2014 Annual Lecture

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Puissance Publique in International Arbitration

Bernardo M. Cremades
Bernardo M. Cremades
Lecture unpublished

Bernardo M. Cremades

Bernardo M. Cremades Sanz-Pastor is a senior partner of the Spanish law firm B. Cremades y Asociados and Catedrático of Universidad of Madrid. Bernardo M. Cremades’ practice is focused on international commercial arbitration and transnational investment disputes. He has acted as counsel, party-appointed arbitrator and president of arbitral tribunals in more than 330 arbitrations. His professional experience in the field of arbitration includes acting in proceedings under the auspices of all major international arbitration institutions, including the ICC, ICSID, AAA, CRCICA, or LCIA, as well as “ad hoc” arbitrations. He has particular experience in disputes relating to infrastructure, energy, and the regulation of foreign investment.

Mr. Cremades is actively involved in DABs (Dispute Adjudication Boards) as an alternative means of dispute resolution in the construction field. In particular, he chairs a DAB which meets on a bi-monthly basis in Qatar regarding the construction of Barwa City; a substantial city construction project in the outskirts of Doha. Bernardo M. Cremades is the leading Spanish international arbitration practitioner (“number one practitioner in Spain for commercial arbitration legal expertise” and “one of the top names in the industry”, Who’s Who legal). His international recognition includes Germany’s distinguished Verdienstkreuz award, and the French distinction of Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite.