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Jacob Frank focuses on Swedish and international arbitration and litigation. Jacob's recent experience includes, inter alia, disputes regarding sales of goods, disputes regarding joint ventures, disputes regarding compulsory redemption, disputes regarding share purchase agreements, disputes regarding shareholders agreements and construction disputes. The business areas concerned have ranged widely, from infrastructure and construction to gas and oil industries.
Jacob has previously worked for other law firms and has also served as a legal clerk/junior judge at the District Court of Stockholm. He joined White & Case in 2019.
Jacob Frank has also published several articles in Swedish and international journals, in particular in the area of dispute resolution. Jacob is also active in the Swedish arbitration community and currently serves as a member of the Advisory of YAS (Young Arbitrators Sweden).
Representation of VTB in connection with restructuring the Mechel Group debt (Mechel PAO is one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies) by amendment agreements with VTB Bank prolonging the debt maturity of the credit lines by 7 years to March 2027 with the option of an additional three-year extension. The overall restructured debt to Gazprombank and VTB Bank will total RUB237 billion after Mechel repay part of its debt with proceeds received from the sale of Elga Coal Complex.
Representation of a Swedish construction company in litigation proceedings regarding claims under a construction agreement for apartment buildings.
Representation of one of Sweden's largest construction companies in arbitration proceedings regarding claims under a construction contract for a production plant.
Representation of a multinational energy company in SCC arbitration proceedings regarding claims under a contract for electrical equipment.
Representation of an international oil company regarding claims under a delivery agreement.
Representation of a property company in litigation proceedings regarding claims under a construction and rental agreement.
Various representations of several of Sweden's biggest insurance companies in insurance claim proceedings.
Serving as tribunal secretary in ad hoc arbitration proceedings.
Jacob Frank has published several articles in Swedish and international journals, in particular in the area of dispute resolution, including:
"International Arbitration in Sweden: A Practitioner's Guide, Second Edition", Chapter 4: The Arbitration Agreement: Co-author Anders Reldén, Kluwer Law International, 03/09/2021
"The Belgor Case: Towards an Extensive Interpretation and Application of Arbitration Agreements", Co-author Anders Reldén, Stockholm Arbitration Yearbook 2020, Kluwer Law International, 11/13/2020
"Insufficient reasoning — a proper basis for setting aside an award?", Svensk Juristtidning, 2019
"Duty to mitigate and intentional breaches of contract", Svensk Juristtidning, 2018
"Tillräknande av ond tro inom fullmaktsrätten — dags att se bortom behörigheten?", Svensk Juristtidning, 2017
"HD klargör: grov vårdslöshet ingen självständig grund för att åsidosätta en ansvarsbegränsning", Dagens Juridik, 2017/03/15
"Leverantörers rätt till osålt varulager — är det dags att avskaffa den så kallade förfoganderegeln vid uppställt äganderättsförbehåll?", Juridisk Publikation, 2/2016
"The Securities Litigation Review: Sweden", Co-authors David Ackebo och Björn Kristiansson, The Law Reviews 4th ed. 06/2018
"The Securities Litigation Review: Sweden", Co-author David Ackebo, The Law Reviews 3rd ed. 06/201