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Compass Lexecon has been involved in many of the largest and most complex antitrust litigation and financial market cases over the past 30 years.

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06/13/19

Compass Lexecon experts Dr. Manuel A. Abdala and Professor Pablo T. Spiller were retained by NextEra Energy (Claimant) as regulatory and quantum experts in an Energy Charter Treaty arbitration against the Kingdom of Spain, held under ICSID rules. The dispute...

04/11/19

Compass Lexecon experts Dr. Manuel A. Abdala and Professor Pablo T. Spiller were retained by two ExxonMobil subsidiaries, Mobil Exploration and Development Argentina Inc. (MEDA) and Mobil Argentina S.A. (MASA), to assess damages in their ICSID international arbitration claim against...

03/12/19

Dr. Manuel A. Abdala and Professor Pablo T. Spiller were retained in 2007 by ConocoPhillips Company et al. (Claimants) to provide their independent assessment regarding the value of two large-scale heavy crude oil projects (Petrozuata and Hamaca) and an offshore...

11/15/17

Compass Lexecon experts Santiago Dellepiane and Professor Pablo T. Spiller were retained by Valores Mundiales S.L. and Consorcio Andino S.L. ("Claimants"), two large-scale producers of flour and related products, as quantum experts in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of...

07/21/17

Compass Lexecon experts Dr. Manuel A. Abdala and Professor Pablo T. Spiller were retained by Teinver S.A., Transportes de Cercanías S.A., and Autobuses Urbanos del Sur S.A. ("Claimants") as regulatory and quantum experts in an ICSID arbitration against the Argentine...

02/21/17

In the mid-2000s, DP World and Djibouti signed a suite of contracts under which DP World designed, built, and manages a state-of-the-art container terminal in exchange for 33% ownership of the terminal and a management fee. The terminal is worth...

04/11/16

Compass Lexecon's Manuel A. Abdala and Pablo T. Spiller served as experts for claimant Crystallex Corporation, which on April 4, 2016 obtained an arbitration award of US$1.39 billion (including pre-award interest) against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Venezuela). The tribunal...

01/29/16

Tenaris S.A. and Talta-Trading E Marketing Sociedadde Unipessoal LDA retained Dr. Manuel A. Abdala and Professor Pablo T. Spiller to provide expert testimony on the economic impact of Venezuela’s expropriation of Matesi, a major producer of hot briquetted iron (HBI)....

04/09/15

Claimants in two matters retained Dr. Manuel A. Abdala and Professor Pablo T. Spiller to provide expert advice and testimony on the economic impact of several measures resulting in the total loss of their investments in Aguas Argentinas S.A., the...

12/17/14

Pan American Energy LLC v. Plurinational State of Bolivia (ICSID Case ARB/10/8) Pan American Energy LLC retained Dr. Manuel A. Abdala and Professor Pablo T. Spiller to provide expert advice and testimony on the economic impact of several measures affecting...

10/09/14

Compass Lexecon was retained by the Barbados-based Consolidated Energy Limited (CEL) to provide expert testimony in its shareholder dispute against its former partners, CLICO and CL Financial (CLF), regarding the value and control of MHTL, one of the largest worldwide...

04/26/14

Compass Lexecon was retained by counsel for Repsol to assist in quantifying damages in its ICSID arbitration claim due to the 2012 nationalization of its majority (51%) equity investments in Argentina. Repsol had controlling investments in the largest integrated Argentine...

06/29/12

A Compass Lexecon team led by Professor Pablo T. Spiller and managed by Miguel Nakhle, with support from Andres Casserly, Ariel Medvedeff and Marcelo Schoeters, assisted the Republic of Guatemala’s outside counsel resulting in significantly reducing a US$104 million CAFTA...

06/11/12

Dr. Manuel A. Abdala and Professor Pablo T. Spiller provided expert testimony in an ICSID arbitration, retained by French investors led by EDF and SAUR. The outcome resulted in a US$208 million award against Argentina. An ICSID Tribunal found that...

02/14/12

A Compass Lexecon team successfully assisted outside counsel for a Central European state (Respondent) in dismissing a claim in excess of €230 million raised by a major multinational pharmaceutical company (Claimant). The Compass Lexecon team included Manuel Abdala and Pablo...