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Click here to enlarge.   Matthias SCHERER IAI Member   
Lalive
35, rue de la Mairie
P.O. Box 6569
CH-1211 Geneva 6
Switzerland
Tel: +41.58.105.20.00
mscherer@lalive.law
http://www.lalive.ch

 
 
Languages   German (native); French, English (fluent); Italian (knowledge)
   
Nationality   Switzerland
   
Bar Admission   Bern - 1992
Geneva - 1994
   
Education   University of Bern Law School (Law Degree - 1992); University of Lausanne Law School (LLM European Law - 1993)
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Sole arbitrator, Chair or member of the tribunal in numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, DIAC, ICSID, SCC, the Swiss Rules and many others
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of ICSID, ICC, Swiss Rules, LCIA, SCC, TAS/CAS, VIAC (with an emphasis on investments disputes, construction, agency, distribution, joint ventures, licensing, pharma/life sciences and mergers & acquisitions)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• Editor-in-Chief, Bulletin of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA Bulletin)

• Co-editor, Swiss International Arbitration Law Reports (2007-2009)

• Country reporter, Construction law, International Law Office

• "Inventory of Arbitration Proceedings Based on Swiss Bilateral Investment Treaties (BIT)," 33(1) ASA Bull. 66 (2015)

• "The use of the UNIDROIT principles in international arbitration," in Commentary on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (PICC)(S. Vogenauer ed., OUP, 2015) 81

• "Swiss and English courts analyse enforceability of multi-tier dispute provision providing for DAB proceedings (FIDIC, clause 20)32(4) ASA Bull. 849 (2014)

• "Decisions of private bodies and institutions cannot be challenged under Art. 190 PIL Act – Really," 32(1) ASA Bull. 102 (2014)

• "Court Proceedings in Violation of an Arbitration Agreement: Arbitral Jurisdiction to Issue Anti-Suit Injunction and Award Damages for Breach of the Arbitration Agreement," 14(2) Int’l Arb. L. Rev. 43 (2011)

• "Domestic Review of Investment Treaty Arbitrations: the Swiss Experience," 27(2) ASA Bull. 256 (2009) (with V. Heiskanen and S. Moss)

• "The IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration: the first five years 2004–2009," 4(1) Disp. Res. Int’l 5 (2010)

• "International construction contracts under Swiss law: An introduction," in 23(8) Constr. L.J. 559 (2007) (with M. Schneider)

• "Anti-suit and anti-arbitration injunctions in international arbitration: a Swiss perspective," 12(4) Int’l Arb. L. Rev. 66 (2009) (with W. Jahnel)

• "An analysis of international construction contracts: Switzerland," in FIDIC – An Analysis of International Construction Contracts 313 (R. Knutson ed., Kluwer, 2005) (with M. Schneider)

• "Arbitration of international M&A disputes," 47 IPBA J. 23 (2007)

• "Circumstantial Evidence in Corruption Cases Before International Arbitral Tribunals," 5(2) Int'l Arb. L. Rev. 29 (2002)
   

 
   
 
 
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