Mr. Finizio teaches International Commercial Arbitration as an Adjunct Professor at Pepperdine University Law School in London and is on the faculty at the Cologne Academy of Arbitration and for the Africa International Legal Awareness (AILA) annual International Treaty Law and Arbitration Programme. He speaks regularly on international arbitration at conferences and seminars, including at events sponsored by the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, German Arbitration Institute (DIS), Swedish Arbitration Association, Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), Harvard Business School, the London Shipping Law Centre/University College London, the University of Belgrade, the State Chancellery of Latvia, and Humboldt University in Berlin. Mr. Finizio also recently designed and led three-day seminars in international arbitration for oil and gas executives in Malaysia and UAE.
Mr. Finizio has served as a UK representative on several ICC task forces, and is a member of a number of arbitration and international law institutions and related associations, including the International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), American Society of International Law (ASIL), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA). Mr. Finizio also is a member of the Global Arbitration Review Editorial Board, the Lexis®PSL Arbitration (LexisNexis) Editorial Board and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA).
Mr. Finizio is co-author (with Duncan Speller) of "A Practical Guide to International Commercial Arbitration: Assessment, Planning and Strategy," (Sweet & Maxwell 2010), as well as co-author of "International Commercial Arbitration," in The Law of Transnational Business Transactions (West 2004) and a contributing editor to the International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration (Global Legal Group).