GUIDO SANTIAGO TAWIL is a partner in M. & M. Bomchil in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he heads the regulatory and international arbitration practices of his firm. Professor of Administrative Law and Public Utilities at the University of Buenos Aires, Universidad Austral and UCA.
Member of different presidential and ministerial advisory committees in administrative regulations including the one actually in charge of drafting Argentina┤s Uniform Code of Legislation. Member of the ICC Latin American Arbitration Group and founding member of the Asociaciˇn Latinoamericana de Arbitraje (ALA). Former Commissioner of Argentina's SEC and Secretary of Argentina's Federal Supreme Court of Justice. Former Chairman of the Buenos Aires Bar Young Lawyer's Division, and current Vicechairman of the IBA┤s Latinamerican and Caribbean Forum and officer of the SERL Electricity Law Committee.
Author of five books and over eighty articles and papers in matters related with his fields of practice. He has been awarded with the University of Buenos Aires Law School Award for the best doctoral dissertation and by the Buenos Aires Bar with the Alejandro E. Shaw Award for the best legal contribution.
In his arbitration practice acts as counsel, expert witness or arbitrator in international arbitrations under ICC, LCIA and ICSID rules, with a special focus in regulatory disputes. He received his law degree, a master degree in Administrative Law and a Ph. D. in Administrative Law with the highest academic qualifications, all of them from the University of Buenos Aires Law School.