Ariel N. Medvedeff, CFA is a Senior Vice President at Compass Lexecon based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Mr. Medvedeff has more than ten years of experience performing business and asset valuations, damages assessments and economic, contractual and regulatory analyses, mainly in the context of international and commercial arbitrations. He also co-heads Compass Lexecon’s construction arbitration practice, which focuses on disputes related to engineering, construction and schedule analysis.
Mr. Medvedeff has provided expert testimony and contributed to the production of expert reports in more than 35 litigations and treaty and commercial arbitration disputes of multiple institutions and under different rules, including ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, PCA and under NAFTA’s complementary mechanism, among others.
His experience encompasses private and public companies in various industries, including oil and gas; electricity generation, transmission and distribution; gas transport, processing and distribution; hospitality and real estate; infrastructure; agriculture; mining; transport concessions; telecommunications and airlines. These engagements involved projects located in Latin America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela), North America (Canada) and EMEA (Bahrain, Egypt, Hungary, Kenya, Senegal and Spain).
Mr. Medvedeff has taught classes on regulatory and financial analysis and on damages assessment in the context of litigation and arbitration disputes at the University of Buenos Aires Law School, at the Diploma in Arbitration at Austral University and at an executive legal education program under his direction at University of San Andrés.
Mr. Medvedeff holds a BA in economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Argentina) and holds the internationally recognized Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, granted by the CFA Institute.