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Arno Gildemeister, Docteur en droit: mediator, arbitrator, negotiator and dispute resolution lawyer. Counsel and Head of Dispute Resolution at TÜV Rheinland Group, where he manages complex, mainly technical disputes in various jurisdictions, including the largest mass claim ever brought before French courts. Advisory work to the UN Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters regarding questions of dispute resolution in international tax law. Academic Advisor at the International Investment Law Center Cologne (IILCC), University of Cologne. Founder of ACCORD GbR, an institution specialized in conciliation of technical and construction disputes. Previously, he worked as Rechtsanwalt/Avocat at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Düsseldorf, Arbitration and Litigation (2012-2014), as Rechtsanwalt/Avocat at Shearman & Sterling LLP, Paris, International Arbitration (2009-2012) and as Rechtsanwalt at Epp & Kühl, Strasbourg, French and Cross-Border Business Law (2006-2008). Arno is the author of L’arbitrage des différends fiscaux en droit international des investissements (LGDJ 2013) and other publications dealing with the interfaces between taxation and arbitration.