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Clyde & Co LLP

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Michael Swangard

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Clyde & Co LLP

Position

Michael is an international disputes and arbitration specialist who advises on hard and soft commodity issues including agribusiness. He has considerable experience in international dispute resolution governed by arbitration bodies including ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, and ICC as well as trade association tribunals such as GAFTA, FOSFA, CTF, LME, SAL and RSA (Click here to read his profile).

Experiences:

  • Inerco Trade SA v SOS Cuetara: Successfuly acting on this high profile FOSFA arbitration concerning a soft commodity agreement and time limits for the commencement of the arbitration. The recent judgment was widely reported, having implications on the timing of all future soft commodity cases
  • Handling a number of FOSFA arbitrations arising out of the contamination of Ukrainian origin sunflower oil with mineral oil which resulted in a Europe-wide recall with the Award granted in favour of our client
  • Advising a metals trader in respect of an aluminium trading dispute with a manufacturer in relation to a claimed force majeure and non-delivery of material

Career

Qualified 2000; joined Clyde & Co 1998; partner 2008.

Member

Executive Committee member at the International Steel Trade Association


London: Dispute resolution

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