Arbitrage Commercial International

“In a league of its own”

LALIVE fait partie des leaders mondiaux dans le secteur de l’arbitrage commercial international.

Notre équipe d’arbitrage est composée d’avocats spécialisés en contentieux internationaux, avec une solide formation académique et admis aux barreaux de Suisse et de 15 autres pays. Ils parlent plus de 16 langues et sont capables de mener des procédures soumises à divers droits de procédure et de fond, ainsi qu’aux règlements d’arbitrage dans le monde entier. Cette diversité et envergure internationale forment les éléments clés de l’ADN de l’Etude en tant que centre du contentieux.

Nous intervenons en tant que conseils dans des litiges complexes, de moyenne ou grande envergure, et régis par les principaux règlements d’arbitrage international dans divers secteurs à travers le monde. Nous sommes fiers d’être régulièrement classés parmi les meilleurs études d’arbitrage dans le monde.

Vous trouverez ici plus d’informations sur nos classements en arbitrage.

Notre équipe combine d’excellentes compétences juridiques et de résolution de problèmes avec une connaissance approfondie de l’industrie et d’excellents plaidoyers. Un grand nombre de nos avocats agissent régulièrement en qualité de conseil et d’arbitre dans des procédures d’arbitrage, ce qui leur permet d’offrir à leurs clients une vision plus stratégique et équilibrée de leur cas. Ils sont reconnus comme des personnalités de premier plan dans ce domaine et occupent des postes clés au sein d’organisations et d’institutions internationales. Vous trouverez de plus amples informations sur les postes clés occupés ici.

En qualité de conseil

  • Représentation d’un particulier ultra fortuné du Moyen-Orient dans le cadre d’un litige d’une valeur de USD 3.1 milliards régi par les règles de la CCI, relatif à la dissolution d’un partenariat et la répartition de biens communs (Siège de l’arbitrage : Genève ; droit applicable de l’Etat du Moyen-Orient ; langue: anglais)
  • Représentation d’une société publique d’Europe du Sud dans plusieurs arbitrages gaziers, notamment dans le cadre d’un arbitrage gazier ad hoc d’une valeur litigieuse de USD 800 millions lié à un contrat à long terme conclu avec une entreprise publique du Moyen-Orient (Siège de l’arbitrage : Stockholm ; droit applicable : suédois et suisse ; langue : anglais)
  • Représentation d’un opérateur de télécommunications publique d’un Etat sud-américain dans le cadre d’un arbitrage soumis au Règlement de la CIAC et mené en parallèle avec une procédure liée au droit de la concurrence, dans le cadre d’une joint-venture pour le développement d’un réseau de fibre optique en Amérique du Sud (Siège et droit applicable de l’Etat sud-américain ; langue : espagnol)
  • Représentation d’une société suisse de négoce d’énergie dans le cadre d’un arbitrage CNUDCI d’une valeur litigieuse de USD 105 millions l’opposant à un producteur d’énergie roumain concernant la violation de contrats de fourniture d’énergie (Siège de l’arbitrage : Berne ; droit applicable : suisse ; langue : anglais)
  • Représentation d’une agence d’un Etat du Moyen-Orient dans le cadre d’un arbitrage CCI d’une valeur litigieuse de USD 270 millions concernant un projet d’infrastructure majeur avec une joint-venture d’Europe et du Moyen-Orient (Siège et droit applicable de l’Etat du Moyen-Orient ; langue : anglais)
  • Représentation d’une grande multinationale fabriquant des produits de consommation dans le cadre d’un arbitrage soumis aux Swiss Rules d’une valeur litigieuse de USD 20 millions contre un entrepreneur, concernant des vices dans la construction d’un immeuble de bureaux. (Siège de l’arbitrage : Genève ; droit applicable : suisse ; langue : français).

En qualité d’arbitre

  • Président dans le cadre d’un arbitrage CCI d’une valeur litigieuse de USD 1.6 milliard lié à la détermination contractuelle du prix du gaz naturel. (Siège de l’arbitrage : Stockholm ; droit applicable : suédois)
  • Président dans le cadre d’un arbitrage CCI d’une valeur litigieuse de USD 1.1 milliard relatif à un contrat d’ingénierie, de fourniture d’équipements et de construction d’un complexe gazier en Algérie (Siège de l’arbitrage : Paris ; droit applicable : algérien)
  • Président dans le cadre d’un arbitrage LCIA d’une valeur litigieuse de USD 278 millions entre une société active dans le domaine de l’énergie et un particulier lié à un contrat de représentation concernant des opportunités dans les secteurs du pétrole et du gaz dans un pays africain (Siège de l’arbitrage : Londres ; droit applicable : anglais)
  • Co-arbitre dans le cadre d’un arbitrage CCI multipartite d’une valeur litigieuse de USD 1.9 milliard lié à la violation alléguée d’un contrat de construction d’une grande usine dans le domaine de l’énergie (Siège de l’arbitrage : Stockholm ; droit applicable : finlandais)
  • Co-arbitre dans le cadre d’un arbitrage dans le domaine de la technologie mobile soumis au Règlement d’arbitrage du Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) (Siège de l’arbitrage : Séoul ; droit applicable : coréen et allemand)
  • Arbitre unique dans le cadre d’un arbitrage soumis au Règlement d’arbitrage du CEPANI lié à un litige sur le développement d’un complexe touristique dans les Caraïbes (Siège de l’arbitrage : Bruxelles ; droit applicable : belge)
  • Co-arbitre dans le cadre d’une procédure en vertu du Réglement d’arbitrage de la DIAC concernant un arbitrage de USD 650 millions relatif à des travaux à l’aéroport international de Dubaï (Siège: Dubaï; droit applicable: Dubaï)
  • Arbitre unique dans un arbitrage selon le Règlement suisse entre un producteur de produits agricoles d’Europe occidentale et une société commerciale d’Europe orientale concernant la vente de céréales (Siège: Zurich; droit applicable: anglais).

