Abogado, UBA; LL.M., Harvard Law School; Fulbright Scholar. Lucas Barreiros is the Coordinator of the Masters Degree in International Human Rights Law at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and Coordinator of International Academic Programs at the Facultad de Derecho (UBA) where he also teaches Public International Law and Human Rights at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He is also Professor of Public International Law at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella's Masters in International Studies and Professor of International Environmental Law at Universidad de Palermo's LL.M. in Environmental Law. He has served as a consultant at Guillermo Jorge & Asociados, working on issues involving anti-money laundering and anticorruption for international organizations and local governments, and at Argentina's Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, where he contributed to the development and implementation of Argentina's first public policy on access to justice under the auspices of the World Bank.
Abogado, UBA; Postgraduate Studies on Constitutional Law, Universidad de Palermo; M.A. in Legal and Political Theory, University College London. Fernando Basch is a partner at Guillermo Jorge & Asociados, a legal and consulting firm specialized in governance and transparency with a strong focus in Latin America. He has served as an official of the General Defender's Office in Argentina, in the Program for the Application of Human Rights Treaties. Previously, he has been the Director of the Justice Reform Program at the Association for Civil Rights (Asociación por los Derechos Civiles or ADC) in Argentina. He has also served as an advisor on Constitutional and Criminal Law at the Argentine Congress. Professor Basch teaches Constitutional Law and Theory of the State at the Universidad de Palermo, and Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights at UBA. In addition, he was awarded the Fulbright Commission Genaro Carrió Award, through which he served as a visiting scholar at Southwestern, and the Chevening Scholarship by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom. He is the author of several articles and book chapters on constitutional law and human rights.
Miguel Angel De Dios
Abogado, UBA; LL.M., University of Miami. A partner with De Dios & Goyena in Buenos Aires, Miguel Angel De Dios also provides consulting and representation of local and international businesses, and, in the practice of international litigation, he has specialized in International Commercial Arbitration. With legal experience in both American and Argentine law firms, Professor De Dios was previously an associate at Le Pera & Lessa, a law firm with independent offices in both the United States and Argentina. He also counseled clients on international loan agreements, joint ventures, and off-shore investments, and represented them in New York before the Federal Court. Professor De Dios was a Visiting Professor and Researcher on international business matters and economic regulation at St. Anthony College of Oxford University. He has also taught courses at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de San Pablo and the Universidad de Flores in Argentina and has published several articles on business and the changing international climate.
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Alejandro D. Fiuza
Abogado, UBA; LL.M., University of Miami; LL.M., University of Chicago. Alejandro Fiuza is a partner with K&L Gates LLP (Boston and New York offices) where he is a member of its Latin American Practice Group. He is admitted to practice in the state of New York and in Argentina and previously was a partner at the Buenos Aires firm of Marval O'Farrell & Mairal, and in the Boston and Chicago offices of McDermott, Will and Emery. His current practice is focused on corporate, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, with special emphasis on cross-border work. He has advised multilateral institutions, funds, corporations and individuals. Professor Fiuza has taught at UBA and the Universidad Di Tella School of Law and published articles on bilateral investment treaties and antitrust.
Abogado, UBA; LL.M., Harvard University. Guillermo Jorge is Director of the Program on Control of Corruption and Professor of Law at San Andrés University. Since 2003, he has worked as an independent consultant on financial crimes, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption for international organizations and several Latin American governments. Previously, he was a partner of Luis Moreno Ocampo's law firm, where he managed anti-corruption programs for private companies and government agencies, as well as white collar crime litigation. Professor Jorge is Pro-Bono Advisor of Poder Ciudadano (the Argentine Chapter of Transparency International). He was Drapper Hills fellow at Stanford University and Reagan Fascell Democracy Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy.
Abogado, UBA; LL.M., Columbia University, Fulbright Scholar. Martin Sigal is co-founder and co-director of ACIJ, the Civic Association for Equality and Justice, an NGO devoted to the strengthening of institutions and enforcement of constitutional rights. He is a Professor at the LL.M. program of the Universidad de Palermo and coordinates the Public Interest Law Clinic in the same law school. He has participated as a litigant lawyer in several leading cases in private and public law. Professor Sigal co-authored a book and has written several articles on class actions and collective rights, and is a frequent lecturer on class actions, consumer rights, contracts and economic emergency.