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Deva Villanúa

CURRICULUM VITAE

Deva Villanúa é advogada especializada em arbitragem.


Nascida em 1978. Casada. Dois filhos. Nacionalidade espanhola.

Experiência como árbitro

Desde 2002, Deva é árbitro no Armesto & Asociados, um escritório especializado em arbitragens com perfil internacional, forte independência e extenso conhecimento do mundo empresarial.

Deva foi nomeada como presidente do tribunal arbitral, árbitra de emergência, árbitra única e co-árbitra em mais de 50 arbitragens comerciais. Foi também designada como secretária do tribunal arbitral em mais de 30 arbitragens comerciais. No que respeita a arbitragens de investimento, Deva foi nomeada co-árbitra em dois casos, presidente em três outros e, ainda, foi presidente de um Comité de Anulação; teve também participação ativa como assistente do tribunal em mais de 15 arbitragens. A lista de todos os casos em que participou pode ser consultada em www.jfarmesto.com.

Experiência académica

Deva participa regularmente como oradora em diversas conferências, seminários e programas de pós-graduação especializados em arbitragem.

Outras associações profissionais

  • International Bar Association (Sub-committees of Investment Arbitration and of Conflicts of Interests)
  • ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR (Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings)
  • Membro da Direcção do Clube Espanhol de Arbitragem (CEA)
  • Equal Representation in Arbitration (Steering Committee)
  • Câmaras de Comércio: Lisboa e Lima
  • Am-Cham Perú
  • Colegio de Abogados de Madrid
  • Colegio de Economistas de Madrid
  • Membro do Painel de Árbitros do BAC/BIAC e SHAC.

Formação académica

Deva tem uma dupla licenciatura em Direito e Administração de Empresas pela Universidade Carlos III em Madrid. Obteve o Abitur na Escola Alemã de Madrid.

Reconhecimentos públicos

Deva foi a pessoa mais jovem a ser nomeada pela CCI como árbitra e como árbitra de emergência. Forma parte do ranking elaborado pela Chambers de Most in Demand Arbitrators em Espanha, Who’s Who Legal e Leaders League e está no Top 50 da Women List de InspiraLaw.

Idiomas

Espanhol (língua materna), alemão (bilíngue), inglês (bilíngue), português (fluente) e francês (nível intermédio).