Commentary of Articles 188-189 PILA

Melissa Magliana, Markus Wirth, 2019

In : Basler Kommentar (Honsell et al. éds) [à venir en 2019]

Tips from the top: Young ICCA interviews Augustin Barrier

Augustin Barrier, 2018

Young ICCA Blog, Kluwer Arbitration Blog, mars 2018

Diverses entrées dans l'Enciclopedia del Arbitraje

Domitille Baizeau, Jaime Gallego, 2018

J. L. Collantes González (Ed), Domitille Baizeau, Jaime Gallego et al. (Coord.), Biblioteca de Arbitraje del Estudio Mario Castillo Freyre, vols. 47-48, Lima, 2018

Интерактивные арбитры? Оптимистические предложения и культурный багаж

Michael E. Schneider, 2018

New Horizons of International Arbitration, A.V. Asoskov, А.I. Muranov, R.M. Khodykin (eds.), 2018, p. 216-236

The Global Arbitration Review Guide to Advocacy

Timothy Foden, 2018

Editor and Contributing Author, The Global Arbitration Review Guide to Advocacy, Second Edition, Business Research Ltd, London, Janvier 2018

Transferencia de información entre abogados y árbitros

David Guerra Bonifacio, 2018

In : L. Collantes González (Ed.), Enciclopedia de Arbitraje, Mario Castillo Freyre, Lima, 2018

Reconvención

David Guerra Bonifacio, 2018

In : L. Collantes González (Ed.), Enciclopedia de Arbitraje, Mario Castillo Freyre, Lima, 2018

Environmental Dispute Resolution: The Dispute Board Solution

Baptiste Rigaudeau, François Baillon, 2018

Terralex Connections

Construction Arbitration in Switzerland

Matthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle, Sam Moss, Samuel Moss, 2018

In : Manuel Arroyo (éd.), Arbitration in Switzerland - The Practitioner's Guide, 2e éd., Wolters Kluwer, La Haye, 2018, p. 1015-1046

Sovereign Immunity - Switzerland

Veijo Heiskanen, Sandrine Giroud, 2018

In : Tai-Heng Cheng et Odysseas G Repousis, (éds.), Getting the Deal Through – Sovereign Immunity 2018, p. 48-52

Arbitrage en matière de construction

Bernd Ehle, 2018

In : Laurent Hirsch/Christophe Imhoos (éd.), Arbitrage, médiation et autres modes pour résoudre les conflits autrement, Schulthess 2018, p. 195-200

Annulment and Enforcement of arbitral awards in Switzerland

Catherine Anne Kunz, 2018

In: Annulment and enforcement of arbitral awards from a comparative law perspective, Contributions from CEPANI40 colloquium held on October 18, 2018, Wolters Kluwer Belgium NV 2018, p. 63-80

Commentary of Article 26 Swiss Rules

Melissa Magliana, 2018

In : Arbitration in Switzerland — The Practitioner's Guide (Manuel Arroyo, 2d éd.) [à venir en 2018]

Commentary of Article 28 ICC Rules

Melissa Magliana, 2018

In : Arbitration in Switzerland — The Practitioner's Guide (Manuel Arroyo, 2d éd.) [à venir en 2018]

Third-party funding in international commercial arbitration: a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

Caroline Dos Santos, 2017

ASA Bulletin, volume 35, N° 4, décembre 2017

Book review: The Roles of Psychology in International Arbitration, Kluwer Law International, 2017

Jaime Gallego, 2017

ASA Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 4, 2017, p. 1028-1030

L’arbitrage: une procédure adaptée au contentieux interne

Eleonore Caroit, 2017

Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage 2017 – nouveaux domaines, nouvelles utilisations, 3rd Ed. Conseil National des Barreaux

L’Amputation du Contrat par l’Arbitre

Teresa Giovannini, 2017

Revue de l’Arbitrage, Comité Français de l’Arbitrage, Volume No 1, 2017, pp. 39-50

Immunity of Arbitrators

Teresa Giovannini, 2017

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Journal, vol. 83, N° 4, p. 436 - 446

Legal Privilege Under Swiss Law: Scope and Implications in International Dispute Resolution

Sébastien Zulian, Sofian Ghezala, 2017

TerraLex Connections Newsletter

Admissibility in International Arbitration

Veijo Heiskanen, 2017

In : Thomas Cottier and Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer (éds.), Encyclopaedia of International Economic Law, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017, p. 319-321

Switzerland: Law and Practice

Melissa Magliana, Roman Richers. 2016

In : Chambers Country Practice Guides, International Arbitration 2016 (Friedland, éd.)

