Practice Areas: Auctions, Damages, Energy, Entertainment & Media, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Valuation & Financial Analysis
Santiago Dellepiane is an Executive Vice President with Compass Lexecon and Head of its New York office. He has worked extensively as an economist and valuation analyst and as a consultant for utilities, regulated, and non-regulated businesses. His work involves economic analysis, valuation, business advisory, regulatory analysis and damages assessment.
Mr. Dellepiane has provided written and oral testimony or expert advice in more than 30 cases involving valuation, regulatory, damages, and other issues before ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL, and ICDR tribunals, and before Canadian Courts (Superior Court of Justice of Ontario and Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta). In 2016 he led the team of consultants working for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan on investor-state dispute settlement.
His research on damages in contractual and treaty breaches has been published by Oxford University Press International Arbitration Series in 2014; he has also written articles on damages issues published in the Journal of International Arbitration (JOIA), as well as contributed to books published by UNAM University in Mexico, and by ICCA. He is a regular speaker at conferences on damages issues. He has been recognized over several years among the world's top arbitration expert witnesses by Who's Who Legal.
Mr. Dellepiane was previously a Principal with LECG, LLC and General Manager of its International Arbitration Practice Group. Mr. Dellepiane joined the Buenos Aires office of LECG at its opening in 1998 as a research analyst working on consulting engagements for regulated utilities and non-regulated businesses. Mr. Dellepiane assists certain clients on a number of pro bono matters and is a member of the Advisory Board at the CARA civil and social justice fund.