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Season’s Greetings 2019

14 December 2018

Season’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year from all at LALIVE

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LALIVE supports the Pierre Lalive and John Henry Merryman Fellowship in Art and Cultural Heritage Law

4 December 2018

In honour of the firm’s co-founder, the late Professor Pierre Lalive, and to uphold his legacy as a leading academic in art law, the firm […]

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LALIVE practitioners recognised as Thought Leaders in Switzerland

19 November 2018

The firm is delighted to announce that, in the inaugural edition of Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Switzerland (WWL), which identifies the leading practitioners […]

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LALIVE’s Investigations practice ranked among top 100 worldwide for fourth consecutive year

5 November 2018

Global Investigations Review’s annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices (GIR 100) has selected LALIVE among the top 100 firms worldwide able to […]

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LALIVE promotes four to Counsel

29 October 2018

The firm is delighted to announce the promotion to counsel of China Irwin, Dominik Elmiger and Benoit Mauron as at 1 January 2019 and of […]

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Landmark decision by Swiss Federal Supreme Court regarding Crimea awards

24 October 2018

LALIVE recently secured a victory for Ukrainian oil and gas companies Ukrnafta, Stabil and related companies in setting aside proceedings before the Swiss Federal Supreme […]

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Laurence Ponty appointed to RCAN’s Executive Committee

5 October 2018

LALIVE associate Laurence Ponty has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Russian and CIS Arbitration Network (RCAN). A proficient Russian speaker, Laurence is […]

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Spanish Arbitration Club appoints LALIVE lawyers to its Swiss Chapter’s Executive Committee

1 October 2018

The Spanish Arbitration Club (Club Español de Arbitraje “CEA”) has appointed LALIVE Counsel Jaime Gallego as President of its Swiss Chapter’s Executive Committee and associate […]

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The Swiss Arbitration Association’s ASA Bulletin featured in the Kluwer Arbitration Blog

19 September 2018

The ASA Bulletin, which is edited by partner Matthias Scherer, is featured on the Kluwer Arbitration Blog.

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Press coverage: Katja Böttcher on the supervision and regulation of insider trading in Switzerland

17 September 2018

Katja Böttcher quoted in article in Finanz und Wirtschaft, 8 September 2018

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LALIVE strengthens its arbitration team with Melissa Magliana joining the partnership

12 September 2018

LALIVE is delighted to announce that Melissa Magliana has joined the firm as a partner and member of the international arbitration practice group. She will […]

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LALIVE opens in London

4 September 2018

London office to focus on international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration and public international law Leading international law firm LALIVE has announced today that it […]

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PRESS COVERAGE: WHO’S WHO LEGAL: ASSET RECOVERY 2018 DISCUSSION

20 August 2018

Asset Recovery 2018: Discussion, published in WWL: Asset Recovery 2018, August 2018 Sandrine Giroud features as a leading expert and discusses the current issues faced […]

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Catherine A. Kunz appointed co-chair of ASA Below 40

31 July 2018

LALIVE Counsel Catherine Anne Kunz has been appointed co-chair of the Swiss Arbitration Association’s below 40 group – ASA Below 40. In this role, Catherine […]

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Baptiste Rigaudeau appointed Ambassador of the ICC’s Belt and Road Commission

5 July 2018

LALIVE associate Baptiste Rigaudeau has been appointed Ambassador of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Commission on the Belt and Road Initiative. The Belt and Road initiative, […]

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Domitille Baizeau appointed to the ICC International Court of Arbitration

3 July 2018

LALIVE Partner Domitille Baizeau has been appointed by the World Council of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) as a Member of the ICC International […]

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Press coverage: Daniel Lucien Bühr interviewed on good governance in Swiss companies

18 June 2018

CNN Money, Good governance is a challenge for Swiss companies like Raiffeisen, 15 June 2018 Finanz und Wirtschaft, Bei Raiffeisen stellt sich die Haftungsfrage, 16 June 2018

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Eléonore Caroit appointed Co-chair of CFA 40

25 May 2018

LALIVE associate Eléonore Caroit has been appointed co-chair of the Comité français de arbitrage / French Arbitration Committee’s under 40 group (CFA 40) for a […]

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LALIVE Newsflash: Construction

7 May 2018

Claim Submissions and Dispute Resolution under the New FIDIC Conditions of Contract In December 2017, the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) introduced new editions of […]

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LALIVE recognised among leading law firms in Switzerland by Bilanz and Le Temps

30 April 2018

Swiss financial magazine Bilanz and newspaper Le Temps have recognised LALIVE among the leading law firms in Switzerland in their yearly survey of the country’s leading law […]

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Marc Henzelin plays key role in Tennis Anti-corruption Report

27 April 2018

LALIVE Partner Marc Henzelin, as a member of the Independent Review Panel, has been involved in the unprecedented extensive investigation into allegations of gambling-related corruption in international […]

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Domitille Baizeau wins GAR ART Award for Best Prepared and Most Responsive Arbitrator

16 April 2018

LALIVE partner Domitille Baizeau has won the 2018 GAR ART Award for the Best Prepared and Most Responsive Arbitrator for her work as arbitrator in […]

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GAR Awards 2018: LALIVE confirms its ranking among the top arbitration practices worldwide

16 April 2018

At the eighth GAR awards ceremony held in Paris last week, Global Arbitration Review unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading international arbitration practices. […]

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Simone Nadelhofer appointed Chair of IPBA Anti-Corruption and the Rule of Law Committee

23 March 2018

The Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) has appointed partner Dr Simone Nadelhofer as Chair of its Anti-Corruption and Rule of Law Committee. This appointment follows Simone […]

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Protection of the environment in international courts: recent decisions open new avenues for mass claim processes

23 March 2018

Two signifcant jurisprudential developments published last month have shed light on important questions relating to the protection of the environment in international law. They are […]

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The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh: Arbitration meets human rights

22 February 2018

On 17 January 2018, Switzerland-based labour organizations UNI Global Union and IndustriALL Global Union reached a $2.3 million settlement with a multinational fashion brand in […]

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Marc Henzelin and Sonja Maeder Morvant earn recognition as Thought Leaders in Investigations

1 February 2018

Following the publication of Who’s Who Legal and Global Investigations Review’s guide to the leading lawyers worldwide in the field of investigations (Who’s Who Legal: […]

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Seven LALIVE arbitration practitioners selected among Future Leaders in Arbitration

18 January 2018

The latest edition of Who’s Who Legal’s guide to the Future Leaders in Arbitration has identified seven LALIVE arbitration practitioners, five Counsel and two associates, […]

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LALIVE’s Investigations practice again ranked among top 100 worldwide

9 January 2018

Global Investigations Review’s annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices (GIR 100) has once again selected LALIVE among the top 100 firms worldwide […]

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Sam Moss appointed to the IBA’s International Construction Projects Committee

9 January 2018

LALIVE associate Sam Moss has been appointed an officer of the IBA’s International Construction Projects Committee (ICP) with immediate effect. This appointment, which is for […]

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LALIVE promotes André Brunschweiler to the partnership

18 December 2017

The partners at LALIVE are delighted to announce the promotion of André Brunschweiler to the partnership, as of 1 January 2018. André Brunschweiler joined the firm in 2010 […]

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LALIVE promotes four arbitration practitioners to Counsel

18 December 2017

The firm is delighted to announce the promotion of Catherine Anne Kunz, Lorraine de Germiny, David Guerra Bonifacio and Christophe Guibert de Bruet, all from […]

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Season’s Greetings

11 December 2017

Season’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year from all at LALIVE

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Noradèle Radjai new co-Chair of IBA Arb 40 sub-committee

5 December 2017

Partner Noradèle Radjai has been appointed co-Chair of the IBA’s Arb 40 sub-committee for a two year term, following her active involvement as an officer of this […]

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LALIVE 7th worldwide for its number of ranked arbitration lawyers in Who’s Who Legal

22 November 2017

Who’s Who Legal recently ranked nine of LALIVE’s partners among the best arbitration practitioners worldwide, placing the firm 7th among 400 firms with lawyers ranked […]

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Thomas Widmer mentioned in the Tribune de Genève in connection with the dispute between the Groupement des Entreprises Multinationales (GEM) and GEM-Geneva En Marche political party

18 November 2017

« GEM contre GEM ; Eric Stauffer doit trouver un autre nom pour son parti », Tribune de Genève, 18-19 November 2017

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Domitille Baizeau appointed to Terralex Executive Committee

26 September 2017

LALIVE partner Domitille Baizeau has been appointed as one of the seven-member Executive Committee of Terralex, one of the world’s leading international legal networks with over 400 member […]

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Sophie Stählin to blog on Swissblawg

16 August 2017

LALIVE associate Sophie Stählin is the new contributor of Swissblawg, a widely read legal blog featuring articles on recent Swiss Federal Supreme Court decisions and […]

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Press coverage: Sandrine Giroud quoted on the Responsible Art Market Initiative and money laundering in the art market

