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Dolores Bentolila is an associate in the International Arbitration Group of the Geneva office. She represents companies and governments in both contract and treaty-based arbitrations conducted under most international arbitration rules including ICSID, ICC, AAA and UNCITRAL. She has particular experience in disputes involving the construction of large energy projects, foreign direct investment, public international law and Latin America. Chambers Global 2015 lists Dolores as a foreign expert in Dispute Resolution for Argentina and highlights her "notable experience of disputes involving Latin America".
Representing an engineering and construction company in an ICC arbitration relating to the revamping of a refinery in Europe.
Representing an investor from the Middle East in an ICSID arbitration against an African country concerning the expropriation of an investment in the telecommunications sector.*
Representing a Latin American government in an investment treaty arbitration concerning alleged mistreatment by local courts in a pollution lawsuit.*
Representing a multinational fast food franchisor in an ICC arbitration concerning the termination of a franchise agreement.*
Advising a tobacco company on its rights under an investment treaty against plain packaging legislation.*
*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.
"Recent Challenges to Enforcement in the Investment Treaty Field", June 2014: 26th Annual ITA Workshop,
"The ICSID System", June and October 2013: Graduate program in International Investment Law and Arbitration,
Arbitrators as Lawmakers, Wolters Kluwer, 2017
Pharmaceuticals: A New Frontier in Investment Treaty Arbitration, Global Arbitration Review, September 2013, (co-author with R. Ugarte and F. Stirnimann)
Quelques réflexions sur le statut des tribunaux arbitraux fondés sur des traités en matière d'investissement, 2013, Mélanges en l'honneur du Professeur Jean-Michel Jacquet
Contrat d'état, Jurisclasseur Droit International, LexisNexis Fasc. 571-90, 2013, (co-author with J-M. Jacquet)
Alternative (Non-Judicial) Means to Enforce Investment Arbitral Awards Against States, Diplomatic and Judicial Means of Dispute Settlement, Bril, 2012, (co-author with J. Viñuales)
Hacia una jurisprudencia arbitral en el arbitraje de inversiones, Anuario Mexicano de Derecho Internacional 373, 2012
Shareholders Action to Claim for Indirect Damages in ICSID Arbitration, 2(1) Trade L. & Dev. 87 , 2010
Los reclamos de accionistas ante el CIADI a la luz de la jurisprudencia arbitral, 1-2 Res Publica Argentina 37, 2010