John J. Maalouf
2023-02-28 11:42:02

John J. Maalouf

Of Counsel

Dr. John J. Maalouf, Of Counsel of Shanghai Puruo Law Offices.  

John received Bachelors of Science (Economics) from Boston University in1990, Juris Doctor from Suffolk University School of Law in 1993 and LL.M. (International Banking and Financial Services Law) from Boston University School of Law in 1994. While in law school, John received the American Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence and was on the Dean's List.

John is one of America's most preeminent lawyers and is a globally recognized expert in the areas of International Trade and Finance Law, International Arbitration, Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Corporate Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Restructuring, Business Litigation, Corporate Law, Banking Law, Aerospace & Defense Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy, Oil and Gas Law, and Intellectual Property Law.

In addition to being one of the world's leading lawyers, Dr. Maalouf is also an International Arbitrator with the following Courts of International Arbitration and International Arbitration Centers:

American Arbitration Association, International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)

London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)

Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)

Abu Dhabi Global Markets Arbitration Centre (ADGM)  

International Chamber of Commerce, International Court of Arbitration (ICC)

Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA)

New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC)

BVI International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC)

Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA - The Hague, The Netherlands)

Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)

Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (VanIAC)

GCC Arbitration Centre (Bahrain)

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)

Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB)

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)

As an International Arbitrator, Dr. Maalouf has over 18 years of experience deciding large international commercial disputes between multinational companies around the world.

Among his other accomplishments, John is highly regarded as one of the world's leading experts in cross border transactions involving China, and is co-author of the book "Inside the Minds: Best Practices for Mergers and Acquisitions in China" (2011) published by Thomson West, (Aspatore) the world's most respected name in legal publishing.

John is fluent in English and conversant in Arabic.



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