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RA Prof.Dr. Burghard Piltz

Ahlers & Vogel Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB
Schaarsteinwegsbrücke 2
20459 Hamburg

Fon+49 (0) 40 3785880
Fax+49 (0) 40 37858888
German, Gütersloh 1947

Present Position
Partner of Ahlers & Vogel Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB, Hamburg, Germany

Training / Professional Experience
1968 - 1973: Universities of Münster and Munich;
1973 - 1977: Law Graduate at the Higher Regional Court Munich; during this time, studies in Buenos Aires and London;
1977: Admission to the Bar;
1997: Appointed Professor honoris causae, University of Bielefeld, Germany.

2017: member of the international Incoterms® 2020 Drafting Group, established by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

Areas of specialisation
International Sales, International Distribution and related transactions, in particular United Nations Sales Convention (CISG), Incoterms, ERA, etc.;
Latinamerican law

Arbitral experience
A large number of arbitration proceedings - predominantly as chairman of the arbitral tribunal - in accordance with the rules of arbitration of the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce), DIS (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit), IATA (International Air Transport Association), LCIA (London Court of International Arbitration), NAI (Netherlands Arbitration Institute), SCAI (Swiss Chambers Arbitration Institution) and SCC (Stockholm Chamber of Commerce). Various ad-hoc arbitral proceedings.

Chairman of the Executive Committee of the elarb (European-Latinamerican Arbitration Association), Hamburg.
President of the Arbitration Centre established by the German-Argentinean Chamber of Commerce, Buenos Aires.

Membership in professional associations
DIS, ICC, IDI, UIA among others

"Münchner Anwaltshandbuch Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht", editor, 2017;
"Incoterms 2010", with Jens Bredow, Munich, 2016;
"Export Contract" in: Münchner Vertragshandbuch, volume 4, Munich, 2012;
Commentary on Art. 30 - Art. 34 CISG, in: Kröll/Mistelis/Perales Viscasillas, UN-Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), Munich, 2011;
"Internationales Kaufrecht" , Verlag C.H. Beck, 2nd edition, Munich, 2008;
"Compraventa internacional", Buenos Aires, 1998;
Numerous Articles on issues relating to International Commercial Law, for more information see http://www.ahlers-vogel.de

Language Skills
German, English, Spanish

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