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Click here to enlarge.   Georg VON SEGESSER IAI Member   
von Segesser Law Offices
Mühlebachstrasse 173
CH-8008 Zurich
Switzerland
Tel: +41.44.382.01.00
Fax: +41.44.382.01.03
gvs@vonsegesserlaw.com
http://www.vonsegesserlaw.com

 
 
Languages   German (native); English, French (fluent); Dutch (good working knowledge)
   
Nationality   Switzerland
   
Bar Admission   Zurich - 1972
   
Education   University of Zurich (Lic. iur - 1970; Doctor of Law - 1973); FCIArb
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator, or member of the tribunal in numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, under the Rules of the ICC, Swiss Chambers of Commerce, DIS, VIAC, LCIA, SCC, ICSID, and ad hoc (including UNCITRAL); Arbitrator at CAS
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, under the Rules of the ICC, Swiss Chambers of Commerce, LCIA, VIAC, DIS, and ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) (trade and sales contracts, mergers and acquisitions, financial transactions, ship building contracts, exploration of natural resources, price adjustments in gas and energy contracts, design and management contracts for the entertainment industry, joint ventures, telecommunications and media, patents and trademarks, license agreements, distributorships, manufacturing agreements, agencies, shareholder agreements)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• Reporter for Switzerland, ITA Board of Reporters (KluwerArbitration.com) (since 2003)

• Arbitration at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (Thomson Reuters, 2016)

• "Arbitration of Trust Disputes," 35(1) ASA Bull. 10 (2017) (with K.Bell)

• "Arbitrating Trust Disputes: Effect of the Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Trusts and on Their Recognition," in Arbitration of Trust Disputes: Issues in National and International Law (S.I. Strong, T. Molly eds., Oxford International Arbitration Series, 2016)

• "International Arbitration" in Concise International Arbitration: the Swiss Private International Law Act (L. Mistelis ed., Kluwer Law, 2015) (with A. George)

• "A step forward: addressing real and perceived obstacles to the arbitration of trust disputes," in 20 (1-2) Trust & Trustees 37 (Feb./Mar. 2014)

"Interim Measures," in International Arbitration in Switzerland – A Handbook for Practitioners 107 (E. Geisinger, A.M.Petiti, N. Voser eds., Kluwer, 2nd ed. 2013) (with C. Boog)

• "Swiss and Swiss-based Arbitral Institutions," in International Arbitration in Switzerland – A Handbook for Practitioners 275 (E. Geisinger, N. Voser eds., Kluwer, 2nd ed. 2013) (with A. Truttmann)

• "Comparison of Major Arbitration Rules," in International Arbitration in Switzerland – A Handbook for Practitioners 377 (E. Geisinger, N. Voser eds., Kluwer, 2nd ed. 2013) (with A. Truttmann)

• "Equality of Information and Impartiality of the Arbitrator - A Comment on Adrian Mutu v. Chelsea Football Club Limited - Decision of the Swiss Federal Tribunal of 10 June 2010," in Essays in Honour of Hans Van Houtte 45 (P. Wautelet, T. Kruger, G. Coppens eds., Hart Publishing, 2012)

• "Decision of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court on the Exemption of Arbitration Functions from VAT," 27(4) ASA Bull. 830 (2009) (with S. Leimgruber)

• "Vorsorgliche Massnahmen im internationalen Schiedsprozess [Provisional and Protective Measures in International Arbitration]," 25(3) ASA Bull. 473 (2007)

• "Commercial Arbitration in Switzerland," in Arbitration World, Jurisdictional Comparison (European Lawyer, 2d ed. 2006) (with A. Jolles)

• "Arbitrating Pre-Closing Disputes in Merger and Acquisition Transactions," in Arbitration of Merger and Acquisition Disputes, ASA Special Series No. 24, at 17 (2005)

• "The New Swiss Rules of International Arbitration," in IBA Newsletter, Vol. 4, No. 2 (2004) and ITA Newsletter, Vol. 18, No. 3 (2004) (with G. Kaufmann-Kohler, E. Geisinger, L. Levy, A. Jolles, N. Voser)

• "Interim Measures," in International Arbitration in Switzerland, A Handbook for Practitioners (G. Kaufmman-Kohler, B. Stucki eds., 2004) (with C. Kurth)

• ""Witness Preparation in International Commercial Arbitration," 20(2) ASA Bull. 222 (2002)

• "Arbitrability in Estate and Trust Litigation," in The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law 21 (Kluwer, 2001)

• "Das Schiedsgericht für nachrichtenlose Konten in der Schweiz [The Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland]," 1998 ASA Bull. 252 (with H.M. Riemer and B. von der Crone)
   
Other  
Connections  
with France  
Member, Swiss National Committee of the ICC; Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
   

 
   
 
 
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