Arbitration in Switzerland

Melissa Magliana, Roman Richers, 2016

In : International Commercial Arbitration: Practitioner's Guide (Balthasar, éd.), 2016

Cloud computing and US-style discovery - new challenges for European companies

Christophe Guibert de Bruet, Johannes Landbrecht, 2016

Arbitration International 2016, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 297-311

The Global Arbitration Review Guide to Advocacy

Timothy Foden, 2016

Deputy Editor and Contributing Author, The Global Arbitration Review Guide to Advocacy, Law Business Research Ltd, London, Décembre 2016

France – The New Anti-Corruption Arsenal’s Impact on Arbitration

Baptiste Rigaudeau, test auteur externe 2016

E-Solver – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Diversity in international arbitration: a no-woman’s land?

Caroline Dos Santos, 2016

In : Leo Staub (éd.), Beiträge zu aktuellen Themen an der Schnittstelle zwischen Recht und Betriebswirtschaft III, Schultess, Zurich, 2017, p. 207-231

Africa Overview

Augustin Barrier, 2016

The International Arbitration Review, éd. 2016 (co-auteur)

Note: Société Tecnimont SPA v. Société J&P Avax, Supreme Court of Cassation of France, First Civil Law Chamber, Arrêt n° 758 FS-P+B+I, pourvoi n° P 11-26.529, 25 June 2014

Eleonore Caroit, 2016

Spain Arbitration Review | Revista del Club Español del Arbitraje, (© Club Español del Arbitraje; Wolters Kluwer España 2016, Volume 2016 Issue 25) pp. 122 – 124

The Arbitrators’ Initiative: When, Why and How Should It Be Used?

Domitille Baizeau, 2016

In : D. Baizeau and F. Spoorenberg (éds.), The Arbitrators’ Initiative: When, Why and How Should it be used?, ASA Special Series N° 45, Juris, 2016
Pour plus d'information, voir le Juris site.

Key to Efficiency in International Arbitration

Veijo Heiskanen, 2015

ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal, Vol. 30, 2015, pp. 481-485

Arbitre d’urgence – Premier bilan du nouveau règlement d’arbitrage de la CCI

Augustin Barrier, 2015

Moniteur du Commerce International, 4 juin 2015, n° 1987 (co-auteur)

Africa Overview

Augustin Barrier, 2015

The International Arbitration Review, éd. 2015 (co-auteur)

State Court Participation in Arbitration - Help or Hindrance?

Matthias Gstoehl, 2015

National Report Switzerland, AIJA 53rd Congress London 2015 (awarded with the Past Presidents' Award for the Best National Report)

Du choc des cultures en arbitrage international (Quelques réflexions)

Nhu-Hoang Tran Thang, Pierre Tercier, 2015

In : M. A. Raouf, Ph. Leboulanger & N. Ziadé (éds), Festschrift Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri, From the Arab World to the Globalization of International Law and Arbitration, Kluwer, 2015

Construction (Switzerland)

Michael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle, 2015

In : Robert S. Peckar and Michael S. Zicherman (Contributing éds.), Getting the Deal Through: Construction in 26 jurisdictions worldwide – 2015, Law Business Research Ltd, 2015, p. 120-124

Construction (Qatar)

Matthias Scherer, Sam Moss, Marcus C. Boeglin, Marie-Anne Roberty-Jabbour, Tabara Sy, 2015

In : Robert S. Peckar and Michael S. Zicherman (Contributing éds.), Getting the Deal Through: Construction in 26 jurisdictions worldwide – 2015, Law Business Research Ltd, 2015, p. 97-102

Use of the PICC in arbitration

Matthias Scherer, 2015

In : Stefan Vogenauer (éd.), Commentary on the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (PICC), Deuxième édition, 2015, p. 110-149

Evidence Gone Astray

Melissa Magliana, Markus Wirth, 2014

In : Stories from the Hearing Room: Experience from Arbitral Practice: Essays in Honour of Michael E. Schneider (Bernd Ehle & Domitille Baizeau, éds.), 2014

Mediation – Switzerland

Catherine Anne Kunz, Domitille Baizeau, 2014

In : Renate Dendorfer-Ditges (éd.), Getting the Deal Through - Mediation 2015, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2014, p. 104-110

