Rodrigo Cortés Calvo
Áreas de práctica
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain (Law Degree, 2006)
Rodrigo has also intervened in a variety of arbitrations before different legal bodies, mainly with regard to regulated sectors, corporate law, breaches of contract, settlement claims, data protection, construction, the hotel sector, agentship, etc.
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Degree in Law, 2006.
Rodrigo Cortés is fluent in Spanish and English.
Rodrigo has participated both as advisor and lawyer in various arbitration proceedings, as follows:
ICC international institutional arbitration between a Spanish bank and a leading Turkish company in the production of fiber optic cable;
LCIA institutional arbitration between a Spanish gas multinational and a Spanish electric company in Latin America;
Domestic ad hoc arbitration between a Spanish gas multinational and a Spanish electric company in Latin America;
TAS arbitration within the IOC between an important international group from the sports sector and a sponsoring company;
TAS arbitration regarding doping within the IOC between a sports’ professional and the Spanish Sports’ Federation;
CAM domestic arbitration between a health sector company and an important Spanish insurance company;
ad hoc international arbitration between an important hotel group and a real estate fund.
He has also participated as advisor and lawyer in diverse arbitration related legal proceedings, as follows:
Procedure for setting aside a foreign arbitral award between a Spanish company and a leading German multinational from the sports clothing and footwear sector;
Procedure for enforcement of an arbitral award between a Spanish company and a leading German multinational in the sports clothing and footwear sector;
Exequatur procedure for an arbitral award between a French energy company, market leader in gas and electricity and one of the largest electric companies in Spain and Latin America;
Apart from arbitral issues Rodrigo has also participated as a lawyer before different legal bodies in civil and mercantile legal proceedings, including:
Litigation concerning an important multinational supplier of money transfer and payment services and the restructuring of its management and business in Spain, Portugal, Eastern Europe and North Africa;
Litigation concerning and Italian security company and a Spanish company;
Litigation concerning a construction multinational and a Spanish company with regard to the construction of a power station.
Rodrigo has collaborated in the following publications
The FIDIC’s clause 20.1–a civil law view, de Mauro Rubino Sanmartano
Investing Across Borders 2010, del World Bank Group