Ina C. Popova
Mohammed S. Abdelwahhab
Dorothy Udeme Ufot
Mohammed El Mersnissi
Jalal El Ahdab
Professor Dr. Maxi Scherer
Ina C. Popova is a partner in Debevoise’s International Disputes practice who focuses on international arbitration and litigation and public international law. Ms. Popova is admitted to practice in Paris and New York and holds advanced degrees in English law. She leads matters in French and Spanish and often handles disputes arising out of Latin America and Africa. Ms. Popova has advised extensively on the interpretation of investment instruments and concession agreements, public international law and environmental law issues, international sanctions regimes, the interaction between international law and domestic law, international commodities and distribution contracts, complex shareholder disputes, and comparative law issues. She represents individuals, corporations and States and has broad experience acting as counsel under the rules of the major arbitral institutions and in court proceedings in federal and state courts in the United States. She serves in a number of leadership positions in international organizations, and speaks and writes regularly on arbitration and public international law-related issues. She holds an LLM from Harvard Law School, an MA and BA (Hons) with First Class Honours from the University of Cambridge, and a Maîtriseen droit comparé with high honors from the Université de Paris II Panthéon-Assas.
Hassan Arab is a Partner in Dispute Resolution at Al Tamimi & Company. He obtained his Ph.D. in Law from the University of Essex in UK. Hassan has a Law Degree from Beirut University in Alexandria, Egypt, Master’s Degree in International Business from the University of Wollongong and Practice Diplomas in International Arbitration Law and International Commercial Law from the College of Law, UK. His practise area includes all forms of civil and commercial litigation, arbitration, ADR, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. As an arbitrator, he has extensive experience and arbitrated several claims under leading international arbitration institutions. Chambers Global has commented Hassan Arab as a “real winner who gives excellent advice and solutions”. Hassan Arab is also listed in the prestigious category of Arbitration Future Leaders 2017 by Who’s Who Legal.
Hassan Arab plays a leadership role in several international organisations. He is the author and coauthor of a number of publications on arbitration and dispute resolution. In addition, he has authored several books including Legal Studies and Articles, Civil Procedures Law in the UAE Vol 1 & Vol 2, Criminal Procedures Law in the UAE, Summaries of UAE Courts’ Decisions on Arbitration (First & Second Editions, co-edited, ICC Publication).
Professor Azzedine KETTANI has been practicing international and domestic arbitration over the last 40 years as sole arbitror, chair or counsel:
- He is a member of the ICSID panel of arbitrators appointed in September 2011
- Member of the panel of arbitrators of Dubai International Arbitration Center
- Member of the Users Council of Singapore lnternational Arbitration Centre
- Member of LCIA
- Member at the European Court of Arbitration and president of the Moroccan branch of the Court
- Member of ICC Court at Arbitration, Morocco
- Member of the Advisor Board of the Bahrein Chamber for Disputes resolution
- Has been teaching international arbitration and supervising academic studies in the same matter
- Has been appointed by the Moroccan Government as a member of the special committee for the reform of arbitration rules under the Moroccan Code on Civil Proceedings
Michael Black QC has practiced as an international arbitration lawyer for nearly 40 years both as Advocate and Arbitrator. The guides have referred to his extensive experience in disputes related to the construction, energy and funds sectors and that “sources consider him a ‘great name’ in London and internationally”.
He is an internationally acknowledged expert on civil procedure. In England he served 4 years on Lord Woolf’s Civil Procedure Rule Committee and a further 4 years on the Civil Justice Council. He was the principal draughtsman of the DIFC Court Rules and Arbitration Law. He assisted in the draughtsmanship of the CIMAC arbitration rules and the rules of the new BVI Arbitration Centre. He is currently working on the court and arbitration laws and rules for the new Astana Financial Centre.
He is a member of ICC UK National Committee and the ICC Commission Task Force on Emergency Arbitrators. He was for nearly 20 years a deputy judge of the London Technology and Construction Court and latterly a deputy High Court judge. He is a visiting professor at Manchester University and a Visiting Scholar at National Chengchi University, Taiwan.
Dorothy Udeme Ufot
Jacob Grierson represents clients from numerous countries in a broad range of international arbitrations, including disputes arising out of the oil and gas, construction, pharmaceutical, telecom and internet industries. Jacob has represented clients in matters involving joint venture disputes, post-merger and acquisition disputes, licensing disputes and distribution and franchising disputes, among others. He has handled arbitrations in all of the major places of arbitration, although predominantly in London and Paris.
