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Dr. Maria A. Gwynn, MJur (Oxon)

Adenauerallee 71A
53113 Bonn

Fon+49 15124504801
Paraguay / Italy

Present Position
International Lawyer. International Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sports; Governing Council Member Binational Entity Itaipu; International Law Institute of the University of Bonn.

Training / Professional Experience
Dr.(Phil) Bergische Universität Wuppertal; Magister Juris, University of Oxford; LLB Honours National University of Asunción. Oxford Princeton Global Leaders Fellow (2016-2018); Senior Research Associate, Global Economic Governance, University of Oxford; Specialisation on Private International Law, The Hague Academy of International Law

Areas of specialisation
International Law; International Investments; Treaties; Energy; Environment; International Watercourses; Sports Law

Arbitral experience
International Arbitrator, Court of Arbitration for Sports; Counsel in private legal practice; State to State International Dispute Settlement mechanisms.

Membership in professional associations
Court of Arbitration for Sports; European-Latin American Arbitration Association

“Adapting Watercourse Agreements to Developments in International Law: The Case of the Itaipu Treaty” Brill Research Perspectives in International Water Law. Vol 4. Issue 1, 2019
“Contratos Internacionales para el sector Privado” (Editorial El Lector Asuncion-Paraguay 2007)
“Bilateral Investment Treaties of South American Countries and their Consequences at the International Level” Publication with Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany, 2015.
“Balancing the State’s Right to Regulate with Foreign Investment Protection: A Perspective considering Investment Disputes of the South American Region” Groningen Journal of International Law, Vol.6, Issue 1, 2018
“UNCITRAL and the Possibility of Returning to the Multilateral Regulation of Foreign Investments”, Vol. 4 of the “Proceedings of the Congress of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law”, 2017
“South American Countries’ Bilateral Investment Treaties: A Structuralist Perspective” Journal of International Dispute Settlement, Vol. 6, pp. 97-117, 2015
World Bank Publications, Doing Business. World Bank Publishing 2007, 2009, 2010.

Language Skills
English; Spanish; German

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