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Kimbrough & Associés

Paris, France

Avocat au Barreaux de Paris and Member of the Texas Bar

Diplomas : Harvard Law School (J.D., 1980), l'Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Diploma of Superior Specialized Studies D.E.S.S. in the Law of International Trade - Droit du Commerce Extérieur, 1983), l'Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Certificat of French Language and Civilization, 1976), and Texas Christian University (B.A., Phi Beta Kappa 1977)

Previously : Senior Associate Coudert Frères, Paris, during five years, and Coudert Brothers, Singapore, during two years

Also :

  • Chargé d'enseignement à l'Université de Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Anglais juridique, 1982-1983

Author of:

  • Singapore Report, XI Yearbook Commercial Arbitration, 1986, pp.29-52;
  • General Viability of Arbitration in Singapore : Singapore's Accession to the New York Convention Fills the Last Gap, Revue de Droit des Affaires Internationales, 1986, n°8, pp.783-798;
  • Speaker in Siminars, in Paris, Jakarta and Singapour, on arbitration and international investments;
  • Speaker at le Centre français du commerce extérieur Paris on legal aspects of doing business in South-East Asia;
  • Speaker at seminars in Paris on the North American Free Trade Agreement and on foreign participation in Joint Ventures in the US;
  • Speaker in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on international commercial arbitration in the Central Asian Republics in the framework of the United Nationas Institute for Training and Research

Co-author of:

  • Esprit de géométrie, esprit de finesse ou l'acception du mot "raisonnable" dans les contrats de droit privé américain", Droit et Pratique du Commerce International, 1983, pp.43-56 ;
  • Arbitral Awards and Enforcement in Romania, voire la section « Articles » de ce site.

Member of:

  • Texas Bar Association;
  • International Bar Association;
  • President of the Harvard Club of France (1989-1993);
  • President of the Association of Americans Resident Overseas (1990-1994);
  • Member of the Fulbright Board of Directors Commission (1993 - 2014)

Arbitrator : ICC, AAA, PCA appointed and ad hoc

Language : French and English