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Click here to enlarge.   Jan K. SCHAEFER IAI Member   
King & Spalding LLP
Taunusanlage 1
60329 Frankfurt am Main
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Languages   German (native); English, Dutch, French (fluent)
Nationality   Germany
Bar Admission   Frankfurt - 2001
Education   Düsseldorf (Second State Exam - 2001); TMC Asser Instituut (Research Fellow - 2001); National University of Singapore (LLM - 1999); Freiburg University (First State Exam - 1997); Utrecht University (Erasmus program); Passau University; University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (Certificate in Comparative Law - 1994)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, sole arbitrator and member of the tribunal in domestic and international arbitration in numerous proceedings, ad hoc and under the aegis of the ICC, DIS, SIAC, DIAC, NAI, TAMARA, SCC; expert and mediator
as Counsel  
International arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, DIS, ICSID, SCC and LCIA (mergers & acquisitions, construction, licensing, investment, price-reopener, corporate law and general contractual matters); arbitration-related proceedings before German courts
Relating to  
• "Alternatives to Investment Arbitration," in International Investment Law: A Handbook , 1186 (M. Bungenberg, J. Griebel, S. Hobe, and A. Reinisch eds., Nomos, 2015)

• Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit Kompendium fûr die Praxis [Arbitration - A Practitioner's Compendium] (Betriebs-Berater Handbook, 2006)(with R. Kreindler and R. Wolff)

• "Chronique de jurisprudence étrangère – Allemagne – Les cinq premières années d'application de la nouvelle législation [Summary of Foreign Case Law – Germany – the First Five Years of Practice Under the New German Arbitration Law]," 2003(2) Rev. arb. 495 (with R. Kreindler)

• "Pre-Arbitration Procedures," in PCA Peace Palace Papers, Vol. 3, Arbitration in Air, Space and Telecommunications Law 211 (International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration ed., Kluwer, 2002)

• "La nouvelle loi indonésienne sur l'arbitrage [Indonesia's New Arbitration Law]," 2001(3) Rev. arb. 625

• "Leaving the Colonial Arbitration Laws Behind: Southeast Asia's Move Into the International Arbitration Arena," 16(3) Arb. Int’l 297 (2000)(The 2000 Gillis Wetter Prizewinner)

• "Borrowing and Cross-Fertilising Arbitration Laws: A Comparative Overview of the Development of Hong Kong and Singapore Legislation for International Commercial Arbitration," 16(4) J. Int’l Arb. 41 (1999)

• "New Solutions for Interim Measures of Protection in International Commercial Arbitration: English, German and Hong Kong Law Compared," Electronic Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 2.2 (August 1998),
with France  
Internships in international arbitration practice in Paris, appeared as counsel and sat as arbitrator in arbitration proceedings with a Paris seat.

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