10 July 2017

Bilan, “Le blanchiment, cette épine qui agace l’art”, 10 July 2017

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LALIVE edits new international guide on Risk and Compliance Management

6 July 2017

LALIVE partner Daniel Lucien Buhr is the editor of the newly released international guide on Risk and Compliance Management published by Getting the Deal Through. This inaugural […]

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LALIVE appointed to act for Qatari nationals by The Qatar National Committee for Human Rights

3 July 2017

LALIVE, an international law firm based in Geneva and Zurich and renowned for its expertise in international disputes, has been appointed by the Qatar National Committee […]

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Press coverage: Sandrine Giroud, interviewed on the Responsible Art market Initiative

16 May 2017

National Swiss Television (RTS), Toutes Taxes Comprises programme, 16 May 2017

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Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf to deliver the 2017 LALIVE Lecture

15 May 2017

We are delighted and honoured that Judge Abdulqawi A. Yusuf of the International Court of Justice will be delivering this year’s LALIVE Lecture, about “The […]

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Press coverage: Marc Henzelin’s role in the Independent Review Panel of tennis mentioned in article on match fixing

1 May 2017

Les paris truqués reviennent hanter le monde du tennis, Le Temps, 5 January 2017

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LALIVE strengthens its Litigation team with the appointment of Matthias Gstoehl to the partnership

18 April 2017

Matthias Gstoehl joins the firm as a partner based in the Zurich office. He specialises in complex, often multi-jurisdictional, proceedings, including asset recovery, fraud and […]

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GAR Awards 2017: LALIVE earns 13th place among the top arbitration practices worldwide

31 March 2017

At the seventh GAR awards  ceremony in Milan earlier this week, Global Arbitration Review unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading international arbitration practices. […]

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Professor Viñuales elected Chairman of the Compliance Committee of the UN-ECE Protocol on Water and Health

20 March 2017

At its fourteenth meeting held in March 2017, the Compliance Committee of the UN-ECE Protocol on Water and Health has elected Professor Jorge E. Viñuales, […]

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Press coverage: Jaime Gallego interviewed on Iberian and Latam arbitration market

14 March 2017

CIAR Global, “Espana deberia contar con un reglamento de arbitraje unico”, 14 March 2017  

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GAR Awards shortlist for Best Development

13 March 2017

The toolkit designed for young arbitrators drafting their first awards, a project conceived and led by LALIVE partner Noradèle Radjai for the IBA Arb 40 […]

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Matthias Scherer reelected to the Disciplinary Commission of the International Gymnastics Federation

27 February 2017

LALIVE partner Matthias Scherer has been reelected to the Disciplinary Commission of the International Gymnastics Federation, a position he has held since 2013. This commission, […]

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Press coverage: Sylvain Savolainen interviewed on eloquence, the voice of a lawyer and the importance of it

15 February 2017

National Swiss Radio (RTS), Vacarme programme, « PRENDRE LA PAROLE: A l’école du débat », 15 February 2017

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Press coverage: Sandrine Giroud quoted on the Responsible Art Market Initiative

9 February 2017

Swiss News, “Can the art market regulate itself against illicit activity?”, 9 February 2017

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Thomas Widmer to lead working group on Bad Faith Trademarks

7 February 2017

LALIVE Counsel Thomas Widmer has been appointed by the AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle) Switzerland to chair a working group […]

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Press coverage: Sandrine Giroud interviewed on the Day of the Endangered Lawyer

24 January 2017

Sandrine Giroud interviewed in “Genève à chaud” talk show on Leman Bleu television in her capacity as Head of the Human Rights Commission of the […]

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Nhu-Hoang Tran Thang elected Co-Chair of Young ICCA

12 January 2017

LALIVE associate Nhu-Hoang Tran Thang has been elected Co-Chair of Young ICCA for a two year term. The appointment follows Nhu-Hoang Tran Thang’s long standing […]

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Press coverage: Marc Henzelin’s role in the Independent Review Panel of tennis mentioned in article on match fixing

5 January 2017

Les paris truqués reviennent hanter le monde du tennis, Le Temps, 5 January 2017

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Sandrine Giroud appointed Co-Chair of the IBA Litigation Committee’s Young Litigators Forum

1 January 2017

LALIVE Partner Sandrine Giroud has been appointed Co-Chair of the IBA’s Litigation Committee’s Young Litigators Forum, serving from the 1st of January 2017 to the […]

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Season’s Greetings

19 December 2016

Season’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year from all at LALIVE Please click on the image to see the card

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Nine LALIVE lawyers selected among future leaders in Arbitration

1 December 2016

Further to the publication of Who’s Who Legal’s first guide focusing on the future leaders in arbitration, namely practitioners aged under 45, LALIVE is delighted […]

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LALIVE promotes Sandrine Giroud to the partnership

24 November 2016

The partners at LALIVE are pleased to announce the promotion of Sandrine Giroud to the partnership, as of 1 January 2017. Sandrine Giroud joined the firm […]

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Domitille Baizeau appointed Vice President of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Court

21 November 2016

LALIVE partner Domitille Baizeau has been elected Vice President of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers Arbitration Institution (SCAI), which administers the Swiss Rules […]

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LALIVE promotes Jaime Gallego to Counsel

10 November 2016

LALIVE is pleased to announce the promotion of Jaime Gallego to Counsel of the firm, as of 1 January 2017. Jaime Gallego joined the firm […]

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Press coverage: Sylvain Savolainen interviewed on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Swiss Responsible Business Initiative

10 November 2016

Interview: « Les droits de l’Homme, nouveau standard pour les entreprises », Bilan, 10 November 2016

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Press coverage: Domitille Baizeau on the advantages of Switzerland as an arbitration centre

10 October 2016

Domitille Baizeau quoted in article in The Lawyer’s Switzerland Report, 10 October 2016

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Launch of Toolkit for award writing

7 October 2016

A new guide designed for young arbitrators drafting their first awards was launched at the IBA’s Annual Conference in September 2016 by the IBA Arb […]

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LALIVE’s Investigations practice ranked among top 100 worldwide

4 October 2016

Global Investigations Review’s annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices (GIR 100) has selected LALIVE among the top 100 firms worldwide able to […]

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Press coverage: Simone Nadelhofer on fraud at Basler Kantonalbank

13 September 2016

Simone Nadelhofer quoted in article in Tages-Anzeiger regarding fraud allegations in Basler Kantonalbank, 13 September 2016”    

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Four LALIVE lawyers ranked among best construction lawyers

26 August 2016

In its recently published guide to the world’s leading Construction lawyers, Who’s Who Legal has selected LALIVE lawyers Michael E. Schneider, Matthias Scherer, Bernd Ehle […]

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Simone Nadelhofer appointed to the Expert Board of Economic Crime Investigation Masters Programme

18 August 2016

LALIVE Partner and White Collar Crime specialist Dr Simone Nadelhofer has been appointed to the Expert Board of the Master of Advanced Studies in Economic […]

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Press coverage: Daniel Bühr regarding whistleblowing

17 August 2016

Daniel Bühr quoted in article in Bilan regarding whistleblowing, 17 August 2016

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Press coverage: Daniel Bühr on the German tax dispute

13 August 2016

Daniel Bühr quoted in article in Finanz und Wirtschaft regarding the German tax dispute, 13 August 2016

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LALIVE advised Thurgauer Kantonalbank in successful completion of Category 3 participation under the U.S. Bank Program

4 August 2016

LALIVE has acted as Swiss legal counsel to the cantonal bank Thurgauer Kantonalbank (“TKB” or “the bank”) in relation to its participation under Category 3 […]

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Werner Jahnel obtains specialisation in Inheritance law

13 July 2016

LALIVE Partner Dr Werner Jahnel has been granted the certificate as Certified Specialist SBA Inheritance Law, a qualification issued by the Swiss Bar Association following […]

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LALIVE Lecture 2016

12 July 2016

This year’s LALIVE Lecture will be delivered by Sir Michael Wood, Member of the International Law Commission, who will speak on “Choosing between arbitration and […]

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2nd Eurasian Natural Gas Infrastructure Conference

22 June 2016

LALIVE Sponsor Speaker: Veijo Heiskanen Date: 22-23 June 2016 Location: Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens For more information, see the programme.

