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RA Dr. Urs Weber-Stecher, LL.M.

Wenger & Vieli AG
Dufourstrasse 56
8034 Zürich

Fon+41 58 9585858
Fax+41 58 9585959
Swiss, Zurich 1963

Present Position
Partner with law firm Wenger & Vieli, Attorneys-at-Law, Zurich, head of the arbitration team
President of the National Committee of ICC Switzerland
Lecturer for international arbitration at the University of Zurich;
Chairman of the Board of the Swiss Arbitration Academy
Member of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution

Training / Professional Experience
Dr. iur., University of Zurich, Law Faculty (1997)
LL.M., Tulane University, School of Law, including in-depth education in American and International Arbitration (Prof. Th. Carbonneau, in co-operation with AAA) (1994/95)
Lic. iur., University of Zurich, Law Faculty (1989)

Areas of specialisation
Agency, competition, construction, Engineering, corporate, energy and natural resources, Information and communication, intellectual property, Joint ventures, commeria

Arbitral experience
Numerous international and national arbitrations (ICC, Swiss Rules, Cepani Rules, UNCITRAL, ad hoc) as chairman, co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator, counsel, and co-counsel

Membership in professional associations

Arbitration in Switzerland – The Fine Art of Dispute Resolution, IPBA Journal, March 2014, p. 34-37;
Arbitration in Switzerland, in: GAR – The European, Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2014, p. 3-5 (with Rainer Fueg);
Commentary to the Swiss Code on Civil Procedure, Part 3: Arbitration (in German language), in: Basler Kommentar zur Schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung, 2.A. Basel 2013;
Decision of the Swiss Federal Tribunal on the exception arbitri in state court proceedings – comments on the prima facie review and its scope of application, in: IBA Arbitration News Letter Vol. 18 No. 1, February 2013, p. 92-95)(with Flavio Peter);
Principles of Good Governance and Organisation of Arbitral Institutions, in: Arbitral Institutions under Scrutiny, ASA Special Series No. 40, New York 2013, p.39-55;
Arbitration and Competition Law (in German language), in: Basler Kommentar zum Kartellgesetz, nach Art. 12 - 17 KG, Basel 2010;
Die Einrede der Wettbewerbswidrigkeit vor schweizerisc

Language Skills
English, German, French

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