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White & Case LLP

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Dr Markus Burianski

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White & Case

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International Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Power, Oil & Gas




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Germany: Dispute resolution

Arbitration (including international arbitration)

Within: Arbitration (including international arbitration)

Markus Burianski’s team at White & Case LLP has been representing several groups of Indian investors against the Republic of Yemen alongside Yemeni ministries and state-owned companies in a dispute over damage claims; the opposition brought the claims following the client’s termination of several oil, gas and construction contracts due to the deteriorating security situation in the country. Other work pertains to long-term supply contracts and post-M&A disputes, most notably in the energy sector.

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Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Having specialist expertise in the financial, automotive and energy sectors, the ‘goal-oriented’ team at White & Case LLP is particularly active in cross-border litigation. Recently, Christian Wirth and counsel Ulrich Carlhoff represented a bank in several proceedings where insolvency administrators asserted avoidance claims on non-performing restructuring loans amounting to several million euros. Another bank instructed the team to defend against damage claims pertaining to a life insurance package. In other work, the practice represented the state of Baden-Württemberg in a procedure before the Administrative Court of Stuttgart, defending the client against claims brought by Deutsche Bahn for the reimbursement of additional costs incurred by the construction project Stuttgart 21, and assisted the insolvency administrator of Infinus with the enforcement of shareholder loans totalling €320m. Markus Burianski and the ‘extremely competent and very experiencedMarkus Langen are other key members of the team. Local partner Katharina Kendziur moved to Lutz | Abel Rechtsanwalts GmbH and Daniel Eckstein was appointed a judge at the Regional Court of Berlin.

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