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Santiago Talero-Rueda
Languages: Spanish / English
Santiago Talero-Rueda earned his Law Degree at the Universidad de Los Andes, in Bogotá, Colombia. He also earned a Specialization Degree in Commercial Law at the same university. He obtained an LL.M. Degree, with Merit, in International Business Law, at the London School of Economics & Political Science.

He is a Domestic and International Arbitrator at the Center of Arbitration and Conciliation of the Chamber of Commerce of Bogotá, and of other arbitration institutions in Colombia and abroad.

He has been appointed as arbitrator and counsel in several cases, both in local and international arbitrations, regarding state contracts and complex commercial transactions, in relation to industries such as telecommunications, grain products, distribution systems, oil and gas, construction and infrastructure, and hotel management, among others. He has represented successfully the rights and interests of different clients in arbitrations seated in Colombia and abroad. In this regard, he was appointed counsel, among other cases, for a recent international arbitration, seated in a foreign country, where he obtained a favorable award for the clients in relation to a business claim within the grain product market.

Santiago has been professor, in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, at prestigious Colombian and Latin American universities. His teaching experience encompasses areas such as international commercial arbitration, international investment arbitration, private international law and international business law. He has been lecturer in multiple forums and events regarding international arbitration, in Colombia and other countries.

He is the author of the book “Arbitraje Comercial Internacional: instituciones básicas y derecho aplicable” [“International Commercial Arbitration: basic features and applicable rules of law”], edited by Temis and the Universidad de Los Andes. His book has been published in several iberoamerican countries. He has also been the author of numerous legal writings regarding international arbitration (see below the links to said writings).

Languages: Spanish / English