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David RESTREPO AMARILES

Associate Professor

Tax & Law

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Biography

David Restrepo Amariles is Associate Professor of Data Law and Artificial Intelligence at HEC Paris. He is co-Director of research on SMART Law (Scientific Mathematical, Algorithmic, Risk and Technology driven law) at the DATA IA Institute and director of the project Smart Contracts and Regulatory Technologies in the Autonomy through Cyberjustice Technologies Programme. 

He teaches TechLaw & AI, Current Issues in Digital Transformation, Data Governance and Compliance, and Dispute Resolution. His teaching portfolio includes joint courses with the Stockholm School of Economics (CEMS) and Ecole Polytechnique (Msc Data Science for Business), and standalone courses delivered in bachelor, master and executive education programmes. He is also recurrent Visiting Professor at SciencesPo Paris and currently visiting at the Japan National Institute of Informatics (NII)

His work analyses the transformations of law and regulation in the global and digital society with a special focus on the fields of privacy, financial law, international business transactions and corporate social responsibility. His research combines approaches from legal theory, computer science and informatics, empirical legal studies, and science and technology studies. He has conducted several industrial projects with public partners such as the European Commission and the French Supreme Court, as well as with private partners such as Atos, Baker McKenzie, Dechert LLP, Natixis, among others.

David 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 worked as Of Counsel advising governments and corporations on cross-border commercial and investment agreements and arbitration. He also previously held positions as legal advisor (United Nations), Law Clerk (Colombian Judiciary) and Research Associate in International Law ( European Commission's policy and research programme). He is the former director of the working group Europe - Latin America Trade Relations. He held previously academic and teaching visiting appointments at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Goethe- Universität Frankfurt, and the University of Stockholm. 

David conducted his post doctoral research at the University of Oxford, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. He is also Ph.D in Law from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, LL.M summa cum laude from KUL - Katholieke Universiteit Brussels and the European Academy of Legal Theory, M.A. summa cum laude from the International Institute of Sociology of Law, and valedictorian LL.B in Law from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. 

Scientific articles

Performance in the Courtroom: Automated Processing and Visualization of Appeal Court Decisions in France

Communications of the ACM, Forthcoming, (in coll. with P. BONIOL, G. PANAGOPOULOS, C. XYPOLOPOULOS, R. EL HAMDANI, M. VAZIRGIANNIS)

Refocusing Loyalty Programs in the Era of Big Data: A Societal Lens Paradigm

Marketing Letters, Forthcoming, (in coll. with V. STOURM, S. NESLIN, E. T. BRADLOW, E. BREUGELMANS, S. Y. CHUN, P. GARDETE, P. K. KANNAN, P. KOPALLE, R. THOMADSEN, Y-H. PARK, Y. LIU-THOMPKINS, R. VENKATESAN)

International Investment Law and the Law of the European Union in the Wake of Achmea: Towards Common Ground

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Forthcoming, (in coll. with A. VAN WAEYENBERGE, A. FARHADI)

Ranking for Good?: A Comparative Assessment of the Performance of French Corporations in Human Rights Rankings

The International Lawyer, 2020, vol. 53, n° 1, pp 21-90, (in coll. with E. GEORGE)

Assurer l’État de droit dans l’Union européenne : vers une approche quantitative ?

Revue des Affaires Européennes / Law & European Affairs, 2019, vol. 1, n° 1, pp 75-85, (in coll. with N. GENICOT)

The Emergence of Smart Law in Banking and Finance Law

Revue internationale des services financiers / International Journal for Financial Services, 2019, vol. 29, n° 3, pp 24-33, (in coll. with G. LEWKOWICZ)

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)

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)

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)

Legal Indicators in Transnational Law Practice: A Methodological Assessment

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

Books

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

Lambert Academic Publishing

Chapters in edited books

Le droit algorithmique : sur l’effacement de la distinction entre la règle et sa mise en œuvre

Le Big Data Et Le Droit, F. G'sell, Dalloz

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 Publishing, 416-435

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’ingénierie 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 Mathematical Turn: 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

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

Ranking for Good?: A Comparative Assessment of the Performance of French Corporations in Human Rights Rankings

The International Lawyer, 2020, vol. 53, n° 1, pp 21-90, (in coll. with E. GEORGE)

Assurer l’État de droit dans l’Union européenne : vers une approche quantitative ?

Revue des Affaires Européennes / Law & European Affairs, 2019, vol. 1, n° 1, pp 75-85, (in coll. with N. GENICOT)

The Emergence of Smart Law in Banking and Finance Law

Revue internationale des services financiers / International Journal for Financial Services, 2019, vol. 29, n° 3, pp 24-33, (in coll. with G. LEWKOWICZ)

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)

Books

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

Lambert Academic Publishing

Chapters in edited books

Le droit algorithmique : sur l’effacement de la distinction entre la règle et sa mise en œuvre

Le Big Data Et Le Droit, F. G'sell, Dalloz

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 Publishing, 416-435

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

  • 2020- Associate Professor, Business Law and Taxation HEC Paris
  • 2014-2019 Assistant Professor, Business Law and Taxation HEC Paris
  • 2018- Member of GREGHEC, the joint research laboratory CNRS-HEC Paris 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, International Law Association, British Branch (ILA)
  • Member, ISA Research Committee for the Sociology of Law (RCSL)
  • Member, Law, Policy and Development Group (Wolfson College)

Editorial activities

  • Board Member, Journal of European Constitutionality Review

  • Conference organisation

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

    • 2020 2019 Bruno Roux de Bezieux Award for teaching initiative
    • 2019 Prize Bruno Roux de Bezieux for Pedagogical Innovation