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Matthias Scherer resolves medical technology dispute

15 June 2016

GAR News, 15 June 2016

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Thomas Widmer appointed to the Board of AIPPI Switzerland

14 June 2016

LALIVE Counsel Thomas Widmer has been appointed to the Board of AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle) Switzerland, the world’s leading […]

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Press coverage: Domitille Baizeau interviewed on the advantages of Switzerland as an arbitration centre

29 May 2016

Interview: Domitille Baizeau (Lalive): “Switzerland is one of the best arbitration venues in the world”, Leaders League, 29 May 2016

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Swiss banking regulator FINMA appoints Alexander Troller to the creditors’ committee of Banque Privée Espirito Santo (Suisse) SA in liquidation

19 May 2016

Following a decision on 19 May 2016, Swiss banking regulator FINMA has appointed LALIVE partner Alexander Troller to the creditors’ committee of Banque Privée Espirito […]

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Thomas Widmer interviewed on RTS radio on author’s rights surrounding shared press articles

2 May 2016

Interview : Partager un article de presse : est-ce légal ?, RTS Radio, 2 May 2016

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LALIVE consolidates its rankings in Chambers Europe

29 April 2016

Further to the release of Chambers Europe’s 2016 rankings focusing on Switzerland, we are pleased that the firm has improved its rankings and remains among the […]

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Marc Henzelin appointed to the Independent Review Panel of the Tennis Integrity Unit

29 April 2016

LALIVE partner Marc Henzelin has been appointed to the Independent Review Panel of the Tennis Integrity Unit, following the decision of the governing bodies of […]

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Launch of The Pledge Initiative in Switzerland

20 April 2016

We are pleased to report on the success of the inaugural Swiss dinner of The Pledge Initiative hosted by LALIVE and Homburger on Tuesday evening, […]

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LALIVE Newsflash: New developments in provenance research in Switzerland regarding looted art

11 April 2016

On 1 January 2016, the Swiss government initiated a new funding scheme for provenance research of artworks and cultural goods by museums or institutional collections and third […]

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Press coverage: Marc Henzelin on Offshore companies in Panama

4 April 2016

Marc Henzelin interviewed in “Toutes Taxes Comprises” on Swiss prime time television, 4 April 2016

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LALIVE is ranked 10th arbitration practice worldwide by GAR

2 March 2016

Global Arbitration Review (GAR) unveiled its list of the top 30 arbitration firms worldwide at its ninth annual GAR Awards Ceremony which was held in Shanghai. […]

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Marc Henzelin appointed to the IBA Anti-Corruption Committee

5 February 2016

LALIVE partner Marc Henzelin has been appointed as Officer of the Double Jeopardy Subcommittee of the IBA’s Anti-Corruption Committee with immediate effect. This appointment, which […]

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Press coverage: Alexander Troller interviewed on new Swiss financial legislation

28 January 2016

Interview: Financial Services Act and Financial Institutions Act, Dukascopy TV, 28 January 2016

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LALIVE Newsflash: Switzerland’s new Anti Money Laundering legislation

15 January 2016

As of 1 January 2016, Swiss Anti-Money laundering legislation has witnessed several further modifications and amendments, which are part of the Federal Act of 2012 […]

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Nicolas Ollivier promoted to Counsel

1 January 2016

LALIVE is pleased to announce the promotion of Nicolas Ollivier to Counsel of the firm, as of 1 January 2016. Nicolas Ollivier graduated from the […]

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Simone Nadelhofer interviewed on Julius Bär settlement with US

30 December 2015

Interview:  Julius Bär einigt sich mit US-Staatsanwaltschaft, SRF TV, 30 December 2015

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Season’s Greetings

10 December 2015

Season’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year from all at LALIVE Please click on the image to see the card

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LALIVE strengthens Public International law practice with the appointment of Professor Jorge E. Viàñuales as Of Counsel

18 November 2015

LALIVE is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Jorge E. Viñuales, a renowned authority in public international law, as Of Counsel of the firm. […]

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Sandrine Giroud appointed to the Council of the Swiss National Museum

10 November 2015

The Swiss Federal Council has appointed LALIVE Counsel Sandrine Giroud to the Council of the Swiss National Museum, with effect from 1 January 2016  This […]

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Jean-Paul Vulliéty appointed Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Swiss Research Institute on Commodities

16 October 2015

LALIVE partner Jean-Paul Vulliéty has been appointed Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Swiss Research Institute on Commodities (SRIC), a joint initiative of the […]

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Press coverage: Simone Nadelhofer profiled in an article on “Economic Crime Investigation”

5 October 2015

Supplement to the Tages-Anzeiger of 5 Oct 2015

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LALIVE ranked among top 100 investigations firms worldwide

28 September 2015

LALIVE has been selected in the GIR 100 (Global Investigations Review), a new independent guide to the world’s best 100 firms for international investigations, following […]

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LALIVE Newsflash: Commercial Bribery new ex officio crime in Switzerland – Last Grace Period for Health Checks in Risk Prone Organizations?

25 September 2015

On 25 September 2015, the Swiss Parliament revised the Criminal Code (Articles 322octies and 322novies) and made commercial bribery an ex officio crime: 1 Any […]

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Press coverage: Simone Nadelhofer and Héloà¯se Rordorf quoted in an article on the international exchange of bank information in tax matters in “thewire.in”

8 September 2015

New Swiss Banking Norms May Not Help India’s Hunt for Black Money, The Wire, 8 September 2015

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Press coverage: L’accès au marché européen entre fragmentation et harmonisation

31 August 2015

L’accès au marché européen entre fragmentation et harmonisation, article written by Nicolas Ollivier and Simon Quedens, Le Temps, 31 August 2015

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Press coverage: Simone Nadelhofer quoted on the future emergence of trust disputes in Asia

1 August 2015

The Great Leap Forward, Legal Business, July/ August 2015

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Simone Nadelhofer interviewed on the US Bank Compliance Programme

19 July 2015

Interview:  Zwischenbilanz im US-Steuerstreit: Geringere Bussen als erwartet, SRF TV, 19 July 2015

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LALIVE Solar Energy Newsflash

14 July 2015

Please see LALIVE’s Solar Energy Newsflash here.

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LALIVE partner Michael E. Schneider appointed Vice-President of UNCITRAL

7 July 2015

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) has appointed LALIVE partner Michael E. Schneider Vice-President, with immediate effect. His appointment followed a proposal […]

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Teresa Giovannini appointed to the International Court of Arbitration

1 July 2015

LALIVE partner Teresa Giovannini has been appointed by the World Council of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) as a Member of the International Court […]

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Press coverage: Vincent Tattini interviewed on holding bearer shares

30 June 2015

Interview: Détention d’actions au porteur : Vers plus de transparence, Market – Le média suisse des high net worth individuals, Dossier Diaspora Indienne, Spring 2015

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LALIVE Newsflash: New Swiss Shareholder Transparency Law

26 June 2015

On 1 July 2015 new shareholder transparency rules will enter into force in Switzerland. The law implements the 2012 Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations […]

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Three LALIVE lawyers ranked among best construction lawyers

9 June 2015

In its recently published guide to the world’s leading Construction lawyers, Who’s Who Legal has selected LALIVE lawyers Michael E. Schneider and Matthias Scherer (both […]

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Press coverage: Daniel Bühr interviewed on risk management systems

29 May 2015

Interview: Risk management systems, Dukascopy TV, 29 May 2015

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LALIVE Commodities Newsflash

26 May 2015

Please see LALIVE’s Commodities Newsflash here.

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Press coverage: Daniel L. Buhr interviewed on whistleblowing legislation in Switzerland

6 May 2015

Interview: “En Suisse, la protection donnée aux lanceurs d’alerte est insuffisante”, Le Temps, 6 May 2015

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LALIVE achieves excellent rankings in Chambers Europe and Legal 500

30 April 2015

Further to the recent publication of the Chambers Europe 2015 and Legal 500 guides, we are delighted to report on the firm’s results and the […]

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Press coverage : Vincent Tattini interviewed on the management of competencies of managers in non-quoted companies

30 April 2015

Interview: Conseil d’administration :état des lieux de la gouvernance, Market – Le média suisse des high net worth individuals, Spring 2015

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Press coverage: Vincent Tattini interviewed on the law of successions

30 April 2015

Interview: évolution du droit sur les successions, Market- Le média suisse des high net worth individuals, Spring 2015

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LALIVE Counsel Sandrine Giroud and Sonja Maeder Morvant among top 100 Women in Investigations

7 April 2015

Specialist publication Global Investigations Review unveiled its list of top 100 women in investigations worldwide, ranking LALIVE Counsel Sandrine Giroud and Sonja Maeder Morvant. The publication conducted this survey […]

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Press coverage: Swiss Court decision on the protection of personal data in banks

1 April 2015

Swiss Court decision on personal data in banks, Dukascopy TV, 1 April 2015 Alexander Troller analyses the latest Supreme Court’s decision on protection of personal […]

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LALIVE ranked highly in Chambers Global

17 March 2015

Further to the recent publication of Chambers Global’s 2015 rankings, the firm is pleased to report on the excellent results achieved. LALIVE continues to enjoy […]

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LALIVE Solar Energy Newsflash

5 March 2015

Please see LALIVE’s recent Solar Energy Newsflash here.