Jacob has extensive experience in arbitrations under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), as well as in investment arbitrations, including those under the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and in ad hoc arbitrations. Additionally, Jacob is a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)-qualified mediator, with a focus on helping clients achieve amicable settlements of disputes either before or during arbitrations. He has also acted as sole arbitrator, president and co-arbitrator in a number of ICC arbitrations in London and in Paris.
Laurent Lévy has extensive experience in corporate disputes, mainly in the areas of oil, gas, air & space and finance industries.
He is a Council member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, a member of the Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage and of the Milan Club of Arbitrators. He is also a former Vice-President of the ICC Court of International Arbitration and a former member and Vice-President of the London Court of International Arbitration.
Since 2007 he has been a visiting professor at the School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London.
He has handled more than 250 arbitration proceedings, mostly as an arbitrator, under various rules such as the ICC, ICSID and LCIA Rules, in numerous jurisdictions worldwide.
Aged 55 on August 31, Business Lawyer, registered with the Bars of Mali and Paris, former Seals Keeper of the Republic of Mali, Mr. KONATE is a former member of the Council of the Bar Association of Mali, former President OHADA National Commission for Mali, and also OHADA Expert leading the revision of the Uniform Act on Collective Procedures and Clearance of Liabilities. Mamadou Ismaïla KONATE was Minister of Justice and Human Rights, of the Seals keeper of Mali from July 07, 2016 to November 27, 2017, date of his resignation from the Government. As a lawyer, he is a founding partner of the largest Lawyers’ Office of Mali “JURIFIS Consult”, a professional civil society based in Bamako(Mali), Conakry(Guinea), Douala(Cameroon) and Paris in France. Mamadou Ismaïla KONATE has been the Council of many companies in Mali, Africa, Europe, America and Asia, operating in sectors such as industry, construction and public, telecommunications and telephony, hotels industries , mines, services. Mamadou Ismaïla KONATE is also an arbitrator, registered in the centers of the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (CCJA) (Abidjan), the Center for Conciliation, Arbitration and Mediation of Mali (CECAM) (Mali) and the Permanent Court of Arbitration and Mediation (CPAM) (Cameroon).
Expert of the Organization for Harmonization in Africa of Business Law (OHADA), Mamadou Ismaïla KONATE is a member of several Organizations and Corporations of the civil society, Malian and African. A fierce human rights activist, he defends the rights of the weakest and most destitute. Strongly committed to the independence of the judiciary, the impartiality and the responsibility of the judge, Mamadou I KONATE is resolutely engaged in the actions of fight against the corruption, the illicit enrichment and the transparency in the management and the administration of the public life. He is the founder of a non-governmental organization in formation called “Continental Coalition for the Independence of Justice and against Impunity” and author of a so-called Dakar declaration for the independence of the judiciary. impartiality and the responsibility of the judge.
Tribune, outstanding debater and great speaker recognized for his eloquence and his perfect command of the language, Mamadou Ismaïla KONATE was laureate of the contest of eloquence said secretaries of the Conference of the stage of the bar of Paris in 1997. The speech which he pronounced at the time on the theme “The Constitutions are they made to be violated” was a masterpiece according to the Dean George VEDEL, prominent French constitutionalist who declared him “the Master of the masters” of the word of the contest of a night.
Jalal El Ahdab
Jalal El Ahdab (Jil Ahdab)‘s practice covers international business law, notably with the Arab world and Europe, and more specifically in the field of international litigation and foreign investments. He has strong expertise in managing international disputes and particularly arbitrations: shareholders and securities suits, class actions, breach of negotiations, bank guarantees … The type of business disputes his practice includes relates to the trade in various types of commodities, telecom markets, port concessions, the construction industry… It also involves the following geographical areas: Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia. He possesses a large knowledge of institutional rules, including ICSID, ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, VIAC, DIAC, CRCICA and CAS Rules.
He acts both as a counsel and as an arbitrator (sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and chairman).
He is a regular speaker at numerous international arbitration conferences and author of numerous articles on the same subject. He is co-author of Arbitration with the Arab Countries (Kluwer, 2011). He is also managing editor of the International Journal of Arab Arbitration, available on www.kluwerarbitration.com and www.intljaa.com. He will also release in 2018 a book on Arbitration Law in France, with Professor Daniel Mainguy (LexisNexis). Finally, he is a lecturer in arbitration law at the Versailles University and at HEC Business School.