Mediation – Qatar

Catherine Anne Kunz, Domitille Baizeau, Ramy Saleh, Marie-Anne Roberty-Jabbour, 2014

In : Renate Dendorfer-Ditges (éd.), Getting the Deal Through - Mediation 2015, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2014, p. 79-83

Construction Arbitration in Switzerland

Bernd Ehle, Sam Moss, 2014

In : Manuel Arroyo (éd.), Arbitration in Switzerland - The Practitioner's Guide: Commentary, Wolters Kluwer, La Haye, 2013, p. 1179-1202

Swiss and English courts analyse enforceability of multi-tier dispute resolution provision providing for DAB proceedings (FIDIC, clause 20)

Matthias Scherer, Sam Moss, 2014

ASA Bulletin 4/2014, vol. 32, p. 849-853

Selected Essays on International Arbitration

Timothy Foden, 2014

Book Review, Transnational Dispute Management

Damages as a Sanction for Commencing Court Proceedings in Breach of an Arbitration Agreement

Matthias Scherer, 2014

Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 21 février 2014

Commentary on Articles 182 and 185 of the Swiss Private International Law Act

Joachim Knoll, 2013

In : Manuel Arroyo (Ed.), Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide: Commentary, Wolters Kluwer, 2013, p. 101-117 et p. 141-145

Drafting the Award

Matthias Scherer, 2013

In : Bernhard Berger, Michael E. Schneider (éds.), Inside the Black Box: How Arbitral Tribunals Operate and Reach Their Decisions, ASA Special Series N° 42, Juris, 2013, p. 27.

Commentary on Article 184 of the Swiss Private International Law Act (taking of evidence in international arbitration)

Michael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, 2013

In : Honsell/Vogt/Schnyder/Berti (éds.), Das Internationale Privatrecht (Basler Kommentar), Helbing & Lichtenhahn, Bâle, 2013, p. 1870-1896

Commentary on Article 45 of the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration

Joachim Knoll, 2013

In : Tobias Zuberbühler, Christoph Müller, Philipp Habegger (Eds.), Swiss Rules of International Arbitration, Schulthess Verlag, Juris, 2ème ed. 2013, p. 484-492

Commentary on Article 182 of the Swiss Private International Law Act (arbitration procedure)

Michael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, 2013

In : Honsell/Vogt/Schnyder/Berti (éds.), Das Internationale Privatrecht (Basler Kommentar), Helbing & Lichtenhahn, Bâle, 2013, p. 1822-1861

Agreeing to and initiating arbitration – Introduction

Domitille Baizeau, James Castello, 2013

In : A. van den Berg (éd.), International Arbitration - The Coming of New Age? ICCA Congress Series N° 17 (Singapore, 2012)

Emergency Arbitration in Practice

Bernd Ehle, 2013

In : Christoph Müller/Antonio Rigozzi (éds.), New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2013, Schulthess, Zurich/Basel/Geneva, 2013, p. 87-109

Emergency Arbitration in Practice

Bernd Ehle, 2013

In : Christoph Müller/Antonio Rigozzi (éds.), New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2013, Schulthess, Zurich/Bâle /Genève, 2013, p. 87-109

Switzerland

Michael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle, 2013

Getting the Deal Through - Construction 2014

Review of C.J. Tams and A. Tzanakopoulos (Eds.), Basic Documents on the Settlement of International Disputes

Timothy Foden, 2013

Book Review, Transnational Dispute Management

Multi-tiered and Hybrid Arbitration Clauses

Domitille Baizeau, Anne-Marie Loong, 2013

In : Manuel Arroyo (éd.), Arbitration in Switzerland - The Practitioner's Guide: Commentary, Wolters Kluwer, 2013

Commentary on Article 192 of the Swiss Private International Law Act

Domitille Baizeau, 2013

In : Manuel Arroyo (éd.), Arbitration in Switzerland - The Practitioner's Guide: Commentary, Wolters Kluwer, 2013

Mediation – Switzerland

Catherine Anne Kunz, Domitille Baizeau, 2013

In : Renate Dendorfer-Ditges (éd.), Getting the Deal Through - Mediation 2014, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2013, p. 100-106

Revision der Swiss Rules – erhöhte Effizienz und Flexibilität

Werner Jahnel, Bernd Ehle, 2012

SchiedsVZ (German Arb. J.), 4/2012, p. 169-177

A primer on pathological arbitration clauses in Swiss law

Matthias Scherer, Sam Moss, 2012

Kluwer Arbitration Blog, 2 février 2012

Arbitration in Switzerland

Matthias Scherer, Martin Dawidowicz, 2012

In: D. Arias and L. Schaner (Eds.), IBA Arbitration Guide, 2012 (21 pages)

Commentary on Article I of the New York Convention

Bernd Ehle, 2012

In : Reinmar Wolff (éd.), New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, Commentary, C.H. Beck/Hart Publishing/Nomos, 2012, p. 26-84

