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Click here to enlarge.   Xavier FAVRE-BULLE IAI Member   
Lenz & Staehelin
30 Route de Chêne
CH-1211 Geneva 6
Tel: +41.58.450.7000
Fax: +41.58.450.7001

Languages   French (native); English (fluent); German (working knowledge); Italian (passive)
Nationality   Switzerland
Bar Admission   Geneva - 1996
Solicitor, England & Wales - 2000
Education   University of Geneva (Doctorate - 1998; Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures en droit - 1991; Licence en droit - 1988); The College of Law, England (1999); European University Institute, Florence (Academy of European Law - 1992)
Founding member and former lecturer - Swiss Arbitration Academy; Former lecturer in law - University of Versailles (Master "Arbitration and International Business Law"), University of Zurich (LL.M. "International Sports Law") and University of Geneva (various fields)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the rules of the ICC, SCAI and DIAC
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, SCAI, DIAC, AAA, Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) (sales agreements, agency & distribution, licences, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, and mergers and acquisitions disputes, including in the telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, banking, energy, construction, luxury goods and sports industries)
Relating to  
• Editor, Natural Ressources Exploitation: Business and Human Rights (UIA-LexisNexis Publications Collection, 2018)

• Case Notes on International Arbitration, Switzerland, RSDIE/SZIER (2019(4) RSDIE/SZIER 659; 2018(3) RSDIE/SZIER 425; 2017(3) RSDIE/SZIER 447; 2016(4) RSDIE/SZIER 673; 2015(2) RSDIE/SZIER 287; 2014(2) RSDIE/SZIER 297; 2013(2) RSDIE/SZIER 305 and 2013(3) RSDIE/SZIER 541 (with P.M. Patocchi); 2012 RSDIE/SZIER 365 (with P.M. Patocchi))

• "Yukos Arbitration Saga: The Swiss Part," 2018(2) 22 (with E. Neidhart)

• "Switzerland," in Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration (Law Business Research) (2019, 2018 (with H. Frey); 2017 (with H. Frey and D. Durante); 2016, 2015 (with D. Durante))

• "Arbitration procedures and practice in Switzerland," in Practical Law Multi-Jurisdictional Guide to Arbitration (2015/2016, 2014/2015 (with H. Frey, M. Aebi))

• "Pechstein v. Court of Arbitration for Sport: How Can We Break the Ice?," in New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2015, at 315 (C. Müller, S. Besson, A. Rigozzi eds., 2015)

• "CAS Arbitration Proceedings: Is Sports Arbitration so Different?," 4(2) J. Int'l Trade & Arb. L. 123 (2015) (with D. Durante)

• "Monismo y dualismo de las leyes de arbitraje: ¿Son todas ellas dualistas?," in Arbitraje Internacional Pasado, Presente Y Futuro, Libro Homenaje a Bernardo Cremades e Yves Derains, Vol. 2, at 1437 (2013) (with E. Muñoz)

• "Le Règlement Suisse d’Arbitrage International (« Swiss Rules ») : de 2004 à la révision (légère) de 2012," 2013 Rev. dr. aff. int. / Int’l Bus. L.J. 21

• "L'effet cassatoire des décisions du Tribunal fédéral suisse et les pouvoirs (circonscrits) des arbitres de restatuer," 2013(2) Cahiers de l'arbitrage / Paris J. Int'l Arb. 417

• "First Arbitral Award Set Aside for Breach of Substantive Public Policy in Switzerland (the "Matuzalém saga")," 35 Rev. Arb. Med. 393 (2012) (with M. Viret)

• "The 2012 Swiss Rules of International Arbitration: an Overview," 17(2) Arb. News 68 (Sept. 2012) (with S. Nessi)

• "Recent amendments to the CAS Code (2010-2012)," 2012(2) Global Sports Law and Taxation Reports (GSLTR) 46

• "2012 Revisions to the ICC and Swiss Rules on Arbitration: the Codification of New Trends in International Arbitration," in Practical Law Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2012/2013, Vol. 2, at 25 (with H. Frey, F. Lengenhaffer, S. Nessi)

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