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Click here to enlarge.   Ugo DRAETTA IAI Member   
Foro Buonaparte 20
20121 Milano
Tel: +39.02.8901.3303
Fax: +39.02.8690.545

Languages   Italian (native); English, French (fluent); Spanish (working knowledge)
Nationality   Italy
Bar Admission   Milan - 1968
Position   Academic, arbitrator, Former Senior International Counsel and VP of General Electric; former General Counsel and Board Member of Fiat
Education   University of Naples (Dr. Jur. - 1960; Libera Docenza (PhD) in International Law -1968); Academy of international Law, University of Texas (Certificate - 1976)
Professor of Law (International Law) - Catholic University of Milan
as Arbitrator  
Sole arbitrator, President or co-arbitrator, mainly in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, Madrid, Milan Chamber (CAM), Vienna Center (VIAC) and DIAC
as Counsel  
25 years as in-house counsel at General Electric and FIAT
Relating to  
• Monads or Triads: Conflict and Cooperation Among Arbitrators (JurisNet, 2016)

• "Counsel as Client’s First Enemy in Arbitration?," (JurisNet, 2014)

• Behind the Scenes in International Arbitration (JurisNet, 2011)

Numerous articles on arbitration, including:

• "Cooperation Among Arbitrators in International Arbitration," 5(1) Indian J. Arb. L. 107 (2016)

• "Internal Conflicts Among Arbitrators in International Arbitration," in Diritto del Commercio Internazionale/The Law of International Trade, 2016 47

• "Potential Inefficiencies Caused by the Document Production Process in International Arbitration," 2014(2) Cahiers de l’Arbitrage/ Paris J. of Int’l Arb. 225

• "Italy as a Place for International Arbitrations: the Myths of the “Italian torpedo", the “Irritual” Arbitration et alia," 2013(2) in Rev. dr. aff. int. / Int'l Bus. L.J. 159

• "What Does 'Ethics in Arbitration' Really Mean," in 1(1) Eur. Int'l Arb. Rev. 57(2012)

• "International Arbitration as a Public Function: Some Short Considerations," in 2012(3)'l Bus.L.J. 319

• "The 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and Arbitration," in 2012(2)'l Bus.L.J. 193

• "Les dynamiques du délibéré dans l’arbitrage : quelques réflexions personnelles," in 2011(3)'l Bus.L.J. 219

• "Short Practical Notes on Security for Costs in Arbitration," 2011(1) Cahiers de l'arbitrage / Paris J. Int'l Arb. 77

• "Dispute Resolution in International Construction Linked Contracts," 2011(1) Rev. dr. aff. int. / Int’l Bus. L.J. 69

• "Leveraging the Arbitral Process to Encourage Settlement: Some Practical and Legal Issues," 2009(4) Rev. dr. aff. int. / Int'l Bus. L.J. 487; reprinted in Liber Amicorum Bernardo Cremades 361 (M.A. Fernandez-Ballesteros and D. Arias Liber Amicorum eds., La Ley, 2010)

• "Arbitration Exception and Brussels I Regulation: No Need for Change," in 2009(6)'l Bus.L.J. 741(with A. Santini)

• "The Role of In-House Counsel in International Arbitration," in Vol.75 Arbitration (2009) 468

• "Arbitration in international construction contracts: selected practical problems," in 2008(4) Cahiers de l’arbitrage/Paris J. int'l Arb. 13

• "The International Arbitration Clause: Essential and Optional Elements - An Update," 2004(4) Rev. dr. aff. int. / Int'l Bus. L.J. 577
with France  
Member of the Council of the ICC Institute of World Business law; member of the Conseil Scientifique, Revue de droit des affaires internationales / International Business Law Journal; member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.

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