Andre G. Castaybert
About Andre G. CastaybertRepresentative Experience
Represented high net worth individual in a successful action in the New York Commercial Division against a major brokerage firm resulting from wrongful liquidation of a margin account, involving claims of fraud, civil commercial bribery, and breach of fiduciary duty under New York and English law and recovered more than $15 million dollars in settlement after a 13 day jury trial.
Represented large consumer goods company in obtaining an injunction and enforcing non-competition obligations of former company chemist who left to work for a major client competitor.
Represented French pharmaceutical company in multimillion dollar international arbitration against joint venturer and licensor for breach of licensing agreement also defending client against claims alleging breach of license's best efforts clause.
Represented majority shareholder of a newspaper and internet publishing venture against claims of breach of fiduciary duty and unjust enrichment brought by minority shareholder.
Advised fashion company regarding termination, right of first refusal, and arbitration rights in licensing agreement with Italian and Asian manufacturer and distributor.
Directory Practice Areas
- Appeals & Appellate
- Business Law
- Insurance Claims
- Intellectual Property
- International Law
- Securities Law
Additional Practice Areas
- Banking / Financial
- Cross-Border Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|U.S. Districct Court, Eastern District of New York|
|U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York|
|New York University School of Law - New York University||J.D.|
|Columbia College of Columbia University||B.A.|
|Member, Westchester County Bar Association|
|Member, New York City Bar Association|
|Member, French American Bar Association|
|Member, New York State Bar Association|
Articles & Publications
Chapter 17, "Trials"
Confiding in the Government: Corporate Fraud Brings New Pressures to Provide Disclosure to the Government
Foreign Money Judgments, Two Appellate Courts Address Enforcement in U.S.
Primary Associate Drafter, Chapter 57: "Employee Non-Competition Obligations During Employment and After Departure"
Bender's New York Practice Series