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David RESTREPO AMARILES

Assistant Professor

Droit et Fiscalité

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Biography

David Restrepo Amariles is Assistant Professor of Law at HEC Paris. He teaches Law and Technology, International Contracts and International Arbitration. He is director of research on Legal Metrics and SMART Law (Scientific Mathematical, Algorithmic, Risk and Technology driven law).  

 

His work analyses the transformations of law and regulation in the global and digital society with a special focus on financial law, dispute resolution, international business transactions and corporate social responsibility. His research combines approaches from legal theory, empirical legal studies, and science and technology studies. He holds several academic and professional appointments. He is a member of the board of the European Incubator of the Brussels Bar Association and member of the scientific committee of the Pole numérique du Club de juristes. He is also co-chair of the CRN ‘Law and Development’ of the American Law and Society Association, and co-director of the working group on ‘Law and Development’ in the Research Committee of the Sociology of Law (RCSL) of the International Sociological Association. He is member of the editorial boards of the European Journal of Risk Regulation and the World Arbitration and Mediation Review

 

Before joining HEC Paris, he was Assistant Lecturer and Research Fellow at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He previously held visiting lecturer positions at the Goethe- Universität Frankfurt on International Investment Law, the University of Stockholm in Legal Management, and the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Legal Theory and Comparative Law. Previously he was also director of the working group ‘European Union-Latin America Trade Relations’, project Manager to European Union research and policy projects on International law, and of counsel for several leading law firms.

 

He holds a Ph.D in Law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, a LL.M summa cum laude from the Katholieke Universiteit Brussels and the European Academy of Legal Theory, a M.A. summa cum laude from the International Institute of Sociology of Law, and a valedictorian LL.B in Law from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. He conducted his post-doctoral research at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford. He is a qualified lawyer to the Colombian Bar and has clerked at the regional judiciary. 

Scientific articles

Le déséquilibre significatif dans les contrats commerciaux: nouvel outil de lutte contre le GAFA

Recueil Dalloz, November 2018, vol. 11, AJ Contrat, pp 471-477, (in coll. with E. MOUIAL BASSILANA, L. COLOMBANI)

Legal Indicators in Transnational Law Practice: A Methodological Assessment

Jurimetrics, Winter 2018, vol. 58, n° 2, pp 163-209, (in coll. with J. MCLACHLAN)

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

Journal of Business Law, February 2018, n° 2, pp 148-168, (in coll. with E. M. BASSILANA, M. M. WINKLER)

U.S. Economic Sanctions and the Corporate Compliance of Foreign Banks

The International Lawyer, November 2018, vol. 51, n° 3, pp 497-535, (in coll. with M. M. WINKLER)

Fair and Equitable Treatment in Investor-State Dispute Settlement: A New Interpretative Framework

Journal of Business Law, 2017, vol. 8, pp 632-650, (in coll. with A. VAN WAEYENBERGE)

James Elliott Construction: a "new(ish) approach" to judicial review of standardisation

European Law Review, December 2017, vol. 42, n° 6, pp 882-893, (in coll. with A. VAN WAEYENBERGE)

Responsabilité Sociale des Entreprises – Enjeux Globaux et Technologiques

Revue Française de Gestion, November-December 2017, vol. 43, n° 269, pp 161-182, (in coll. with A. VAN WAEYENBERGE, L. COLOMBANI)

Supping with the Devil? Indicators and the rise of managerial rationality in law

International Journal of Law in Context, December 2017, vol. 13, n° 4, pp 465-484,

Legal indicators, global law and legal pluralism: an introduction

The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, March 2015, vol. 47, n° 1, pp 9-21,

Entre originalidad institucional y recepción filosófica: Apuntes críticos sobre el nuevo modelo constitucional latinoamericano

Cuaderno sobre Relaciones Internacionales, Regionalismo y Desarrollo, 2009, vol. 4, n° 7, pp 39-67,

Books

Legality and Legitimacy: The Legal and Political Philosophy of Popular Sovereignty in the New Latin American Constitutions

Lambert Academic Publishing

Chapters edited in books

La mesure du droit: L’indicateur « Rule of Law » dans la politique du développement de la Banque Mondiale

Gouverner Par Les Standards Et Indicateurs - De Hume Aux Rankings, B. Frydman, A. Van Waeyenberge (Eds), Bruylant, Bruxelles

Does a Global Law Exist? A Reflection on Selden v Airbnb case and Its Aftermath

Global Private International Law, Adjudication Without Frontiers, H. Muir Watt, D. Fernandez Arroyo, L. Bizikova, A. Brandao de Oliveira, Edward Elgar Publishers, Londres