Jil Ahdab holds a doctorate in law from Paris I – Sorbonne (2003) and also graduated from Sciences Po Paris (Political Sciences & International Finance) in 1998, the Institut Supérieur de Gestion (Business & Management) in 1995 and Columbia Law School (LLM) in 2002.
After working for ten years within an international law firm (Orrick Rambaud Martel) where he was made counsel back in 2010, he joined Ginestié Magellan Paley-Vincent as a partner in 2012. He is admitted to practice in Paris (France), Beirut (Lebanon) and New York (USA) and speaks equally French, English and Arabic.
Jil Ahdab is member of the ICC (French and Lebanese Committees). He is a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, of the Arbitration Commission and of the Institute of World Business Law. He is a former Member of the ICC Task Force on “the Revision of the ICC Rules of Arbitration”, on “Production of Electronic Documents in Arbitration”, on “Arbitration Involving States or State Entities”; of the ICC Working Group on “Decisions on Costs” and current member of the ICC Task Force on Emergency arbitrator Proceedings. He is also a member of the IBA (co-chair of the Mediation Committee; Arbitration Committee; Official co-translator into Arabic of the 2010 IBA Rules on Evidence). He has also adhered to the US ABA and AAA/ICDR (he sits in its International Panel of Arbitrators), the French CFA, the Swiss ASA, the Belgian CEPANI, the UK LCIA and CIArb (which he chairs the Paris Chapter of), the Sport CAS (arbitrator appointed by Lebanon) and to the Singaporean SIAC. Jil Ahdab is also Lebanon’s Representative at the UNCITRAL.
Jil Ahdab has won the 2005 Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry Award for the best thesis: « The Arbitration Clause and the Non-Signatories » (unpublished yet) and was recognized as a “world leading arbitration expert” by the International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration 2012.
Professor Maxi Scherer is a special counsel in the firm’s Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group. She is also a distinguished academic, holding positions at various international law schools. She is a full-time tenured professor of law at Queen Mary, University of London, where she holds the Chair for International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Energy Law. She is also Queen Mary’s Director of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) in Paris. Other current or past academic appointments include Global Professor of Law at NYU Law School, Visiting Professor at SciencesPo Law School Paris, Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown Centre of Transnational Legal Studies, as well as visiting positions at Bucerius Law School Hamburg, University of Melbourne, Freie Universität Berlin, Sorbonne Law School, Université de Versailles, Université de Fribourg Switzerland, Universität Würzburg, Pepperdine Law School, Université de Bourgogne, Universität Basel and Université de Paris X Nanterre.
JUAN FERNÁNDEZ-ARMESTO is a professional arbitrator. He has been President of the Spanish Securities and Exchange Commission (CNMV) (1996-2000), partner of Uría Menéndez (1983-1996) and Chaired Professor of Commercial Law (1988-2009).
A profile of Juan Fernández-Armesto was published on November 17, 1997 in the Financial Times.
On May 13, 2009 a jury organized by El Mundo, the Spanish daily, included him among the 20 persons “most important in the global finance and economy within the last two decades”.
Agrégation of law (2001); Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas(Doctorat en droit – 2000); Columbia University (Researcher – 1996); University of Bologna (1990)
Agrégation of law (2001); Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas(Doctorat en droit – 2000); Columbia University (Researcher – 1996); University of Bologna (1990)
Academic Position Professor of Law (Arbitration Law, ADR and Procedural Law) and former Vice-President of Versailles University; Honorary Director of LLM in
International Arbitration & Business Law; Former Dean of the Law School of Versailles University Experience as Arbitrator Chair, Sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the aegis of the ICC, ICSID, PCA, Milan Chamber, etc. Experience as Counsel
Domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, Stockholm Arbitration Chamber, Swiss Rules, etc.
Publications Relating to Arbitration • General Editor, The French International Arbitration Law Reports: 2008, 2009, 2010 (JurisNet, 2016) (with P. Pinsolle et als.)
