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RA Dr. Bernhard F. Meyer LL.M., FCIArb, FSIArb

MME Legal | Tax | Compliance
Zollstrasse 62
8031 Zürich

Fon+41 44 2549966
Fax+41 44 2549960
Switzerland, Zurich 1946

Present Position
Senior Partner, Attorney at Law, International Arbitrator and litigation specialist.

Training / Professional Experience
1972, University of Zurich, lic. iur. (magna cum laude); 1972, Traineeship Business Administration, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL, USA; 1973-1975 Assistant to District Judge; 1976-1977, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA, LL.M; 1978-1979, University of Zurich, Dr. iur. (magna cum laude). 1999, Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb); 2007, Fellow Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb).

Areas of specialisation
International litigation and arbitration; construction and engineering contracts; pharma and medical devices law; agency, distribution, licensing and franchising; intellectual property; joint ventures; research and development contracts; international trade; mergers and acquisitions; information technology; telecommunication, internet and computer law; electronic commerce.

Arbitral experience
More than 230 international arbitration cases under following rules: ICC, ZHK, SCAI, VIAC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, AAA/ICDR, SIAC, HKIAC, ECE, UNCITRAL, HK D-CH, AD HOC, etc. Chairman: 91, Sole Arbitrator: 35, Co-Arbitrator: 78; Counsel: 35. International turn-key contracts; manufacturing/distribution joint ventures, energy contracts (price adjustments), joint ventures and licensing (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive industry, chemicals; telecommunication industry, import/export, etc.).

Membership in professional associations
ASA (Vice President), IPBA (Jurisdictional Council Member), IBA (retired Committee Chair).
Arbitration panels: ICC, DIS, SIAC, HKIAC, KLRCA, VIAC, DIS, LCIA, AAA/ICDR, WIPO, and others.

Swiss Chapter, Handbuch Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (Handbook Arbitration), 2nd edition – published by Schulthess, Zurich 2017; Article, Arbitrator Consultants – Another Way to Deal with Technical or Commercial Challenges of Arbitrations, ASA Bulletin 2015; Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitration (Co-Author), Kluwer 2013, and many more.

Language Skills
German, English, French (fluent); Italian (knowledge)

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