Jay L. Alexander

Department Chair - Litigation (London) & Practice Group Chair - International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (Firmwide) Partner

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London

P: +44.20.7726.3414 F: +44.20.7726.3514

Representative Commercial Arbitration Experience

  • Asian telecommunications company: AAA's International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) arbitration under New York law regarding US$3.5 billion engineering, procurement and installation services dispute
  • LNG sellers and buyers: multiple high value price reviews, take or pay disputes and other disputes under gas/LNG sale and purchase agreements
  • National oil company: Swiss rules arbitration under Czech law regarding US$6.5 billion dispute under supply agreement
  • African oil company: LCIA arbitration under English law regarding offshore drilling dispute
  • National oil company: LCIA arbitration under English and Russian law regarding validity of a US$650 million guarantee
  • Investment fund: ICC arbitration under Korean law regarding US$650 million joint venture dispute in the financial services sector
  • Automotive company: ICC arbitration under Brazilian and Korean law relating to US$250+ million joint venture dispute
  • English bunker fuels company: LCIA arbitration under English law regarding services contract and charterparties dispute
  • Aerospace company: Korean Commercial Arbitration Board arbitration under Connecticut and Korean law regarding technology transfer dispute
  • European conglomerate: ad hoc arbitration under New York law arising out of post-closing purchase price adjustments dispute
  • Petrochemicals company: ICC arbitration under English law regarding dispute over rights of first refusal in a joint venture agreement

Representative Investment Treaty Experience

  • International mining company: advised investor in negotiation of multi-billion dollar investment dispute with host state arising out of mining concession
  • Sovereign State: multiple UNCITRAL arbitrations regarding high value Energy Charter Treaty disputes
  • Sovereign state: Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) arbitration regarding bilateral investment treaty dispute in the oil and gas sector
  • U.S. corporation: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Additional Facility arbitration regarding NAFTA dispute in the waste management sector
  • Sovereign state: UNCITRAL arbitration regarding bilateral investment treaty dispute in the electricity sector
  • Various matters: advice to wide range of investors regarding investor-state disputes and their nonlitigious resolution

Representative International Litigation Experience

  • Allen, et al. v. The Russian Federation, et al.: defense in United States courts of claims alleging RICO and other tortious conduct raising sovereign immunity and jurisdictional issues
  • National oil company: coordination and defense of related legal proceedings pending before courts in Europe, Asia and North America
  • Fondo de Garantía de Depósitos y Protección Bancaria (FOGADE): prosecution and defense in United States courts of multiple complex civil disputes raising issues of federal, state, foreign and international law
  • National oil company: representation of client in multibillion-dollar international bankruptcy filing in the United States
  • Insurance company: defense in United States courts of multinational insurance coverage disputes
  • Chapter 7 trustee: prosecution of complex bankruptcy proceedings in the United States on behalf of trustee involving identification and recovery of significant assets concealed in secrecy jurisdictions
  • U.S. Investor: pursuit in United States courts of enforcement of an arbitral award against the Government of Belize

Representative International Criminal Investigations Experience

  • Major South American financial institution: multi-national, multijurisdictional investigation of the financial activities of a non-U.S. bank
  • Major U.S. defense contractors: defense of multiple United States government investigations of FCPA, false statement and related issues
  • U.S. equipment manufacturer: preparation of FCPA compliance program for international operations
  • Environmental consultant: defense of criminal prosecution of alleged U.S. environmental crimes arising out of cross-border pipeline project
  • Defense industry executive: defense of grand jury investigation of alleged criminal violations of U.S. export control laws
  • Pharmaceutical industry executive: defense of grand jury investigation of alleged criminal violations of anti-kickback laws