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iarbnews is an independent publication founded by Diego Alonso Massa as a source of news and analysis for disputes professionals interested in developments in international investment and commercial arbitration.

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About our Editor

Diego Alonso Massa graduated from the University of Buenos Aires, School of Law, having pursued graduate legal studies in Argentina (University of Buenos Aires) as well as in Switzerland (The Graduate Institute); he holds an LLM in International Relations (specialization in International Law) from the University of Geneva. He is currently pursuing a PhD at the Université du Quebec à Montreal (UQAM) focusing on challenges related to the enforcement of ISDS awards.

Diego was admitted to practice law in Argentina in 1994 and provides legal advice in the field of investment and international commercial arbitration, particularly regarding Latin American-related issues, his other areas of expertise being intellectual property law and international business law. He is a member of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina and an Associate member of CIArb.

Diego served as a Legal Officer and a translator at various UN specialized agencies as well as before national courts and international tribunals. He also worked with law firms as a litigation lawyer and multinational companies as a General Counsel for the I.P. Department (Latin American region).

Diego has published a number of articles on international arbitration for esteemed journals. He is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, and German with a solid working knowledge of Dutch and Swedish.