Experiencia Reciente

AS A CO-ARBITRATOR 

Investment: Co-arbitrator in  Inversiones Continental (Panamá), S.A. v. Republic of Honduras
(ICSID Case No. ARB/18/40)

Construction: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between an international consortium and a company in Latam on the construction of a hydroelectric site.

Construction: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration, between an international group of companies and a major Latam company on the construction of a refinery.

Construction: Co-arbitrator in an ICC case between an African State and a company in the
construction sector on the rehabilitation of a stadium.

Construction: Co-arbitrator in an ICC case between an African State and a European
company in the construction of a national road.

Construction: Co-arbitrator in an ICC case between an African State and a European
company in the construction of several facilities.

Construction: Co-arbitrator in an ICC Arbitration between an Italian company and a national
company of a MENA region state on the construction of an industrial site.

Construction: Co-arbitrator in an ICC Arbitration between a European company and a
Middle East company in the construction of a facility.

Construction: Co-arbitrator (Lima Chamber of Commerce) in a dispute in relation to the
construction of water facilities.

Finance: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a group of Spanish banks and a Houston
finance company in relation to a post-acquisition claim.

Finance: Co-arbitrator in an ICC case between two MENA region companies in the financial
sector.

Finance: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a US company and an African State,
arising from a contract in the military sector.

Finance: Co-arbitrator (Madrid Arbitration Court) in a dispute in relation to a post-acquisition
dispute between two Spanish companies.

Finance: Co-arbitration (Madrid Arbitration Court) in a dispute in relation to a shareholder’s
agreement between a major US company and its Spanish partners.

Finance: Co-arbitrator (Lima Chamber of Commerce) in a dispute between two insurance
companies in a post-acquisition dispute.

Energy: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a Latam company and a company of East Asia in the oil and gas sector.

Energy: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between two Latam companies in the oil and gas industry.

Energy: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between three LATAM companies in relation to
an EPC contract for the construction of a gas pipeline.

Energy: Co-arbitrator in an SCC arbitration between a European industrial group and a
LATAM consortium for the supply and installation of equipment to a hydroelectric power
station.

Energy: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between two French-Canadian companies in the
environmental sector.

Energy: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a Belgian energy company and a
Mexican one in the solar sector in Mexico

Energy: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a French technology company and a bio-
energy company, in a claim relating to the dismantling, transport and reconstruction of a
bioethanol plant in Egypt.

Energy: Co-arbitrator in an AAA-ICDR case between a USA and a European company in
relation to a renewable energy company dispute.

Chemicals: Co-arbitrator (Milan Chamber of Commerce) between a French and an Italian
company in the industrial paints sector in relation to a post-acquisition claim.

Chemicals: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration involving a Dutch company and an
international group established in Luxembourg in the paper and cardboard packaging sector,
in relation to an asset transfer agreement following a merger.

Port facilities: Co-arbitrator in a dispute between a Slovak company and a Spanish one
before the Arbitration Court of the Czech Chamber of Commerce in relation to the ownership
of a port facility.

Railways: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a European company and a MENA
company in relation to a post-acquisition claim in relation to the construction of an
underground line.

Telecommunications: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a European company and
the Government of an African State relating to the telecommunications sector.

AS SOLE ARBITRATOR

Aeronautics: Sole arbitrator in an ICC case between a major player in the aeronautic industry and a LATAM company.

Chemicals: Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a French and a German company in
connection with a contract for the construction of a plastic recycling plant in the automobile
industry.

Construction: Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between two Spanish companies in relation to the construction of a photovoltaic plant.

Construction: Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between Swiss and Italian companies in
relation to the construction of a government palace in an Asian country.

Construction: Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between an Italian construction company
and a Greek company following the construction of a machine in the food sector.

Construction: Sole arbitrator in an Ad Hoc arbitration between a LATAM State and a
LATAM construction company in relation to the renewal of national road.

Construction: Sole arbitrator (Madrid Arbitration Court) in relation to the construction of a
hospital.

Electronics: Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a Spanish and a German company
in the electronics sector, arising from the termination of a contract.