Como Árbitro

Arbitragens Comerciais

  1. Colombian chemical company vs. Swiss, American and Colombian consumer goods companies, Chairwoman, ICC, Colombian law, Spanish language (2022)
  2. Brazilian energy company vs. Brazilian energy company, Chairwoman, ICC, Brazilian law, Portuguese language (2022).
  3. Spanish energy company vs. German energy company, Co-arbitrator, ICC, Spanish law, English language (2022).
  4. Spanish engineering and construction company vs. Portuguese biomass plant operators, Co-arbitrator, ICC, Portuguese law, English language (2022).
  5. Mexican logistics company vs. Mexican distributor of hydrocarbons, petroleum and petrochemical products, Chairwoman, ICC, Mexican law, Spanish language (2022).
  6. Spanish insurance companies v. Spanish banks, Co-arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, Spanish language (2021).
  7. Canadian and Barbadian investment funds vs. Peruvian real estate company, Co-arbitrator, AmCham Perú, framework investment agreement, Peruvian law, Spanish language (2021).
  8. Peruvian gas distributor vs. Peruvian electricity utility, Co-arbitrator, CCL, Distribution Agreement, Peruvian law, Spanish language (2021).
  9. Peruvian oil and gas company vs. Peruvian, Korean and British oil and gas companies, Chairwoman, ICC, Peruvian law, Spanish language (2021).
  10. Ecuadorian telecommunications consortium vs. Ecuadorian regulatory agency, Co-arbitrator, CIAM (Quito), concession agreement, Spanish language (2021).
  11. Portuguese bridge engineering company vs. Mexican construction company, Co-arbitrator, ICC, Spanish language (2021).
  12. Spanish energy company vs. Spanish energy company, Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, share purchase agreement, Spanish law, Spanish language (2020).
  13. International consortium in the petroleum sector vs. Caspian Sea Republic, Chairwoman, ad-hoc, English language (2020).
  14. Brazilian engineering company vs. Dutch holding company, Privilege Master, ICC, English language (2020).
  15. Peruvian company vs. Peruvian company (corporate dispute), Chairwoman, AmCham Perú, Peruvian law, Spanish language (2019).
  16. Chilean construction company vs. Peruvian State entity, Co-arbitrator, ICC, Spanish language (2019).
  17. Supplier vs. Solar power plant constructor and owner, Co-arbitrator, ICC, Brazilian law, English language (2019).
  18. Fast food chain company vs. Group of investors, Co-arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, Spanish law, Spanish language (2019).
  19. Danish company vs. Spanish company (corporate dispute), Co-arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, Spanish law, English language (2019).
  20. Spanish wholesale club company vs. Spanish food and beverages retail company, Chairwoman, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, Spanish law, English language (2019).
  21. Argentinian oil and gas company vs. Venezuelan oil company and American and Dutch affiliates, Chairwoman, ICC, Dutch law, English language (2019).
  22. US construction company vs. Central American office of an international organisation, Chairwoman, Uncitral, lex mercatoria, Spanish language (2019).
  23. Mexican solar system company vs. Mexican electricity utility, Co-arbitrator, ICC, Mexican law, Spanish language (2019).
  24. Latin-American electricity company vs. State-owned electricity utility, Chairwoman, ICC, Spanish language (2018).
  25. Brazilian subsidiary of energy company vs. Spanish engineering and construction company, Co-arbitrator, ICC, Brazilian law, Portuguese language (2018).
  26. Mexican construction company vs. Mexican petrochemical company, Chairwoman, ICC, Mexican law, Spanish language (2018).
  27. Peruvian peasant community vs. Peruvian mining company, Co-arbitrator, Centro de Arbitraje de la Cámara de Comercio de Lima, Framework Agreement, Peruvian law, Spanish language (2018).
  28. Spanish purchaser vs. Swiss seller, Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, Spanish law, English language (2017).
  29. Independent review panel expert determination on objections to the application of new generic top level domain, Co-arbitrator, International Centre for Expertise, ICC, English language (2017).
  30. Independent review panel expert determination on objections to the application of new generic top level domain, Co-arbitrator, International Centre for Expertise, ICC, English language (2017).
  31. Independent review panel expert determination on objections to the application of new generic top level domain, Co-arbitrator, International Centre for Expertise, ICC, English language (2017).
  32. Virgin Islands company v. Colombian company, Chairwoman, ICC, shareholder’s agreement, Colombian law, Spanish language (2017).
  33. French distillery vs. Spanish distillery, Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, es aequo et bono, Spanish language (2016).
  34. Spanish Fund manager vs. Spanish Venture Capital Fund, Chairwoman, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, Spanish law and language (2016).
  35. Spanish beverage producer vs. distributor of beverage, Chairwoman, Corte Española de Arbitraje, distribution agreement, Spanish law and language (2016).
  36. Spanish construction company vs. Spanish construction company, Emergency Arbitrator, Corte Española de Arbitraje, consortium agreement, Spanish law and language (2016).
  37. Spanish and Chilean train construction companies vs. Canadian and Chilean train construction companies, Sole Arbitrator, ICC, consortium agreement, Spanish law, English language (2016).
  38. Spanish company vs. Spanish bank, Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, financial derivatives contract, Spanish law and language (2016).
  39. Supplier (Poland) vs. Buyer (Turkey), Chairwoman, ICC, Swiss law, English language (2016).
  40. Start-up company (Spain) vs. investor (Spain), Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, shareholders’ agreement, Spanish law and language (2016).
  41. A.E. commodity importer vs. Colombian steel company, Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, Spanish law and language (2015).
  42. Spanish construction company vs. Spanish State entity, Co-arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, administrative concession contract, Spanish law and language (2015).
  43. Mexican construction company vs. Bolivian State entity, Emergency Arbitrator, ICC, Bolivian law, Spanish language (2015).
  44. German consulting firm vs. Peruvian State entity, Chairwoman, ICC, German law, Spanish language (2015).
  45. Spanish company vs. Spanish company in IT sector, Co-arbitrator, ICC, service agreement, Spanish law and language (2014).
  46. International equipment procurement intermediary vs. Swiss Manufacturer, Sole Arbitrator, ICC, Swiss law, English language (2014).
  47. Spanish subsidiary of American Manufacturers vs. Spanish Distributor, Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, Spanish law and language (2013).
  48. Spanish company vs. Spanish bank, Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, financial derivatives contract, Spanish law and language (2012).
  49. German Subcontractor vs. Dutch Contractor, Chairwoman, ICC, construction agreement, Spanish law and Spanish and English language (2012),
  50. Spanish Franchisor Spanish Franchisee, Co-arbitrator, ad hoc, franchise agreement, Spanish law and language (2012).
  51. Spanish Bank vs. Spanish Company, Co-arbitrator, Corte Española de Arbitraje, financial derivatives contract, Spanish law and language (2011).
  52. Spanish Construction Company vs. Spanish Bank, Co-arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, financial derivatives contract, Spanish law and language (2011).
  53. Spanish Shareholder vs. Dutch and Spanish Pharmaceuticals, Co-arbitrator, ICC, shareholders’ agreement, Spanish law, English language (2010).
  54. Spanish Timber Company vs. Spanish Insurance Company, Sole arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, insurance policy, Spanish law and language (2010).
  55. Spanish Franchisor vs. Spanish Franchisee, Co-arbitrator, ad hoc, franchise agreement, Spanish law and language (2010).
  56. Spanish Bank vs. Spanish Company, Co-arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, financial derivatives contract, Spanish law and language (2009).
  57. Spanish Subsidiary of German Bank vs. English Insurance Company, Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, breach of insurance policy, Spanish law and language (2009).
  58. Spanish Subsidiary of American Insurance Company vs. Spanish Maritime Transportation Company, Sole Arbitrator, ICC, claim for damages, Spanish law and language (2009).
  59. Spanish Company vs. Spanish Company, Sole Arbitrator, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, breach of service contract, Spanish law and language (2009).

