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Click here to enlarge.   Herman VERBIST IAI Member   
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Bollebergen 2 A / Bus 20
B- 9052 Gent
Tel: +32.9.334.9470
Fax: +32.9.334.9477

Languages   Dutch (native); French, English, German (fluent); Spanish (knowledge)
Nationality   Belgium
Bar Admission   Brussels - 1983-1988, 1996-2007, 2009-
Ghent - 2007
Education   University of Ghent (Dr. iur - 2008); University of Louvain (KUL) (Lic. iur - 1982); Postgraduate legal studies in Germany (1982–83) and in England (1986)
Visiting Professor (International Arbitration) - University of Ghent (1996–2013)
as Arbitrator  
Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in several international arbitrations, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC, CEPANI, European Court of Arbitration, Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce, Danish Institute of Arbitration, Court of Arbitration for Sport
as Counsel  
Several ICC arbitration proceedings, CEPANI, PCA, Swiss Chambers Arbitration Institute; formerly Counsel at the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (1988-96)
Relating to  
ICC Arbitration in Practice, 2nd ed. (Wolters, Kluwer/Staempfli, 2015)(with E. Schäfer and C. Imhoos)

• ICC Arbitration in Practice (Kluwer/Staempfli, 2004)(with C. Imhoos and E. Schäfer)

• L’arbitrage de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale (CCI) en pratique (Stämpfli/Bruylant, 2002)(with E. Schäfer and C. Imhoos)

• "Settling Business Disputes: Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution", 2nd ed. (G. Loades ed., International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, 2016)(with J.F.Bourque and D. Watkiss)

• Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution - How to settle international business disputes (International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, 2001)(with C. Imhoos and J.-F. Bourque)

• Die ICC Schiedsgerichtsordnung in der Praxis (Economica Verlag, 2000)(with E. Schäfer and C. Imhoos)

Numerous articles on international arbitration, including:

• The 2014 ICC Mediation Rules, in Festschrift für Siegfried Elsing zum 65. Geburtstag (W. Ebke, D. Olzen and O. Sandrock eds., Frankfurt-am-Main, Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, 2015)

• The 'Methanex' Arbitration - The Elaboration of a Legal Standard on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration - A Comment on Methanex v. United States," in Essays in Honour of Hans Van Houtte 279(P. Wautelet, T. Kruger & G. Coppens eds., Hart Publishing, 2012)

• "Challenges on Grounds of Due Process Pursuant to Article V(1)(b) of the New York Convention," in Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements and International Arbitral Awards - The New York Convention in Practice 679 (E. Gaillard, N. Leleu-Knobil and D. Di Pietro eds., Cameron May, 2008)

• "Arbitrability of Exclusive Distributorship Agreements in Belgium: Lex Fori (and Lex Contractus)?," 22(5) J. Int’l Arb. 427 (2005)

• "Résultats de l’enquête concernant l’arbitrage et le monde des affaires : un commentaire / Results of the survey regarding arbitration and the business world: a commentary," 2000 Rev. dr. aff. int. / Int’l Bus. L.J. 689 (with J. Erauw)

• "Arbitration, Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce – Summary of the Final Report of a Working Party of the ICC Commission on International Arbitration," 10(2) ICC Bull. 20 (1999)(with C. Imhoos)

Participation in numerous conferences on international arbitration

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