Érika Capella Fernandes

Érika Capella Fernandes is a Bachelor of Laws Graduate and she is currently studying her Master of Laws Program at the São Paulo State University (UNESP). As a member of the Brazilian Bar Association in the State of São Paulo, Érika is also a qualified lawyer.
Since 2012, Érika has been receiving scholarship support from São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) for developing research projects about International Law and International Arbitration. In her Brazilian university, she was a voluntary teaching assistant of International Trade Law in 2013. In 2014, she was a Visiting Researcher at
the University of Milan (UNIMI) and developed a research focused on Investment Dispute Settlement.
Her article is based upon the research developed at the University of Milan (UNIMI) during the period July – December 2014. Érika expresses her gratitude to Professor Jete Jane Fiorati and Professor Mara Valenti for their most valuable supervision in her research. She also thanks the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) for their
support of her internship abroad.s.