Arthur E. Appleton is an Adjunct Professor of International Law at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Bologna (SAIS-Europe), where he teaches International Trade Law. He is also on the visiting faculty and the Advisory Board of the World Trade Institute (University of Bern), and teaches Executive Education courses at the Graduate Institute of International Studies and Development in Geneva, Switzerland. He has published widely in the field of international trade law and international arbitration (4 books and approximately 45 articles). He sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of Legal Issues of Economic Integration (Journal of the Europa Institute and the Amsterdam Center for International Law), and the Advisory Committee of The Latin American Journal of International Trade Law.
Arthur is also a founding partner of Appleton Luff – International Lawyers, a boutique international law firm with offices worldwide. He has 30 years of experience in international trade law working with international businesses, sovereign States, and international and regional organizations. He has worked throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and has appeared before the WTO Appellate Body. Arthur has served as a Consultant for many international and regional organizations including the World Bank, the WTO, the ADB, the IDB, UNCTAD, UNITAR, the ITC, CLDP and the EU. He is on the List of Experts (Chairpersons) for Trade and Sustainable Development Disputes arising from five EU FTAs.