Giovanni Zarra


Giovanni Zarra is professor of international law at the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. He holds a PhD (University of Naples Federico II – with honours) and a LLM with distinction (Queen Mary University of London – where he was awarded best arbitration student for the 2013/2014 academic year). In 2019 he was visiting professor at the Max Planck Institute for Private International Law in Hamburg. He is also alumnus and ambassador of the International Academy for Arbitration Law (Paris). His main fields of expertise are international arbitration law and international litigation.

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Uses and abuses of authentic interpretations of international investment agreements: Reflections on the role of arbitral tribunals as masters of the judicial function

In their previous posts, Catharine Titi and Tarcisio Gazzini discussed some general aspects concerning authentic (joint) interpretations of international investment agreements. They brilliantly clarified aspects concerning the timing of joint interpretations as well as the murky difference between interpretations and amendments of investment treaties. This post will not delve into what was already explained by my…

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