About the Author
, Chairman of the IAI, is acknowledged as one of the world's leading experts on international arbitration. He has written extensively on all aspects of international arbitration law, in French and in English. Professor Gaillard teaches International Arbitration and Private International Law at the University of Paris XII. He has acted as arbitrator, counsel and expert in over 250 international arbitration proceedings and Chair of Shearman & Sterling LLP International Arbitration practice. Frédéric Bachand
has been a Professor of law at McGill University since 2003, He currently teaches transsystemic courses on evidence in civil matters, civil procedure, extrajudicial means of dispute resolution and NAFTA Chapter 11 arbitration. Professor Bachand holds doctoral degrees from Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) and Université de Montréal, as well as an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge. He is the co-director, with Professor Thomas E. Carbonneau of Penn State University, of the McGill Summer Program in Arbitration and is a member of the NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes.