Paolo Bertoli’s practice focuses on arbitration and litigation.
Paolo has participated in numerous international and domestic arbitrations involving complex commercial disputes as well as public international law issues, and in commercial, securities, enforcement of foreign awards, and antitrust litigation in a variety of Italian courts. He has also acted as arbitrator and party-appointed expert in arbitral and foreign litigation proceedings. He is admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court.
Paolo is included as Arbitration Future Leader by the 2023 guide published by Who’s Who Legal (WWL) and in the List of Practitioners in International Arbitration by the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC).
Paolo is Full Professor of International Law at the University of Insubria (Como, Italy) and Director of the Research Center on Swiss Law of that University, is widely published in major Italian and foreign law reviews, and regularly lectures on various aspects of public and private international law, and international civil procedure.
Paolo was a visiting researcher at the Court of Justice of the European Communities in 2004 and at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg (Germany) in 2005, and a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University School of Law in 2008. Paolo is a member of the editorial board of the Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale, of the Italian Society of International Law, and of the European Association of Private International Law.
- Full Professor of International Law at the University of Insubria (Como, Italy)
- Director, Research Center on Swiss Law, University of Insubria (Como, Italy)
- Member, Editorial Board, Rivista di diritto internazionale privato e processuale
- Member, Italian Society of International Law
- Visiting Scholar, Columbia University School of Law, 2008
- Visiting Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg (Germany), 2005
- Visiting Researcher, Court of Justice of the European Communities, 2004
“Five International Arbitration Trends And Topics For 2023,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, January 30, 2023 (co-author)
Diritto europeo dell’arbitrato internazionale, Giuffrè, 2015, pp. XIII-276.
Smart (legal) contracts: forum and applicable law issues, in CAPPIELLO, CARULLO (eds.), Blockchain, Law and Governance, New York, 2021, pp. 181-189.
Arbitrato commerciale internazionale ed equo processo, in MANTUCCI (eds.), Trattato di diritto dell’arbitrato, XII, Milano, 2021, pp. 417-437.
Virtual Currencies and Private International Law, in Riv. dir. int. priv. proc., 2018, pp. 583-607.
La “Brexit” e il diritto internazionale privato e processuale, in Riv. dir. int. priv. proc., 2017, pp. 599-632.
Arbitration, the Brussels I Recast and the Need for European Arbitration Law, in Diritto dell’Unione europea, 2014, pp. 81-109.
Regulatory measures, standard of treatment and the law applicable to investment disputes (with Z. Crespi Reghizzi), in Riv. dir. int. priv. proc., 2013, pp. 43-74.
The ECJ’s Rules of Reason and Internationally Mandatory Rules, in BOSCHIERO, SCOVAZZI (eds.), International Courts and the Development of International Law. Essays in Honour of Tullio Treves, The Hague, 2013, pp. 747-756.
Choice of Law by the Parties in the Rome II Regulation, in Riv. dir. int., 2009, pp. 697-716.
Party Autonomy and Choice-Of-Law Methods in the “Rome II” Regulation on the Law Applicable to Non-Contractual Obligations, in Dir. Un. eur., 2009, pp. 229-264.
Le fusioni transfrontaliere alla luce del recepimento italiano della decima direttiva societaria, in Riv. dir. int. priv. proc., 2010, pp. 35-54.
December 1, 2022
Closed-End Funds and Damage Claims – the Perspective of Fund Managers
March 19, 2021
October 25, 2019
Good for All: Towards a Paradigm Shift. Blockchain, Law and Governance
May 2, 2019
The Lawyer in the 21st Century: Skills, Goals, and Challenges
April 10, 2019
May 29, 2015
ICC Young Arbitrators Forum International Arbitration and EU Law
November 29, 2013
International Investment Law: Recent Developments in Times of Economic Crisis