NEMETS has significant experience in drafting and negotiating international sales contracts. The firm has represented clients in international trade disputes. It has advised and represented sellers and buyers in various situations that can occur in virtually any cross-border transaction, including breach of contract, force majeure, and mitigation of damages. NEMETS advises clients on export-import regulations, the International Commercial Terms (Incoterms), international trade agreements under the World Trade Organization (WTO), the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and other multilateral and bilateral trade treaties. The firm is prepared to represent its clients before permanent and ad hoc arbitration panels, the WTO Dispute Settlement Body, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, and before arbitration panels convened under the rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) rules.
The firm has experience in advising and representing international investors in cross-border transactions and disputes. Whether you are in negotiations with a private party or a foreign government or in the process of defending your rights against a breach of contract or expropriation of your investment by the host-state, NEMETS is well prepared to use all mechanisms international law provides to uphold your rights. The firm will make sure your rights are duly fixed in the contract between you and your foreign partner, advise you on every stage of the transaction, and represent your interests if a dispute arises. NEMETS is prepared to represent its clients before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Permanent Court of Arbitration, and arbitration panels convened under the rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). In addition, the firm advises clients on application of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in cross-border investment settings.