 

Arbitragens de investimento

  1. Singaporean and Dutch investors vs. Western Asian State, Privilege Master, ICSID, English language (2022)
  2. Luxembourg investor vs. Latin American State, Privilege Master, ICSID, English language (2022).
  3. Infinito Gold Ltd. vs. Republic of Costa Rica, Member of the Annulment Committee (other committee members: D. Brian King (President) and José Antonio Moreno Rodríguez), ICSID Case No. ARB/14/5, annulment proceedings (2022).
  4. Société Générale S.A. vs. Republic of Croatia, Chairwoman (co-arbitrators: George Bermann and Vanessa Mak), ICSID Case No. ARB/19/33, investment arbitration under BIT, English language (2021).
  5. Latin American petrochemical company vs. Latin American State, Co-arbitrator, Uncitral, Investment Treaty-based arbitration, Spanish language (2021).
  6. TECO Guatemala Holdings, LLC vs. Republic of Guatemala, Chairwoman (other committee members: Doug Jones and Lawrence Boo), ICSID Case No. ARB/10/23, annulment proceedings (2021).
  7. IBT Group, LLC and IBT, LLC vs. Republic of Panama, Chairwoman (co-arbitrators: Guido Tawil and Mónica Pinto), ICSID Case No. Arb/20/31, investment arbitration under BIT, Spanish language (2020).
  8. South32 SA Investments Limited vs. Republic of Colombia, Chairwoman (co-arbitrators: Guido Tawil and Andrés Jana), (Assistant to the Tribunal: Francisca S. Cardoso), ICSID Case No. ARB/20/9, investment arbitration under BIT, Spanish and English languages (2020).
  9. Leopoldo Castillo Bozo vs. Republic of Panama, Chairwoman, PCA 2019-40, Spanish language (2020).
  10. Italian construction companies vs. South American State Railways Institution and South American State, Co-arbitrator, ICC, Spanish language (2019).
  11. Air Canada vs. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Co-arbitrator, (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/17/1), English language (2017).