• General Editor, The French International Arbitration Law Reports: 1963-2007 (JurisNet, 2014) (with P. Pinsolle & T. Voisin)
• Editor, Le nouveau droit français de l’arbitrage (Lextenso, 2011)
• The Alternative Disputes Resolution (Dalloz, 2nd ed., 2017) (with L. Cadiet)
• Co-editor, The Role of Money in Arbitration (Lextenso, 2013) (with W. Ben Hamida)
• Co-editor, Mediation and Arbitration. Alternative Dispute Resolution. Alternative justice or alternative to justice? Comparative perspectives (LexisNexis, 2005) (with L. Cadiet & E. Jeuland)
• Commented Code of Arbitration (LexisNexis, 2015)
• El Árbitro (Pontificia Universidad Javerinan, 2012) §§ Numerous articles on arbitration, including:
• “Les modes alternatifs de règlement des conflits fiscaux,” in Mélanges à la mémoire de Philippe Neau-Leduc (IRJS, forthcoming)
• “L’arbitre, juge de l’économie mondiale,” in Regards croisés sur l’économie (La Découverte, forthcoming)
• “Vers une justice et un droit négociés ?,” in Etats généraux de la recherche sur le droit et la justice (LexisNexis, forthcoming)
• “Les différents types de médiation (ad hoc, institutionnelles, dans le procès, hors le procès, internes, internationales),” in La médiation dans tous ses états (Pedone, forthcoming)
• “L’arbitrage des conflits du travail,” in Cahiers du Conseil National des Barreaux, (3e éd., 2017) at 38
• “L’enseignement et la recherche en droit de l’arbitrage,” in Où va l’arbitrage international ? De la crise au renouveau (F. Osman, A.C. Yildrim eds., LexisNexis, 2017) at 35
• “Les articles relatifs aux conventions d’arbitrage,” 2017(1) Cahiers de l’arbitrage / Paris J. Int’l Arb. 17
• “Chronique des arrêts de la Cour d’appel de Versailles en matière d’arbitrage,” Vol.39 Petites Affiches (Feb. 2017) 6
• “La réforme des articles du Code civil sur l’arbitrage en France,” Bulletin de l’ASA, (Mar. 2017) 40
• “L’arbitrage, les modes alternatifs de règlement des différends et la transaction dans la loi ‘Justice du XXIe siècle’,” La Semaine juridique (Edition Générale), No.48, 28 Nov. 2016, also published in 52 Rev.Arb.Med., 297(2017) and in Majalat Atahkim Al Alamiyat (World Journal of Arbitration), Vol.35-36 (2017), at 31
• “L’arbitre est-il un être normal ?,” in L’exigence de justice. Mélanges Robert Badinter. (Dalloz, 2016) at 225; also published in 51 Rev.Arb.Med., 251(2016); also published in Majalat Atahkim Al Alamiyat (World Journal of Arbitration) Vol. 31-32 (2016) at 59
• “Le coarbitre,” in Mélanges en l’honneur du Professeur Pierre Mayer (Lextenso, 2015) at 133; also published in 50 Rev.Arb.Med., 625(2016)
• “Tecnimont, saison 5 : la dissolution de l’obligation de révélation dans le devoir de réaction,” 2016(2) Cahiers de l’arbitrage / Paris J. Int’l Arb. 447
• “De l’autonomie de la convention d’arbitrage à l’autonomie de la sentence arbitrale. Les grands arrêts de la jurisprudence française en matière d’arbitrage international de 1963 à 2007,” 2015(1) JDI 13 (with P. Pinsolle); also published in Procédures, Hors-série Vol.1 (Nov. 2015) 21 (trad. de l’anglais in The French International Arbitration Law Reports 1963-2007, cité supra)
• “Arbitrage et action de groupe,” La Semaine Juridique (Edition Générale), No.19-20, 11 May 2015 (with D. Mainguy)
• “El contrato de árbitro,” in Veinticinco años de arbitraje en España. Libro conmemorativo de la Corte civil y mercantil de arbitraje (J.C. Fernandez Rozas ed., CIMA, 2015) at 171 (with E. Sevila-Sanchez)
• “La simplification de la transaction et de l’arbitrage dans le Code civil,” La Semaine Juridique (Edition Générale), No.16, 21 Apr. 2014; also published in La simplification du droit. Recherches à la confluence de la légistique et de la pratique (D. Bert, M. Chagny & A. Constantin eds., LGDJ, 2015) at 207
• “La fabrique d’une politique pour la justice : L’aventure du club ‘Droits, justice et sécurités’,” in Mélanges Christine Lazerges, (Dalloz, 2014) at 19
