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Click here to enlarge.   Paul FRIEDLAND IAI Member   
White & Case LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Tel: +1.212.819.8917
Fax: +1.212.354.8113

Languages   English (native); French (fluent)
Nationality   USA
Bar Admission   New York - 1981
Paris - 1993
Education   Columbia Law School (JD - 1980); Yale University (BA - 1976)
as Arbitrator  
Arbitrator (chair, party-appointed) in international proceedings under the Rules of the AAA, ICC and ad hoc tribunals
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, under the Rules of the ICC, AAA, and ICSID (with specialization in energy, international construction and sovereign disputes)
Relating to  
• Cláusulas de Arbitraje para Contratos Internacionales (AbeledoPerrot, 2010) (with R.E. Llano Oddone)

• Arbitration Clauses for International Contracts (Juris Publishing, 2d ed. 2007)

Numerous articles on international arbitration including:

• Regular Contributor to Kluwer Arbitration Blog

• "AAPL v Sri Lanka -- Rethinking Protection and Security for 21st Century Claims," 2016(3) Cahiers de l'arbitrage / Paris J. Int'l Arb. 605

• "Fact-Finding by International Arbitrators – Sua Sponte Calls for Evidence, in The Arbitrators' Initiative: When, Why and How Should it be Used?," ASA Special Series No. 45 (Domitille Baizeau & Frank Spoorenberg eds. 2016)

• "Differential Capacity and the Duty to Protect Foreign Investment From Physical Violence," in Liber Amicorum en L'Honneur de William Laurence Craig (LexisNexis, 2016) (with R. Hornick)

• "Drafting Considerations for Clauses Designating New York as the Place of Arbitration," in International Commercial Arbitration in New York (2d ed., J. Carter & J. Fellas eds., OUP, 2016) (with D. Nyer)

• "Soft Law and Power," in The Evolution and Future of International Arbitration (S. Brekoulakis, J. Lew & L. Mistelis eds., Kluwer, 2016)

• "The 2014 Revisions to the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration," 9(1) Disp. Res. Int'l 55 (2015) (with E. Zuleta)

• "The Revised ICDR International Arbitration Rules - Key Changes," (LexisNexis Arbitration, Apr.2014) (with J. Templeman)

• "Rabid Redux: The Second Wave of Abusive ICSID Annulments," 27(4) Am. U. Int’l L. Rev. 727 (2012) (with P. Brumpton)

• "The 2012 International Arbitration Survey: Current and Preferred Practices in the Arbitral Process," in JAMS Global Engineering and Construction Newsletter and the NYSBA Dispute Resolution Journal (Nov. 2012) (with S. Brekoulakis)

• "Discoverability of Communications between Counsel and Party-Appointed Experts," in International Arbitration, 28(1) Arb. Int'l 1 (LCIA 2012) and 15 ICCA Congress Series 160 (2011)(with K. Brown de Vejar)

Negotiating and Drafting Arbitration Agreements with Chinese Parties - Special Considerations of Chinese Law and Practice," 28(5) J. Int’l Arb. 467 (2011)(with B. Yan)

• "The New ICC Rules: Continuing Evolution of Case Management Powers to Control Costs and Delays in International Arbitration," Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 13 September 2011 ( (with P. Brumpton)

• "Drafting Class Arbitration Clauses after Stolt-Nielsen," 22 Dispute Res. J. (May 2010) (with M. Ottolenghi)

• "Drafting Considerations for Clauses Designating New York as the Place of Arbitration," in International Commercial Arbitration in New York 71 (J.H. Carter & J. Fellas eds., 2010)

• "Comments on the 2008 Survey on International Arbitration: Corporate Attitudes and Practices on Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards," 19(3-4) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 447 (2008, published in 2009) (with M. Ottolenghi)

• "Controlling Cost in International Arbitration," 24 Japan Com. Arb. Ass'n. Newsl. (Dec. 2009)

• "Recognition And Enforcement Of Annulled Awards: From Chromalloy To Comity, The U.S. Story So Far," in Mealey's The New York Convention: 50 Years of Experience (Oct. 2008) (with J. Levine)

• "Reconocimiento Y Ejecución de Los Laudos Arbitrales Nulos. La Experiencia en Los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica," in El Arbitraje Comercial Internacional 568 (G. Tawil & E. Zuleta eds., 2008) (with J. Levine)

• "A Claim for Monetary Relief for Breach of Agreement to Arbitrate as a Supplement or Substitute to an Anti-Suit Injunction," in International Arbitration 2006: Back to Basics?, ICCA Congress Series No. 13, at 267 (Kluwer, 2007) (with K. Brown)

• "The Amicus Role in International Arbitration," in Pervasive Problems in International Arbitration 321 (L. Mistelis & J.D.M. Lew eds., 2006)

• "Stay of Enforcement of the Arbitral Award Pending ICSID Annulment Proceedings," in Annulment of ICSID Awards, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 1, at 177 (E. Gaillard & Y. Banifatemi eds., 2004)

• "The Internationalization of American Commercial Arbitration," 18 ITA News and Notes 1 (Spring 2004) (with A. Santens)

• "Arbitral Subpoenas Under US Law and Practice," 14 Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 3 (2003) (with L. Martinez)

• "Commentary on the July 2003 Revisions to the AAA Commercial Arbitration Rules," Disp. Res. J. (Nov. 2003) 8 (with J. Townsend)

• "Commentary: ICSID Tribunals and Injunctions by State Courts," 18(3) Arb. Int’l 323 (2002)

• "Arbitration," Corporate Legal Department, Practising Law Institute (Nov. 2001)

• "The Arbitration Clause," Commercial Contracts: Strategies for Drafting and Negotiating (Aspen, 2001)

• "Place of Arbitration in Contract is Vital," N.Y.L.J., Oct. 29, 2001, at S8

• "Drafting 'Provisional Relief' Clauses," 6 ADR Currents 1 (Sept.-Nov. 2001)

• "Choosing Between Administered and Non-Administered Arbitration for International Contracts," Corp. Counsel A3 (Apr. 2001)

• "The Written Phase: Disclosure and Memorials," in AAA Manual for International Arbitrators (1999)

• "International Arbitration in the US: Enforcement of Awards," in International Commercial Arbitration – U.S. Litigation Yearbook (1999)

• "U.S. Courts' Misapplication of the 'Agreement in Writing' Requirement for Enforcement of an Arbitration Agreement under the New York Convention," 13 Int’l Arb. Rep. 21 (May 1998)

• "Combining Civil Law and Common Law Elements in the Presentation of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration," 12 Int’l Arb. Rep. 25 (Sept. 1997)
with France  
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