The Court of Arbitration for Sport

Bernd Ehle, Guillaume Tattevin, 2012

In : G Wegen and S Wilske (éds.), Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2012, Law Business Research Ltd, Londres, 2012, p. 6-9

Review of the Recent Case Law of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court

Melissa Magliana, 2012

In : New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration (Christoph Muller & Antonio Rigozzi, éds. 2012)

Various entries in: Diccionario Terminológico del Arbitraje Internacional y Nacional (Comercial y de Inversiones)

Jaime Gallego, Domitille Baizeau, 2012

J.L. Collantes González (éd), Domitille Baizeau, Jaime Gallego et al. (Coord.) Biblioteca de Arbitraje del Estudio Mario Castillo Freyre, vol. 18, Lima, 2012

Mediation – Switzerland

Catherine Anne Kunz, Domitille Baizeau, 2012

In : Renate Dendorfer-Ditges (éd.), Getting the Deal Through - Mediation 2013, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2012, p. 93-99

Mediation – Qatar

Catherine Anne Kunz, Domitille Baizeau, Ramy Saleh, 2012

In : Renate Dendorfer-Ditges (éd.), Getting the Deal Through - Mediation 2013, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2012, p. 69-74

The Swiss Chambers of Commerce

Domitille Baizeau, Matthias Scherer, 2012

In : G Wegen and S Wislke (éds.), Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2012, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2012, p. 53-56

Waivers of Recourse in International Arbitration – Where Switzerland and Tunisia Meet

Joachim Knoll, 2012

International Journal of Arab Arbitration, vol. 4, N° 4, 2012

L’arbitre et le recours en annulation contre la sentence qu’il a rendue – Approche critique du droit français à la lumière du droit comparé

Augustin Barrier, 2012

Les Cahiers de l’arbitrage 2012-2 p. 295-308 (co-auteur)

Philosophy Can Help Tribunals Draft Awards that Parties Will Accept as Legitimate

Teresa Giovannini, 2011

Dispute Resolution Journal, May-July 2011, pp. 78-79 and 90

Swiss Federal Supreme Court provides guidance on rules of State immunity applicable to enforcement of ICSID awards

Matthias Scherer, Sandrine Giroud, 2011

Kluwer Arbitration Blog, décembre 2011

L’assistenza giudiziaria nell’assunzione della prova in arbitrato internazionale : un’analisi comparativa dei sistemi svizzero, francese e inglese

Teresa Giovannini, Valentina Renna, 2011

In: Lapis Ed., La prova nell'arbitrato internazionale, Quaderni dell'Arbitrato, ISSA, 2011, pp.147-183

When do arbitrators become functus officio?

Teresa Giovannini, 2011

In: Liber Amicorum, Mélanges en l'honneur de Serge Lazareff, Ed. Pedone, Paris 2011, pp. 305-314

Appointment and Challenge of Arbitrators - Switzerland

Catherine Anne Kunz, Domitille Baizeau, 2011

In : A. Sheppard (éd.), Comparative Smart Charts, Kluwer Law International Practice Tools, since 2011

The Search for ‘Truth’ in Arbitration – Is Finding the Truth what Dispute Resolution is About?

Joachim Knoll, 2011

In : Juris, New York / ASA, Switzerland (Eds.), ASA Special Series N° 35

The Swiss Chambers of Commerce

Matthias Scherer, Domitille Baizeau, 2011

In : G Wegen and S Wislke (éds.), Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2011, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2011, p. 37-40

Privacy and Confidentiality in Arbitration - Switzerland

Noradèle Radjai, Bernd Ehle, 2011

In : A. Sheppard (éd.), Comparative Smart Charts, Kluwer Law International Practice Tools, 2011

Swiss Embargos and their Impact on Contracts Governed by Swiss Law Illustrated by the Swiss Sanctions against Iran

Matthias Scherer, André Brunschweiler, 2011

Avril 2011

The revision of the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules: Some observations on the process and the results

Michael E. Schneider, 2011

Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage 2011-4, pp. 1-35

Twenty-four Theses about Witness Testimony in International Arbitration and Cross-Examination Unbound

Michael E. Schneider, 2011

In: Wirth, Rouvinez, Knoll (Eds.), The Search for "Truth" in Arbitration: Is Finding the Truth What Dispute Resolution Is About? Chapter 5, ASA Special Series No. 35, pp. 63-69

The continental European perspective and practice of advocacy

Teresa Giovannini, 2010

In: R. Doak Bishop/E. G. Kehoe (Eds.), The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration, Part VI: Regional Differences in International Arbitration, Chapter 21, "The Continental European Perspective and Practice of Advocacy", 2nd Ed., Juris Publishing, May 2010

International arbitration and jura novit curia – Towards harmonization

Teresa Giovannini, 2010

In: Liber Amicorum Bernardo Cremades, La Ley (Ed.), pp. 495-509

Book review: L’arbitrato nel commercio e negli investimenti internazionali, Piero Bernardini, Giuffré Editore 2008, 2nd ed.

