Mr. Sáenz is a partner at Novis Estudio Legal. He has a JS.D. in private law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Cum Laude); Master of Laws from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Cum Laude); Postgraduate in Business International Transactions of the Anahuac University of the South of Mexico; Master of Business Administration with specialization in finance at ISEADE-FEPADE in El Salvador (Cum Laude). He graduated from University Dr. José Matías Delgado in El Salvador, 1997 (Cum Laude). Mr. Sáenz has participated as a counsel in very complex litigations, representing construction companies, industrial companies, financial institutions, government institutions and private individuals, on topics related to telecommunications, construction, banking, insurance, contracts for the provision of services, energy, electricity, cartography, agency, franchise, intellectual property, technology, oil, public works and other areas. He has participated in important cases in administrative and constitutional contentious matters. In this last area, he has participated in constitutional procedings that have involved matters of national importance. He has represented the State of El Salvador in 2 ICSID arbitration proceedings: a) ICSID case No. ARB / 09/12. Subject of the dispute: mining; and b) ICSID case No. ARB / 13/18. Matter of the dispute: electricity generation. Has been an external legal consultant for FOMILENIO I (Millenium Challenge Corporation in El Salvador) since 2011 until its completion and is currently an external legal consultant for FOMILENIO II participating in different construction proceedings. As an advisor to FOMILENIO, he has participated in various Dispute Board Resolution panels in different construction contracts. Mr. Sáenz is a Professor of Commercial Law for “Companies”, “Contracts” and “Commercial Procedures” in different universities in El Salvador.