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Contratación Mercantil Nacional e Internacional

Domestic and internacional commercial contracts

The partners of Stampa Abogados have decades of experience of legal practice in Business Law, during which they have taken part in over 130 domestic and international commercial arbitration proceedings and represented their clients’ interests in over a billion lawsuits before the ordinary courts.

Stampa Abogados’ areas of specialisation include but are not limited to, disputes over:

  • Purchasing contracts
  • Distribution
  • Supply
  • Agency
  • Franchise
  • Land and air transport
  • Military (military technology)

Experience

Experience as counsel in arbitration proceedings

As counsel in arbitration proceedings our cases include amongst others:

  • The representation of a Spanish civil engineering firm in an arbitration under the Rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) filed by a Russian firm, over the breach of a manufacturing and supply contract for metallic structures for installation in a refinery in Russia.
  • The representation of one of the biggest Spanish firms in the Spanish gas industry in an arbitration under the Rules of the Madrid Bar Association (ICAM), in a claim for damages incurred as a result of a breach of contract on the part of another major firm in the sector, concerning one of the biggest gas contracts ever signed in Spain.
  • The representation of a Spanish civil engineering firm in an arbitration under the Rules of the Madrid Court of Arbitration (CAM) against an Italian valve manufacturer, for damages incurred as a result of the supply of defective valves for installation in a gas pipeline in North Africa.
  • The representation of a Spanish bank in an arbitration under the Rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) filed against a French civil engineering firm, over the implementation of first demand bank guarantees appearing in a materials supply contract for the construction of a refinery in Nigeria.
  • The representation of a Spanish manufacturer of automotive components in an arbitration under the Rules of the Hungarian Court of Arbitration against a Hungarian supplier, in a dispute over transfer of technology.
  • The representation of a Spanish state owned company in an arbitration under the Rules of the Spanish Court of Arbitration (CEA) filed by a Spanish consulting firm, over payment of commissions and expenses incurred as a result of the implementation of several technology supply contracts in Brazil.
  • The representation of a Spanish civil engineering firm in an arbitration under the Rules of the Valencia Court of Arbitration against a German multinational company, over damages incurred as a result of non-acknowledgement of the cessation of certain rights in a contract for the operation of a wind farm in Spain.
  • The representation of a Spanish manufacturer of industrial equipment in an arbitration under the Rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) over the sale of industrial presses to an Indian entity.
  • The representation of a German state owned company in an ad hoc arbitration proceedings filed against a Spanish state owned company over the design and development of computer programs for military use.
  • The representation of a Spanish distribution company during arbitration proceedings under the Rules of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) against a Chinese manufacturer, over claims for damages incurred as a result of design and manufacture defects of carbon steel pipes for an oil pipeline in North Africa.
  • The representation of a major Spanish banking entity in an arbitration under the Rules of the Madrid Bar Association (ICAM), in defense of a multimillion euro lawsuit for damages by a company programming all the entity’s services.
  • The representation of a Spanish company distributing dental products in an arbitration under the Rules of the American Arbitration Association (AAA, ICDR) in Minnesota against an American multinational manufacturer of dental products, over the determination of damages and payments of pending amounts of installments derived from an international contract for the distribution of dental products.
  • The representation of a Spanish company organizing trade fairs in an arbitration under the Rules of the Madrid Court of Arbitration (CAM), filed by a service provider, over the claim for damages for the breach of a services contract for the organization of a technology fair in Madrid.
  • The representation of a Mexican hotel company in an arbitration under the Rules of the Barcelona Arbitration Court of Barcelona (TAB) against a multinational company in the sector, over a claim for damages for a breach of contract.
  • The representation of a Spanish company in an arbitration under the Rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) against a French-Canadian manufacturer of commercial aircraft, over a claim for damages incurred from the acquisition of several aircraft for civil use.
  • The representation of a consortium of Hispano-German IT companies in an ad hoc arbitration against a Spanish company over a claim for damages incurred as a result of the design, development and implementation of a military logistics management computer program.

Experience as arbitrators

As arbitrators our cases include amongst others:

  • Sole arbitrator in an arbitration under the Rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) over the determination of damages in a purchasing contract of a Spanish food products manufacturing company between two Spanish companies and a French entity.
  • Arbitrator in an arbitration tribunal under the Rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) over price adjustments in a purchasing contract of an insurance company between a Middle Eastern entity and a Spanish company.
  • Arbitrator in an arbitration tribunal under the Rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) over the termination of a contract sponsoring sporting events between an Arab entity and a Spanish company.
  • Arbitrator in an arbitration tribunal under the Rules of the Spanish Court of Arbitration (CEA) on a dispute over a contract for the supply and assembly of container cranes in several British commercial ports between a British company and a Spanish affiliate of an Asian multinational company.
  • Arbitrator in an arbitration tribunal under the Rules of the Madrid Court of Arbitration (CAM) over the termination of a distribution contract in the automobile industry between a Swedish manufacturer and a Spanish distributor.
  • Arbitrator in an arbitration tribunal under the Rules of the Civil and Commercial Court of Arbitration (CIMA) over the termination of a distribution contract in the automobile industry between a Japanese manufacturer and a Spanish distributor.
  • Sole arbitrator under the Rules of the Court of Arbitration of Madrid (CAM) over the early termination of a franchise contract.
  • Sole arbitrator under the Rules of the European Association of Arbitration (AEADE) over the determination of a price adjustment between a transport company and a fast food distribution company.
  • Arbitrator in an arbitration tribunal under the Rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) between Spanish companies, European military consortia and American companies, over the implementation of a contract for the acquisition of military aircraft.

Experience as counsel in Spanish courts

As counsel in Spanish courts our cases include amongst others:

  • The representation of an American affiliate, over a multimillion dollar claim for the breach of a contract for the distribution of computer data storage filed by a Spanish company.
  • The representation of a Spanish multinational company in the hydrocarbons sector, against the claim filed by one of the biggest Spanish companies in the same sector.
  • The representation of a major Spanish company in the food industry in several claims for damages for breach of contract in purchase contracts for oil.
  • The representation of a Spanish multinational company in the food and drink industry in several lawsuits for damages for breach of contract in distribution contracts.
  • The representation of a Spanish multinational company in the electrical appliances, audio equipment and television industry, in several lawsuits for damages for breach of contract in distribution contracts.
  • The representation of a major multinational company in the engineering sector in interim proceedings and for their defense in a claim for breach of contract.
  • The representation of a major company in the pharmaceutical sector in a claim for damages filed by its distributors and agents.
  • The representation of a major multinational company in the transport and electricity sector in a claim for damages for breach of contract in electrical engineering works.

Contact

Dr. Gonzalo Stampa, LL.M.

Dr. Gonzalo Stampa, LL.M.

Lawyer, Founding Partner