Carducci Art Law | International Litigation and Advisory
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International Litigation and Advisory

In addition to international arbitration, experience in international advisory and litigation includes acting as:

Legal Counsel and Consultant:

i) Representation
ii) Various transactional work

Independent Legal Expert (Witness):

for International Organizations, corporations and international law firms on various issues in

i) contract, commercial and company law, arbitration law and agreements (challenges before national courts, validity and enforceability)

ii) private international law (jurisdiction, conflict of laws, overriding mandatory rules, etc.)

iii) international economic and investment law (applicability of a BIT, investor nationality, protection of shareholders, control, ICSID Convention, jurisdiction, etc.)

iv) public international law (sovereign immunity, State responsibility)

v) EU law

EU Law-making:

Independent Legal Expert and Advisor to the European Union: in comparative conflict of laws and expert for the ESEC in the elaboration process of the E.U. Regulation 650/2012 of 4 July 2012 on International Successions (Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments)

Expert before the EU Parliament as to the Feasibility and Content of a Draft Instrument on the Return of Looted Cultural Objects in Connection to the Second World War

Government Representative in Treaty-making:

Italian Delegate to the intergovernmental negotiation of the 2001 UNESCO Underwater Cultural Heritage Convention (law of the sea, maritime law, salvage law)

Earlier Experience in Treaty-making:

In earlier years: Secrétaire-rédacteur of the following International Organizations during their Diplomatic Conferences where Member States negotiated and adopted uniform law treaties:

The Hague Conference of Private International Law (1993-97)

Institute for the Unification of Private Law, UNIDROIT (1995)