Olexander specialises in dispute resolution and restructuring with a focus on international arbitration and cross-border commercial litigation. His experience includes advising local and foreign clients at all stages of complex multi-jurisdictional proceedings involving the BVI, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Ukraine, the UK, and other fora, as well as commercial and investment arbitration under the arbitration rules of all major international arbitration institutions (LCIA, ICC, SCC), CIS-based arbitration institutions, ICSID Arbitration Rules and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. Mr Droug also advises clients on obtaining and implementing interim relief, including in support of arbitration proceedings and litigation, as well as on recognition and enforcement in Ukraine of arbitration awards and foreign court judgments.
Mr Droug has represented clients in proceedings relating to banking, financial services, securities, M&A, shareholders, trade, telecommunication, construction, energy, aviation, and product liability, as well as sports-related disputes. He also has significant experience representing both lenders and borrowers in financial restructuring and related disputes. In March 2017, Olexander was added to the list of arbitrators elected to settle disputes arising in financial restructuring procedures.
Mr Droug is regularly contributes to key legislation in the areas of arbitration, litigation and restructuring.
A combustible combination (in Ukrainian)
Ukraine chapter in The Third Party Litigation Funding Law Review - Edition 1
Quicker justice in international arbitration: is it possible?
Ukrainian approach to recognition and enforcement of interim measures granted by the arbitral tribunals
Service of procedural documents in arbitration and cross-border litigation
Alternative techniques for financing arbitration proceedings
Voluntary nature is "in question". Problems of Ukraine Arbitration Law improvement (in Ukrainian)
Favorable Scenarios (interview)
Third Party Funding in International Commercial Arbitration
Expert Opinion on Financial Restructuring