Maria Beatrice Deli


Maria Beatrice Deli is Secretary General of the Italian Association for Arbitration (AIA) and Secretary General of ICC Italy.
Maria Beatrice is a Professor of International Law at Molise University School of Law. She also teaches International Organization at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome, Department of Political Science. She has been a Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School.
Before becoming Secretary General of AIA, she gained an extensive experience on international arbitration at Studio Legale Chiomenti.

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Domenico Di Pietro


Domenico Di Pietro lectures International Arbitration at Roma Tre and focuses his professional practice on international arbitration with Bryan Cave LLP in London.
He has acted in a great variety of arbitrations world- wide including commercial and investment disputes as well as sport disputes at the Olympics. He frequently serves as an arbitrator. He graduated at “La Sapienza” and received his LL.M. from Queen Mary, University of London. He is a past Fellow of New York University School of Law. He is qualified to practise in Italy and in England and Wales.

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Giacomo Rojas Elgueta


Giacomo Rojas Elgueta is Associate Professor of Private Law and Economic Analysis of Law at Roma Tre University, School of Law. He earned a LL.M. with distinction and a S.J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He was a Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School.
He is the author of two books and several articles in major Italian and U.S. law reviews. He consulted the Italian Government for law reforms on bankruptcy law, trust law and security interests.
He is a member of the Advisory Board of ArbIt (Italian forum on international arbitration and ADR) and is actively involved in investment and commercial arbitration both as counsel, expert witness and arbitrator.

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Valentina Faienza


Valentina Faienza is a lawyer at Studio Legale Rubini, where she focuses on civil and commercial litigation and investment and commercial arbitration, both at domestic and international level.
She earned her law degree from Roma Tre University, successfully defending a thesis on “Language issues in international arbitration”. Valentina spent the summer of 2013 at New York University School of Law, conducting research for her law degree’s final dissertation. In the first semester of 2014, she attended the Internship Program offered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the International Council for Commercial Arbitration in The Hague.

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