Carmine Pascuzzo is Of Counsel with GST LLP, focusing his practice on international investment disputes, commercial arbitration, and cross-border litigation.
Prior to joining GST, Mr. Pascuzzo was a partner at a leading firm in Venezuela where he focused his practice in public law, international arbitration, and commercial law, as well as advising clients in the insurance, banking, capital markets, mining, and energy sectors. Mr. Pascuzzo has substantial experience in ICC, UNCITRAL, and ICSID arbitrations. He also acts as arbitrator in disputes, including proceedings before the Arbitration Centers of the Caracas Chamber of Commerce and the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Pascuzzo currently holds teaching positions at the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Universidad Metropolitana, Universidad Monteávila, and Universidad Central de Venezuela, where he teaches dispute resolution and commercial arbitration both at an undergraduate and postgraduate level. Mr. Pascuzzo is the Deputy Director of the Universidad Monteávila Research and Studies Centre for Dispute Resolution (CIERC).
Mr. Pascuzzo holds an LL.M. in International Commercial from Stockholm University as well as an LL.B. from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. He is fluent in Spanish, English, and Italian.
Confidential, Acting as Emergency Arbitrator on an arbitration conducted under the Rules of the Arbitration Center of the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce, in a dispute arising out of a multimillion dollar international sale of goods contract.
TECO Guatemala Holdings LLC v. República de Guatemala, Representing the Guatemala in an ICSID annulment proceeding in a dispute that arose out of the alleged violation of certain regulatory framework for setting tariffs for distribution of energy.
Daniel W. Kappes and Kappes, Cassiday & Associates v. Republic of Guatemala, Representing the Guatemala in a dispute that arose out of the alleged violation the CAFTA-DR due to the application of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention.
Confidential, Representing a group of shareholders of two Latin-American airlines in a Miami seated ICC arbitration arising out of the breach of a shareholders agreement and a purchase of shares agreement.
Author, Reforma del Arbitraje de Inversiones. A propósito del 38º periodo de sesiones del Grupo de Trabajo No. III de la CNUDMI. Revista MARC. 1ra Edición 2020. Centro de Conciliación y Arbitraje (CEDCA).
Author, Comentarios sobre la Sentencia No. 362 dictada por la Sala Político-Administrativa del Tribunal Supremo de Justicia, en fecha 21 de marzo de 2018 (caso Construcciones Espacio XXI). Derecho y Sociedad. Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Políticas de la Universidad Monteávila. Caracas 16 (2020).
Author, Reseña sobre las actuaciones de la Asociación Venezolana de Arbitraje respecto a la tramitación de una solicitud de avocamiento de la Sala Constitucional del Tribunal Supremo de Justicia en un arbitraje comercial institucional nacional. Anuario Venezolano de Arbitraje Nacional e Internacional, Nro. 1- Año 2020.
Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, LL.B.
Stockholm University, LL.M.