Mikaël Ouaniche is chairman of OCA, where he specialises in damage valuation, business valuation, bankruptcy and forensic matters. He is judicial expert at the Court of Appeal of Paris.
He has testified on valuations of equity, businesses, and litigation settlements.
Mikaël Ouaniche regularly appears as an expert in arbitration proceedings under the authority of International Arbitration Centres, such as the ICC International Court of Arbitration and the World Bank International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
He has been retained as an expert to address issues relating to valuations, contract disputes, commercial damages litigations and shareholder disputes as well as investment arbitration (expropriation cases).
He intervened at the request of states, investors and corporate clients in disputes in many sectors, including mining and port concessions, railway projects and infrastructure construction.
Mikaël Ouaniche is often appointed by French courts in the context of civil, commercial and criminal matters.
Mikaël Ouaniche is chartered accountant, French certified legal auditor and graduate of EMLYON Business School. He is responsible for training at the Sciences Po Law School and the French National School of Judges.
Mikaël Ouaniche is the author of a reference book on corporate fraud and has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed French journals.
He is secretary general of the French Association of Economic and Financial Litigation Practitioners (www.apcef.com).
He speaks French, English and Spanish.
WWL says: Sources praise Mikaël Ouaniche's “timely and concise reports that go straight to the point” and his “ability to explain matters very clearly at hearings”.
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