University of Oslo
Giuditta Cordero-Moss, Dr. juris (Oslo), PhD (Moscow), is professor at the University of Oslo. She teaches and researches primarily Norwegian and Comparative Law of Obligations, International Commercial Law, International Commercial Arbitration and Private International Law. An originally Italian lawyer, before joining the Oslo University full time she practiced the law of international contracts for nearly 20 years in the areas of financing, commercial and industrial cooperation – primarily in Russia and the former Soviet Union. She has published numerous books and articles in Norway and internationally, and she is often invited to lecture at universities and organisations, including the Hague Academy of International Law – with a series of lectures on Party Autonomy in International Commercial Arbitration (2014). Since 2002 she acts as an arbitrator in her areas of expertise in a variety of arbitral institutions as well as in ad hoc proceedings. Since 2017 she is President of the Administrative Tribunal, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where she has been a judge since 2007. Vice Chairman of the Board of the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway (since 2014), member of the Norwegian Tariff Board (since 2015), delegate for Norway at the UNCITRAL Working Group on Arbitration (since 2007).