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LALIVE ranked 12th among the top 30 arbitration practices worldwide by GAR

27 February 2015

Global Arbitration Review (GAR), a leading arbitration publication, unveiled its list of the top 30 arbitration firms worldwide (GAR30) for 2015 yesterday. LALIVE was ranked […]

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Press coverage : L’opacité du marché de l’art sous les projecteurs

27 February 2015

L’opacité du marché de l’art sous les projecteurs, Bilan, 27 February 2015 Sandrine Giroud quoted on issues regarding the regulation of the art market, art […]

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LALIVE Counsel Sandrine Giroud appointed officer of the IBA Litigation Committee

26 February 2015

The International Bar Association (IBA) has appointed LALIVE Counsel Sandrine Giroud as officer of its Litigation Committee. The IBA Litigation Committee works closely with the […]

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Press coverage: Swiss Defend Seven-Year Delay to HSBC Money-Launder Probe

24 February 2015

“ Swiss Defend Seven-Year Delay to HSBC Money-Launder Probe”, Bloomberg , February 2015 Quote from Simone Nadelhofer.

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LALIVE compiles stories from leading arbitration practitioners

21 January 2015

In celebration of LALIVE co-founding partner Michael E. Schneider’s 75th birthday and brilliant career in international arbitration, LALIVE has edited the book “Stories from the […]

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Press coverage: Lalive adds counsel in Geneva

7 January 2015

“Lalive adds counsel in Geneva”, Global Investigations Review, 7 January 2015

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Promotion to Counsel

6 January 2015

LALIVE is pleased to announce the promotion of Sonja Maeder Morvant and André Brunschweiler to Counsel of the firm, as of 1 January 2015. Sonja […]

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Press coverage: Caught in the middle

30 December 2014

“Caught in the middle”, STEP Journal, December 2014 Dr Simone Nadelhofer and Jan-Philip Elm discuss the challenges that financial intermediaries face under the proposed new […]

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Promotion to partnership

19 December 2014

The partners at LALIVE are delighted to announce the promotion of Joachim Knoll and Daniel Lucien Bühr to partners of the firm from 1 January […]

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Press coverage: Der 700 Millionen Albtraum

11 December 2014

“Der 700 Millionen Albtraum”, Handelszeitung, 11 December 2014

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Season’s Greetings

4 December 2014

Season’s Greetings and best wishes for the New Year from all at LALIVE  Please click on the image to see the card

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Press coverage: Rezept für Gesetzstreue in Unternehmen und Behörden

4 December 2014

“Rezept für Gesetzstreue in Unternehmen und Behörden”, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 4 December 2014  

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Press coverage: Le découplage des prix du gaz

4 December 2014

“Le découplage des prix du gaz”, L’Agefi, 4 December 2014  

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LALIVE Energy Newsflash

10 November 2014

http://www.lalive.ch/newsletters/2014/energy/2014-11/LaliveNewsflashEnergy.html

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Press coverage: Marc Henzelin on US and EU sanctions

5 November 2014

Please see full report on Global Investigation Review’s Sanctions Roundtable, 5 November 2014  

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LALIVE extends its pro bono offering through its partnership with A4ID

30 October 2014

LALIVE, an international and independent law firm based in Switzerland has recently joined A4ID in its mission to help fight world poverty through the provision […]

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Press coverage: Daniel Bühr interviewed on Compliance Management

16 October 2014

Please see interview with Daniel Bühr in Dukascopy TV Interview: Is this the cure?, 16 October 2014  

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Press coverage: Alexander Troller interviewed on the key aspects of Swiss Federal Financial Services Act and Financial Institutions Act

11 August 2014

Please see interview with Alexander Troller in Dukascopy TV Interview: Swiss Financial Consultation, 11 August 2014  

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Press coverage: Marc Henzelin interviewed on the changing relationship of Swiss banks with their clients

24 July 2014

Please see interview with Marc Henzelin in Dukascopy TV Interview: Changing relationships, 23 July 2014      

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LALIVE Counsel Sandrine Giroud appointed Director of the Art Law Foundation

22 July 2014

The Board of the Art Law Foundation has appointed LALIVE Counsel Sandrine Giroud as a Director, tasked with further developing the activities of the Foundation […]

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Simone Nadelhofer appointed to the IPBA’s Ad Hoc Committee on Anti-Corruption and Rule of Law

4 June 2014

LALIVE partner Simone Nadelhofer has been appointed as Vice-Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Anti-corruption and the Rule of Law Committee of the Inter-Pacific […]

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LALIVE Counsel Daniel Lucien Bühr appointed to the Board of Directors of newly established Ethics and Compliance Switzerland

27 May 2014

Together with a number of specialists in organisational ethics and compliance from private practice, corporations, regulatory bodies and academic institutions, Daniel Lucien Bühr, Counsel at […]

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LALIVE Counsel Thomas Widmer appointed to the Copyright Special Committee of the AIPPI

8 May 2014

LALIVE Counsel Thomas Widmer has been appointed as a member of the Copyright Special Committee of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property […]

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LALIVE consolidates leading positions in legal directories

7 May 2014

Following the publication of the 2014 rankings by the main leading directories, namely Chambers, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal and IFLR, LALIVE is pleased to […]

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Press coverage: Marc Henzelin interview: European investigations, Swiss banks and unusual clients

7 May 2014

See article in Global Investigations Review Interview: Marc Henzelin: European investigations, Swiss banks and unusual clients, 7 May 2014 For further information see LALIVE’s White […]

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LALIVE appointments to the Geneva Bar Association’s Civil and Administrative Law and Human Rights Commissions

1 April 2014

Geneva’s Bar Association has appointed LALIVE partner Professor Jean-Paul Vulliéty as President of the Civil and Administrative Law Commission and counsel Sandrine Giroud as President […]

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Alexander Troller appointed as Practice Group Leader of Terralex’s Finance and Banking Group

27 February 2014

LALIVE Partner Alexander Troller has been appointed to the position of Regional Co-Vice Chair for the Europe/Middle East/Africa region of the Terralex Finance and Banking […]

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Qatar: LALIVE participates in the multi-sector trade mission organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina in Doha

25 February 2014

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina organized a multi-sector commercial mission in Qatar, UAE and Saudi Arabia from 16 to 28 February. The delegation […]

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LALIVE ranked among top 30 arbitration firms worldwide by GAR

20 February 2014

Global Arbitration Review (GAR), a leading international arbitration publication, unveiled the list of the top 30 arbitration firms worldwide, at its annual GAR Awards Ceremony, […]

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Press coverage: Swiss court limits assistance to India

20 February 2014

Article by Dr. Simone Nadelhofer, Alexander Troller and Héloïse Rordorf in STEP Wealth Structuring Digest:   “Swiss Courts limits assistance to India”, February 2014 For further […]

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Teresa Giovannini appointed to the New York International Arbitration Centre (NYIAC) global advisory board

13 February 2014

LALIVE dispute resolution partner Teresa Giovannini has been appointed to the global advisory board of the newly created New York International Arbitration Centre (NYIAC). This […]

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Dr Marc Henzelin lecturer in the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Business Intelligence (Geneva School of Business Administration)

3 February 2014

Dr Marc Henzelin, partner at LALIVE, was a lecturer in the new Diploma of Advanced Studies in Business Intelligence organized by the Geneva School of […]

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Noradèle Radjai appointed to the Steering Committee of the IBA Arbitration 40 Subcommittee

31 January 2014

LALIVE Partner Noradèle Radjai has been appointed as a member of the Steering Committee of the newly created IBA Arbitration 40 Subcommittee (IBA Arb 40), […]

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LALIVE arbitration practitioners contribute to two important new publications on arbitration in Switzerland

21 January 2014

Eleven members of the firm recently contributed to Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide (Wolters Kluwer 2013), destined to become one of Switzerland’s leading […]

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Melina Llodra appointed member of Executive Committee of Association of International Business Lawyers (AIBL)

17 January 2014

At the last Annual General Meeting of members of the Association of International Business Lawyers (AIBL), LALIVE Counsel Melina Llodra was appointed a member of […]

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LALIVE appoints four new partners in its Zurich office

14 January 2014

  LALIVE is delighted to announce the appointment of four new partners effective from 1 January 2014, in its Zurich office.  Dr Simone Nadelhofer and […]

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LALIVE promotes Thomas Widmer and Laura Halonen to Counsel

14 January 2014

LALIVE is pleased to announce the promotion of Thomas Widmer and Laura Halonen to Counsel of the firm based in Geneva, effective from 1 January […]

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Who’s Who Legal 2013 rankings: LALIVE consolidates its leading position in key practice areas

9 December 2013

Who’s Who Legal, which identifies the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law, has again selected a very large number of LALIVE lawyers […]

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Press coverage: Simone Nadelhofer interviewed by STEP Wealth Structuring Digest

5 November 2013

See article in STEP Wealth Structuring Digest:   “60-second interview with Dr Simone Nadelhofer” , 4 November 2013 For further information see LALIVE’s Private Client and Taxation […]

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LALIVE partners Veijo Heiskanen and Matthias Scherer to teach in L.L.M on International Arbitration in Romania

