- Recent Trends and Principles in investment arbitration.
- A practical Guide to Investment Arbitration.
- New Amendments to the ICSID Rules.
Gary Born, Partner
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Gary Born is Chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and the world’s pre-eminent authority on international commercial arbitration and international litigation. He has served as counsel in over 675 arbitrations, including several of the largest arbitrations in ICC and ad hoc history, and has sat as arbitrator in more than 250 institutional and ad hoc arbitrations. He is the author of International Commercial Arbitration (Third Edition, Kluwer 2020), the leading treatise in the field. Among many accolades, Mr. Born has received the Global Arbitration Review inaugural “Advocate of the Year” award, the Client Choice award for “Best International Arbitration Practitioner” and the Best Lawyers “London Arbitration Lawyer of the Year” award.
Paul-Jean Le Cannu
Senior Counsel and Team Leader at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), joined the Centre in 2010.
In addition to currently supervising around 60 cases under the ICSID Convention, the ICSID Additional Facility Rules, and the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, Mr. Le Cannu serves as Secretary of the Tribunal in arbitral proceedings brought under these instruments. He also serves as Secretary of ad hoc Committees in ICSID annulment proceedings. Mr. Le Cannu regularly writes and gives presentations on ICSID dispute resolution. He is a co-founder and co-president of AfricArb and a member of the Advisory Council of the Africa Arbitration Academy.
Prior to joining ICSID, Mr. Le Cannu was a legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague, the Netherlands, and an associate in the international arbitration department of Shearman & Sterling LLP in Paris, France.
Mr. Le Cannu holds degrees from King’s College London (LL.B.), Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Maîtrise and DEA), the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Diplôme – Government Studies), and the Universitat de València, Spain (arbitration diploma). He is admitted to the Paris Bar (currently omitted).
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