Jan Dalhuisen


Jan H. Dalhuisen ’67 is professor of law at King’s College in London, Miranda chair of Transnational Finance in Lisbon, and has been a regular visiting professor at UC Berkeley since 1998, and visited also at the Tsinghua University in Beijing, at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, and at the University of Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of Amsterdam, where he also received his PhD, and from UC Berkeley. He is a member of the New York Bar, a corresponding member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, an ICSID arbitrator, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London.

Dalhuisen served as head of the law department for Gulf Oil Eastern-Hemisphere in London, secretary general of the International Primary Market Association (IPMA, now ICMA), which is the trade organization of the underwriting investment banks in the Euromarkets, and as board member and executive director of IBJ International, the investment bank of the Industrial Bank of Japan in London (now Mizuho). He divides his time between teaching, academic research, his advisory practice, and international arbitration.

Professor Dalhuisen’s main expertise is in international arbitration and litigation, and in modern financial products and financial regulation. He is the author of Dalhuisen on International Insolvency and Bankruptcy and Dalhuisen on Transnational and Comparative Commercial, Financial and Trade Law. He has written several other books and many articles on international dispute resolution, on the transnationalisation of commercial and financial law, and on international finance, financial products, and financial regulation.