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Ank Santens is a partner with White & Case LLP, based in New York. She specializes in international commercial and investment arbitration and has conducted arbitrations around the world under all major arbitration rules, as both advocate and arbitrator. A Belgian native, she is trained in civil and common law and advises clients in English, French, Spanish, and Dutch/Flemish. Ms. Santens has a broad range of experience, with particular expertise in the infrastructure/construction and energy industries. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Foundation for International Arbitration Advocacy, the Sub-Committee on the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards of the International Bar Association, the International Commercial Disputes Committee of the New York City Bar, and the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration. She frequently lectures and writes on international arbitration.
Olivier Van Outryve is an independent lawyer based in Brussels. He specializes in the resolution of national and international disputes relating to commercial/construction, energy and financial services matters. He has acted as advisor for governments, international organisations and private companies from around the world. Mr. Van Outryve advises clients in French, English, German, Dutch/Flemish and Spanish. He is a member of the independent Belgian arbitration and mediation center CEPANI.
Originally from World Arbitration Reporter (WAR) - 2nd Edition
I. INTRODUCTION: ARBITRATION HISTORY AND INFRASTRUCTURE