(Rusty) Park is Professor of Law at Boston University. His practice and
teaching focus on international financial and commercial transactions.
at Yale and Columbia, Park practiced law in Paris before returning home to Boston to teach tax and banking. He served as Director of the Boston University
Center for Banking Law Studies and has held visiting appointments
at the universities of Cambridge, Dijon, Hong Kong, Auckland and Geneva, as well as Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
work includes Arbitration of International Business Disputes, International Chamber of Commerce Arbitration (with
Craig and Paulsson), International Commercial Arbitration (with
Reisman, Craig and Paulsson), Income Tax Treaty Arbitration (with Tillinghast) and International Forum Selection, as well as articles on legal and fiscal aspects of international business.
Park is General Editor of Arbitration International. He has served as Arbitrator on the Claims
Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland and the Appeals Tribunal of the International
Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims. Currently he sits on the NAFTA Chapter 14 Financial Services Roster.
He has served
as arbitrator in both institutional and ad hoc proceedings and
arbitrates in French as well as English. Subject
matters include joint ventures, insurance, foreign investment,
acquisitions, tax, gas price adjustment, loan agreements and licenses for intellectual property.
Park is a member of the Governing Board of ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration) and sits on the Board of the American Arbitration Association. He is a Fellow
of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the College of Commercial
In 2008 the United States appointed Park to the Panel of Arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. Since 2010 he has served as President of the London Court of International Arbitration.