Weber-Stecher, Urs

RA Dr. iur., LL.M., FCIArb, FSIArb, Mediator CEDR

b. 1963

Current activity

Unabhängiger Schiedsrichter und Mediator in Zürich - Präsident des Nationalkomitees von ICC Switzerland - Lehrbeauftragter für internationale Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit an der Universität Zürich - Mitglied des ASA-Vorstands - Dozent und Mitglied des Academic Council der Swiss Arbitration Academy

Professional focus

Construction/Engineering
Compliance
Electronics
Energy and power
Research and Development
M&A
Gas and Oil
Intellectual Property
Trade
Infrastructure and Transport
Information Technology (IT)
Joint Ventures/Consortia/Shareholder Agreements
Trademarks
Media
Pharmaceuticals
Telecommunications
Distribution and franchise

Areas of law

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Construction law
Energy law
Corporate law
Commercial law
Private international law
IT law
Licensing/Franchise law
Mediation
Intellectual property law
Procedural law
Competition and antitrust law

My career

  • Partner und Leiter des Schiedsgerichtsteams bei Wenger Vieli AG, Zürich (2003-2021
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator (2015), Mediator SAV / SKWM (2018)
  • 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)

Arbitration experience

Zahlreiche internationale und nationale Schiedsverfahren (ICC, Swiss Rules, DIS, VIAC, HKIAC, CEPANI, UNCITRAL, ad hoc) als Vorsitzender, Mitschiedsrichter, Einzelschiedsrichter und Parteivertreter in den Bereichen Wettbewerbsrecht, Immaterialgüterrecht, Handelsverträge, Agentur-, Vertriebs-, Franchising- und Lizenzverträge, Forschungs- und Entwicklungsverträge, Kauf- und Verkaufsverträge, Bauverträge, Gesellschaftsrecht, Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Aktionärsverträge in einer Vielzahl von Branchen, u.a. Energie und natürliche Ressourcen (einschließlich Gaspreisstreitigkeiten), Bauwesen, Ingenieurwesen, Maschinenbau, Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie, Luft- und Raumfahrt und Verteidigung, Automobilindustrie, Telekommunikation, Versicherungen, Pharmazeutika, Medizintechnik, Rohstoffhandel, Lebensmittelproduktion.

Publications

  • 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)
  • Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (Binnenschiedsverfahren), in:Basler Kommentar zur Schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung, 3. Teil, 3.A. Basel 2017, Einleitung 3. Teil, Art. 353-356, 363, 367-369
  • 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
  • Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution – Switzerland, in: Annual Review 2018, Financier Worldwide
  • International Arbitration in Switzerland, in: Global Legal Insights –International Arbitration, 3rd ed. 2017, p. 338-348 (with Flavio Peter)
  • International Arbitration in Switzerland, in: Global Legal Insights –International Arbitration, 1st ed. 2015, p. 293-302 (with Flavio Peter)
  • Wirtschaftsmediation - ideale Ergänzung zur Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, in: Schweizer Anwaltsrevue, 11/12|2020, p. 440-445 (mit Katia Rener)
  • The Myth of Partial Awards on Advances on Costs in International Commercial Arbitration in Switzerland under the Swiss Rules, 39 ASA Bulletin 3/2021, p. 545-569 (with Flavio Peter)
  • Enforcing Arbitral Awards (Chapter on Switzerland), in: In-depth Feature of Financier Worldwide, October 2021 (with Nicolas Bracher)
  • Mediationskomponenten in kombinierten Streitbeilegungsverfahren, in: KonfliktDynamik, Heft 4/2021, p. 332-340 (mit Julia Jung)

Languages

German
English
French

Memberships

  • ASA, DIS, CIArb, IBA, ICC, ICCA, IPBA, VIAC

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