Ezequiel M. Díaz Cordero

Ezequiel is a founding partner of FMDC. He is a lawyer specialized in the resolution of complex disputes, especially in the practice of international commercial arbitration, where he acts as both as counsel and arbitrator. His experience as a Clerk in the National Commercial Court allows him to enhance his practice in complex litigation, bankruptcy, debt restructuring, as well as his role as an independent arbitrator. He acts as an auxiliary of justice both in corporate disputes and in probate courts.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • Harvard University, Wisconsin University, George Washington University, United States of America. Postgraduate courses in Commercial Law (1998).
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Postgraduate studies in Insolvency Law (1997).
  • Universidad Católica Argentina, Argentina. Lawyer (1997)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Fiorito, Murray & Díaz Cordero Attorneys at Law. Founding partner (since 2008).
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. International Arbitration Group, Paris Office (2006-2007).
  • Bruchou, Fernández Madero, Lombardi & Mitrani. Senior Associate, Litigation and Arbitration (2003-2007).
  • National Commercial Court of Buenos Aires City. First Instance Clerk in Commercial Courts No. 10, 11 and 24 (1994-2002).

MEMBERSHIPS AND COURSES

  • Argentine Ministry of Justice and Human Rights. Member of the Drafting Commission of the international arbitration law that adopted the UNCITRAL Model Law for the Argentine Republic, Law No. 27449 (2015-2018).
  • International Court of Arbitration – International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). «ICC Advanced PIDA Training on International Commercial Arbitration» (2010).
  • Business Center for Mediation and Arbitration (CEMA). Member of the list of arbitrators (2020).
  • Bar Association of Buenos Aires City. Member of Chamber III of the Disciplinary Tribunal (2014-2016).
  • Argentine Ministry of Justice and Human Rights. Member of the Working Group that participated in the drafting of rules related to sports arbitration (2015-2019).

TEACHING

  • Universidad Austral. Invited professor in the «Degree in International Contracts and Litigation» (2020).
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires. Postgraduate course on Insolvency Law (2002-2007).
  • Universidad Católica Argentina. Pre-Master in Business Law (2003-2009).
  • Judicial Training School. Association of Judges and Officials of the National Justice (1999-2002). Mandatory training course of the Commercial Court.
  • School of Economics. Chair of Private and Economic Law I (1997-1999).
  • Speaker at several international arbitration conferences (ICC; UBA; CEMARC, Argentine Chamber of Commerce; Association of Judges and Officials of the National Justice; Affinitas together with Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom LLP).

PUBLICATIONS

  • Sujetos activos legitimados, acreedores y mayorías requeridas en los Acuerdo Preventivos Extrajudiciales (La Ley, Buenos Aires, May 2005).
  • Costas y costos del acuerdo preventivo extrajudicial. Honorarios. Impuesto de sellos. Tasa Judicial (El Derecho, Buenos Aires, December 2004).

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English
  • French

ADMISSIONS

  • Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires
  • Bar Association of San Isidro
  • Federal Chamber of San Martín
  • Bar Association of Neuquén