Alexandre Mazuranic | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Alexandre Mazuranic

Counsel, Geneva (White & Case S.A.)

Overview

Alexandre Mazuranic is a Counsel in the Firm's International Arbitration Practice and is based in Geneva.

Alexandre's practice focuses on international commercial arbitration. He has acted as counsel and advised parties in complex commercial disputes submitted to arbitration in, amongst others, the fields of construction and engineering (EPC / EPCm contracts, joint ventures), commodities trading (collateral management agreements, supply contracts) and the pharmaceuticals industry (license agreements). In addition, he has served as sole arbitrator under the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration and has represented parties before the Swiss Supreme Court in proceedings related to challenges of arbitral awards.

Bars and Courts

  • Geneva Bar

Education

  • LLM, University of Geneva
  • LLM in International Business Law, King's College University London

Languages

  • French
  • English

Experience

A large refinery project*

Representing an engineering and construction company in an ICC arbitration relating to a large refinery project.

Design and supply of wind turbines*

Representing a US company in a LCIA arbitration relating to the design and supply of wind turbines.

Installations for production of seed oil*

Representing a Belgian company in an ICC arbitration relating to the design, engineering and supply of installations for production of seed oil.

Performance of collateral management agreements*

Representing parties in various arbitration proceedings (ICC and LCIA) relating to the performance of collateral management agreements.

Shareholders dispute*

Representing parties in an ICC arbitration relating to a share purchase agreement and a shareholders' agreement.

*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.

Speaking Engagements

"Costs in International Arbitration, Security for costs", 19 June 2015:
Munich

"The Hearing: Evidence and Argument", 7 October 2014:
Geneva

"Bad Faith Claims in Challenge Proceedings and Counsel's Liability for Costs", 13 May 2014:
Stockholm

"Commodities trading arbitration: what users want", 11 January 2013:
Geneva

"Interest and Costs in International Arbitration, What to do when the Respondent does not pay (Orders for security for costs and separate awards on advance on costs)?", 11 June 2010:
Geneva

Publications

  • Offers in International Arbitrations and their Impact on the Allocation of Costs: A Focus on Sealed and Final Offers, Arbitration: The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management, Volume 80, Issue 4,pp. 405-412, 2014, (co-authored with Anne Véronique Schlaepfer)
  • Bad faith claims in challenge proceedings and counsel's liability for costs, published on Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 27 October 2014
  • The Geneva 'ACT', Global Arbitration Review - The European, Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review pp. 145-150, 2014, (co-authored with Elena Trabaldo Togna)
  • Challenge and Revision of the Award, Geisinger/Voser/Petti (Eds), International Arbitration in Switzerland: A Handbook for Practitioners, 2nd ed., Kluwer Law International, 2013, (co-authored with Elliott Geisinger)
  • Costs in Arbitration, Geisinger/Voser/Petti (Eds),International Arbitration in Switzerland: A Handbook for Practitioners, 2nd ed., Kluwer Law International, 2013, (co-authored with Anne-Carole Cremades)
  • La Révision du Règlement Suisse d'Arbitrage International, Cahiers de l'Arbitrage – The Paris Journal of International Arbitration, 2013
  • Has the Swiss Federal Tribunal opened Pandora's Box by setting aside an award on the ground of public policy?, in Arbitration News, Newsletter of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, Vol. 16 No. 1, March 2011