Burton A. Landy

Burton A. Landy

Burton A. Landy serves as Chairman, Sole Arbitrator, or Co-Arbitrator in international commercial and investment arbitrations principally involving parties in Latin American and the Caribbean.  He currently serves as Founding Chairman of the Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS).  Mr Landy has served as Arbitrator and as a Counsel in a number of international arbitration panels and tribunals under ICC, AAA , ICDR, UNCITRAL, and ICSID Rules concerning commercial and investment disputes involving parties and the laws of Argentina, the Bahamas, Canada, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Japan, Peru, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.

Mr. Landy focuses his practice on the inbound structuring of foreign client U.S. operations and investments and U.S. clients on their outbound worldwide investments including establishing offshore trusts in the Bahamas and Cayman Islands.  In addition, Mr. Landy has represented purchasers and sellers of U.S. financial institutions including Florida and federal commercial banks and savings and loan associations.  Mr. Landy has experience representing the syndicator of multi-million euro loan to joint venture of Colombian and Venezuelan petro-chemical companies as well as foreign banks in obtaining Florida and federal approvals for agencies, administrative, and representative offices.

Services
  • International
  • International Litigation & Arbitration
  • International Trade & Customs
Languages
  • Spanish
Awards & Recognition
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite
  • Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law
  • International Business Leadership Special Award
  • Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
  • Honorary Consul General of Republic of Korea for Florida, 1988 to present
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2017, Listed for International Arbitration – Commercial and Governmental
  • South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2012, 2014-2015, Listed for International and ADR
  • EXECUTIVE South Florida Magazine, 2014 Business Legend
  • Emperor of Japan Medal of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, 2004
  • Inter-American Bar Association’s “Diploma de Honor”, 1988; William Roy Vallance Award, 1989
  • Republic of South Korea, Recipient of the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit Medal, 1986
  • University of Miami, Recipient, “Lawyer of the America” Award, 1984
Publications & Engagements
Associations
  • The Florida Bar
  • International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), Panel of Arbitrators
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Panel of Arbitrators
  • Centro de Arbitragem e Mediacao Camara de Comercio Brasil-Canada (CAM-CCBC), Panel of Arbitrators
  • Miami International Arbitration Society, Founding Chairman
  • Florida International Bankers Association, Founding General Counsel
  • Southeast U.S./Korea Economic Committee, Founding Chairman
  • Florida FTAA, Inc., Board Member
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) Miami, Host Committee Chairman, 2014
  • World Services Group, Chairman, 2006-2007
  • Florida Council of International Development, Chair, 1999-2001
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution Center of the Americas, Chair, 1996-1999
  • Beacon Council, Greater Miami Economic Development Organization, Chair, 1991-1992
  • Inter-American Bar Association, President, 1982-1984
  • World Trade Center Miami, President, 1980-1981
  • JAG Active Duty, U.S. Air Force, 1952-1954