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RA Dr. iur. Christian Oetiker, LL.M.

Vischer AG
Aeschenvorstadt 4
4010 Basel

Fon+41 58 2113352
Fax+41 58 2113310
Swiss, Switzerland 1973

Present Position
Partner in the Litigation & Arbitration Team of VISCHER AG, Zurich/Basel

Training / Professional Experience
University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (lic.iur., 1996; Dr. iur., 2003)
London School of Economics and Political Science (LL.M., 2001)

Areas of specialisation
Agency / Distribution / Franchising
Finance and Banking (Derivate Agreements; ISDA Master Agreements)Pharmaceuticals
Sales / Purchases
Transport / Infrastructure

Arbitral experience
Swiss Rules, ICC Rules, LCIA Rules, ad hoc
Counsel, Co-Counsel, Special Swiss Counsel in a number of domestic and international arbitration cases involving asset purchase, service agreements, re-insurance, distribution and corporate law
Arbitrator (Chairman and Party-Appointed Arbitrator)
Administration (Case Management Committees) of Swiss Rules Arbitrations

Membership in professional associations
Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA; Member of the Board)
Swiss and Basel Bar Association
Italian Chamber of Commerce for Switzerland

Commentary to the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration, Zurich 2013 (Art. 26-27, Art. 28-30 together with Noradèle Radjai)
Ad Hoc Arbitration in Switzerland, in: Arroyo: Arbitration in Switzerland: A Practioner's Handbook, Biggleswade 2013
IBA Rules of Evidence. Commentary on the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration (co-author), Zurich 2012
Sense and Nonsense of Written Witness Statements, in: Müller/Rigozzi (ed.), New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration 2009, Zurich 2009, 29-43
Practical Aspects of Arbitrating EC Competition Law, Zurich 2007
Witnesses before the International Arbitral Tribunal, ASA Bull. 2/2007
Basler Kommentar zum Lugano-Übereinkommen (co-editor and co-author), Basel 2016
Rückversicherungsschiedsgerichte - Ist billig und schnell auch gut? (co-author), HAVE 2007, 335-345
Eintritt und Wirkungen der Rechtshängigkeit in der internationalen Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, St. Gallen/Lachen 2003 (Doctoral Thesis)

Language Skills
German, English, Italian, French

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