Ask the Arbitrator: “Outside the North American Borders - A Brazilian Arbitrator’s Perspective,”- An interview with Cristina M. Wagner Mastrobuono, FCI
CIArb-NAB’s monthly webinar series “Ask the Arbitrator” presents an interview with Arbitrator, Ms. Cristina M. Wagner Mastrobuono, FCI on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. EDT/10:00 a.m. PDT. Ms. Mastrobuono will be interviewed by Mr. Divij Kumar,an International Arbitration Scholar candidate for the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M program at the University of Florida, School of Law, Miami, Fl.
Cristina M. Wagner Mastrobuono is an arbitrator focused on infrastructure, corporate and commercial law. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and a founding member, currently Vice-Chair of the CIArb Brazil Branch. She has a long experience as a Legal Counsel at the Legal Office of the State of São Paulo, Brazil, where she held various high-profile positions across practice areas including Inheritance Taxes, Corporate and Infrastructure Law.
She served the Legal Department of the State of São Paulo, gaining lots of experience in public business law involving all forms of interaction between the public and private sectors, such as structuring concession projects, privatization and deregulation processes, constitution of real estate investment fund, assignment of receivables and corporate law aspects of state enterprises and state-owned companies.
She is a JD from Universidade de São Paulo and holds an LLM degree from the University of Chicago. She is also a member of the Board of InfraWomen Brazil/IWB and IBDiC – Instituto Brasileiro do Direito da Construção.
Mr. Divij Kumar is an advocate and international arbitration scholar candidate pursuing the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. program at the University of Miami, School of Law. Mr. Kumar is licensed to practice law in New Delhi, India. Since 2021, he has been working as a research assistant with Prof. Dr. Julien Chaisse, a world-renowned expert in the domain of international arbitration and international law at the Hong Kong University in Kowloon, HK.