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Foley Hoag
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  • International Arbitration
  • International Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Hery Frédéric Ranjeva
Country of Birth
Madagascar and France
Malagasy, French, and English
Individual Member Profession (see note below)
  • Counsel
Number of Cases as Counsel in international arbitration/ADR
Number of Cases as International Arbitration Tribunal Secretary
Areas of Speciality
  • Distribution / Franchising
  • International Commercial Disputes
  • International Investment Disputes
  • Investment law
  • Joint Venture
  • Public International Law
  • Real Estate
Degrees/Qualifications, Institutions and Dates Obtained
2003, Bar Certificate (CAPA), École de formation des barreaux (EFB), Paris
1997, DEA (pre-PhD) in international law, University of Paris I Sorbonne
1996, Master in International Law and European Law, University of Paris II Assas
1996, Institut des hautes études internationales (IHEI), Paris
1995 and 1997, International Law Academy, The Hague, The Netherlands
List Arbitration/ADR Panels you belong to
-- ICC France
-- CAMM Madagascar
-- Business Bridge O.I., arbitration centers of the Indian Ocean countries
-- MCCI Mauritius
-- LCIA-MIAC of Mauritius
-- CMAR of Reunion Island
-- International Arbitration Institute-Paris, France
Professional Experience (Job Title, Organisation and Dates)
Since January 2004 : Avocat, attorney-at-law, member of the Paris Bar
● FOLEY HOAG: Partner (since 2015), previously Counsel (2011 - 2014), www.foleyhoag.com
● WINSTON & STRAWN: Senior Associate (2005 - 2011), www.winston.com
● S.C.P. SALANS (a.k.a. DENTONS): Associate (2004 - 2005), previously Intern (2003), www.dentons.com

Representing sovereign States, companies, and indi-viduals before French, Malagasy, and Luxembourg na-tional courts and tribunals in civil, commercial, and crim-inal matters ; before institutional (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, AAA, Chambre arbitrale internationale de Paris, CEFAREA (France), and CCAC (Canada)) and ad hoc arbitrations, from commencement through enforcement of arbitral award; and before African Commission on People’s and Human Rights and the International Court of Justice

Counsel of foreign investors (bank, commodities, tour-ism, oil & gas and natural resources) in Madagascar

Expert, in international law, of the African Union

Visiting professor at Sciences-Po Paris School of Law

Recognized as a Leading practitioner in Business law and Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global Guide, Le-gal 500 France, Décideurs Afrique : contentieux et arbi-trage, and Leaders League : Litigation & International Arbitration

Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (2009 - 2012)
Legal Background
  • Civil Law
  • European Law
  • International Law
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Types of agreements from which disputes in your practice most frequently arise
  • Concessions
  • Share Purchase/Joint Venture
List arbitration/ADR articles, book chapters, books and where published
-- L’intérêt du recours à l’arbitrage dans la zone Afrique-océan Indien in N. Ligneul & N. Jay, Arbitrage, commerce international et investissement en Afrique et dans l’océan Indien, LexisNexis, CMAR, Paris, 2018, p.107

-- L’État dans l’arbitrage d’investissement in Revue juridique de l’océan Indien (RJOI), n°24-2017, p.81 et s.

-- Conflits frontaliers relatifs aux hydrocarbures et diplomatie africaine, in EITI Senegal (ed.), Report of the 26-27 May 2017 Conference (to be published)

-- La gestion conjointe des ressources na-turelles transfrontalières, 4th Conference of African Ministers in charge of Borders, 6 October 2016, African Union, Addis-Abeba

-- L’obligation de réhabilitation d’un site d’extraction minière à la charge de l’investisseur in M. Kamga & M. Mbengue, L’Afrique et le droit international : variations sur l’organisation internationale, Pédone, Paris, 2013, p.549 à 555

-- Note sous Cassation, 1re chambre civile, 30 novembre 2004, Vavihely in Revue cri-tique de droit international privé, n°2005/2, Paris, p.291 à 299

-- Le régime de l’arbitrage international à Madagascar in Journal du droit international, Clunet, n°2000/3, Paris, p.709 à 724

-- Le nouveau droit de l’arbitrage privé à Madagascar, édition SME, Antananarivo, Madagascar, August 1999, ISBN 2-911477-09-X, 102 pp
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