Paolo Di Rosa
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
601 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Partner, Winston & Strawn (head of Latin America Arbitration Group); Counsel, White & Case (member of international arbitration group); Senior-level lawyer at US Department of State during Clinton Administration; Member of Senior Executive Service of the US Government, with rank of Assistant Legal Adviser at State Department Office of Legal Adviser; Head of the Office of the Legal Adviser for Western Hemisphere Affairs (responsible for legal matters concerning U.S. relations with all countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as Canada).
Member of following entities: American Bar Association; American Society of International Law (ASIL); Advisory Board, Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA); Investment Committee, Latin American Arbitration Association; Member, ICC Task Force on Arbitration Involving States and State Entities; Permanent Committee, Latin American Arbitration Conference; International Bar Association (IBA); London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); International Arbitration Institute-France (IAI); Institute for Transnational Arbitration; Advisory Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, International Law Institute; International Law Association.
Appointed in February 2016 by President Barack Obama as one of the United States members of the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators; designated in July 2009 by the United States Government as party-appointed arbitrator in CANACAR v. United States (NAFTA arbitration) (suspended); arbitrator in commercial arbitrations; member of panel of arbitrators, American Chamber of Commerce of Lima (Perú).
Extensive experience as counsel in international investment and commercial arbitration, primarily under ICSID, ICC, and UNCITRAL rules.
Considerations on the Predominance of ‘Manifest Excess of Powers’ versus ‘Failure to State Reasons’ as a Basis for Annulment of ICSID Awards (Consideraciones sobre el predominio de la ‘extralimitación manifesta de facultades’ versus ‘la falta de motivación del laudo’ como causal de anulación de laudos CIADI). The ICSID System for Annulment of Awards, Latin American Arbitration Yearbook (Sistema de Anulación de los Laudos CIADI, Anuario Latinoamericano de Arbitraje) (C. Soto, ed., 2011) (Spanish text); The Law Applicable to Arbitrability in Judicial Proceedings Governed by Article II of the New York Convention. (La Ley Aplicable a la Arbitrabilidad en Procedimientos Judiciales Regidos por el Artículo II de la Convención de New York) in International Commercial Arbitration (El Arbitraje Comercial Internacional) (G. Tawil, E. Zuleta, eds., 2008) (Spanish text); Judicial Control of Arbitration: Always a Tributary of the Local Forum? (El Control Judicial del Arbitraje:¿siempre tributario de un foro local?) in Arbitraje Internacional: Tensiones Actuales (F. Mantilla-Serrano, ed., 2007) (Spanish text); Ratione temporis Jurisdiction in Arbitration under Bilateral Investment Treaties (“La Jurisdicción Ratione Témporis en Arbitrajes bajo Tratados Bilaterales de Inversiones”) in Peruvian Journal of Arbiration (Revista Peruana de Arbitraje) (No. 2, 2006) (Spanish text); The Recent Wave of Arbitrations Against Argentina under Bilateral Investment Treaties: Background and Principal Legal Issues, in Inter-American Law Review (The University of Miami School of Law), Vol. 36, No. 1 (Fall 2004).