Antonino A. de Fina
55 Capella Crescent, Moorabbin
Past President, The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia; Past President, Australian Centre for International Arbitration; Member of European Court of Arbitration (Cour Européenne d’Arbitrage); Chairman, The Institution of Engineers Australia Contracts and Dispute Resolution Committee; Commissioner for Ethics, The Institution of Engineers Australia Commercial: 1968 – 1990 CEO Engineering Contracting company operating in engineering, oil and gas; 1978 – 2000 Principal Consultant Consulting Engineers and Naval Architects
American Arbitration Association (ICDR); Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa); British Columbia Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; Cairo Regional Arbitration Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; Chamber of National & International Arbitration of Milan; China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission; Commercial Arbitration Association of the Republic of China; Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Foreign Trade; FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers); GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre (Bahrain); Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; Indian Council of Arbitration; Indonesian National Board of Arbitration (BANI); International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber; Israeli Institute of Commercial Arbitration; Korean Arbitration Board; Kuala Lumpur Regional International Arbitration Center; London Court of International Arbitration; Mauritius Chamber of Commerce & Industry International Arbitration Centre; Mediterranean & Middle East Institute of Arbitration; The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia; World Intellectual Property Organisation Arbitration Centre, Geneva; FICCI Arbitration and Conciliation Tribunal (FACT) New Delhi, India
Domestic: Within Australia over 200 awards published as sole arbitrator over 25 year period. Internationally: Chairman 28; Party Appointed 32; Sole Arbitrator 271. Not covered by confidentiality (awards in public domain) – Himpurna California Energy Ltd and Government of Indonesia; Patuha Power Ltd and Government of Indonesia
Consolidation of Arbitral Proceedings: Published ‘Building & Construction Law Journal’ June 2001, IALR News Section 2001; Book Review of Arbitration Clauses for International Contracts by Paul D Friedland, Juris Publishing Inc ISBN#1-029446-11-X: Published Mealey Publications Vol 16 Issue No 14 April 2001; Andrews v Bradshaw–Arbitrators Fees: A differing view: Published ‘The Arbitrator’ Journal of the Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia July 2001; Judicial Perspectives on Expert Evidence: ‘The Expert’, The Academy of Experts, UK (accepted for publication 2002); Arbitral Award: ‘Building and Construction Law’ Vol 19 No 6 December 2003; Acoustics and the Law: AIRAH Conference Melbourne October 2004; International Arbitrations in Australia: (2003); Series of 13 articles on Ethics published Engineers Australia (the journal of the Institution of Engineers Australia) (2003 and 4); Arbitration & Illegality – Annual Conference, The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia, Port Douglas, Australia, June 2006; Luzon & Transfield - Commentary, Published Mealey Publications Vol 20 Issue No 3 March 2005.; Negotiating and Drafting International Contracts in English – Bahrain Legal & Consulting conference, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar December 2005; Desired Provisions in Arbitration Clauses – Bahrain Legal & Consulting conference, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar December 2005; Confidentiality in Arbitration – Bahrain Legal & Consulting conference, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar Dec 2005; Drafting Enforceable Awards –Bahrain Legal & Consulting conference, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar Dec 2005; International Commercial Arbitration – Bahrain Legal & Consulting conference, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar December 2005; National States as a Contracting Party in Investment Agreements – Bahrain Legal & Consulting conference Bahrain,Oman and Qatar December 2005; Conduct and management of large Arbitrations in the Minerals and Energy Industries – The Institute of Arbitrators & Mediators Australia Conference May 2008; Standard of Reasons and Misconduct under
Australian Law (BHP Billiton Limited and Oil Basins Limited  VSC402;Oil Basins Limited and BHP Billiton Limited  VSCA255 (16 Nov 2007) Published Mealeys December 2007; The New York Convention – 50 Years On – Contribution to special edition Mealeys published October 2008.