Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
We handle complex commercial arbitrations all over the world, including the following:
Advice regarding validity and enforceability in the U.S. of an international arbitration award concerning a Russian entity.
Confidential International Arbitration between international oil company and construction company involving contract and bribery claims.
Space Systems/Loral v. Yuzhnoye Machine Building Plant. AAA arbitration. Willkie recovered an award for our client, a satellite manufacturer, against the Ukrainian maker of a faulty rocket.
Space Systems/Loral v. Mabuhay. UNCITRAL arbitration in Paris. Willkie recovered an award for our client, a satellite manufacturer, against its Philippine joint venture partner that had failed to pay in full for its interest in the joint venture.
Ferguson v. Hannover Reinsurance. Willkie recovered an award against a German reinsurer on the question of whether indemnification for losses incurred in the unwinding of a reinsurance spiral should be reduced by present valuing.
Alcatel Space S.A. v. Loral Space & Communications Ltd. We represented the satellite company in an ICC arbitration in Geneva, Switzerland arising out of the termination of a joint venture and related disputes.
Robert Ferguson, Ralph Milo, and Kansa International Corporation v. Hannover Reinsurance. Arbitration to determine question of present-valuing of indemnity obligation.
Joyce Richardson v. RAM Reinsurance. AAA arbitration of claims arising out of termination of employment of chief executive officer.
Biovail Laboratories, Inc. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals Curacao, N.V. Contract dispute over proper accounting for net sales of products. Arbitration in New York before the AAA. Approximately $1 billion of sales are under examination, and approximately $70 million is in dispute.
Bank of Nova Scotia v. Safeway. Arbitration in Denver before the AAA. Contract dispute over alleged breach of a beef supply agreement.
First Union Securities, Inc. v. Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. Arbitration before AAA in New York involving claims of improper execution of trading instructions.
Winklevoss Consultants, Inc. v. Clinton Group, Inc. Defend Clinton Group, a hedge fund in AAA arbitration in New York involving disputes over referral fees.
Debler v. S.A.C. Capital Advisors. Represent hedge fund in AAA arbitration in New York involving deferred compensation for former employees.