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Click here to enlarge.   Nicolas C. ULMER   
Budin & Associés
Rue Sénebier, 20
CH-1211 Geneva
Tel: +41.22.818.0808
Fax: +41.22.818.0818

Languages   French, English (bilingual); Spanish (fluent); German, Italian (knowledge)
Nationality   Switzerland, USA
Bar Admission   District of Columbia - 1979
California - 1980
France (conseil juridique) - 1983
Education   Hastings College of the Law, University of California (JD - 1979); Brown University, USA (BA (hons.) - 1974)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, sole arbitrator, or member of the tribunal in numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc, under the aegis of the ICC, CAS, SCC, and under Swiss Rules; WIPO Internet domain names arbitration
as Counsel  
Numerous arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC, ICAC (Moscow), ICSID, SCC and AAA as well as under Swiss Rules (construction, sales and supply agreements, international joint ventures, shareholder/option and hotel-related disputes)
Relating to  
Numerous articles on arbitration, including:

• "The Cost Connundrum," 26(2) Arb. Int'l 221 (2010)

• "Language, Truth, and Arbitral Accuracy," 28(4) J. Int’l Arb. 295 (2011)

• "Swiss Arbitration Update: First Amendments of International Arbitration Law," 21(12) Int'l Arb. Rep. 35 (2006)

• "Types of Award and Issues of Enforcement," in Arbitration in Air, Space and Telecommunications Law 101 (PCA eds., Kluwer, 2002)

• "Ethics and Effectiveness," in Arbitration, a Commercial Way to Justice 167 (Kluwer, 1998)

• "Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Civil Judgments in Switzerland," 27 Int’l Law. 317 (1993)(with M. Bernet)

• "Winning the Opening Stages of an ICC Arbitration," 8 J. Int’l Arb. 33 (June 1991)

• "Drafting the International Arbitration Clause," 20 Int’l Law. 1335 (1986); reprinted in Turkish in Cercere at 172-77 (Apr. 1996) Also authored a number of book reviews
with France  
Practiced in Paris (1983–86); lived in France (1958–62)

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