Luiz Olavo Baptista
Av. Paulista, 1294 – 8th floor – Bela Vista
São Paulo / SP 01310-100
Chairman on the “E4A” Panel of Commissioners by the Governing Council of the United Nations Compensation Commission (1998 to 2004); Designed by the President of Brazil, Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1994 - 2002), to be Special Representative of the Brazilian Government in the fact finding and mediation mission related to trade issues between Brazil and Canada (Embraer – Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. vs. Bombardier Inc.). Full Professor of International Law at the University of São Paulo Law School; Head of the International Law Department; Member of the WTO Appellate Body, 2001-2005 reconducted 2006-2009 Chair 2008.
Member of the Permanent Arbitration Court of The Hague, May 2nd, 1995 to 2004; Arbitrator of AMCHAM’s (American Chamber of Commerce) list of qualified professionals in Arbitration; Arbitrator CAMBrazilian Canadian Chamber of Commerce. Member of the “Câmara de
Arbitragem Empresarial-Brasil (Camarb)”, since 1999; Arbitrator CMA – Center of Industries of S. Paulo (CIESP). Arbitration experience as party-appointed arbitrator, sole arbitrator, chairman, or counsel: Chairman, in private arbitration cases; Co-Arbiter, in private arbitration cases; Chairman in International State involved cases; Chairman in WTO cases; Co-Arbiter in International, State involved cases; Sole arbitrator
—Select bibliography—Books: “The Commercial Laws of Brazil” in Commercial Laws of the World, BAPTISTA, Luiz Olavo, et al. - New York, Oceana, 1983, 58 p 1st edition, 2000, 3rd ed.; “Le Mercosul Ses institutions et son ordonnancement juridique”, Montchrestien, Paris, 2001, 200p.; “L’intégration économique régionale en Amérique Latine”, Montchrestien, Paris, 2001, 295p. Les Associations d’Entreprises (Joint Ventures) dans le Commerce International (3d. ed. in print), Contratos Internacionais, 2d Ed. Lex-Magister, S. Paulo 2011. Articles: Internationaux - volume 19 - Litec 2000; “Le Règlement dês Différends Dans le Mercosur”, De Droit des Affaires Internationales - International Business Law - Journal - 2000 - nº 2; “Mercosur: Décision du Premier Tribunal Arbitral”, De Droit des Affaires Internationales -International Business Law - Journal - 2000 - nº 3. -“Chronique de Jurisprudence du Tribunal Arbitral Ad Hoc du Mercosul” – RDAI / IBLJ - International Business Law Journal - 2001 - nº 2.