Teresa Giovannini, Valentina Renna, 2010

ICSID Review, Foreign Investment Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2, Fall 2010, pp. 498-503

The Court of Arbitration for Sport

Bernd Ehle, Guillaume Tattevin, 2010

In : G Wegen and S Wilske (Eds.), Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2010, Law Business Research Ltd, Londres, 2010, p. 10-13

The Arbitrator as a Settlement Facilitator

Bernd Ehle, 2010

In : Walking A Thin Line - What an Arbitrator Can Do, Must Do or Must Not Do, Recent Developments and Trends, Colloquium CEPANI40, 29 septembre 2010, Bruylant, 2010, p. 77-95

Switzerland

Joachim Knoll, Dominique Brown-Berset, Dominique Ritter, Isabelle Hering, Dirk Langer, 2010

Global Arbitration Review Reference, 2010-2012, http://www.globalarbitrationreview.com/reference/

The Swiss chambers of commerce and industry

Matthias Scherer, Domitille Baizeau, 2010

In : G Wegen and S Wislke (éds.), Getting the Deal Through - Arbitration 2010, Law Business Research Ltd, London, 2010, p. 33-35

Sovereign immunity - Switzerland

Sandrine Giroud, Domitille Baizeau, 2010

In : A. Sheppard (éd.), Comparative Smart Charts, Kluwer Law International Practice Tools, depuis 2010

Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards against Sovereigns – Switzerland

Michael E. Schneider, Joachim Knoll, 2009

In : Doak Bishop (éd.), Enforcement of Arbitral Awards against Sovereigns, Juris Publishing, 2009

Written evidence and discovery in international arbitration - new issues and tendencies

Teresa Giovannini, Alexis Mourre, 2009

Dossiers (VI) Institute of World Business Law, ICC Publication No. 698, 2009

Containing the scope of the umbrella clause

Laura Halonen, 2008

In: Weiler (Ed.), Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law, JurisNet, 2008, pp. 27-38

Final arbitral award rendered in SCC case 090/2004 in 2006 1. Truncated tribunal 2. Interpretation of an international purchase agreement under the CIGS

Teresa Giovannini, 2008

Stockholm International Arbitration Review, 2007, Vol. 2, pp. 211

Arbitration of Tax Treaty Disputes – the OECD Proposal

Marc D. Veit, Daniel Lucien Bühr, 2007

Arbitration International 3/2007 Vol. 23, pp. 405-430

Chronique de jurisprudence Suisse 1996 - 2004 (arbitrage)

Matthias Scherer, 2005

Journal du Droit International (JDI-Clunet), 2005, vol. 3, p. 855-873

Principais características do novo regulamento suíço sobre arbitragem

Matthias Scherer, 2004

Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem, 2004, vol. 2, p. 61-89

Le nouveau Règlement Suisse d'Arbitrage International

Teresa Giovannini, 2004

Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage, 2004, Vol. 124, pp. 25-30

The psychological aspects of dispute resolution: commentary

Teresa Giovannini, 2003

In: Van den Berg (Ed.), International Commercial Arbitration: Important Contemporary Questions, Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 2003, pp. 348-352

Arbitres et institutions d'arbitrage : conflits d'intérêt

Teresa Giovannini, 2002

Revue du Droit des Affaires internationales, 2002, No. 6, pp. 629-641

Arbitration act 1996, stay of proceedings

Teresa Giovannini, 2000

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Journal, 2000, Vol. 66, pp. 203-206

Dispute resolution in international electronic commerce

Veijo Heiskanen, 1999

Journal of International Arbitration, 1999, Vol. 16, pp. 29

Dispute resolution in international electronic commerce

Michael E. Schneider, 1997

(en collaboration avec Christopher Kuner) Journal of International Arbitration, 1997, vol. 14, no 3,
p. 5-37

Combining arbitration and conciliation

Michael E. Schneider, 1996

Report at the Seoul Conference of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, ICCA Congress Series, No. 8, 1996, pp. 57-99

Arbitration of construction disputes

Michael E. Schneider, 1995

Contracts and Dispute Settlement in Civil Engineering and Construction of Plants, 1995, Vol. 4, pp. 187-244

The arbitration commission of the international conference on the Former Yugoslavia

Veijo Heiskanen, 1994

Lakimies, 1994, Vol. 2, pp. 173 ss (in Finnish)

Major construction cases

Michael E. Schneider, 1994

In: Scott (Ed.), The Reform of Commercial Arbitration Procedures, London, LCIA, 1994, pp. 157-181

The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Veijo Heiskanen, 1993

(in collaboration with Bosman L., Brunetti M., Hagen-Egas Reparaz D., Mäkelä S., Marteau H., Takamaa K.) The Hague Yearbook of International Law, 1993, Vol. 6, pp. 239 ss