Como Secretária do Tribunal

  1. Latin-American oil refinery vs. construction companies. Administrative Secretary, ICC, construction agreement, English and Spanish language, (2016).
  2. Audit company (Belgium) vs. individuals (Italy), Administrative Secretary, ICC, Belgian law, English language, (2016).
  3. Gaming sector companies vs. East European State, Administrative Secretary, UNCITRAL, investment arbitration under BIT, English language, (2016).
  4. Expert determination on objections to the application of new generic top level domain, Assistant to the Expert, International Centre for Expertise, ICC, English language, (2013).
  5. Expert determination on objections to the application of new generic top level domain, Assistant to the Expert, International Centre for Expertise, ICC, English language, (2013).
  6. Expert determination on objections to the application of new generic top level domain, Assistant to the Expert, International Centre for Expertise, ICC, English language, (2013).
  7. Expert determination on objections to the application of new generic top level domain, Assistant to the Expert, International Centre for Expertise, ICC, English language, (2013).
  8. Expert determination on objections to the application of new generic top level domain, Assistant to the Expert, International Centre for Expertise, ICC, English language, (2013).
  9. Spanish Bottled Water Company vs. Spanish Bank, Administrative Secretary, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, financial derivatives contract, Spanish law and language, (2013).
  10. Ecuadorian Company vs. Ecuadorian Public Company, Administrative Secretary, ICC, public service concession agreement, Ecuadorian law, Spanish language, (2012).
  11. Middle Eastern Pipeline Operator vs. Middle Eastern Gas Producer and Middle Eastern Buyer of Gas, Administrative Secretary, ICC, gas supply and purchase agreement, English law and language, (2012).
  12. Spanish Company vs. Spanish Bank, Administrative Secretary, Corte de Arbitraje de Madrid, financial derivatives contract, Spanish law and language, (2012).
  13. Austrian Joint Venture vs. American Shareholder, Administrative Secretary, VIAC, termination of shareholders’ agreement, Austrian law, English language, (2011).
  14. State owned Corporation vs. Sovereign State of the EU, Administrative Secretary, ICC, purchase agreement in the defence sector, English language, (2010).
  15. Nova Scotia Power Incorporated Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Assistant to the Chairman, PCA, investment arbitration under BIT, English language, (2009).
  16. Spanish Subsidiary of Private Equity Fund vs. Sister Company of the same Private Equity Fund, Administrative Secretary to the Adjudicator, ad hoc, termination of joint venture, Spanish law, English language, (2009).
  17. Spanish Seller vs. Spanish Buyer, Administrative Secretary, Corte Española de Arbitraje, share purchase agreement, Spanish law and language, (2008).
  18. Uruguayan Association vs. Financial Company, Administrative Secretary, ICC, sale of investment funds, Uruguayan law, Spanish language, (2008).
  19. Vito G. Gallo vs. Government of Canada, Assistant to the Chairman, UNCITRAL, PCA, investment arbitration under NAFTA, English language, (2007).
  20. City Oriente Limited vs. Republic of Ecuador and Empresa Estatal Petróleos del Ecuador (Petroecuador), Assistant to the Chairman, ICSID CaseARB/06/21, under investment contract, Spanish language, (2007).
  21. Joseph Charles Lemire vs. Ukraine, Assistant to the Chairman, ICSID Case No. ARB/06/18, investment arbitration under BIT, English language, (2007).
  22. Argentinian Company vs. German Company and Argentinian Subsidiary of German Company, Administrative Secretary, ICC, joint venture agreement, extraordinary legislation, Argentinian law, Spanish language, (2007).
  23. British Company vs. State Owned Company, Administrative Secretary, ICC, construction agreement, expropriation, Iranian law / Sharia law, English language, (2006).
  24. Spanish Company vs. Spanish Gas Supplier, Administrative Secretary, ad hoc, gas distribution agreement, determination of gas price, Spanish law and language, (2005).
  25. German Airplane Leasing Company vs. Mexican Lessor, Administrative Secretary, ICC, aircraft lease agreements, German law, English language, (2005).
  26. Argentinian Company vs. International Supplier, Administrative Secretary, ICC, construction agreement, English language, (2005).
  27. Mexican Subsidiary of US Company vs. Mexican State Owned Company, Administrative Secretary, ICC, construction agreement, Mexican law, Spanish language, (2005).
  28. International Construction Consortium vs. Colombian State Owned Company, Administrative Secretary, ICC, construction agreement, Colombian law, Spanish language, (2005).
  29. Spanish Sellers vs. Spanish Subsidiary of Italian Buyer, Administrative Secretary, ICC, share purchase agreement, Spanish law and language, (2005).
  30. Spanish Seller vs. United Kingdom Buyer, Administrative Secretary, CIMA, share purchase agreement, Spanish law and language, (2004).
  31. Luxembourg Bank Holding vs. Central European Republic, Administrative Secretary, ICC, dispute arising from privatization of a bank, Austrian law, English language, (2004).
  32. Brazilian energy company vs. Brazilian energy company, Administrative Secretary, ICC, shareholders’ agreement, Brazilian law, English language, (2004).
  33. Banco Central do Brasil (Brasil) vs. Banco Central del Uruguay (Uruguay), Assistant to the Chairman, arbitration between central banks under ALADI Rules, Spanish language, (2006).
  34. SAUR International vs. Argentine Republic, Assistant to the Chairman, ICSID Case No. ARB/04/4, investment arbitration under BIT, Spanish and French languages, (2004).
  35. Unisys Corporation vs. Argentine Republic, Assistant to the Chairman, ICSID Case No. ARB/03/27, investment arbitration under BIT, English language, (2004). (Suspended).
  36. Canadian Company vs. Bolivian State Agency, Administrative Secretary, UNCITRAL, construction agreement, Bolivian law, Spanish and English languages, (2003).