The Role of the Arbitrator in Determining the Applicable Law - Chapter 10

Emmanuel Gaillard
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32 pages
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PDF from "The Leading Arbitrators' Guide to International Arbitration - 2nd Edition"
March, 2008
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Emmanuel Gaillard is Head of Shearman & Sterling’s international arbitration practice. He has represented major corporations, States and State-owned entities in over 250 international arbitration cases. He has acted as sole arbitrator, party-appointed arbitrator or Chairman in more than 50 international arbitrations. He is also frequently called upon to appear as expert witness on arbitration law issues in international arbitration proceedings or enforcement actions before domestic courts. Professor Gaillard has written extensively on all aspects of arbitration law, in French and in English. He teaches International Arbitration and Private International Law at the University of Paris XII.  He lectured at The Hague Academy of International Law in the Summer 2007 on the Theory of International Arbitration. Professor Gaillard is recognized as one of the few worldwide experts on ICSID and international investment arbitration. He is a member, appointed by France, of the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators and Conciliators. He advises the French Government on investment treaty issues. He also appears as an expert on OECD investment panels, and participates as an observer in the works of UNCITRAL on the drafting of the new UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.