15 October 2013

Following the increasing role played by arbitration in Romania, the Faculty of Law of the University of Bucharest has recently launched an English-language L.L.M in […]

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Press coverage: Simone Nadelhofer interviewed regarding retrocessions in the financial sector

9 October 2013

See article in Tages Anzeiger: “Viele Banken geben den Kunden nicht, was ihnen zusteht”,  8 October 2013 See article in 20 Minutes: “Les banques ne […]

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LALIVE’s ongoing involvement in the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) strengthened by two new Board appointments

8 October 2013

At the General Meeting held in Bern on 4 October 2013, the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) elected Domitille Baizeau, LALIVE international arbitration partner as a […]

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International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR): Teresa Giovannini appointed on the European Executive Board

24 September 2013

LALIVE arbitration partner Teresa Giovannini, was recently nominated as a member of the European Executive Board of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution […]

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Retrocessions in the financial sector: interview of Simone Nadelhofer on the recent Swiss Supreme Court decision

22 July 2013

Simone Nadelhofer was recently interviewed by the Austrian news portal Börse Express (www.boerse-express.com) on the impact on the financial sector of the recent decision of […]

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Daniel Bühr on the top five governance principles for the corporate legal function

19 July 2013

ETHIC Intelligence, a leading certification agency specializing in anti-corruption compliance programs (www.ethic-intelligence.com) has recently published an article on the Top five governance principles for the […]

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ICSID: Matthias Scherer the fifth LALIVE partner with ICSID arbitrator appointment

16 July 2013

Matthias Scherer has recently been nominated as arbitrator in an ICSID arbitration to hear a €200 million claim against Croatia filed by Austrian national Georg […]

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High value arbitration cases: LALIVE ranked as one of the top 10 firms worldwide (July 2013)

5 July 2013

The American Lawyer recently unveiled that LALIVE is currently among the top ten law firms worldwide handling the greatest number of high value arbitrations. As part […]

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LatCam (Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland) and LALIVE (June 2013)

11 June 2013

On 11 June 2013, LALIVE joined the Romandie Chapter of LatCam, the Latin American Chamber of Commerce in Switzerland, to host a business cocktail with […]

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2013 Lalive Lecture was delivered by Prof. Alain Pellet on 5 June 2013

5 June 2013

On 5 June 2013, LALIVE, together with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEID),  hosted the seventh Lalive lecture in Geneva. This year’s […]

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LALIVE organises a seminar on white collar crime and compliance in Zurich (28 May 2013)

28 May 2013

On 28 May 2013, LALIVE, together with ACC Europe and Transparency International Switzerland, hosted a seminar at the Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten in Zurich on “Legal […]

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Sports law: Matthias Scherer appointed to the panel of outside lawyers for the Disciplinary Board of the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (May 2013)

1 May 2013

Matthias Scherer, a partner of LALIVE, was appointed on 9 May 2013 as one of the six outside members who will be called upon to […]

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Qatar: LALIVE participates in the economic mission organized by the Geneva Chamber of Commerce in Doha (April 2013)

26 April 2013

The Geneva Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services (CCIG) organizes for three to four official delegations to travel abroad every year. The most recent of […]

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Domitille Baizeau appointed as Vice-President of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution (March 2013)

15 March 2013

In March 2013, LALIVE international arbitration partner Domitille Baizeau was appointed Vice-President of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution.  The Arbitration Court […]

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Litigation partners M Henzelin and A Troller recognized as leaders in their field by Who’s Who Legal’s first country report on Switzerland (March 2013)

8 March 2013

Who’s Who Legal has just released its first country report on Switzerland in which no less than fourteen LALIVE lawyers are recommended, with three nominations […]

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LALIVE’s Energy practice: three partners recognized by Who’s Who Legal’s first country report on Switzerland

7 March 2013

Georges Racine, Matthias Scherer and Alexander Troller have been recommended in the 2013 Who’s Who: Switzerland ranking of leading lawyers in the energy sector (power / oil& […]

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Litigation partners M Henzelin and A Troller recognized as leaders in their field by Who’s Who Legal’s first country report on Switzerland (March 2013)

2 March 2013

Who’s Who Legal has just released its first country report on Switzerland in which no less than fourteen LALIVE lawyers are recommended, with three nominations […]

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LALIVE hosts a seminar on the role of dispute boards in construction disputes (March 2013)

1 March 2013

On 1 March 2013, LALIVE, together with the European Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) hosted a seminar held at the firm’s Geneva […]

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LALIVE again ranked as one of the top firms worldwide for international commercial arbitration (February 2013)

1 March 2013

Global Arbitration Review (GAR) recently unveiled that it has again ranked LALIVE among the thirty most prestigious specialist arbitration firms worldwide.  The firm was ranked […]

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LALIVE’s construction practice: two partners again recognized as leaders in the field by the Who’s Legal’s international ranking (February 2013)

25 February 2013

Alongside twelve other LALIVE nominees in several different areas of practice, Michael E. Schneider and Matthias Scherer were recognised in Who’s Who Legal’s first country […]

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LALIVE partner, Domitille Baizeau, appointed as Councillor of the LCIA European Users’ Council (February 2013)

18 February 2013

Domitille Baizeau, a partner in LALIVE’s international arbitration group, has been appointed as Councillor of the European Users’ Council of the LCIA (London Court of […]

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LALIVE holds Vis Pre-Moot rounds (February 2013)

13 February 2013

On 13 February 2013, and for the second year, LALIVE hosted pre-moot practice rounds at the firm’s Geneva office to prepare Swiss students for the […]

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LALIVE partner, Dr Veijo Heiskanen, re-appointed to the ICSID panel of arbitrators for second six-year term (January 2013)

31 January 2013

Dr Veijo Heiskanen, a partner in LALIVE’s international arbitration group, has been appointed by the Finnish Government for a second six-year term on the panel […]

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LALIVE recruits Joachim Knoll, senior international arbitration lawyer (January 2013)

3 January 2013

LALIVE is pleased to welcome Joachim Knoll as Counsel of the firm as of 1 January 2013. Mr Knoll, a German national, joins the firm’s […]

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Promotion to Counsel of Melina Llodra and Sandrine Giroud (January 2013)

2 January 2013

LALIVE is pleased to announce the promotion of Melina Llodra and Sandrine Giroud, both based in Geneva, to Counsel of the firm as of 1 […]

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Next ASA Arbitration Practice Seminar co-organised by LALIVE arbitration partners to be held in Badenweiler on 18-20 January 2013

1 January 2013

The next ASA Arbitration Practice Seminar (formerly known as the “Practice Building Seminar”) co-organised by ASA (including Michael E. Schneider and Domitille Baizeau of LALIVE, […]

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LALIVE organises a seminar on retrocessions payable to banks and financial intermediaries (December 2012)

11 December 2012

On 11 December 2012, LALIVE, together with the Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland (AFBS), hosted a seminar held at the firm’s Geneva office on […]

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Noradèle Radjai appointed co-chair of ASA Below 40 and co-head of Young ICCA’s Europe Desk

15 October 2012

In October 2012, Noradèle Radjai, dispute resolution partner of the firm, was appointed co-chair of ASA Below 40, with effect from November 2012. ASA Below […]

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Jean-Flavien Lalive, partner and founder of the firm, passed away (August 2012)

21 August 2012

We are deeply saddened to announce that Jean-Flavien Lalive, founder of our firm, passed away on 15 August 2012 in Geneva. Jean-Flavien Lalive was born […]

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Georges Racine appointed President of the Canadian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (CSCC)

1 August 2012

LALIVE partner and LALIVE IN QATAR LLC director Georges Racine was appointed President of the Canadian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (CSCC) for a term of three […]

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LALIVE organises double taxation seminar in Moscow (June 2012)

21 June 2012

On 21 June 2012, LALIVE will host a seminar in Moscow together with Alimirzoev & Trofimov (Moscow) and  Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC (Cyprus) on […]

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2012 Lalive Lecture delivered by Prof. Karl-Heinz Bà¶ckstiegel on 23 May 2012

23 May 2012

  On 23 May 2012, LALIVE, together with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEID), hosted the sixth Lalive lecture in Geneva. This […]

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LALIVE organises white collar crime seminar in Zurich (22 May 2012)

22 May 2012

On 22 May 2012, LALIVE, together with ACC Europe and the Swiss Office of the Attorney General, hosted a seminar at the Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten […]

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LALIVE recruits senior arbitration and maritime law specialist in Zurich (April 2012)

1 April 2012

LALIVE is pleased to welcome Raphaëlle Favre Schnyder as Counsel of the firm as of 1 April 2012. Ms Favre Schnyder joins the firm’s dispute […]

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Alexander Troller elected member of the Bar Council in Geneva (March 2012)

30 March 2012

The General Assembly of the Geneva Bar Association on 30 March 2012 elected Alexander Troller as a member of the Bar Council.  Alexander Troller joined […]

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LALIVE again ranked among the top firms in international arbitration worldwide (13th in GAR 30 Survey – Global Arbitration Review) – March 2012