Applicable law in international commercial arbitration

Veijo Heiskanen, 1993

Finnish Yearbook of International Law, 1993, Vol. 4, pp. 98 ss

The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Veijo Heiskanen, 1992

(in collaboration with Brunetti M., Hagen-Egas Reparaz D., Mäkelä S., Muls D., Wilbers E.) The Hague Yearbook of International Law, 1992, Vol. 5, pp. 237 ss

The Iran-United States Claims Tribunal

Veijo Heiskanen, 1991

(in collaboration with Hagen-Egas Reparaz D., Kroeskop A., Kuokkanen T., Muls D., Wilbers E.) The Hague Yearbook of International Law, 1991, Vol. 4, pp. 280 ss

Multi-fora disputes

Michael E. Schneider, 1990

Arbitration International, 1990, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 101-121

A client describes Lalive as “impeccable” – praising the “work and cohesion” among team members as a unique selling point over other firms.

GAR 30, 2018

A client describes Lalive as “impeccable” – praising the “work and cohesion” among team members as a unique selling point over other firms.

GAR 30, 2018

Lalive ‘meets international best standards in commercial arbitration’ and impresses with ‘outstanding case management, attention to detail and engagement for the benefit of the client’.

Legal 500, Switzerland, Dispute resolution: Arbitration, 2018

Acclaimed group of international arbitration experts headquartered in Geneva. Operates a well-regarded investor-state and commercial arbitration practice, with particular expertise in the energy, construction, telecoms and mining sectors. Highly rated for its handling of significant disputes in the Middle East, Europe, Asia and South America. One interviewee was particularly impressed by "the phenomenal amount of work they do" and reported: "They leave no stone unturned and miss nothing, it is quite phenomenal. They're also extremely conscientious about keeping you in the loop. They forge a personal connection with you, which is very reassuring." Sources appreciate the team's efficiency, noting: "Their performance has been extraordinary. They were able to analyse a complex case within a short timeframe, and they had the skills to communicate in the different languages required for our case."

Chambers Global, Global-wide, Arbitration, 2018

Outstanding Swiss firm operating out of Geneva and Zürich with the experience and diversity to compete on a pan-European level. Noted for its prowess in large-scale BIT, investor-state and commercial arbitrations on behalf of states, state-owned companies, private companies and some high net worth individuals. (...) Well reputed for the numerous prominent arbitrators within its ranks. Clients appreciate that the lawyers "look at alternative strategies and objectively challenge them," noting: "They take the time to understand the case and they listen in order to develop an effective strategy.""They are well connected to other jurisdictions and are ready to provide expertise in terms of local firms that they can vouch for".

Chambers Global, Europe-wide, Arbitration, 2018

"Top-drawer multi-disciplinary team that benefits from offices in Geneva, Zürich and Doha. Standout expertise in banking, energy, asset recovery and white-collar crime disputes. Advises on litigation but is best known for a focus on arbitration, where it acts for sovereign entities and companies. Additional expertise in high-profile investor-state disputes. Possesses particular knowledge of representing clients from the MENA region." One client praises the team's "dedication, expertise and responsiveness". One client states that LALIVE "were more creative and came up with better ideas than the other firm we worked with."

Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution, 2017

Lalive is ‘a clear market leader’ when it comes to international commercial and investment arbitration.

Legal 500, Switzerland, Dispute resolution: Arbitration, 2017

Outstanding Swiss firm operating out of Geneva and Zürich with the experience and diversity to compete on a pan-European level, acting on disputes throughout the continent. Noted for its prowess in large-scale BIT, investor-state and commercial arbitrations on behalf of sovereign entities, governments and state-owned companies, as well as multinational clients. Particularly active in the energy, construction and telecoms sectors, with an increasing presence in finance and post-M&A disputes. Widely recognised and praised for the numerous prominent arbitrators within its ranks. Commentators describe Lalive as "a high-quality firm in European international arbitration," "a class outfit with a reach that goes beyond Switzerland." One client states: "I was blown away," adding: "It seemed like an exceptional level of commitment." The client goes on to say of the lawyers: "They are creative, smart and everybody makes a contribution."

Chambers Global, Arbitration (International) Europe-wide (Band 2), 2017

Switzerland-based arbitration boutique that operates internationally on high profile cases. Experienced handling disputes in a variety of industry sectors, such as life sciences, hospitality, energy and construction. Regularly acts for states in investor-state disputes. Clients note the team's "exceptional level of commitment."

Chambers Global, Arbitration (International) Global-wide (Band 4), 2017

“Response times were always excellent, business acumen beyond doubt and industry knowledge is outstanding.” The fact that the partners involved were themselves experienced arbitrators “added enormously to the competence of the team they put together.” (...) A client praises the “excellent” performance of the firm, in particular the “timeliness, clarity and quality” of its written submissions. “They are very thorough in the approach, covering all aspects of the matter, not just legal. Lalive is able to provide the complete package“.

