Significant Investor – State Arbitration Experience

  • Representing Hungary in two different ICSID arbitration brought by French investors under the Franco-Hungarian bilateral investment treaty related to the "social vouchers" industry and in annulment proceedings related to a third case
  • Representing the Sultanate of Oman in connection with a claim by a Saudi investor pursuant to the OIC Agreement concerning a construction project
  • Representing Transban Investments Corp., a Barbadian investor, in an ICSID arbitration against Venezuela. The aggregate of claims in excess of US$200 million arose from the expropriation of investments in the automotive sector and was asserted under the Barbados-Venezuela bilateral investment treaty
  • Representing Valle Verde Sociedad Financiera, a Spanish investor, in an ICSID arbitration against Venezuela. The aggregate of claims is over US$100 million and the dispute arose from the expropriation of investments in the banking sector and was asserted under the Spain-Venezuela bilateral investment treaty
  • Representing the Sultanate of Oman in connection with a claim by a US investor pursuant to the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement concerning lease agreement and mining rights
  • Representing the Republic of Moldova in an ICSID arbitration brought pursuant to the France-Moldova bilateral investment treaty related to duty-free stores
  • Representing Czech Republic in an investment treaty arbitration for over US$50 million brought by a German investor under the UNCITRAL Rules involving water rights
  • Representing Czech Republic in an investment treaty arbitration under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and a bilateral investment treaty related to investment of real property and related business
  • Representing Georgia (country in the Caucasus) in a $350 million ICSID arbitration brought under a bilateral investment treaty and the Energy Charter Treaty
  • Representing Georgia (country in the Caucasus) in an ICSID arbitration involving the Trans-caucus pipeline
  • Representing Georgia (country in the Caucasus) in an ICSID arbitration brought under the Italian-Georgia bilateral investment treaty related to restructuring and the alleged expropriation of a steel plant

Significant International Commercial Arbitration Experience

  • Representing an investment fund in ad hoc proceedings pursuant to the CPR Procedures related to breach of contract, conversion and other related claims
  • Representing an Omani mining company in ad hoc proceedings related to breach of lease agreements for limestone quarry
  • Representing a Brazilian company in an ICDR arbitration in connection with claims to breach of exclusive distributorship in Asia
  • Representing US university in an ICC arbitration brought by a Vietnamese company involving education programs in Vietnam
  • Representing a US company in ICDR arbitration concerning a contract dispute regarding steel from Asia
  • Representing a concessionaire in an ICC arbitration in London against a Central American country involving the construction of a toll road
  • Representing oil company in an ICC arbitration in connection with breach of contract dispute
  • Representing foreign company in a SIAC arbitration in connection with breach of joint venture agreement
  • Representing global communications provider in a JAMS arbitration and related court proceeding in New York Supreme Court
  • Representing and advised foreign energy company in connection with ICC arbitration related to Liquefied Natural Gas SPA
  • Representing a multi-national company in two complex ICC arbitration involving construction of a pipeline in Venezuela and subject to Venezuelan law. The dispute involved Spanish language documents, and Spanish speaking witnesses 

Investigations and other litigation

  • Representing company before the Department of Justice regarding activity of its subsidiary in Asia
  • Representing company in connection with an internal investigation resulting from activity of its affiliate in Asia
  • Representing private-owned Swiss bank in fraudulent transfer/RICO litigation in US District Court in Florida and the Eleventh Circuit and managed related litigation in Lichtenstein