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Click here to enlarge.   Laurence BURGER IAI Member   
Briner & Brunisholz Lawyers
Cours des Bastions 5
CH-1205 Geneva
Tel: +41.(0)22.819.1080 (Direct)
Fax: +41.(0)22. 819.1089

Languages   French (native); English (fluent); German (good working knowledge); Spanish (working knowledge)
Nationality   Switzerland
Bar Admission   Geneva - 1997
New York - 2000
Education   Columbia University (LLM - 1999; JD - 2002); Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (DESS Arbitration and ADR - 1998); University of Fribourg, Switzerland (Licence en droit - 1995)
as Arbitrator  
Arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings under the Rules of the ICC, CAS and Swiss Rules.
as Counsel  
International arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, AAA, Swiss Rules, SCC (foreign investment, energy and general commercial matters)
Relating to  
• A Plea In Favor of Investment Arbitration," in The challenges and the future of commercial and investment arbitration : liber amicorum prof. Jerzy Rajski (B. Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz ed., Lewiatan Court of Arbitration, 2015)

• "Opting out of ICSID and BITs: legal and economic effects," in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law OGEMID (June 2014)(with J. Nicholson)

"The Trouble with Salini (Criticism of and alternatives to the Famous Test)"," 31(3) ASA Bull. 521 (2013)

• ""For the first time, the Supreme Court sets aside an arbitral award on grounds of substantive public policy"," note following Swiss Federal Supreme Court, 2 March 2012, 30(3) ASA Bull. 603 (2012)

• "Swiss Bilateral Investment Treaties: A Survey," 27(5) J. Int’l Arb. 473 (2010)

• "Le point sur la théorie des faits de double pertinence ("doppelrelevante Tatsachen") en arbitrage international," Note following the Aug. 25, 2009 decision of the Swiss Fed. Trib., 28(2) ASA Bull. 308 (2010)

• "America's Cup arbitration: what went wrong?," GAR on line, Feb. 19, 2010

• "The New Swiss Rules of International Arbitration: A Comparative Analysis," 19(6) Int'l Arb. Rep. 21 (2004)

Note following Kyocera Corp. v. Prudential-Bache Services, Inc., 2004(2) Rev. arb. 403

Note following Bulgarian Foreign Trade Bank Ltd v. AI Trade Finance Inc., 1999(3) Rev. arb. 670

Note following Ali Shipping Corp. v. Shipyard Trogir, 1998(3) Rev. arb. 579

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