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Maximilian Clasmeier is a member of the Frankfurt Dispute Resolution Group. He mainly advises clients in national and international arbitration and litigation proceedings and has experience working under the ICC, DIS, UNCITRAL and SIAC Rules.
Before joining White & Case in 2017, he gained international commercial and investment arbitration experience with law firms in Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Singapore. He has particular expertise in public international law, international investment law and dealing with matters of state sovereignty, having worked with a think-tank in Singapore, a state representation to the European Union in Brussels and the World Bank in Washington, DC. He is well-positioned to advise on international arbitration matters across Southeast Asia and understands the regional particularities.
He has studied law in Münster, Barcelona, Singapore and Düsseldorf, regularly publishes on international arbitration matters and teaches international investment law at Heinrich-Heine-University of Düsseldorf.
Representation in ICC and UNCITRAL arbitrations about force majeure against an Arab state
Representation of an African cocoa company in FCC commodity arbitration proceedings as well as insolvency proceedings against a German buyer
Representation of an automotive parts supplier in a product liability dispute
Representation in a post-M&A ICC arbitration concerning an alleged violation of disclosure obligations
Representation in exequatur and enforcement proceedings against a German state entity following an ad-hoc arbitration
Representation in exequatur and enforcement proceedings against a German company following ICAC arbitration
Clasmeier, Maximilian/Lucas, Natalie/Secomb, Matthew: Panorama international de jurisprudence/Panorama of World Cases Law: Singapour/Singapore, Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage/The Paris Journal of International Arbitration 2017-3, pp. 575-584
Clasmeier, Maximilian: Arbitral Awards as Investments: Treaty Interpretation and the Dynamics of International Investment Law, Aalphen aan den Rijn, 2017
Clasmeier, Maximilian: Myanmar's New Investment Law and its Confidence in International Arbitration, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2017
Lorz, R. Alexander/Clasmeier, Maximilian in: Ebke, Werner F./Olzen, Dirk/Sandrock, Otto (Hrsg.), Festschrift für Siegfried H. Elsing zum 65. Geburtstag, From International Commercial to Investment Arbitration: A Long Journey and No Common End, 2015, S. 345-360
Clasmeier, Maximilian: The Kingdom of Thailand and International Arbitration – Ending the Journey on a Winding Tollway?, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2015