People

Marc D. Veit

Partner

Admission :

Switzerland, 2000

Nationality :

Swiss

Languages :

English , French , German , Spanish

London

25 Eastcheap, London,
EC3M 1DE,
United Kingdom

Contact :

+44 20 3880 1540

Marc Veit joined LALIVE in 2014. He specializes in international arbitration and litigation and has acted as counsel and arbitrator in a large number of international arbitrations, both ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under institutional rules (ICC, Swiss rules, HKIAC, SIAC, SCC, IATA) involving the substantive and/or procedural laws of Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France, England, China, Turkey, Sweden, Singapore, Hong Kong, Georgia, Ukraine, Korea and Albania.

Marc Veit has extensive experience in complex international arbitration and litigation matters with particular emphasis on multi-jurisdictional disputes. His expertise spans across various industries including energy (in particular gas), construction, telecommunications, life sciences and biotechnology, banking, commodity trading, shipping, ship building and nutrition. Marc Veit also represents parties before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court in setting aside proceedings.

Marc Veit is an active member of several associations, including the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the IBA Arbitration Committee, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), and the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA). He is a frequent speaker and moderator at international conferences on dispute resolution and publishes regularly in the field.

He has been ranked for many years by Chambers Global as a leading individual in Arbitration and Litigation in Switzerland, and by Legal 500 as a recommended practitioner in Dispute Resolution in Switzerland.

Before joining LALIVE, Marc Veit was a partner in the arbitration and litigation team of a top tier Swiss law firm in Zurich. He graduated from the University of St Gallen (lic iur 1997, Dr oec 1999) and was a visiting scholar in 1998 at UC Berkeley, USA. He has for many years, been a lecturer at the Universities of Fribourg and St. Gallen.

Marc Veit garners praise from clients, who appreciate his "quick understanding of the issues" as well as his "arbitration instincts and analytical abilities." A source highlights that Veit has the "ability to absorb and decipher complex information in no time" and that he can "articulate the arguments and grounds of appeal in an unambiguous and influential manner." He has experience representing clients in arbitrations concerning investments, sales and intellectual property, as well as cross-licensing agreements.

Chambers Global and Europe, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration, 2018

Marc Veit advises on both domestic and international litigation and arbitration. One impressed client states: "It can take a long time to explain these things to typical lawyers, but not for Marc; he could spend his time thinking about matters of a higher complexity."

Chambers Global, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel, Switzerland (Band 3), 2017

Marc Veit in Zurich is “one of the best” when it comes to handling multi-jurisdictional disputes, and is praised as “a very organised and responsive individual”.

Who’s Who Legal : Arbitration, 2017

Marc Veit has acted as counsel and arbitrator in more than 80 international arbitrations and is particularly well known for energy-related disputes.

Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration, 2016

Marc Veit is a “great intellect”.

Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2015

Marc Veit wins plaudits for his handling of international arbitrations. He covers a range of industries including gas, construction, life sciences and shipping.

Chambers Global, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel (Band 3), Switzerland, 2015

The “exceptional” Marc D Veit is praised for his “ability to handle complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes with aplomb”.

Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, 2014

Marc Veit represents individuals and multinational corporations in complex international disputes and is considered a “model arbitrator”.

Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Arbitration, 2014

A “first-class” litigator with “considerable” experience representing multinational corporations and individuals in the telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and energy sectors.

Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, Commercial Litigation, 2014

The ‘very talented’ Marc Veit has a strong reputation for his work representing clients in arbitrations. He regularly acts on cross-border disputes.

Chambers Global & Europe, 2014, Dispute Resolution Switzerland

Marc Veit is 'one of the foremost counsels around'.

Who's Who Legal, Switzerland, 2014, Arbitration

A large proportion of Marc Veit's contentious work is made up of multi-jurisdictional cases, and he regularly acts on arbitrations with no Swiss connection.

Chambers Global & Europe, 2013, Dispute Resolution Switzerland

Marc Veit is 'good at synthesizing all evidence and presenting it in a coherent and persuasive way', report clients. 'He is smart and prepares excellent pleadings'.

Chambers Global & Europe 2012, Dispute Resolution, Switzerland

Marc Veit is known for his work as a litigator and arbitration counsel, particularly in multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Chambers Global & Europe 2011, Dispute Resolution, Switzerland

Marc Veit is described as ‘young and talented’.

Chambers Global & Europe 2010, Dispute Resolution, Switzerland

Marc Veit recommended.

Legal 500 2012, Switzerland, Dispute Resolution

Chapter 2, Part II: Commentary on Chapter 12 PILS, Article 184, 3. Taking of Evidence

Marc D. Veit, 2017

In: Manuel Arroyo (Ed), Arbitration in Switzerland: The Practitioner's Guide, Kluwer Law International, 1st Edition (2013, pp. 127-140), 2nd Edition (2017)

Swiss Voters Refuse to Limit Lifetime of Operating Nuclear Reactors

Marc D. Veit, Simon Leimbacher, 2016

International Law Office, Newsletter (Energy & Natural Resources), 12 décembre 2016

Commentary of Arts. 34-37 Swiss Rules

Marc D. Veit, 2013

In: Tobias Zuberbühler, Christoph Müller, Philipp Habegger (Eds.), Swiss Rules of International Arbitration, Commentary, Schulthess, Zurich, 2013

Cross-Border Pre-Trial Discovery in Switzerland

Marc D. Veit, 2007

WW&P Newsletter

Arbitration of Tax Treaty Disputes – the OECD Proposal

Marc D. Veit, 2007

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

Commentary to Art. 34 to 37 of the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration

Marc D. Veit, 2005

In: Zuberbühler/ Müller/ Habegger (Editor[s]), Swiss Rules of International Arbitration, Commentary, Schulthess

Enforcing English Worldwide Freezing Injunctions in Switzerland, Denilauler, Van Uden and Mietz Revisited

Marc D. Veit, 2004

5 Business Law International

Security for Costs in International Arbitration – Some Comments to Procedural Order No. 14 of 27

Marc D. Veit, 2002

ASA Bulletin 1/2005, pp. 116-118

L’ÉLECTROCHOC NUMÉRIQUE

Une rencontre d’information et de réflexion sur la révolution numérique et la transformation de l’avocat avec témoignages et ateliers

Geneva 14/09/2017 Marc D. Veit Speaker: LES INNOVATIONS TECHNOLOGIQUES - L’avenir du contentieux

6th Annual GAR Live New York

New York 12/09/2017 Marc D. Veit Panelist: The year in review - arbitration in the age of Trump

CBMA’s II International Conference on Arbitration

THE ARBITRAL PROCEEDINGS: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE USEFUL

Rio de Janeiro 10/08/2017 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Evidence in Arbitration

Beijing Arbitration Commission (BAC), Beijing International Arbitration Center (BIAC)

2017 Zurich Summit on Commercial Dispute Resolution in China

Zurich 23/06/2017 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Invigorating Trade and Developing Dispute Resolution in the PRC (International Trade)

International Bar Association (IBA)

Annual Litigation Forum Conference 2017

Zurich 03/05/2017 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Innovation in litigation – roundtable discussions/workshops

Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

Quantifying Claims in Post-M&A Disputes

Bern 16/09/2016 Marc D. Veit Moderator: Presentation and Calculation of Damages in Post-M&A Disputes

Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA)

International Arbitration in India: Changes & Challenges

New Delhi 11/07/2016 Marc D. Veit Panelist: Emergency Arbitrations and Enforcement of Arbitration Awards

Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

Launch of ASA South-East Asia (SEA) Chapter: Arbitration in Switzerland and Singapore: exchange of best practices

Singapore 20/06/2016 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Iura novit curia: What about due process?

Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration

Chinese-European Dispute Resolution Seminar

Shenzhen 18/06/2016 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Arbitration Swiss Style: Location, Law and Arbitration Rules

ASA jointly with BAC & CIETAC in Beijing; SHIAC in Shanghai

Swiss-Chinese Arbitration Seminar & Workshops

Shanghai 14/06/2016 Marc D. Veit Speaker

Mannheim International Arbitration Conference

Effective Fact Finding vs. Information Overload: Too Much Paper in Arbitration?

Mannheim 26/02/2016 Marc D. Veit Moderator: Shifting the Burden of Proof – An Efficient Alternative to Document Production?

Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA), Institute for Energy Law (IEL), International Court of Arbitration (ICC)

3rd Annual ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration

Houston 14/01/2016 Marc D. Veit Panelist: Navigating the Changing Geopolitical Landscape during an Energy Dispute

Transnational Law Center (University of Ghent)

The Role of Technology and the Internet in International Arbitration

Ghent 11/01/2016 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Arbitrators and the digital world

ITA-CANACO

10th Annual Americas Workshop, Underlying Corruption Issues in International Arbitration

Mexico city 01/12/2015 Marc D. Veit Speaker and Panellist: Proving Corruption, what should be the applicable standard

UNCITRAL Asia-Pacific Judicial Summit

Anti-arbitration injunctions

Hong Kong 28/10/2015 Marc D. Veit Speaker and Panellist

Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

Arbitration Seminar and Workshop

Istanbul 17/09/2015 Marc D. Veit Moderator and Workshop leader

Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

Investment Treaty Arbitration: Importance for Switzerland

Zurich 02/06/2015 Marc D. Veit Panellist

Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

Swiss-Chinese Dispute Resolution Forum

Shanghai 12/03/2015 Marc D. Veit Moderator and Workshop leader: Arbitration in Switzerland

Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Economy

22nd Croatian Arbitration Days

Zagreb 04/12/2014 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Rights and Duties of Experts

Finnish Arbitration Academy

Case management and advocacy in international arbitration

Helsinki 24/11/2014 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Advocacy before International Arbitral Tribunals

3rd DIS Baltic Arbitration Days

International enforcement of arbitration awards and arbitration in transport related disputes

Riga 26/06/2014 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Enforcement of Arbitral Awards and International Sanctions

Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)

ASA Ankara Roadshow

Ankara 22/10/2013 Marc D. Veit Panel Speaker: Arbitration in Switzerland

International Bar Association (IBA)

Annual Conference - Arbitration Committee, Young Practitioners Symposium

Boston 06/10/2013 Marc D. Veit Panel Speaker: The Role of Ethics in International Arbitration

Arbitration Institute Finland

International Arbitration Day

Helsinki 22/05/2013 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Persuasive Written Advocacy – How to Prepare Convincing Written Submissions

India Branch of International Fiscal Association (IFA)

Investment Treaty Arbitration in Tax Matters

Mumbai 04/12/2012 Marc D. Veit Speaker: Investment Treaty Arbitration in Tax Matters
Marc D. Veit Lecturer in International Arbitration

2009 - 2012

University of Fribourg

Marc D. Veit Lecturer in Public Law

2000 - 2008

University of St. Gallen