International Arbitration

Complex arbitration proceedings require experts with specialized insight into the economic and financial issues at the center of these disputes. With considerable expertise in a wide range of arbitration matters as well as deep industry experience, our international arbitration practice provides authoritative analysis in complex arbitration cases involving multinational parties.

Bringing to bear our extensive experience in all areas of international arbitration, Compass Lexecon’s economists and financial experts deliver independent economic analysis, valuation opinions, damages assessments, regulatory opinions, expert reports, and arbitration testimony. With many of our professionals having held senior-level positions with government regulatory agencies or having consulted extensively on global regulatory issues, we possess critical first-hand knowledge of government decision-making processes related to a wide range of matters, including commercial, investor-state, and political risk insurance disputes.

Compass Lexecon’s experts are leaders in their fields. Our team includes economists based in Europe, Latin America, and the U.S. Several members of our international arbitration team are listed among the most-renowned expert witnesses in Who’s Who Legal. Our firm also has been recognized as the top expert witness firm by Global Arbitration Review (GAR) in the GAR 100 Expert Witness Firms’ Power Index. In addition, we have the capability of drawing upon an extensive network of specialist affiliates for additional capabilities in specific industries and niche areas.

Our experts have extensive testimonial experience, having provided valuation, regulatory, contract, and economic opinions under treaty and commercial arbitration rules over a span of more than 20 years in all major arbitration venues and in a variety of industries, such as:

  • Natural resources, energy, environmental economics, and infrastructure industries
  • Manufacturing, service, and distribution industries
  • Financial industries, including leasing, insurance, and banking
  • Construction of large infrastructure projects