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Burton A. Landy
Burton A. Landy
Partner 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.982.5690
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Burton A. Landy serves as Chairman, Sole Arbitrator, or Co-Arbitrator in international commercial and investment arbitrations principally involving Latin American and Caribbean country parties. He currently serves as Founding Chairman of the Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS) and recently served as Chairman of the Host Committee for ICCA Miami 2014. As Chairman Emeritus of Akerman's Global practice, he advises foreign clients on the inbound structuring of their U.S. operations and investments and U.S. clients on their outbound worldwide investments.
 
Representative Experience
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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.
 
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Representation of purchasers and sellers of U.S. financial institutions including Florida and federal commercial banks and savings and loan associations.
 
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Representation of foreign banks in obtaining Florida and federal approvals for agencies, administrative, and representative offices.
 
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Representation of syndicator of multi-million euro loan to joint venture of Colombian and Venezuelan petro-chemical companies.
 
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Counseled non-U.S. residents on establishing offshore trusts in the Bahamas and Cayman Islands.
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2014, Listed for International Arbitration - Commercial
 
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South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2012, 2014, Listed for International and ADR
 
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EXECUTIVE South Florida Magazine, 2014 Business Legend
 
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University of Miami, Recipient, "Lawyer of the America" Award, 1984
 
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Inter-American Bar Association's "Diploma de Honor", 1988; William Roy Vallance Award, 1989
 
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Honorary Consul General of Republic of Korea for Florida, 1988 to present
 
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Republic of South Korea, Recipient of the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit Medal, 1986
 
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Emperor of Japan Medal of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, 2004
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite
 
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Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law
 
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International Business Leadership Special Award
 
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Certified Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Published Works & Lectures
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The 11th Annual ICDR Miami International Arbitration Conference, Moderator, "Managing Difficult Evidence Problems in International Arbitration: The ICDR Guidelines for Arbitrators Concerning the Exchange of Information," September 12, 2013
 
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35 Journal of Air Law & Commerce, Author, "Cooperative Agreements Involving Foreign Airlines," No. 3
 
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Tax Adviser, Author, "Tax Planning for Latin American Investors in U.S. Income Producing Realty," September 1972
 
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37 Marine Fisheries Review, Author, "Constraints on Aqua Culture Projects"
 
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Journal of the IAP Institute of International Business Law, Author, "Foreign Trade Zones in Florida," Volume 6
 
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Cuestiones Actuales de Derecho Aeronaves, Ed. Universidad de Buenos Aires, "La Financiacion de la Compra-Venta de Aeronaves"
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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Miami International Arbitration Society, Founding Chairman
 
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Inter-American Bar Association, President, 1982-1984
 
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Florida International Bankers Association, Founding General Counsel
 
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Beacon Council, Greater Miami Economic Development Organization, Chair, 1991-1992
 
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Florida Council of International Development, Chair, 1999-2001
 
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Southeast U.S./Korea Economic Committee, Founding Chairman
 
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World Trade Center Miami, President, 1980-1981
 
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Commercial Dispute Resolution Center of the Americas, Chair, 1996-1999
 
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Florida FTAA, Inc., Board Member
 
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World Services Group, Chairman, 2006-2007
 
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ICDR Panel of Arbitrators
 
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Centro de Arbitragem e Mediacao Camara de Comercio Brasil-Canada (CAM-CCBC), Panel of Arbitrators
 
Related Professional Experience
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JAG Active Duty, U.S. Air Force, 1952-1954
 
Other Languages
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Spanish
 



Burton A. Landy

Practice
Corporate
Education
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1952
Other, University of Havana, 1951
B.S.L., Northwestern University, 1950; Law
Other, National University of Mexico, 1948
Bar Admissions
Florida
Republic of South Korea, Honorary
 
 
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