Counsel to the Lahoud Family in an ICSID arbitration No. ARB/10/4 initiated based on a Domestic Law on Foreign Investment against the Democratic Republic of Congo for expropriation of an investment in the construction and wood industries
Counsel to Oxus Gold plc., a British publicly traded company, in an UNCITRAL arbitration against Uzbekistan and associated state-controlled entities for breaches of the UK-Uzbekistan bilateral investment treaty in relation to investments in the mining industry. Amount in dispute, approximately Euros 400 million
Counsel to French investor Mr. Franck Charles Arif against the Republic of Moldova in an ICSID arbitration (ARB/11/23) initiated on the basis of a bilateral investment treaty in relation to an investment in the duty-free industry
Counsel to the Republic of Albania in an ICSID arbitration related to an alleged investment in the gambling industry (Burimi S.R.L. and Eagle Games SH.A v. Republic of Albania – ICSID Case No. RB/11/18)
Counsel to the Republic of Albania in an ICSID arbitration related to an alleged investment in the oil and gas industry (Mamidoil Jetoil Greek Petroleum Products Societe Anonyme S.A. v. The Republic of Albania – ICSID Case No. ARB/11/24)
Counsel to Joseph Lemire, an American investor, in an ICSID arbitration No. ARB/06/18 against the Ukraine for breach regarding an investment in the radio industry leading to the Decision dated January 21, 2010 in favor of Joseph Lemire on jurisdiction and liability obtained on March 28, 2011, an Award in the amount of 8,717,850 USD, with partial legal costs in the amount of 750,000 USD. It is the first international award holding a State liable for breach of international law in relation to tenders, namely in the case at hand for the award of frequencies in the radio industry.
Counsel to Joseph Lemire in the annulment proceedings of the underlying Award.
Counsel to the Republic of Togo in the ICSID annulment procedure only (i.e. not in the underlying arbitration that led to the challenged Award) No. ARB/06/7 against Togo Electricité and GDF Suez E.S. concerning a dispute related to an electricity concession
Counsel to Rumeli/Telsim, a Turkish entity, in an ICSID arbitration No. ARB/05/16 against the Republic of Kazakhstan concerning State expropriation of majority shares in a telecom joint venture in Kazakhstan (Award dated July 2008 in favor of Rumeli/Telsim in the amount of USD 125 million plus USD 40 million in interests. Award rendered on July 29, 2010, published at http://ita.law.uvic.ca/documents/Telsimaward.pdf.
Also counsel of Rumeli/Telsim in the ICSID annulment proceeding against the award that led to the dismissal of the annulment application by ICSID Committee decision dated March 25, 2010 published at http://ita.law.uvic.ca/documents/RumeliAnnulment.pdf