New York University School of Law
40 Washington Square South, 409B
New York, NY 10012
Professor of Law, Verona University School of Law (2002 - 2016); Professor of Law, Bologna University School of Law (1998 – 2002); Professor of Law, Tilburg University School of Law (1995 – 1998); Legal Officer, United Nations Office of Legal Affairs, International Trade Law Branch (2000 – 2002).
Member, New York International Arbitration Club; President, Arbitrator Committee, Thailand Arbitration Center.
AAA/ICDR List of Neutrals; ICSID Panels of Arbitrators and of Conciliators; Member of the CIETAC Panel of Arbitrators; Member of the SIAC Panel of Arbitrators;
72 commercial arbitrations as party-appointed arbitrator or chairman. This includes arbitration administered by ICC, LCIA, ICDR, Lugano Chamber of Commerce; Chamber of Arbitration of Milan as well as ad hoc arbitrations; party-appointed arbitrator in ICSID proceeding; party-appointed arbitrator in investment arbitrations under UNCITRAL Rules; expert witness on choice of law, international sales law, arbitration law issues and transnational civil litigation issues.
More than 300 law review articles in English, German, French, Spanish, and Italian, and 35 books, including “Forum Shopping Despite Unification of Law” (2021); “Due Process as a Limit to Discretion in International Commercial Arbitration” (co-editor and co-author, 2020); “Forum Shopping and International Commercial Law (co-editor and co-author, 2020); “Concise Commentary on the Rome I Regulation” (editor and co-author, 2nd ed., 2020); “Conflict of Laws in International Arbitration (co-editor and co-author, 2nd ed., 2019); “Inherent Powers of Arbitrators” (co-editor, 2018); “Iura Novit Arbiter” (co-editor, 2018); “International Sale of Goods – CISG - in a nutshell” (co-author, 2nd ed., 2018); “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments” (co-editor, 2017); “Limits to Party Autonomy in International Commercial Arbitration” (editor, 2016); “The Rome I Regulation” (editor and co-author, 2015); “Forum Shopping in the International Commercial Arbitration Context” (editor and co-author, 2013); Conflict of Laws in International Arbitration (co-editor and co-author, 2011).