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TRAVIESO Florencio

Florencio TRAVIESO

Associate Professor

Specialized in International Business Law and new technologies, Florencio also acts as a legal expert and independent legal advisor in numerous arbitration cases, in different stages of the proceedings. As an investor consultant, his activity is focused on drafting consultations for different clients in various legal specialties, dealing with complex interpretation of international legal material, specifically arbitration proceedings, and also the negotiation and drafting of foreign companies’ agreements in the private sector.



Thesis on the telecommunications and regulation of public utilities thesis: “Regulation of Telecommunications in Argentina. The French Lessons” (Under the supervision of Prof. Gérard Marcou, France).


LLM Masters’ Degree (magna cum laude) in Droit public comparé des états européens, Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne. 2002/2003.


International Investment Agreements Course, Water and public utilities, ECLAC, Santiago, Chile, June 28- August 17, 2007.

• LAW DEGREE (Abogado) - UNIVERSIDAD DE BUENOS AIRES – LAW SCHOOL, 1999-2002 Specialization in Administrative Law and Public Administration, 2002. Universidad de Buenos Aires Law School, Argentina.


2003 et 2004 - Bourse Saint Exupéry (Ministère de l’Education Nationale –France- et Ministerio de Educación –Argentine-

2001 Jeune Dirigéant d’Argentine – Ambassade de France en Argentine. Stage d’études à l’Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA-Paris).


2016 – Present Legitimance (CEO and co-founder)

• International Corporate Compliance Services and advise (Ethics, Anti-corruption, Anti-Money Laundering, CSR, Business and Human Rights, Data protection)

2012 – 2018 Paiva Partners  Partner – Attorney-at-Law (Paris).

• Expert in international law, international arbitration and Business law. Head of  Corporate department

2010 - 2012  French Law firm (Paris). Senior Consultant.

•  International arbitration.  Corporate Law division.

2004- 2010   Hourbeigt Abogados (Buenos Aires). Partner.

• European Correspondent. Responsible for litigation, private arbitration, and Corporate Law division (International investments consulting, due diligence).

2005-2008    International Arbitration Legal Counsel General Attorney’s Office (Buenos Aires).

• Legal Counsel in International Investment Arbitrations Area (Procuración del Tesoro de la Nación, Area Asuntos Internacionales). Head of the Energy Sector for International investment arbitration.

1994 – 2002  Judge Clerk. Judge Clerk in Administrative Court of Appeals.

Scientific CommitteesTop

Peer-reviewer RADEHM (Revista Argentina de Derecho de la Energía, Hidrocarburos y Minería)


International Business Law, Compliance, Risk Management, Business innovation, Regulation


Bar admission, Buenos Aires, 2004

•            Member of AFDD, Association Française des Docteurs en Droit.

•            Member of ESSEC-CEDE (Centre Européen de droit et d’Economie).

•            Member of  LNI – Legal Network International

•            Member of Public Contracts in Legal Globalization Network- Sciences-Po Contrats Publics dans la Globalisation Juridique (CPGJ)

•            Founding member of GROUPEMENT DES RECHERCHES DES SERVICES EN RÉSEAU (GRSR), Ecole Doctoral du Droit Comparé, Ecole Doctorale de Droit Public (UMR Droit Comparé), Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne.

Courses taughtTop

09/2018–Présent   EMLYON Business School, Associate professor. Law Department coordinator. (Courses : International Business Law (Bachelor),  Business Law (Bachelor)

09/2013– Présent    PARIS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, Associate Professor. Principles of Business Law -I and II- (Programme Grande Ecole)  Digital Business Law (Master in Digital Business).  International Business Law - (Master in International Business)  Compliance and Risk Management (Master in International Finance). Corporate Law (International MBA)

09/2013–Présent     ESSEC Business School, Adjunct Faculty, International Contract Law, European Law.  Introduction to legal questions (Global BBA).               Digital Business law (Global BBA) European Law (Global BBA)  International Contract Law (Global BBA)

Research InterestTop

International Business Law
Legal risk management

Communications & SeminarsTop

2016    Corporate Social Responsibility in the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, Institut des Amériques, ESCP Business School, CERALE May 30, 2016.
2015    The growing role of soft law in corporate social responsibility: The importance of a compliance due diligence in business, French Academy of Legal Studies in Business December 3, 2015.
2014    Legal risks in data protection security: Data breaches in the hospitality industry. European Union and US regulation lessons, Colloque Champlain, La Rochelle, France June 2014
2009    Conference in l’EIN. European Parliament. The future of Democracy in Latin America and the international Arbitration dilemma” December 2009, Brussels.