International Arbitration

International Arbitration: Selected Representations:

Recent international arbitrations where the Firm acted as counsel:

  • A large French multinational corporation in connection with disputes arising out of a major industrial project.  The disputes are subject to ICC arbitration in Geneva
  • The French subsidiary of a US company in connection with commercial disputes arising out of an industrial operating agreement.  The disputes are subject to ICC arbitration in Paris
  • A Turkish company that is in a commercial dispute with a European company, which is subject to ICC arbitration in Geneva
  • A Central American company in a commercial dispute with a large Scandinavian company in an ICC arbitration in Geneva
  • Total SA in an ICC arbitration with a South American state entity in a breach of contract case arising out of an acquisition agreement
  • A Belgian company in an ICDR arbitration against U.S. subsidiaries of Siemens for breach of a Patent License Agreement
  • US, Danish and Belgian claimants in an ICC arbitration in Paris against German and French respondents arising out of a stock and asset purchase agreement
  • Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, London and London Market Companies in multiple arbitration proceedings involving disputes with US clients regarding asbestos-related reinsurance claims
  • A large Scandinavian industrial company in an ICC arbitration against its North American distributor
  • Certain Underwriters at Lloyds, London in connection with multiple arbitration demands issued by Century Indemnity Company and other affiliates of ACE Ltd involving disputes regarding asbestos - related reinsurance claims
  • A French company in a dispute with a US company, which was subject to ICC arbitration in Brussels
  • A US hedge fund manager in a dispute with a Swiss money manager, which was subject to ICC arbitration in London
  • A US broker of commodities in a dispute with a South African supplier, which was subject to ICC arbitration in London
  • The French subsidiary of a US chemical company in a major ICC arbitration in Paris against a French company for claims arising out of the design, construction and operation of a chemical plant in France
  • Total SA in an ad hoc arbitration with the US subsidiary of an Italian company
  • A US chemical company in an ICC arbitration in Paris with a French chemical company in connection with the design, construction and operation of a new chemical plant
  • US underwriters in a dispute before the London Court of International Arbitration in London arising out of an export credit insurance policy
  • A European energy company in an LCIA arbitration arising out of a petroleum supply contract
  • The United Nations against claims brought by a Canadian supplier of air-charter services to the organization's international operations in an ad hoc arbitration under the UNCITRAL rules
  • Thales SA in an ad hoc arbitration against a US company concerning patent infringement disputes relating to avionics equipment
  • Total SA in an ICC arbitration in Geneva arising out of a patent-licensing dispute with a major US oil company
  • Total SA in an UNCITRAL arbitration in Lausanne arising out of a joint venture in Turkey with a large Turkish industrial group
  • A French company in a regulatory expropriation dispute with a governmental entity subject to ICSID arbitration
  • General Electric Company in an ICC arbitration arising out of the construction of two power plants in Venezuela
  • A US company in breach-of-contract claims relating to the construction of a steel plant in Thailand in an ad hoc case in London under the UNCITRAL rules
  • A French company in an ICC arbitration against another French company arising out of the construction of a semiconductor plant in France
  • A European manufacturer of nuclear reactors in a dispute subject to arbitration before the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce in connection with claims arising out of the construction of a nuclear power plant in China
  • A US company in an ICC arbitration in Stockholm arising out of a contract for the procurement of military equipment from a Russian state entity
  • The Scotts Company in an ICC arbitration in Paris against Aventis SA arising out of the sale of a European business to Scotts
  • British underwriters in an LCIA arbitration in London brought by a Singapore insured asserting claims under an export credit insurance policy
  • European reinsurers in an ad hoc arbitration in defense of a claim by an American insurer to recover in excess of $1 billion in connection with asbestos-related bodily injury losses
  • Andersen Worldwide Société Coopérative in the landmark arbitration initiated by Andersen Consulting before the ICC
  • A French satellite manufacturer in a breach-of-contract arbitration in Washington, DC before the AAA
  • A Swiss company in an ICC arbitration in Vienna arising out of the purchase of a Danish company
  • A US manufacturer in multiple AAA arbitrations in Washington, DC against its British distributor
  • A US systems engineering company against a Spanish company in an ICC arbitration in London governed by English law
  • A large Scandinavian industrial company in an ICC arbitration against its North American distributor
  • Various ad hoc arbitrations involving purchase price disputes and indemnification claims arising out of the sales of businesses

Recent international arbitrations where a Firm member acted as arbitrator:

  • Chairman in an ICC arbitration between Japanese parties and South American parties arising out of a construction project
  • Chairman in an ad hoc arbitration between a US company and a Canadian company arising out of a commercial relationship
  • Chairman in an ICC arbitration between a US company and a Canadian company arising out of a Distribution Agreement.
  • Arbitrator in an International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) case between a British company and a US company arising out of a Marketing, Development and Strategic Alliance Agreement. 
  • Sole arbitrator in an ICC case between a German company and a US company arising out of a distribution agreement. 
  • Party–appointed arbitrator in an ICDR case between an Austrian company and a US company, arising out of a software license and distribution agreement. 
  • Arbitrator in an ICDR case between an Indian company and a US claimant arising out of a commercial contract.
  • Arbitrator in an ICDR case between a Canadian company and a US company arising out of a patent license.
  • Sole arbitrator in an ICC case between a Singapore company and a US company arising out of a telecom licensing agreement
  • Arbitrator in an ICDR case between a Norwegian company and a US company arising out of an acquisition agreement
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