Partners for the 4th Summer ELSA Law School Geneva on Arbitration
Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading Swiss business law firms. Over 150 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law. The firm offers a comprehensive range of services from focused advice to project management, for local or foreign companies and high net worth individuals. Schellenberg Wittmer’s Singapore office covers key jurisdictions and markets in the Asia-Pacific region, assisting clients in both inbound and outbound investments as well as in international arbitration.
Since 1945, Akin Gump has served clients, providing creative, effective transactional, litigation and public policy counsel and representation in industries ranging from the traditional to tomorrow’s technology. From a single office and two lawyers in Dallas, the firm has grown to 21 offices spanning the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and a diverse workforce of more than 900 lawyers, working alongside clients to address challenges and achieve goals where they live and work.
LALIVE is an international law firm based in Switzerland, with offices in Geneva, Zurich and London, renowned for its expertise and experience in international legal matters, in particular commercial and investment arbitration. The firm provides comprehensive advice to companies, governments, international organisations and private clients helping them to anticipate, avoid, manage and successfully address potential or existing disputes around the world. Its high-level expertise has earned it recognition as one of the leading arbitration firms worldwide.
The Mercator Foundation Switzerland is committed to a cosmopolitan society that treats the environment responsibly and offers all children and young people in Switzerland good educational opportunities. The “Engagier dich!” programme supports students who commit themselves to society with their own projects. www.engagier-dich.ch
Academic Partners for the 4th Summer ELSA Law School Geneva on Arbitration
Partners for 3rd Summer ELSA Law School Geneva on Arbitration
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The Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) has over 1200 members, practitioners and academics engaged and/or interested in domestic and international arbitration, from Switzerland and abroad. ASA contributes to the development of arbitration law and practice through regular conferences and workshops, including this Annual Conference; the Arbitration Practice Seminar; ASA Local Group meetings; ASA below 40 events for young practitioners, and the publication of the ASA Bulletin, a renowned arbitration quarterly, and of the ASA Special Series. [Back to the top]
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Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading Swiss business law firms with offices in Zurich and Geneva employing over 130 lawyers. The firm’s clients are domestic and foreign based companies as well as high net worth individuals. Schellenberg Wittmer’s offices are home to one of Switzerland’s leading arbitration practice teams. [Back to the top]
CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd. is a leading Swiss law firm with a proven track record and a reputation for excellent client service stretching back more than 80 years. The firm is part of the CMS network with over 3000 lawyers and law firms in more than 60 cities worldwide. CMS von Erlach Poncet Ltd. has a strong international focus and provides services in all fields of commercial law with Litigation/Arbitration being one of its core areas of expertise. [Back to the top]
Bär & Karrer is a renowned Swiss law firm with more than 150 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Zug. The firm’s core business is advising clients on innovative and complex transactions and representing them in litigation, arbitration and regulatory proceedings. Clients range from multinational corporations to private individuals in Switzerland and around the world. Bär & Karrer was repeatedly named Switzerland’s Law Firm of the Year by the most important international legal ranking agencies in recent years. [Back to the top]
Sidley Austin LLP is one of the world’s premier law firms. With approximately 1,700 lawyers in 18 offices worldwide, the firm has built a reputation for being a powerful adviser for global businesses. Sidley’s Geneva office is both a leader in WTO law and practice, and home to one of Europe’s foremost international arbitration teams. [Back to the top]
With more than 70 practitioners worldwide and a long track record of success in numerous venues and under varying rules, Orrick’s International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practitioners have served as lead counsel and arbitrators in major international arbitrations deriving from commercial and investment disputes and have handled ad hoc and institutional arbitration proceedings in multiple languages and under a variety of arbitral rules and governing laws. Clients also seek us out for help negotiating dispute resolution clauses and enforcing awards. In addition to our arbitration and dispute resolution work, we advise on Swiss law and have successfully resolved cases before the Swiss Supreme Court. In 2016, Orrick’s International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practice was named to the prestigious GAR 30. [Back to the top]
Brown&Page was established in December 2008 as a specialized dispute resolution firm. It brings together an established team with expertise and a recognized track record in international commercial arbitration, litigation and contracts, commercial and corporate law, as well as public international law. Brown&Page has two offices in Geneva and Nyon. [Back to the top]
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The Geneva LL.M. of Advanced Studies in International Dispute Settlement is a one-year postgraduate program in the study of international arbitration, WTO dispute resolution, the International Court of Justice and various other dispute settlement mechanisms. The MIDS programme is ranked 2nd among specialized arbitration programmes in the latest Global Arbitration Review survey. [Back to the top]
Established in 1820, the University of Geneva Faculty of Law offers a complete curriculum in law, with a special focus on international law, European law and comparative law studies. Given Geneva’s unique location as a hub of global decision-making, the Law Faculty collaborates with various international governmental organizations (UN, WTO, WIPO, WHO) and members of these organizations teach at the Law Faculty on a regular basis. The Faculty also has a strong international research focus. [Back to the top]
Working for a strong economy – Connecting businesses
The Geneva Chamber of Commerce, industry and services (CCIG) aims for a strong economy that allows those engaged in it locally to go about their business in optimal conditions. To this end, the CCIG has four mission objectives: to improve the framework conditions of the economy, to support its members through networking, to provide services to member companies and to inform members and provide them with documentation. A private association founded in 1865, the CCIG has 2200 member companies both large and small from all sectors, totalling close to 122 000 jobs in the Canton. Fully independent from the State, its autonomy and membership entitle it to speak with the authorities on behalf of business. [Back to the top]