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  • Bau-/Anlagenbau
  • Finanz- und Bankrecht
  • Handelsvertreter / Vertragshändler
  • Handelsrecht
  • Unternehmenskauf
  • Joint Ventures
  • Berufshaftung von Wirtschaftsprüfern
  • Gesellschaftsrecht.

Areas of law

My career

  • Diplomjurist - Universität Leuven (Belgien) 1976
  • Diplomkaufmann (MBA) - Universität Antwerpen (UFSIA) (Belgien) 1979
  • Rechtsanwalt seit 1977: 1977-1980 in Antwerpen / 1980-1995 in Brüssel / seit 1995 in Antwerpen

Arbitration experience

Als Schiedsrichter: Einzelschiedsrichter:4 ICC und 1 CEPINA Vorsitzender Schiedsrichter: 2 ad hoc + 1 CEPINA + 2 AKaBA (Antwerpener Kammer für Schiedsgericht und Mediation); Mitschiedsrichter: 1 ad hoc; Als Parteivertreter: 5 ad hoc + 4 ICC + 1 Wien + 1 CEPINA; Gegenstand der Schiedsverfahren: Vertragshändlerverfahren; Kreditverfahren; Maklerverfahren; Unternehmenskauf; Streitigkeiten nach Unternehmenskauf; Investitionsanlagverfahren; Versicherungsrecht; Bauverfahren.


  • About Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management, Arbitration International, Kluwer Law International (on behalf of LCIA), Vol. 19, N° 3, 2003, 313-332
  • The Search for the "Truth": Rendering Evidence under Common Law and Civil Law, SchiedsVZ, 2003/6
  • Corporate Governance in Belgien, RIW, Heft 12/2003, p. 913 e.v.
  • Dispute Boards and the New Rules of the ICC, Journal of International Dispute Resolution, 1/2005, 21-29
  • Experience and Perspectives on Mediation in Belgium, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Congress Book of the First European Business Mediation Congress the Hague, 2004
  • International Commercial Arbitration and the EU Regulations on the Service of Process and the Evidence, published in, Arbitral Procedure at the Dawn of the New Millennium, Reports of the International Colloquium of CEPANI, October 15, 2004, pages 218 e.v.
  • Swot Analysis for Cross-border Litigation / Analyse Swot pour des litiges transfrontaliers, International Business Law Journal/Revue de droit des affaires internationales, n°4-2005, p 449
  • Building an ADR Practice into the Law Firm, published in the Congress Book to the Second European Business Mediation Congress, held in Brussels on 27-28 October 2005.


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  • Deutsch
  • Englisch
  • Französisch


  • Verwaltungsmitglied von Cepina
  • Mitglied von verschiedenen Handelskammern
  • NAI-Schiedsrichter
  • International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, CPR (New York - USA): Mitglied des European Advisory Committee

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