International Arbitration Boot Camp Series

Events / Thursday, October 29, 2015

Planning and Protecting Your Projects Through International Contracts – Beyond the Boilerplate

Planning and Protecting Your Projects Through International Contracts – Beyond the Boilerplate was held on Thursday, October 29, 2015, and explored the legal and commercial issues to customize contracts and use or avoid traps of boilerplate provisions. Our presenter covered the following topics:

  • Choice of law – avoiding unintended consequences
  • Choice of forum – choosing between arbitration or litigation in a foreign land
  • Comparison of international arbitration forums – the difference between various international arbitration tribunals
  • How to limit the length, scope, and cost of proceedings
  • Currency repatriation – how do you make sure you can get paid or return the money home?
  • Enforceability or avoidance of an award or judgment
Presentation Materials:

ICC, AAA, LCIA, SCC, ICAC, SIAC, and CIETAC Arbitration Rules Comparison Chart >>

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About Our Speaker:

Sashe Dimitroff, a partner in the Houston office of BakerHostetler, has successfully represented U.S. and international companies in courts and arbitral tribunals around the world, including International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes in Paris (ICSID), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution in Miami (ICDR), the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), the International Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. (ITC), and others. Sashe has won multimillion-dollar awards prosecuting his clients' claims and has successfully defended Fortune 100 companies in multiplaintiff lawsuits alleging up to $300 million in damages. He also devotes a significant amount of his domestic practice to representing clients in the energy industry. His experience also includes protecting assets or obtaining fraudulently hidden assets in foreign jurisdictions, and he develops "preventive law" strategies for corporations to avoid future claims and, if the need arises, prepare them for defense. Sashe is currently listed as a neutral for both the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and the international division of the American Arbitration Association, as well as its complex commercial arbitration panels.

For more information, please contact Cassie Blaine at 216.861.7704.