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Caline Mouawad represents clients in international commercial arbitrations and in investment treaty disputes with host governments. A partner in our International Arbitration practice, Caline counsels clients in an array of multi-jurisdictional disputes that span from Europe to Latin America and from Africa to Asia, and concern such sectors as oil and gas, mining, consumer goods and telecommunications.

Caline appears as counsel in arbitrations conducted in English and French under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, the London Court of International Arbitration, the American Arbitration Association and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, as well as in ad hoc cases under UNCITRAL Rules. She regularly advises clients on drafting dispute resolution clauses in international commercial contracts and on protecting their international investments under investment treaties.

In addition, Caline serves as an arbitrator. She is listed on the Panel of Neutrals for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution.

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Credentials

B.A., Rice University, summa cum laude

J.D., Harvard University

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

New York

Paris

Paris

New York State Bar (2002)

French

English

Arabic (speaking)

"Highly impressive."


Who's Who Legal: Arbitration, 2017

"Very impressive and a clear and effective writer."


Who's Who Legal: Future Leaders, 2017

Who's Who Legal: Arbitration


2015–2017

Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law for Commercial Arbitration (U.S.)


2014–2016

Legal 500 Latin America


2012, 2013

Legal 500 U.S.


2013–2015

Matters

Representation of a major U.S. oil company in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought under the U.S.-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty concerning breaches of treaty, investment agreement and international law.

Representation of a Southeast Asian company in a SIAC arbitration concerning a shareholder dispute with its joint venture partner.

Representation of a Canadian company in an ICSID arbitration brought under the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement concerning a mining project.

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Representation of a major U.S. oil company in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought under the U.S.-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty concerning breaches of treaty, investment agreement and international law.

Representation of a Southeast Asian company in a SIAC arbitration concerning a shareholder dispute with its joint venture partner.

Representation of a Canadian company in an ICSID arbitration brought under the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement concerning a mining project.

Representation of an international trading company in an ICC arbitration against a North African state concerning beverage and manufacturing facilities.

Representation of a Spanish company in a UNCITRAL arbitration brought under a South American bilateral investment treaty concerning a consumer goods business.

Represented a production sharing contractor in an ICC arbitration under New York law, involving 18 other parties and concerning LNG sales and supply arrangements.

Represented an Australian mining company against a North African state in an ICC arbitration concerning a breach of contract claim.

Represented Dutch investors in an ICSID arbitration brought under an Eastern European bilateral investment treaty concerning a dispute over the termination of waste management concession agreements.

Represented a U.S. company in a dispute brought under the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement concerning a mineral mining project.

Represented a French global media and communications company before an LCIA tribunal concerning claims of breach of a shareholders' agreement in connection with a telecommunications joint venture in Central Europe.

Matters

Representation of a major U.S. oil company in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought under the U.S.-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty concerning breaches of treaty, investment agreement and international law.

Representation of a Southeast Asian company in a SIAC arbitration concerning a shareholder dispute with its joint venture partner.

Representation of a Canadian company in an ICSID arbitration brought under the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement concerning a mining project.

See more
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Matters

Representation of a major U.S. oil company in an UNCITRAL arbitration brought under the U.S.-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty concerning breaches of treaty, investment agreement and international law.

Representation of a Southeast Asian company in a SIAC arbitration concerning a shareholder dispute with its joint venture partner.

Representation of a Canadian company in an ICSID arbitration brought under the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement concerning a mining project.

Representation of an international trading company in an ICC arbitration against a North African state concerning beverage and manufacturing facilities.

Representation of a Spanish company in a UNCITRAL arbitration brought under a South American bilateral investment treaty concerning a consumer goods business.

Represented a production sharing contractor in an ICC arbitration under New York law, involving 18 other parties and concerning LNG sales and supply arrangements.

Represented an Australian mining company against a North African state in an ICC arbitration concerning a breach of contract claim.

Represented Dutch investors in an ICSID arbitration brought under an Eastern European bilateral investment treaty concerning a dispute over the termination of waste management concession agreements.

Represented a U.S. company in a dispute brought under the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement concerning a mineral mining project.

Represented a French global media and communications company before an LCIA tribunal concerning claims of breach of a shareholders' agreement in connection with a telecommunications joint venture in Central Europe.

Credentials

B.A., Rice University, summa cum laude

J.D., Harvard University

U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

New York

Paris

Paris

New York State Bar (2002)

French

English

Arabic (speaking)

"Highly impressive."


Who's Who Legal: Arbitration, 2017

"Very impressive and a clear and effective writer."


Who's Who Legal: Future Leaders, 2017

Who's Who Legal: Arbitration


2015–2017

Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law for Commercial Arbitration (U.S.)


2014–2016

Legal 500 Latin America


2012, 2013

Legal 500 U.S.


2013–2015