26 March 2012

LALIVE has again been ranked among the thirty most prestigious specialist arbitration firms worldwide identified by Global Arbitration Review. Specifically the firm has been ranked […]

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LALIVE to run the UNITAR e-learning course on investment arbitration for the second time in spring 2012 (February 2012)

29 February 2012

After the enormous success of the first UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research) e-learning course on Investment Arbitration ran by LALIVE in March-April […]

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Next ASA Arbitration Practice Seminar co-organised by LALIVE arbitration partners to be held in Annecy on 20-22 January 2012

20 January 2012

The next ASA Arbitration Practice Seminar (formerly known as the “Practice Building Seminar”) co-organised by ASA (including Michael E. Schneider and Domitille Baizeau of LALIVE, […]

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LALIVE again among top seven firms worldwide in number of nominees in the International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration (January 2012)

1 January 2012

With six nominees in the 2012 edition of the International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, LALIVE is again ranked among the top firms worldwide in […]

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Noradèle Radjai promoted to partner of LALIVE (January 2012)

1 January 2012

      LALIVE is pleased to announce the promotion of Noradèle Radjai to partner of the firm as of 1 January 2012.  Ms Radjai, […]

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Dr Bernd Ehle and Dr Simone Nadelhofer re-elected to the Board of the German-Swiss Lawyers”˜ Association (DSJV) (October 2011)

29 October 2011

  On 29 October 2011, Dr Bernd Ehle and Dr Simone Nadelhofer were re-elected to the Board of the German-Swiss Lawyers’ Association (DSJV). The DSJV […]

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Georges Racine, LALIVE Corporate and commercial Partner, elected as Director of the Canadian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (October 2011)

1 October 2011

Georges Racine, LALIVE Corporate and commercial Partner and Director of LALIVE IN QATAR LLC, has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors […]

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Georges Racine elected the Executive Committee of the Section des Avocats Etrangers (Foreign Lawyers’ Section – SAE) of the Geneva Bar Association (September 2011)

20 September 2011

Georges Racine, a Quebec-qualified attorney and solicitor of England and Wales who is also registered as a foreign lawyer in Geneva, was elected as a […]

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Michael E. Schneider presenting the new ICC Rules of Arbitration in New York (19-20 September 2011)

19 September 2011

As Vice-Chair of the ICC Arbitration Commission and ex officio member of the Drafting Sub-Committee which prepared the new Rules of Arbitration of the International […]

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Domitille Baizeau selected as one of the 45 “leading figures of the ‘young’ international arbitration bar”

22 August 2011

LALIVE arbitration partner Domitille Baizeau has been selected as a result of a peer-review process conducted by the Global Arbitration Law Review among international arbitration practitioners […]

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Four new associates join the firm (July – September 2011)

1 August 2011

LALIVE is pleased to welcome four new associates to the firm Dr Eleanor Cashin Ritaine is a French and Swiss qualified attorney (Geneva bar) who […]

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LALIVE again ranked among the top firms in international arbitration worldwide (CHAMBERS & GAR)

1 July 2011

LALIVE has again been ranked in the top 25 worldwide by Chambers Global 2011 in international arbitration. It is one of only two continental European […]

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2011 Lalive Lecture delivered by Prof. David D. Caron (June 2011)

23 June 2011

On 23 June 2011, together with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEID), the firm hosted the fifth Lalive lecture in Geneva.  This […]

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Prof. Jean-Paul Vulliéty appointed as member of the ICC working group on ethics in commercial contracts (June 2011)

1 June 2011

In June 2011, Prof. Jean-Paul Vulliéty was appointed as member of the ICC working group on ethics in commercial contracts. The group is part of […]

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Domitille Baizeau appointed on the Executive Committee of the Swedish Arbitration Association

31 May 2011

In May 2011, Domitille Baizeau was appointed as member of the Executive Committee of the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA) along with five other European arbitration […]

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LALIVE seminar on the real exposure of Politically Exposed Persons and the associated risks for financial operators (7 April 2011)

7 April 2011

On 7 April 2011, LALIVE organised a seminar on the issue of Politically Exposed Persons (PEP),  analysing, under the currently applicable Swiss law, the real […]

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LALIVE litigation partner ranked in the International Who’s Who of Business Crime Defence Lawyers 2011

1 February 2011

Dr. Marc Henzelin, partner of the firm, has been ranked in the International Who’s Who of Business Crime Defence Lawyers. Marc Henzelin heads the firm’s international […]

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Matteo Barra and Sofian Ghezala joined the firm (January – February 2011)

1 February 2011

LALIVE is pleased to welcome two new associates to the firm. Dr Barra is an Italian qualified attorney who joins the firm international arbitration and […]

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Nathalie Subilia-Bigler and Sandrine Giroud on the provisions of the new Swiss Code of Civil Procedure relevant for labour disputes (January 2011)

25 January 2011

Labour disputes have been affected by the entry into force of the new unified Swiss Code of Civil Procedure (the “SCCP”), which replaced as of […]

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Pierre-Olivier Allaz and Werner Jahnel promoted Counsel of the firm

1 January 2011

The partners of LALIVE are pleased to announce the promotion of Pierre-Olivier Allaz in Geneva and Werner Jahnel in Zurich to Counsel of the firm […]

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Sandrine Giroud appointed as member of the Human Rights Commission of the Geneva Bar Association

1 January 2011

Sandrine Giroud has been appointed as member of the Human Rights Commission of the Geneva Bar Association as of 2011. The Geneva Bar Association is […]

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LALIVE hosted conference with ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) on 3 December 2010

3 December 2010

On 3 December 2010 LALIVE hosted the first ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) in Geneva. In two sessions, held between 4 and 8pm, the participants had the […]

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Noradèle Radjai appointed to the Executive Board of ICDR Young & International

11 November 2010

In November 2010, Noradèle Radjai was appointed to the Executive Board of ICDR Young & International for a three-year term. The International Centre for Dispute […]

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Three new associates joined the firm’s international dispute resolution team (October – November 2010)

1 November 2010

LALIVE is pleased to welcome three new associates to its international dispute resolution team, Catherine Anne Kunz, Valériane Oreamuno and Martin Dawidowicz. Catherine Anne Kunz […]

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LALIVE Listed in American Bar Association’s Guide to Foreign Law Firms (October 2010)

31 October 2010

LALIVE, which is a member of TerraLex, a worldwide network of independent law firms, has been selected to be included in the latest edition of […]

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Simone Nadelhofer appointed on the Board of the German-Swiss Lawyers”˜ Association (DSJV)

31 October 2010

On 31 October 2010, Simone Nadelhofer was appointed on the Board of the German-Swiss Lawyers’ Association (DSJV). The DSJV was founded in 1999 and has […]

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“État de droit et confiscation internationale” (2010, Edis) co-edited by Sandrine Giroud from LALIVE and Alvaro Borghi published in September 2010

5 October 2010

A major publication on international confiscation, état de droit et confiscation internationale (2010, Edis), co-edited by Sandrine Giroud, a Swiss private international law and asset recovery specialist from […]

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Six arbitration partners ranked in the International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration 2011

4 October 2010

This year again, six arbitration partners of the firm, Pierre Lalive, Michael E. Schneider, Teresa Giovannini, Veijo Heiskanen, Matthias Scherer and Domitille Baizeau have been ranked […]

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Marc Henzelin elected Co-Chair of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA)

3 October 2010

Marc Henzelin was elected Co-Chair of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association during the Annual Meeting of the IBA in Vancouver which […]

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Interview with Pierre Lalive for the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

21 September 2010

Professor Pierre Lalive recently gave an interview for the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEID) in Geneva, reflecting on his fifty years of […]

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Domitille Baizeau appointed on the Arbitration Committee of the Swiss Chambers’ Court of Arbitration and Mediation

1 September 2010

On 1 September 2010, Domitille Baizeau was appointed on the Arbitration Committee of the Swiss Chambers’ Court of Arbitration and Mediation for Geneva. The Arbitration […]

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Noradèle Radjai and Franz Stirnimann promoted Counsel of the firm

1 July 2010

The partners are pleased to announce the promotion of Noradèle Radjai and Franz Stirnimann Fuentes to Counsel of the firm as at 1 July 2010. Ms […]

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LALIVE selected by Botswana Telecommunications Authority (BTA) for advisory work

30 June 2010

LALIVE was selected by the Botswana Telecommunications Authority (BTA) alongside the world’s premier specialist telecoms, IT and media advisory firm Analysys Mason and local Botswana […]

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2010 Lalive Lecture – Speaker: Judge Gilbert Guillaume

2 June 2010

Each year, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEID) and LALIVE organise and co-host the Lalive Lecture at the HEID. The first one […]

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André Brunschweiler joined the firm (April 2010)

1 April 2010

The firm is pleased to welcome a new associate, André Brunschweiler. Mr Brunschweiler is a Swiss qualified attorney (Zurich bar) and will be based in our […]

