David Chekroun, Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Social Science, NYUAD

David Chekroun

Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Social Science

Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi


David Chekroun is a tenured professor of international business law at ESCP Europe in the campuses of London and Paris, the KPMG professor in international corporate governance, and the co-faculty chair for the law & finance program. Doctor of law of the Sorbonne law school, obtaining a master in European business of ESCP Europe, he lectures various courses in the field of international business transactions for law and business students in Europe and in the United States.

At ESCP Europe, he is the co-director of the « law & finance » major, that offers students, an unparalleled combination of legal and financial education. He designs and develops with faculty and top executives for European companies, executive education programs with a special focus on law and business skills. He was appointed scientific director of the EDF Contract Management Certificate Program.

He was visiting professor of international business transactions at Cardozo school of law in New York City, global Hauser research fellow at NYU school of law, adjunct professor of International arbitration at the Sorbonne law school and assistant professor at university of Paris XI.

His research interests are mainly, international business law, law & business, judicial studies and controversial legal issues in Europe. He has published a number of articles in the field of international business transactions and he is one of the editors-in-chief of the International Business Law Journal.

He is admitted to the Paris bar and worked in the litigation and arbitration department of a leading English Firm. In addition he was scholar-in-residence to the international arbitration group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in the London office. He also advised, as a legal consultant, law firms and companies in international business transactions.

As a member of different think tanks, he crafts innovative policies and organize conferences on comparative procedure and international business in Paris, London, Brussels and New York.