Shearman And Sterling

Event August 05 - 09, 2019

The Hague Academy of International Law: The Powers of the Arbitrator

  • The Hague

Partner Yas Banifatemi (Paris-International Arbitration) delivered a course on the powers of the arbitrator (“Le pouvoir de l’arbitre”) at The Hague Academy of International Law, as part of the Academy’s Private International Law session of August 2019.

In her course, Dr. Banifatemi addressed the sources, extent and limitations on an arbitrator’s powers, both within and beyond arbitration proceedings.

The Hague Academy of International Law is a high-level teaching institution in both public and private international law. Its prestige and renown are recognized in the academic and diplomatic spheres worldwide.

Dr. Banifatemi leads the firm’s Public International Law practice and is Co-Head of the International Arbitration practice. She is recognized as one of the most prominent public international law and international arbitration specialists worldwide. She has over 20 years of experience, having acted as both counsel and arbitrator in proceedings pursuant to most major arbitration rules. Dr. Banifatemi is recognized as a thought leader in both international law and international arbitration. She teaches international arbitration at Panthéon-Sorbonne, Yale and Harvard law schools.