• “Le caractère impératif du délai contractuel de contestation de l’indépendance de l’arbitre,” La Semaine Juridique (Edition Générale), No.26, 30 Jun. 2014
• “A quoi sert le siège du tribunal arbitral international ?,” in Le juge et l’arbitrage, (S. Bostanji, F. Horchani & S. Manciaux eds., Pedone, 2014) at 65
• “Justice publique et arbitrage : hier et aujourd’hui,” in Itinéraires d’histoire de la procédure civile (L. Cadiet, S. Dauchy & J.-L. Halperin eds., IRJS, 2014) at 17 (with C. Jallamion)
• “Tecnimont, saison 4 : entre révélation et réaction,” 2014(3) Cahiers de l’arbitrage / Paris J. Int’l Arb 547
• “Le marché de l’arbitrage,” in L’argent dans l’arbitrage, (W. Ben Hamida & T. Clay eds., Lextenso, 2013) at 13
• “La reforma del arbitraje en España y Francia: breve estudio comparativo,” 2013 Rev. Arb. & Inv. 455 (with E. Sevila-Sanchez)
• “La responsabilité de l’arbitre pour absence d’indépendance,” in 10(38) Rev.Arb.Med., 257(2013)
• “Le règlement arbitral des litiges nés de la cession de parts sociales,” Vol.108, Petites Affiches (2012) at 46
• “‘Liberté, égalité, efficacité’ La devise du nouveau droit français de l’arbitrage. Commentaire article par article”, 2012(3) JDI at 443 & 815
• “Le contrat d’arbitre,” Vol.7 Procédures (Jul. 2012)
• “L’appui du juge à l’arbitrage,” 2011(2) Cahiers de l’arbitrage / Paris J. Int’l Arb. 331
• “L’écrit, la parole et l’image dans les modes alternatifs de règlement des conflits,” in La parole, l’écrit et l’image en justice : quelle procédure au XXIe siècle ? (S. Gaboriau et H. Pauliat eds., Pulim, 2011) at 61
• “Présentation du nouveau réglement d’arbitrage de la Chambre de commerce franco-arabe,” in 2011(1) Cahiers de l’arbitrage / Paris J. Int’l Arb. 207
• “L’application perlée du règlement d’arbitrage pour la révélation des liens entre arbitre et conseil,” 2011(4) Cahiers de l’arbitrage / Paris J. Int’l Arb. 1109 also published in 33 Rev.Arb.Med., 167 (2011)
• “Presentation of the New Arbitration and Mediation Rules Franco-Arab Chamber of Commerce,” 2(3) Int’l J. Arab Arb. 55 (2010)
• “L’obligation de révélation de l’arbitre au prisme de l’indiscipline de la Cour d’appel de Paris,” comment on the French Supreme Court’s decision, First Civil Division, 4 November 2010, 2010(4) Cahiers de l’arbitrage / Paris J. Int’l Arb. 1147
• “Le fabuleux régime du recours en révision contre les sentences arbitrales,” in Justice et droit du procès. Du légalisme procédural à l’humanisme processuel. Mélanges offerts en l’honneur de Serge Guinchard (Dalloz, 2010) at 651
• “Les contorsions byzantines du Tribunal des conflits en matière d’arbitrage,” La Semaine Juridique (Edition Générale), No.21, 27 May 2010; also published in Rev. lib. arb. arabe & int. No.54, at 102 (2010); also published in Vol.8 Majalat Atahkim Al Alamiyat [Revue mondiale de l’arbitrage] (2010) 567
• “L’arbitrage en droit du travail : quel avenir après le rapport Barthelemy-Cette ?,” Droit social, (Sep. 2010) at 930
• “Le rôle de l’arbitre dans l’exécution de la sentence arbitrale,” 20(1) ICC Bull. 47 (2009)
• “La disparition de l’obligation d’indépendance au profit de l’obligation de révélation,” comment on the decision of the Court of Paris 12 February 2009, 2009(1) Rev. Arb. 186
• “La convention de New York vue par la doctrine française,” Vol.27(1) Bulletin de l’ASA 50 (2009)
• “L’arbitrage, justice du travail,” in Procès du travail, Travail du procès Vol.16 (M. Keller ed., LGDJ, 2008) at 99
• “Le siège de l’arbitrage international, entre « Ordem » et « Progresso »,” Gaz. Pal., Jul.2, 2008
• “Arbitrage et personne morale de droit public : le grand bazar,” No.60-61 Petites Affiches (2008) at 3
• “Les mesures provisoires demandées à l’arbitre,” in Les mesures provisoires dans l’arbitrage commercial international. Evolutions et innovations. (J.-M. Jacquet & E. Jolivet eds., LexisNexis, 2008) at 9
• “París, tierra de acogida del arbitraje internacional,” comment on the French Supreme Court’s decision, First Civil Divisionnote sous Cass. 1re civ., 1st February 2005, Spain Arb. Rev. No. 3, at 90 (2008)
• “Le caractère provisoirement inexécutoire des sentences arbitrales exequaturées,” comment on the French Supreme Court’s decision, First Civil Division, 7 July 2007 (Recueil Dalloz, 2008) at 451
• “El arbitro y el orden publico internacional,” Vol.17 Foro de derecho mercantil Colombie (Oct. 2007) 41
• “La importancia de la sede del arbitraje en el arbitraje internacional: Es todavía relevante?,” in Arbitraje internacional: Tensiones actuales (F. Mantilla-Serrano ed., Legis, 2007) at 193
• “La extensión de la cláusula compromisoria a las partes no signatarias (fuera de los grupos de contratos y grupos de sociedades),” Rev. C. Esp. Arb. 13 (2006)
• “L’indépendance et l’impartialité de l’arbitre et les règles du procès équitable,” in L’impartialité du juge et de l’arbitre. Étude de droit comparé (J. van Compernolle, G. Tarzia et als. eds., Bruylant, 2006) at 199
• “Aspectos relevantes del arbitraje en Francia,” in XII Congreso Mundial de derecho procesal, Vol. 2: El arbitraje (M. Storme et C. Gómez Lara eds., Universidad nacional autónoma de México, 2005) at 121
• “Le secrétaire arbitral,” 2005(4) Rev. Arb. 931
• “Qui sont les arbitres internationaux? Approche sociologique,” in Les arbitres internationaux, Vol.8 (Éd. de la société de législation comparée, 2005)
• “La responsabilité de l’arbitre,” in El contrato de arbitraje (E. Silva-Romero ed., Legis, 2005) at 543
• “L’arbitre face aux parties,” Revue tunisienne d’arbitrage (2005) 103
• “L’indépendance et l’impartialité de l’arbitre,” Rev. lib. arb. arabe & int. No. 29, at 6 (2004)
• “L’arbitre,” Rev. lib. arb. arabe & int. No. 29, at 14 (2004)
• “Arbitragem e Meio Ambiente,” Rev. Bras. Arb. No.4 at 32 (2004) (with L. Claudio de Aboim)
• “Une erreur de codification dans le Code civil : les dispositions sur l’arbitrage,” in 1804-2004. Le Code civil. Un passé, un présent, un avenir. (Dalloz, 2004) at 693
• “V° Arbitre, V° Imperium, V° Juge naturel, V° Transaction,” in Dictionnaire de la justice (L. Cadiet ed., PUF, 2004)
• “L’efficacité de l’arbitrage,” Vol.197 Petites Affiches (Oct. 2003) 4
• “La clause compromissoire dans le contrat de travail international après la réforme de l’article 2061 du Code civil,” comment on the French Supreme Court’s decision Labour Division, 9 October 2001, 2002(2) Rev. arb. 347
• “Nouvelles perspectives en matière d’arbitrage. Ouverture,” Vol.104, Droit & Patrimoine (May 2002) 40
• “Chronique de jurisprudence française en matière d’arbitrage interne et international,” 2002(1) Rev. arb. 175
• “Petite chronique judiciaire : la faute du magistrat,” Chronique (Dalloz, 2001) at 2420
• “Le contrat d’organisation de l’arbitrage et la Convention européenne des droits de l’homme,” comment on the French Supreme Court’s decision, First Civil Division, 21 February 2001, 2001(3) Rev. arb. 511
• “L’évaluation des honoraires de l’arbitre par le juge,” comment on the decision of the Court of Reims 16 décembre 1999, 2000(2) Rev. arb. 316
OULEPO Arnaud is a PhD candidate at Cadi Ayyad University (Faculty law) where his researches focus on international investment law, investor-state arbitration and international human rights. Member of young ICCA since 2016, he benefited a lot from advices and experiences of leading arbitrators such as Yves Fortier. On a pro bono basis, OULEPO advised an Ivorian labor union on human right issue in one pending case before ICSID.
Part-time lecturer at Université Privée de Marrakech, OULEPO is an intern at the Casablanca International Mediation and Arbitration Centre (CIMAC).