Noah Daniel Rubins

Contactsnoah.rubins@freshfields.com

Year of birth : 1971

Citizenship: USA, French

Education:

  • JD,HarvardLawSchool(1999)
  • MALD,FletcherSchoolof Law and Diplomacy (Public International and Dispute Resolution)
  • A.B.,BrownUniversity(International Relations) (1993)
  • C.E.P., Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris

Language skills:

  • English
  • Russian
  • French

Field(s) of specialization:

  • Investment arbitration, particularly under the auspices of bilateral investment treaties and NAFTA

Professional experience

  • Member of the Board of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Partner – Int’l Arbitration and Public International Law, Worldwide Head of the Russia/CIS Dispute Resolution Group, Paris, France (2004-date, partner since 2010)
  • Jones Day, Attorney – Int’l Arbitration and Litigation,Washington,DC (2001-2003)
  • Mayer, Brown & Platt, Attorney – Int’l Arbitration and Litigation, Houston, TX (2000-2001)

Arbitration experienceServed as party-appointed or sole arbitrator in more than 25 arbitration cases, conducted under ICC, LCIA, SCC, UNCITRAL, VIAC and ICSID Arbitration Rules.

Publications:

Books

  • ICSID DECISIONS 2003-2007, 2009 (Oxford U. Press, with R. Happ)
  • INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT ARBITRATION, 2008 (Oxford U. Press, with C. Dugan, D. Wallace and B. Sabahi)
  • INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT, POLITICAL RISK AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION: A PRACTITIONER’S GUIDE, 2005 (Oceana Publications, with S. Kinsella)

Articles and Book Chapters

  • Interview [Noah Rubins]: using investment protection treaties, news2bizLITHUANIA, No 337, 9 May 2012
  • The Preparation of Expert Evidence in Int’l Commercial Arbitration, INT’L BUS. L. J. 2009 (with M. Feutrill)
  • Article V of the New York Convention: A Central Asian Perspective, J. INT’L ARB., 2008 (with G. Sur)
  • Russia’s Investment Treaty Program: Baiting the Bear?, BUSINESS L. INT’L, 2008 (with A. Nazarov)
  • Group of Companies Doctrine and the New York Convention, ENFORCEMENT OF ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS AND INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AWARDS, 2008
  • Awards and Decisions of ICSID Tribunals in 2007, GERMAN YBK. INT’L L., 2008 (with Richard Happ)
  • Mezhdunarodnyj arbitrazh i soglasheniia o zaschite investitsij [International Arbitration and Investment Protection Treaties], SCC NEWSLETTER, 2007
  • Awards and Decisions of ICSID Tribunals in 2006, GERMAN YBK. INT’L L., 2007 (with Richard Happ)
  • Transparency in Investment Arbitration: For Whose Benefit, At What Cost?, TRANSNATIONAL DISPUTE MANAGEMENT, 2006
  • Awards and Decisions of ICSID Tribunals in 2005, GERMAN YBK. INT’L L., 2006 (with Richard Happ)
  • Judicial Review of Investment Arbitration Awards, 1 INVESTMENT TREATY LAW: CURRENT ISSUES, 2006
  • Les Pays Exportateurs de Capitaux comme Défendeurs dans L’Arbitrage Relatif à l’Investissement, LE CONTENTIEUX ARBITRAL TRANSNATIONAL RELATIF A L’INVESTISSEMENT, 2006
  • The Right of Shareholders, Subsidiaries and Parent Corporations to Initiate Arbitration under Investment Treaties, ARBITRATION UNDER INVESTMENT TREATIES, 2005
  • Comments on Petrobart v. Kyrgyzstan, STOCKHOLM ARB. REP., 2005 (with G Petrochilos)
  • Loewen v. United States: The Burial of an Investor-State Claim, ARB. INT’L, 2005
  • Awards and Decisions of ICSID Tribunals in 2004, GERMAN YBK. INT’L L., 2005 (with Richard Happ)
  • Enforcement and Annulment of International Arbitral Awards in Indonesia, AM. U. INT’L L. REV., 2005
  • Regulatory Expropriation and the Tecmed Case, INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW AND ARBITRATION: LEADING CASES FROM THE ICSID, NAFTA, BILATERAL TREATIES AND CUSTOMARY INTERNATIONAL LAW, 2005 (with Jack Coe, Jr.)
  • Swembalt v. Latvia: An Introduction and the Dilemma of Default, STOCKHOLM ARB. REP., 2004
  • The Notion of ‘Investment’ in International Investment Arbitration, ARBITRATING FOREIGN INVESTMENT DISPUTES, 2004
  • Observations on Czech Republic v. CME, STOCKHOLM ARB. REP., 2004
  • Judicial Review of Investment Arbitration Awards, NAFTA: INVESTMENT LAW AND ARBITRATION, 2004
  • The Allocation of Costs and Attorney’s Fees in Investor-State Arbitration, ICSID REVIEW, 2003
  • The Final Damages Award in CME v. Czech Republic: An Overview, MEALEY’S INT’L ARB. REP., 2003
  • Arbitral Innovations of Recent US Free Trade Agreements, REV. DE DROIT DES AFFAIRES INT’LES, 2003
  • Investment Arbitration in Brazil, ARBITRAGEM INTERNA & INTERNACIONAL, and J. OF WORLD INV., 2003
  • Must the Victorious Investor-Claimant Relinquish Title to Expropriated Property?, J. OF WORLD. INV., 2003

Membership in professional associations:

Member of the arbitrator roster for the International Center for Dispute Resolution/AAA, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Vilnius Court of Commercial Arbitration, International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of St. Petersburg, Kazakhstan International Arbitrage, International Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Belarus, International Arbitration Institute (www.iaiparis.com).