Barbara Blanchard is an associate at Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes.
WORKED AS PART OF THE TEAM REPRESENTING:
The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought by the Egyptian companies Qalaa Holdings S.A.E. and ASEC Cement S.A.E on the basis of the bilateral investment protection treaty between Algeria and Egypt. The dispute concerns alleged violations of the State’s obligations under the treaty, in the context of a cement plant construction project near the city of Djelfa and the participation of ASEC Cement S.A.E. in an active cement plant near the city of Zahana.
The heirs to a sultanate on the island of Borneo, Respondents in setting aside proceedings before French courts in relation to a USD 15 billion award issued against the State of Malaysia.
A foreign insurance guarantee fund, Respondent in litigation proceedings before French courts against individuals claiming more than USD 60 billion in damages in relation to alleged tortious acts amid multiple collection proceedings in the aftermath of the unveiling of a fraudulent scheme affecting the Turkish banking system.
A French company manufacturing navigation systems for both civil and defense applications, Claimant in an ICC arbitration in New York and Respondent in an ad hoc arbitration in Paris. The dispute arises out of a transfer of technology in the defense and civil sectors.
European private banking companies, Claimants in multiple enforcement proceedings of foreign judgements before French courts.
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Master 2 in Litigation, Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Case Western Reserve University, LLM, US and Global Legal Studies
Université Paris IX Dauphine, Master in Business Law