Finance: Sole arbitrator in an ICC dispute between a European company and a LATAM one.

Finance: Sole arbitrator (Madrid Arbitration Court) between a Spanish bank and a company.

Finance: Sole arbitrator (Madrid Court of Arbitration) between two Spanish companies in the
telecommunications sector.

Port facilities: Sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a Congolese transport company
and a French manufacturing company, in relation to port rights.

Real state: Sole arbitrator (Madrid Arbitration Court) in a post-acquisition dispute between
two Spanish families with real estate interests.

Technology: Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration between a French company and a North African company in relation to the construction of transfer of technology for construction
works.

Technology: Sole arbitrator in an ICC case between two companies in relation to property
rights.

AS EMERGENCY ARBITRATOR

Emergency Arbitrator appointed by the President of the ICC in an ICC litigation
between two separate Benin companies and a company in the Virgin Islands in relation to a
disagreement over the provisional measures applicable to the Claimant’s assets.

Emergency Arbitrator appointed by the President of the ICC in a litigation intra family group.

AS SPORTS ARBITRATOR

Football: President in a CAS dispute between a LATAM football club and a European agent.

Football: President in a CAS dispute between a LATAM football player and its agent.

Football: Co-arbitrator in a CAS dispute between two European football club in an appeal
against a FIFA Disputes resolution Chamber decision.

Football: Sole arbitrator in a CAS dispute between a Russian and a Turkish football clubs in
relation to the transfer of an international player.

Football: Sole arbitrator in a CAS dispute between a LATAM agent and a European club.

Football: Sole arbitrator in a CAS dispute between a LATAM club and a UK agent.

Football: Sole arbitrator in a CAS dispute between a European agent and a MENA club.

Football: Sole arbitrator in a CAS dispute between a LATAM player and its agent.

Football: Sole arbitrator in a CAS dispute between a European club and an agent.

Basketball: President of a panel in a CAS appeal against a decision by a federation.

EXPERIENCIA PREVIA COMO ABOGADA

Carmen tiene una importante experiencia previa como abogada, actuando en representación de numerosos clientes en arbitrajes comerciales y de inversión durante sus más de 30 años de ejercicio en los más prestigiosos bufetes de abogados internacionales.

Su experiencia en casos de arbitraje de inversión incluye la representación tanto de inversores como de Estados. Entre otros, ha representado a los inversores en el procedimiento arbitral en Samsung Engineering c. Omán (caso CIADI No. ARB/15/30) y en los procedimientos de arbitraje, revisión y anulación en Edenred c. Hungría (caso CIADI No. ARB/13/21). Asimismo, ha representado al Estado demandado en el procedimiento arbitral Serafín García Armas y Karina García Gruber c. Venezuela (caso CPA No. 2013-3).

Además, Carmen ha representado a varios clientes de diferentes sectores en procedimientos comerciales CNUDMI, CCI y SCC. Estos incluyen, entre otros, disputas en materia de construcción e ingeniería, energía y petróleo y gas en Europa, África y América Latina.

Entre otros, ha representado a una importante empresa europea en el sector de la energía en un arbitraje CCI relacionado con una disputa contra su socio europeo en relación al acuerdo de operación conjunta de campo de petróleo y gas en el norte de África, a una empresa de ingeniería americana en tres arbitrajes LCIA en relación con la rehabilitación de una central eléctrica en el norte de África, a una empresa de Europa del Este en dos arbitrajes SCC contra una empresa francesa en relación con una tecnología para producir energía fotovoltaica, a una multinacional estadounidense en un arbitraje CCI contra una empresa constructora por incumplimiento de un acuerdo para la construcción de turbinas eólicas en América Latina, a una empresa de construcción europea en un arbitraje contra un Estado de África Occidental en relación con la construcción de una carretera nacional, a una empresa multinacional francesa en un arbitraje CCI en relación con la construcción de una central hidroeléctrica en América Latina, y a una empresa estatal latinoamericana en un arbitraje CCI contra una empresa americana de infraestructura en relación con la construcción de una refinería de hidrocarburos y un oleoducto marítimo.