Ashish Mitter is an associate at Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes.
INCLUDES REPRESENTATION OF:
Two subsidiaries of a North American mining and metals company in seven LCIA arbitrations in London against a European trading firm. The dispute relates to the performance of various contracts for the sale and purchase of metal concentrates. English law applies.
Georgia, Respondent in an SCC arbitration initiated by Mr. Zaza Okuashvili under the Georgia-U.K. bilateral investment treaty. The dispute relates to taxes owed to the State by various companies owned by the Claimant. Before filing the arbitration, Mr. Okuashvili initiated emergency arbitration proceedings before the SCC, seeking to refrain the State from attaching assets owned by him and his companies in order to collect on the tax debt. We also represented Georgia in these proceedings.
A European life sciences company, Respondent in an arbitration brought by a European chemical company seeking indemnification under a Share Purchase Agreement. The law of the Claimant’s State applied.
A private equity fund and its founder in ICC and HKIAC arbitrations initiated by the fund’s general partner and an alleged investor in the fund, as well as in related domestic court proceedings in multiple jurisdictions. The arbitrations each concerned ownership of various entities in the fund structure. Hong Kong and Cayman Islands law applied.
A subsidiary of Sonangol in an LCIA arbitration in London against a European holding company beneficially owned by Isabel dos Santos. The dispute relates to high-profile allegations of embezzlement, corruption and money-laundering and to the management and dissolution of a consortium for offshore gas exploration. English and Angolan law applies.
Sonangol E.P., Respondent, in an NAI arbitration in Amsterdam against a European holding company beneficially owned by Isabel dos Santos. The dispute relates to high-profile allegations of embezzlement, corruption and money-laundering in relation to a joint venture agreement. Dutch and Angolan law applies.