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LALIVE again ranked among the top firms in international arbitration worldwide (CHAMBERS & GAR)

6 March 2010

LALIVE has again been ranked in the top 25 worldwide by Chambers Global 2010 in international arbitration. It is one of only two continental European firms […]

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Laura Halonen joined the firm (March 2010)

1 March 2010

LALIVE’s international dispute resolution team is pleased to welcome a new associate, Ms Laura Halonen.  Ms Halonen previously worked for several years at the international […]

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Michael Schneider chaired the last session of the UNCITRAL Working Group II in New York

5 February 2010

On 5 February 2010, Michael E. Schneider chaired the last session of the UNCITRAL Working Group II in charge of the revision of the UNCITRAL […]

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LALIVE in Zurich: the firm has opened an office in Zurich

1 February 2010

LALIVE opened an office in Zurich in February 2010.  Our presence on the shores of the Limmat is allowing us to answer the ever increasing […]

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Florian Dupuy joined the firm (January 2010)

1 February 2010

The firm is pleased to welcome a new associate in its international dispute resolution team, Mr Florian Dupuy. Mr Dupuy is a French qualified attorney […]

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Domitille Baizeau’s appointment at the Institute of World Business Law of the ICC

1 February 2010

Domitille Baizeau has been appointed Associate Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law. The Institute, which is based in Paris, acts as a […]

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Simone Nadelhofer joined LALIVE (November 2009) and will open our Zurich office (February 2010)

1 November 2009

We are pleased to announce that Zurich lawyer Simone Nadelhofer joined the firm on 1 November 2009 and will open our Zurich office in February […]

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Matthias Scherer elected vice-chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee

9 October 2009

At the last International Bar Association’s Annual Conference, which was held in Madrid from 4 to 9 October 2009, Matthias Scherer was elected vice-chair of […]

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Valentina Renna and Claire Inder joined the firm (September / October 2009)

1 October 2009

LALIVE is pleased to welcome two new associates in its international arbitration group, Valentina Renna and Claire Inder. Ms Renna is an Italian qualified attorney […]

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Michael E. Schneider elected President of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

25 September 2009

On 25 September 2009, Michael E. Schneider was elected President of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA). With some 1,200 members from Switzerland and many other […]

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Anne-Marie Loong appointed Young Ambassador of the Chinese European Arbitration Centre (Young CEAC) in Hamburg

18 September 2009

Anne-Marie Loong was appointed as the first Young Ambassador of the Chinese European Arbitration Centre (Young CEAC) for Switzerland at a conference commemorating the first […]

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Frederik-W. Gevers and Dimitri Iafaev joined the firm (August / September 2009)

1 September 2009

The firm is pleased to welcome two new associates, Frederik-W. Gevers and Dimitri Iafaev. Mr Gevers is a Swiss qualified attorney. He holds an LL.M. […]

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Sandrine Giroud joined the firm

1 July 2009

The firm is pleased to welcome a new associate, Sandrine Giroud. Ms Giroud is a Swiss qualified attorney and holds an LL.M. in international dispute […]

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Marc Henzelin elected as an Alternate Judge at the Cour de Cassation of Geneva

4 June 2009

On 4 June 2009, Marc Henzelin was elected by the Geneva Parliament to be an alternate judge at the Cour de Cassation. The Cour de […]

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Jan Paulsson delivered the 2009 LALIVE Lecture

27 May 2009

The 2009 Lalive Lecture took place on 27 May 2009 and was delivered by Jan Paulsson, who addressed the topic: “Looking rigorously at national law […]

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LALIVE sponsors Frankfurt investment moot

5 March 2009

The second Frankfurt Investment Arbitration moot, which attracted close to 30 teams from Europe, North and South America and Asia, was held on 4-6 March […]

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Valentine Maire and Franz X. Stirnimann Fuentes joined the firm (March 2009)

1 March 2009

The firm is pleased to welcome two new associates, Valentine Maire and Franz Stirnimann Fuentes. Valentine Maire is a Swiss qualified attorney and holds a […]

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LALIVE again ranked among the top firms in international arbitration (Chambers)

3 February 2009

LALIVE has again been ranked in the top 25 worldwide by Chambers Global 2009 in international arbitration, one of only two continental European firms and […]

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Anne-Marie Loong and Jaime Gallego joined the firm (January/February 2009)

31 January 2009

The firm is pleased to welcome two new associates, Anne-Marie Loong and Jaime Gallego. Anne-Marie Loong is a New York qualified attorney who studied law […]

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Werner Jahnel lectures on international arbitration in one of the top 3 LL.M. programs in continental Europe

2 January 2009

Werner Jahnel lectures on international arbitration as part of the Master of Laws (LL.M.) program on international legal practice of the Instituto de Empresa Law […]

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Marc Henzelin appointed member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of European Criminal Law (JECL)

2 January 2009

Marc Henzelin was appointed as a member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of European Criminal Law (JECL). JECL is a recently (2006) created […]

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Bernd Ehle appointed as partner of LALIVE

1 January 2009

We have the great pleasure of informing you that Bernd Ehle, associate of the firm since 2003 has been promoted to partner as at 1 […]

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LALIVE again ranked as one of the most prestigious international arbitration firms worldwide (Global Arbitration Review) (January 2009)

1 January 2009

LALIVE maintains its position as part of the thirty most prestigious specialist arbitration firms worldwide. Specifically the firm was ranked 9th and 16th in two […]

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Werner Jahnel and Melina Llodra joined the firm (September/October 2008)

1 October 2008

The firm is pleased to welcome two new associates, Werner Jahnel and Melina Llodra. Mr Jahnel holds a PhD from the University of Graz in […]

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Teresa Giovannini appointed member of Advisory Board of the newly created Chinese European Arbitration Centre (CEAC)

18 September 2008

Teresa Giovannini was appointed as member of the Advisory Board of the Chinese European Arbitration Centre (CEAC) inaugurated in Hamburg on 18 September 2008 (see […]

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Samuel Moss and Michel Mitzicos-Giogios joined the firm (June and July 2008)

1 July 2008

The firm is pleased to welcome two new associates, Samuel Moss and Michel Mitzicos-Giogios. Mr Moss has studied law at McGill University in Montreal and […]

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Jean-Paul Vulliéty appointed as co-director of the Master Program in International Trading and Shipping Law at the University of Geneva (June 2008)

1 June 2008

Professor Vulliéty, who has been lecturing International Business Law and Swiss and International Contract Law at the University of Geneva since 2003, is now also […]

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Matthias Scherer to co-edit a new arbitration journal

24 May 2008

Matthias Scherer will co-edit with Dr Michele Patocchi the latest international arbitration journal, the Swiss International Arbitration Law Reports (Swiss Int’l Arb Law Rep). The […]

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Professor Pierre Mayer delivered the second LALIVE Lecture

22 May 2008

The second LALIVE lecture, co-organised and co-hosted by the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (HEID) and LALIVE, was delivered on 22 May 2008 […]

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Bernd Ehle appointed Committee member of the European Branch of the CIArb

1 May 2008

At the Spring Meeting of the European Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in Istanbul on 2-4 May 2008, Bernd Ehle was appointed […]

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LALIVE again ranked among the top firms in international arbitration (Chambers)

1 May 2008

LALIVE has been ranked in the top ten Europe-wide (Band 3) by Chambers Europe 2008 in international arbitration, ahead of several large international firms. The firm […]

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Michael E. Schneider appointed member of the DIAC Executive Committee

14 April 2008

The Board of Trustees of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) at its session of 14 April 2008 elected Michael E. Schneider as member of […]

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Jean-Paul Vulliéty elected on the Board of the Swiss-Arab Chamber of Commerce

1 April 2008

In April 2008, Pr. Vulliéty was elected on the Board of Directors of the Swiss-Arab Chamber of Commerce, which was established in 1974 in Geneva […]

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Guillaume Tattevin joined the firm (February 2008)

4 February 2008

The firm is pleased to welcome Guillaume Tattevin, a French qualified attorney who specializes in international arbitration, and joins our international dispute resolution team. Mr […]

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LALIVE ranked as one of the leading international arbitration firms worldwide (Global Arbitration Review )

8 January 2008

LALIVE has been ranked 12th in a survey of 100 specialist arbitration firms worldwide (GAR100) by Global Arbitration Review. The firm is the only boutique […]

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Domitille Baizeau and Georges Racine appointed as partners of LALIVE

2 January 2008

We have the great pleasure of informing you that Domitille Baizeau, Associate of the firm since 2004, and Georges Racine, Of Counsel since July 2007, […]

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Matthias Scherer appointed as Chair of the sub-committee on conflicts of interests by the IBA Committee on Arbitration

2 January 2008

The International Bar Association (IBA)’s Arbitration Committee has announced its new officers for 2008. Matthias Scherer of LALIVE has been appointed as Chair of the […]

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Michael E. Schneider appointed member of the Advisory Board of the IBA Arab Regional Forum