Les maths du droit - Pratiques et méthodologies des indicateurs juridiques

Index De La Sécurité Juridique. Rapport Pour La Fondation Pour Le Droit Continental, B. Deffains, M. Séjean & R. Espinosa, Dalloz

De la donnée à la décision : comment réguler par des données et des algorithmes

Les Big Data À Decouvert, R. Mosseri, M. Bouzeghoub, CNRS Editions, 92-93

El Arbitraje de Inversiones en Juicio ante la Justicia Europea: Perspectivas Internacionalistas y Europeístas sobre Los Tratados Bilaterales de Inversiones Intra-UE

La Política De La Unión Europea En Materia De Derecho De Las Inversiones Internacionales, Katia Fach Gomez, Bosch Editor, 45-68

Le droit comme instrument de progrès: sur l’idée d’ingénier juridique

Les Grands Défis Du Droit Global, Caroline Bricteux et Benoît Frydman, Bruylant, 251-259

Transnational Legal Indicators: The Missing Link in a New Era of Law and Development Policy

Law And Policy In Latin America - Transforming Courts, Institutions, And Rights, P. FORTES, L. BORATTI, A. PALACIOS & T. DALY (Eds), Palgrave Macmillan

Reassessing the Boundaries of Transitional Justice: An Inquiry on Political Transitions, Armed Conflicts, and Human Rights Violations

Dealing With Wars And Dictatorships - Legal Concepts And Categories In Action, L. Israël, G. Mouralis (Eds), T.M.C. Asser Press, 209-234

The Migration of the US Discourse Against Terrorism: The Inter-American Response

Balancing Liberty And Security: The Human Rights Pendulum, L. Hennebel, H. Tigroudja (eds.), Wolfpublishers, 124-144

Working papers

Scientific articles

Le déséquilibre significatif dans les contrats commerciaux: nouvel outil de lutte contre le GAFA

Recueil Dalloz, November 2018, vol. 11, AJ Contrat, pp 471-477, (in coll. with E. MOUIAL BASSILANA, L. COLOMBANI)

Legal Indicators in Transnational Law Practice: A Methodological Assessment

Jurimetrics, Winter 2018, vol. 58, n° 2, pp 163-209, (in coll. with J. MCLACHLAN)

The Impact of the French Doctrine of Significant Imbalance on International Business Transactions

Journal of Business Law, February 2018, n° 2, pp 148-168, (in coll. with E. M. BASSILANA, M. M. WINKLER)

U.S. Economic Sanctions and the Corporate Compliance of Foreign Banks

The International Lawyer, November 2018, vol. 51, n° 3, pp 497-535, (in coll. with M. M. WINKLER)

Books

Legality and Legitimacy: The Legal and Political Philosophy of Popular Sovereignty in the New Latin American Constitutions

Lambert Academic Publishing

Chapters edited in books

La mesure du droit: L’indicateur « Rule of Law » dans la politique du développement de la Banque Mondiale

Gouverner Par Les Standards Et Indicateurs - De Hume Aux Rankings, B. Frydman, A. Van Waeyenberge (Eds), Bruylant, Bruxelles

Does a Global Law Exist? A Reflection on Selden v Airbnb case and Its Aftermath

Global Private International Law, Adjudication Without Frontiers, H. Muir Watt, D. Fernandez Arroyo, L. Bizikova, A. Brandao de Oliveira, Edward Elgar Publishers, Londres

Les maths du droit - Pratiques et méthodologies des indicateurs juridiques

Index De La Sécurité Juridique. Rapport Pour La Fondation Pour Le Droit Continental, B. Deffains, M. Séjean & R. Espinosa, Dalloz

De la donnée à la décision : comment réguler par des données et des algorithmes

Les Big Data À Decouvert, R. Mosseri, M. Bouzeghoub, CNRS Editions, 92-93

Working papers

Education

  • Doctorat en Sciences juridiques (Ph.D.), Université Libre de Bruxelles - Belgium

Academic appointments

Academic responsabilities at HEC

  • 2018- Member of GREGHEC (CNRS) HEC Paris
  • 2014- Assistant Professor, Business Law and Taxation HEC Paris

External Academic Responsabilities

  • 2013-2014 Visiting Academic Oxford University, Saïd Business School
  • 2010-2013 Assistant Lecturer Université Libre de Bruxelles

Scientific Activities

Membership in Academic or Professional Organisation

  • Member, Law, Policy and Development Group (Wolfson College)
  • Member, ISA Research Committee for the Sociology of Law (RCSL)
  • Member, International Law Association, British Branch (ILA)

Editorial activities

  • Board Member, Journal of European Constitutionality Review

  • Conference organisation

  • Organizer, "Legal Data Mining" conference
  • 2018-2018 Co-organizer of the seminar "Legal Systems for the 21st Century: Markets and Fairness"