Post-Hearing Issues In International Arbitration - Chapter 11 Enforcement of SCC and Russian Arbitration Awards in the United States Courts: An Overview

Alexander S. Vesselinovitch
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14 pages
September, 2013
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Alexander Vesselinovitch practices civil and criminal litigation, including breach of contract, anti-fraud, healthcare, and intellectual property. Further, he handles domestic and international commercial arbitration matters involving various contractual and licensing disputes. Mr. Vesselinovitch has handled a variety of complex cases involving both the presentation and defense of civil RICO, fraud, intellectual property, and healthcare claims. He also has extensive experience conducting internal corporate investigations involving serious allegations of misconduct. Mr. Vesselinovitch worked in the criminal division of the United States Attorney's office, Northern District of Illinois, from 1983 to 1991, where he was Deputy Chief, Criminal Receiving and Appellate Division and he also served as Deputy Chief of the Organized Crime Narcotics Task Force. He was lead counsel in numerous complex and multi-defendant trials involving fraud, banking, healthcare, organized crime, and public corruption. Mr. Vesselinovitch received the Attorney General’s Special Commendation Award, September 1987, and the Department of Justice Special Achievement Award in August 1988. He has also been repeatedly listed in Illinois Super Lawyers (2006–2011), and he co-authored “Enforcement of SCC and Russian Arbitration Awards in The United States Courts: An Overview” in Stockholm Arbitration Report, Volume 2003:2. Mr. Vesselinovitch graduated from the University of Chicago and earned his JD from Columbia University. Mr. Vesselinovitch clerked for two years in the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois under Judge Charles P. Kocoras. Mr. Vesselinovitch is a member of the American Bar Association, where he serves as Vice-Chair of the International Commercial Dispute Resolution Committee of the ABA Section of International Law. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and before the US Supreme Court, the US Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, the US Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, including the Trial Bar, the US District Court for the Central District of Illinois, the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, and the US Tax Court. Mr. Vesselinovitch is proficient in Russian and Serbo-Croatian.