1 January 2008

The International Bar Association (IBA) elected Michael E. Schneider as member of the Advisory Board of its Arab Regional Forum effective as of 1 January 2008. Working alongside […]

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LALIVE ranked in global top ten in international arbitration (Chambers)

1 January 2008

LALIVE has been ranked in the top ten worldwide (Band 4) and the first continental European firm by Chambers Global 2008 in international arbitration, ahead […]

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Bernd Ehle appointed co-chair of the Geneva Group of ASA

6 December 2007

After having presided over the Geneva Group of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) – ASA’s first local group founded in 1987 – for more than […]

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Thomas Widmer joined the firm (November 2007)

1 November 2007

The firm is pleased to welcome Thomas Widmer, a Swiss qualified attorneys-at-law who will practice in most of our core areas. We wish Mr Widmer […]

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Robert Kolb appointed Professor of International Law at the University of Geneva

4 September 2007

Mr. Robert Kolb has been appointed Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva. Pr. Kolb, who joined the […]

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Four new associates joined the firm (September 2007)

1 September 2007

The firm is pleased to welcome four new associates. Nathalie Bigler, Laetitia Feuglet and Vincent Tattini, Swiss qualified attorneys-at-law trained in well known Geneva firms, […]

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LALIVE contributed to the first commentary in French language of the Swiss code of companies.

1 August 2007

A group of highly reputed practitioners and university professors has completed the first commentary in French of the Swiss company law. The commentary covers all […]

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First Lalive lecture organised by HEI in Geneva with LALIVE (9 July 2007)

9 July 2007

On 9 July 2007, the Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI) and LALIVE organised and co-hosted the first Lalive Lecture at the HEI. The purpose […]

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Georges P. Racine and Robert Pietrowski joined the firm (July 2007)

1 July 2007

Georges Racine is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales and the Quebec Bar. His practice focuses on corporate, commercial and international […]

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Veijo Heiskanen appointed Chairman of an international claims commission

18 May 2007

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, head of the UN mission in Kosovo, has appointed Veijo Heiskanen as Chairman of the Kosovo Property […]

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Nicolas Leroux joined the firm (April 2007)

1 April 2007

The Firm is pleased to welcome Nicolas Leroux as a new associate. Nicolas Leroux will in May present his PhD thesis at the University of […]

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Veijo Heiskanen designated on the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators (March 2007)

6 March 2007

Dr Veijo Heiskanen has been designated by the Government of Finland on the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes […]

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Domitille Baizeau appointed co-chair of ASA Below 40

29 January 2007

In January 2007,Domitille Baizeau was appointed co-chair of ASA Below 40, replacing Anne-Véronique Schläpfer from Schellenberg Wittmer, co-founder of ASA Below 40 in 2000. ASA […]

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Christiane de Senarclens joined the firm as a partner, together with Pierre-Olivier Allaz and Mark Barokas.

1 January 2007

A warm welcome to all of them.

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Veijo Heiskanen appointed Partner of the firm

1 January 2007

We have the great pleasure of informing you that Dr Veijo Heiskanen, Of Counsel to our firm since 2002, has now joined us as partner. […]

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Lecture of Jean-Denis Bredin at LALIVE’s premises (27 September 2006)

27 September 2006

For the inauguration of our new premises, Jean-Denis Bredin, Member of the Académie française and Honorary Professor at University Paris I, will deliver a talk […]

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Marc Henzelin elected to the Board of the Business Crime Section of the International Bar Association (22 September 2006)

22 September 2006

Marc Henzelin was elected to sit on the Board of the Business Crime Section of the International Bar Association during the IBA annual conference held in […]

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Michael Schneider Elected as President of an UNCITRAL Working Group (11-15 September 2006)

11 September 2006

Michael Schneider was elected as President of one of the UNCITRAL working groups (meeting of 11 to 15 September 2006) in charge of the revision […]

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Veijo Heiskanen and Bernd Ehle spoke at arbitration conference in Riga, Latvia (4-5 September 2006)

4 September 2006

Veijo Heiskanen and Bernd Ehle acted as Speakers at the conference on “Topicalities in International Commercial Arbitration”, organized on 4 and 5 September 2006 in […]

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Bernd Ehle spoke at the CILS law symposium in Salzburg (15-18 June 2006)

15 June 2006

Bernd Ehle participated in the symposium on “International Arbitration and Mediation – From the Professional’s Perspective” of the Center for International Legal Studies (CILS) in […]

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Marc Henzelin elected as a Member of the Council of the European Criminal Bar Association (29 April 2006)

29 April 2006

Marc Henzelin has been elected as a Member of the Council of the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) during the Assembly which took place in […]

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Matthias Scherer elected as one of the 45 leading arbitration specialists below the age of 45 (31 March 2006)

31 March 2006

Lalive Partner Matthias Scherer has been elected in a peer-voting process conducted by the Global Arbitration Law Review among international arbitration practitioners as one of […]

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Teresa Giovannini appointed as a Member of the LCIA Court (10 January 2006)

10 January 2006

Teresa Giovannini has been appointed as a Member of the LCIA Court which comprises 35 Members. See http://www.lcia.org/LCIA_folder/lcia_court_bios.htm

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The firm is moving

31 October 2005

As of 31 October 2005, Lalive Attorneys-at-Law is moving to a new address: 35 Rue de la Mairie, 1207 Geneva (P.O.Box 6569, 1211 Geneva 6). […]

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Domitille Baizeau appointed as a co-Chair of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) of the LCIA

15 September 2005

In September 2005, Domitille Baizeau was appointed as a co-Chair of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). […]

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Michael E. Schneider nominated Vice-Chair of ASA (02 September 2005)

2 September 2005

At the recent General Assembly of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), which was held on 2 September 2005 in Bern, Michael E. Schneider acceeded to […]

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Lalive contributes to the Scholarship Programme of the University of Geneva for Students of Burkina Faso (March 2005)

1 March 2005

In March 2005, Lalive agreed to contribute to the scholarship programme of the University of Geneva for students of Burkina Faso. The amount paid will […]

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Ms Azzi and Mr Félix joined the firm (January 2005)

1 January 2005

The Firm is pleased to welcome two new associates: Ms Francesca Azzi, an Italian Law specialist, and Mr. Mathias Felix who was attorney-trainee at Lalive […]

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Professor Robert Kolb joined the firm as Of Counsel

1 November 2004

Professor Robert Kolb, Public International Law Specialist and author of numerous books and articles, joins Lalive Law Firm as Counsel (as of 1st November 2004). […]

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Alexander Troller appointed as Senior Special Fellow to UNITAR

1 November 2004

With effect as of 1 November 2004, the Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has appointed Alexander Troller as […]

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Kamen Troller becomes Honorary President of the International League of Competition Law (LIDC)

1 October 2004

The General Assembly of the LIDC whose aim is “to promote the principles of fairness and justice in competitive trade”” nominated Kamen Troller Honorary President […]

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Lalive sponsors clerkship at the International Court of Justice at The Hague (September 2004)

1 September 2004

With the objective of contributing to the promotion and development of international law and its practice, Lalive provides financial support to the clerkship programme which […]

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Domitille Baizeau joined the firm (August 2004)

1 August 2004

Ms Domitille Baizeau joined the arbitration team of Lalive. She brings in knowledge of international commercial arbitration (including State-investor disputes) and English Law. Welcome from […]

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Lalive hosted Intellectual Property Conference Reception (AIPPI)

1 June 2004

Dr. Kamen Troller, Chair of the Swiss Committee of AIPPI, hosted a wine-tasting reception during the World Conference of the International Association for the Protection […]

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Lalive co-authors Model Joint Venture Agreements and User”s guides for the International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO) in Geneva

1 January 2004

In cooperation with a Lalive drafting team and a panel of international expert from various jurisdictions, the ITC Pro-bono Committee on Joint Venture Model Contracts […]

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Matthias Scherer appointed to the Arbitration Committee under the Swiss Rules

1 January 2004

Matthias Scherer of Lalive’s international arbitration group has been elected to the Arbitration Committee of the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Geneva and to […]

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Lalive Lawyer becomes first foreign Attorney admitted to a Swiss Bar under the EU-Switzerland Bilateral Agreements

1 January 2004

Dr. Bernd Ehle, a German lawyer who joined Lalive in November 2003, passed the aptitude test for attorneys from EU Member states under the new […]

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Ms Giorgetti and Müller joined the firm

1 August 2003

Ms Chiara Giorgetti has joined the Firm as Associate and Me Eva Müller as Intern as of 1st August 2003. Welcome to both of them.

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Veijo Heiskanen joined the firm as Counsel (September 2002)

1 September 2002

Dr Veijo Heiskanen has joined the firm as Of Counsel. See Dr Heiskanen’s profile. “

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Promotion of Matthias Scherer

1 January 2002

Matthias Scherer who has been working in the Firm since 1994 became a Partner in January 2002

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