hamilton arbitration

hamilton arbitration

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Calvin is a highly regarded Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration.


His expertise and knowledge lie in Investor State and Commercial disputes arising from administrative and public law, retail and consumer, energy and natural resources, mergers & acquisitions, cross-border transactions including distribution, sale of goods, agency, franchise and transfer agreements, and acquisition of assets and/or shares.


His primary focus is on the Caribbean, Latin America, London, Continental Europe and US. Calvin’s experience includes common law and civil law which he developed in his practice in Spain, the Commonwealth Caribbean, including Guyana and Barbados, and the US.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”Representative arbitration cases acting as arbitrator:” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:25px|text_align:left|line_height:30px” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_custom_heading text=”Dispute Board Member” font_container=”tag:h3|font_size:25px|text_align:left|line_height:30px” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][rt_list_style style_variation=”four” list_icon_test=”32de30fd-fb09-3″]

  • Sole Dispute Avoidance Adjudication Board Member for a US$190 million FIDIC Red Book road project in a South American country.

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  • International arbitration between foreign investor and a Caribbean government, concerning the breach of an investment for citizenship agreement. Seated in St. Kitts.
  • International arbitration between a Caribbean government, government agency and foreign investor, concerning housing construction. Seated in Barbados.
  • International arbitration between an Italian investor and a Spanish manufacturer of wind terminals concerning defective technology. Seated in Paris.
  • International arbitration between a Spanish international bank and an investor concerning the breach of commercial banking agreements. Seated in London.
  • 4 concurrent arbitrations involving a major construction company and a contractor concerning construction defects, delays, cost overruns and changed specifications. Seated in Madrid.
  • Arbitration between an international home improvement company and a construction company concerning wrongful termination and breach of contract. Seated in Madrid
  • International arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules between a US manufacturer of electronic units and its Spanish distributor concerning the breach of a distribution agreement. Seated in Minneapolis Minnesota.
  • International arbitration between a Moroccan bank and Spanish state-owned insurer of Spanish foreign investments concerning the interpretation of contract provisions and duties and obligations of the insurer. Seated in New York.
  • International ad hoc arbitration between a US buyer and a Spanish manufacturing company regarding indemnity claims under an insurance policy. Seated in New York.
  • Domain Name Disputes.

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  • Request for Independent Review Process between Turkish investor and ICANN, concerning failure to approve and delegate management responsibilities in a generic top-level domain name. ICDR arbitration. Seated in California.
  • Ad hoc arbitration under UNCITRAL Rules between US manufacturer of curtainwalls and Bermudan building contractor for breach of payment obligations. Seated in Bermuda.
  • Ad hoc arbitration under UNCITRAL Rules between BVI Investor and St. Lucian Government Agency for anticipatory breach of contractual obligations. Seated in St. Lucia.
  • Domain Name Disputes.

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  • International arbitation between an English energy company and a Nigerian petroleum company concerning Farmout and related agreements under the LCIA 2020 rules.  Seated in London.  Applicable law is English law.
  • Multiparty international arbitration between an English leading supplier of premium aviation fuels, on the one hand, and a regional leader in aviation services, and its local subsidiary, on the other hand, concerning a dispute arising out of a Storage and Distribution and the Into-Plane Agreements UNCITRAL Rules. Seated in Barbados. Applicable Law is Barbados Law.
  • Multiparty international arbitration between a German contractor, its subsidiary and a Nigerian drilling company concerning rental and operating equipment for drilling, work-over and remedial operations in Nigeria. LCIA Rules. Seated in Dubai. Applicable Law is Nigerian Law.
  • International arbitration between a Spanish international bank and an investor concerning swap instruments with seat in Madrid.
  • International arbitration between US multinational and Caribbean privately owned television consortium with seat in New York.
  • International arbitration between a UK construction company and a Caribbean state-owned housing development corporation with seat in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • International arbitration between Caribbean state-owned entity and a foreign investor with seat in London.
  • International arbitration between Uruguayan and British Virgin Islands parties with seat in Madrid concerning the breach of contract of an investment in mutual funds.
  • International arbitration between US companies on the one hand, and French and Swiss companies on the other, with seat in Madrid concerning the breach of a Share Purchase Agreement.
  • International arbitration with seat in Zurich, between a Spanish manufacturer and Russian buyer concerning the delivery of a defective production line.
  • Domain Name Disputes.

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  • Act for German consortium in an ad hoc arbitration against an oil exporting country concerning wrongful termination of an oil exploration agreement.
  • Act for US manufacturer in an ad hoc arbitration against a Spanish contractor for breach of contract to construct curtain walls.
  • Act for German car parts manufacturer in ICC arbitration against Spanish company for breach of shareholders agreement.
  • Act for Spanish franchisee in arbitration against US franchisor for breach of franchise agreement.
  • Act for a Spanish multinational manufacturer of industrial equipment against an English group of companies in ICC arbitration for breach of contract.
  • Act for Italian Claimant in arbitration against Spanish contractor before the Madrid Court of Arbitration concerning the design and manufacturing of valves for a gas pipeline located in North Africa.
  • Act for charterer in arbitration concerning a charter party.
  • Act for multinational computer company against its exclusive distributor in ICC arbitration for breach of contract provisions.
  • Act for large Spanish commercial airline broker in ICC arbitration case for commission payments.
  • Act for Finnish voicemail systems manufacturer against Spanish mobile phone carrier in ICC arbitration for breach of payment terms and wrongful termination.
  •  Act for Spanish manufacturer and marketer of solar panels in LCIA arbitration brought by a Maltese company for breach of contract with seat in London.
  • Act for Finnish Technology Company against Caribbean mobile carrier in ad hoc arbitration for breach of IP contract conditions.
  • Act for Spanish distributor of pharmaceutical products against its sub-distributor for breach of contract.
  • Counsel Venezuelan investors in BIT claim against Spanish government.
  • Counsel US Construction Company in dispute against Government of Antigua.
  • Counsel Belizean government in a matter before the CCJ concerning the constitutionality of an agreement which gave rise to an LCIA award.
  • Counsel on legal implications of the application of Spanish arbitration law to BIT claims against government of Venezuela.

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