GAR, 2016

"Outstanding Swiss firm with the experience and diversity to compete on a pan-European level. Operates out of Geneva and Zürich, handling large-scale BIT and commercial arbitrations on behalf of states and multinational clients. Particularly active in the energy, construction and telecoms sectors and, increasingly, in finance and post-M&A corporate disputes. Widely recognised for the numerous prominent arbitrators within its ranks.
"A very diversified team with lawyers who have been educated in different jurisdictions. I think this firm stands out even compared to some British and American competitors."
"The firm has a line-up of star arbitrators unmatched by anybody."

Chambers Global, Arbitration (International) Europe-wide (Band 2), 2016

Dispute resolution specialist Lalive has many ‘outstanding’ international arbitration lawyers and is also strong in litigation.

Legal 500, Switzerland, French-speaking Switzerland: leading firms (Tier 2), 2016

Lalive is ‘in a league of its own’ regarding international arbitration and the ‘strength in depth of its first-class team is outstanding’.

Legal 500, Switzerland, Dispute resolution: arbitration (Tier 1), 2016

The firm is seen as “a world leader” in international commercial arbitration and, in this regard, it is “virtually unmatched” in the skill and depth of its practitioners. The firm boasts some of the country’s very best counsel and arbitrators, who are experienced in a range of international commercial arbitrations.

Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, 2016

Lalive is “home to some of the best in the business”, (…) “it is difficult to think of many firms with more strength in depth”.

Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration, 2016

1st non-global firm, 10th worldwide

GAR, 2016

"The firm really is in a league of its own."
"The lawyers are great; they are responsive and efficient."

Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution, 2015

"Everyone I have come across from the firm is fantastic."
"It's our main competitor; we hold the firm in very high regard."

Chambers Europe, Arbitration (International), 2015

Lalive is ‘outstanding in the field of international arbitration’.

Legal 500, Switzerland, Dispute Resolution, 2015

International law firm based in Geneva and Zürich with an arbitration practice to rival many of its bigger competitors. Internationally oriented lawyers are qualified in several jurisdictions and represent clients in high-value investor-state and commercial arbitrations.

Chambers Global, Arbitration (International) (Band 2), Europe-wide, 2015

Punches above its weight for cross-border arbitration, with bases in Geneva and Zürich and an associate office in Doha. Handles both investment and commercial disputes, with particular expertise in the energy, TMT and life sciences sectors.
"A strong and diverse practice across investment treaty and commercial arbitration."

Chambers Global, Arbitration (International) (Band 5), Global-wide, 2015

What the team is known for Swiss team revered arbitration expertise stretching across all continents and industry sectors, including arbitrator appointments. Presence in the Middle-Eastern bolstered by an associated office in Qatar.

Chambers Global, Arbitration (International), 2014

"The deepest international arbitration bench in Switzerland. The firm is a really credible investment."

Chambers Europe, Switzerland, Dispute Resolution, 2014

The firm's name - and huge reputation in the field - has everything to do with Pierre Lalive, who was described (..) as 'the grand old man of Swiss arbitration'. (...)Nowadays, the firmcontinues to rule the roost in Switzerland, with arguably the largest team of full-time arbitration specialists of any Swiss firm.

Global Arbitration Review - GAR30, 2013, 1st non-global firm, ranked 16th worldwide

The group is one of the most experienced offerings in the European market and remains a go-to outfit for highly complex and politicised disputes. (...) Sources say: "Fantastic lawyers; the transparency and timing of work was outstanding.

Chambers Global, Arbitration, Switzerland, 2013, Band 1, 1st non-global firm, top 20 worldwide

Sources say: ‘The partners are always accessible and they respond promptly. The firm is committed and consistently gives sterling performance’.

Chambers Global, Arbitration (International), 2012, Band 1, 8 key individuals

Lalive's strong track record in arbitration, and large, dedicated team make it a hugely popular and successful force in international arbitration. Sources say: 'Lalive is one of the most distinguished names in international arbitration. It is excellent'.

Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution, 2013, Band 1, Leading Swiss Firm, top 15 in Europe

The firm has a strong pedigree in international arbitration, and punches above its weight in the global market

Chambers Europe, General Business Law: Geneva, 2013

Lalive's 'outstanding' dispute resolution group comprises dedicated arbitration and litigation teams. The eight-partner arbitration team is 'the best of the best' and adopts a 'team-oriented' approach."

Legal 500 EMEA, Switzerland, Dispute Resolution, 2010, Tier 1

Lalive is recognised both at home and abroad for the quality of its lawyers, and has offices in Geneva and Zurich as well as in Qatar. Ten specialists are recognised in our research, more than any other firm in Switzerland.

Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration 2013, leading Swiss firm, 12 lawyers

Within Dispute Resolution, Lalive is a first tier firm. The 'well-structured, communicative and organised' group at Lalive includes dedicated arbitration and litigation teams. Lalive is 'the best arbitration boutique in Switzerland' and the 13-partner team advises a range of public sector clients, states and international organisations.

Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2011