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Dr Arthur E. Appleton

Appleton, Arthur E.

Faculty / Board WTI
Appleton Luff – International Lawyers, Geneva

Arthur Appleton is a founding member of Appleton Luff – International Lawyers where he advises on trade-related, commercial and investment matters. He also serves as a Senior Trade and Investment Consultant to the World Bank. He has assisted clients in industries including steel, aviation services, natural gas, automobiles, agriculture and tobacco. He has advised on projects involving the WTO, investment, FTAs, subsidies, regulatory matters, the FCTC, INCOTERMS and other issues. Arthur has represented clients in trade-related arbitrations and has served as both a sole and party-appointed arbitrator in ICC and ad hoc proceedings. He is on the List of Experts (Chairpersons) for disputes involving Trade and Sustainable Development for the EU-Colombia-Peru Trade Agreement and the Association Agreement between the EU and Central America. He has provided consulting services to the WTO, IFC, ITC, ADB, IDB, UNITAR, UNCTAD, COMESA and the ACP. Dr Appleton is also an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University (SAIS–Europe) where he teaches International Trade Law, and a member of the visiting faculty of two leading trade law institutes: WTI (University of Bern) on whose Board he serves, and IELPO (University of Barcelona). In addition, he teaches Executive Education classes at the Graduate Institute (Geneva). He has authored/edited three books, and more than 40 pieces on trade and arbitration. Arthur is admitted in Washington, DC and Maryland (USA), and is a member of the Geneva Bar Association (OdA). He has a PhD and a DES from the Graduate Institute (University of Geneva), a JD from the University of Maryland and a BA from William and Mary. He speaks English and French.