Mongolia - Part C - Arbitration in Asia - 2nd Edition

Yancy Cottrill
David C. Buxbaum
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38 pages
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PDF from "Arbitration in Asia - 2nd Edition"
April, 2012
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David C. Buxbaum is the Senior Counsel at Anderson & Anderson LLP. He has been active in China since 1972 and Mongolia since 1992. He was the first American lawyer invited to China to represent American business interests in 1972, after President Nixon’s historic visit. Mr. Buxbaum has been active in litigation and arbitration. He has served as counsel in numerous arbitration proceedings in Hong Kong, Sweden, Singapore, China, the United States of America, and Mongolia. He represented the successful respondents before the United States Supreme Court in the landmark case of Butz v Economou and successfully handled a leading IP case in China, namely Microsoft vs. Juren. Mr. Buxbaum has been very active in mining and energy projects and is Honorary Counsel to the Independent Power Producers Forum (IPPF) since 2000. He is a well-regarded expert on private international and Asian law, including Mongolian law, who, in addition to being an experienced and highly respected practitioner, has also published extensively in the field.

Yancy Cottrill is currently the Managing Director of Business Operations and Senior Legal Counsel at an IT firm located in Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina. He previously worked as an attorney in the Ulaanbaatar office of Anderson & Anderson LLP. He is admitted to the New York Bar and the State Bar Association of North Dakota. He graduated from Central European University in Budapest with an LL.M in International Business Law, and earned his Juris Doctorate from the David A Clarke School of Law at the University of the District of Columbia. He has published articles on the applicability of UCC Article 6 in the emerging markets of post-communist countries, mining capital markets in Mongolia, and current events in Mongolian arbitration. Mr. Cottrill has legal experience in the post-communist emerging markets working and studying in Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, and Bosnia & Herzegovina. He also served two years as a staff attorney for the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.