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International Arbitration Panel Appointments 

Dr. Respondek is a member of the following arbitration panels:

  • AUSTRIA – Vienna International Arbitration Center (VIAC)
  • CHINA - 北京仲裁委员会 Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC)
  • HONG KONG – HK International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
  • ICDR – International Panel of Arbitrators
  • MALAYSIA – Asian International Arbitration Centre, Kuala Lumpur (AIAC)
  • SINGAPORE – Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb) 
    Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC), 01.05.2003 – 31.12.2014
  • THAILAND – Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI)
  • THAILAND - Thailand Arbitration Centre (THAC)
  • VIETNAM - Pacific International Arbitration Center (PIAC)

 

Arbitration Cases / Selected Summary

Andreas has acted as arbitrator or counsel in more than 60 major international proceedings in institutional (including expedited proceedings) and ad hoc arbitrations, under ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, Swiss Rules, TAI and UNCITRAL arbitration rules. Recent assignments include:

Aviation Arbitration

  • Damage claims resulting from an Aviation Service Agreement between a European and an Asian company, claim for USD 90 mio (SIAC rules - arbitration venue: Singapore; Co-Arbitrator)

Consumer Product Arbitration

  • Claim for damages by a German public listed company against an Indonesian conglomerate (fragrance for soap products), USD 23 mio (SIAC Rules - arbitration venue: Singapore; Co-Arbitrator)
  • Claim for damages by European supermarket chain against a Chinese Manufacturer of certain leisure item products, claim for USD 2 mio (HKIAC rules - arbitration venue: Hong Kong)

Financial Services Arbitration

  • Claim from a European investor for damages against his Asian co-investors for non-fulfillment of a funding scheme, claim for USD 7 mio (ICC rules - arbitration venue: Singapore; Co-Arbitrator)
  • Claims by a Fund Manager of a Fund Company for payment of certain milestone payments, claim for USD 10 mio (SIAC rules - arbitration venue: Singapore; Emergency Arbitrator)

Food Product Arbitration

  • Damage claims between two Asian companies resulting from a Franchise Agreement resulting from confectionary products, claim for USD 18 mio (ICC rules - arbitration venue: Singapore; Sole Arbitrator)

General Commercial Claims Arbitration

  • Claim by a German development company against a German consortium for non-fulfillment of a development contract USD 2 mio (SIAC rules - arbitration venue: Singapore; Co-Arbitrator)
  • Liability dispute between a Chinese buyer and a German manufacturer regarding certain floor panels, quantum USD 4 mio (ICC rules - arbitration venue: Singapore; Co-Arbitrator)

 

 

Healthcare Arbitration

  • Claim for damages resulting from a License Agreement for injectable contraceptives between a Thai company (licensee) and its Mexican licensor, quantum USD 10 mio (ICC rules - arbitration venue: Austin, Texas, changed to Miami, Florida)
  • Claim for damages resulting from a License Agreement for injectable contraceptives between a Thai company (licensee) and its Indonesian licensor, quantum USD 8 mio (ICC rules - arbitration venue: Singapore)
  • Claim for damages by a Mexican pharmaceutical company against a Swiss pharmaceutical company for alleged termination of a manufacturing plant contract for vaccines, claim for USD 80 mio (ICC rules - arbitration venue: Zurich; Co-Arbitrator)
  • Claims for unfair termination and damages resulting from the termination of a Distribution Agreement for Medical Devices between a Thai and a Singaporean company, claim for USD 2.5 mio (Swiss Rules - arbitration venue: Singapore)
  • Claims for non-fulfillment of certain conditions under a Supply and Development Agreement between a German and a Korean company for medical devices, claim for USD 16 mio, (ICC Rules - arbitration venue: Singapore)
  • Claim for damages for a defective medical device (blood warmer) between a Korean manufacturer and a Dutch distributor, claim for USD 40 mio (ICC Rules - arbitration venue: Singapore)

M&A Arbitration

  • Claim for damages from a failed acquisition for a steel plant between two Asian parties, quantum USD 400 mio (ICC rules - arbitration venue: Hong Kong)

Oil Exploration Arbitration

  • Claim by a Vietnamese company against a Malaysian company resulting from oil exploration contracts, claim for USD 240 mio (ad hoc proceedings - arbitration venue: London; Co-Arbitrator)

Software Arbitration

  • Claim by a UK company against a Malaysian company for damages resulting from a software development contract, claim for USD 8 mio (SIAC rules - arbitration venue: Singapore; Co-Arbitrator)

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