Are Angry With You, You Must Be Doing Something Right," 5(2) New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer 47 (New York State Bar Association, 2012)

• "Negotiated Settlement Of Public Infrastructure Disputes," in New Directions in International Economic Law: In Memoriam Thomas Wälde 199 (T. Weiler, T. Baetens eds., Martinus Nijhoff / Brill Academic, 2011)

• "Arbitrator Disclosure and a Duty to Investigate?," in AAA Yearbook Arbitration & The Law – 23rd edition (Juris Publishing 2011)

• "A Code of Conduct for Party-Appointed Experts in International Arbitration – Can One be Found?," 26(3) Arb. Int’l 323 (2010)

• "Is There a Code of Conduct for Party-Appointed Experts in International Arbitration?," in Between East and West – Essays in Honour of Ulf Franke 14 (K. Hober, A. Magnusson, M. Ohrstrom eds., Juris Publishing, 2010)

• "International Investment Law Protections for Chinese Investment into the US," in Investing in the United States (K.P. Sauvant ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010)

• "New Age Compensation for Expropriation," 2(2) J. World Energy L. Bus. 155 (2009)

• "Damages in International Commercial Arbitration: Methods of Calculation," in Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers (2009), at 223 (A.W. Rovine ed., Brill, 2009) (with A. Saldarriaga)

• "Calculating Damages: Arbitrators, Counsel, and Experts Can Do Better than They Have in the Past," in Investing with Confidence: Understanding Political Risk Management in the 21st Century 196 (K.W. Lu, G. Verheyen, S.M. Perera eds., World Bank Group, 2009) (with A. Saldarriaga)

• "Arbitrator Disclosure: An Active but Unsettled Year," 11(1) Int’l Arb. L. Rev. 20 (2008)

• "Valuation for Arbitrators: Uses and Limits of Income-Base Methods," 4(6) TDM (Nov. 2007)

• "Valuation for Arbitrators: Uses and Limits of the Adjusted Book Value Method in Energy-Related Disputes," 4(3) TDM (June 2007)

• "New Amendments to ICSID’S Arbitration Rules," (1) Stockholm Int’l Arb. Rev. 213 (2006)

• "Amendments to the ICSID Arbitration Rules Take Effect," Asian Disp. Rev. 127 (Apr. 2006)

• "Arbitration Rules Update: Expedited Emergency Relief Under The AAA/ICDR, ICC And LCIA Rules," 21(8) Int’l Arb. Rep. 1 (2006)

• "Limits to Enforcement of ICSID Awards," 23(1) J. Int’l Arb. 1 (2006) (with M. Nolan and E. Baldwin)

• "Dear Corporate Partner: Drafting a Dispute Resolution Clause," 21(3) Int’l Arb. Rep. 16 (Mar. 2006)

• "The ICC Pre-Arbitral Referee Procedure: Momentum for Expanded Use," 20(9) Int’l Arb. Rep. 17 (Sept. 2005), also published at 16 Mealey’s Lit. Rep. Reinsurance 11 (2005)

• "Proposed Changes to ICSID Arbitration Rules," Asian Disp. Rev. 86 (Oct. 2005)

• "Improvements to ICSID Arbitration," Asian Disp. Rev. 27 (Apr. 2005)

• "The Arbitration Risk Facing Sovereign Investors," Int’l Fin. L. Rev. 22 (Dec. 2004) (with M. Nolan and E. Baldwin)

• "The New Draft Model U.S. BIT: Noteworthy Developments," 21(4) J. Int’l Arb. 383 (2004)

• "Investor-State Arbitration Over Investments in Financial Services: Disputes under New U.S. Investment Treaties," 121 Banking L.J. 597 (2004)

• "The Limitations of Arbitration," Journal of Structured and Project Finance (Fall 2002)

• "Nationality and Control Issues in ICSID Arbitrations," ADR and the Law (18th ed. 2002)

• "The Increasing Role of Interest Groups in Investment Transactions Involving International Financial Institutions," 7 ILSA J. Int’l Comp. L. 291 (Aug. 2001

• "International Project Finance and Arbitration with Public Sector Entities: When is Arbitration a Fiction?," 24 Fordham Int'l L.J. 1122 (2001)

• "OTC Derivatives and Arbitration: Should Counterparties Embrace the Alternative," 117 Banking L.J. 408 (2000)

• "The Ordinary Power Project – Dispute Resolution Analysis," Project Finance Int'l, Jan. 1998 (with D. Manson)

• "Asian Risk and the Role of Arbitration," Power in Asia, Dec. 1997 (with T.M. Tobin)

• Regular contributor to GAR

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