Arbitration 2020

Arbitration 2020

Pages: 354

ISBN: 978-1-83862-302-9

  • £300.00


Arbitration contains expert local insight into arbitration laws and institutions worldwide, providing essential ‘need to know’ answers to the fundamental questions facing corporations and counsel. This guide gives a comprehensive overview of the entire process, from the drafting of contractual clauses through to the enforcement of awards in local courts. The book deals with: laws and institutions, arbitration agreements, constitution of arbitral tribunals, arbitral proceedings, interim measures and awards.

Revised and updated in February 2020, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Introduction
    • Gerhard Wegen and Stephan Wilske, Gleiss Lutz
  • CEAC
    • Dominik Ziegenhahn, Chinese European Arbitration Centre
    • Eckart Brödermann and Elke Umbeck, Chinese European Arbitration Association
  • DIS
    • Renate Dendorfer-Ditges, DITGES Partnerschaft mbB
    • Harold Frey and Hanno Wehland, Lenz & Staehelin


  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Dominican Republic
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Gerhard Wegen, Gleiss Lutz

Prof Dr Gerhard Wegen, LLM, is a partner in the firm’s corporate department and based in Stuttgart. He is both a US and German qualified lawyer, and admitted as a foreign lawyer to the Brussels Bar. Gerhard Wegen’s practice focuses on M&A, corporate finance, private equity, joint ventures, and international arbitration in this context.

Gerhard Wegen’s recent M&A work includes advising the following clients: Mustang (D) on the sale of its company shares to a group of investors headed by private equity firm A-Capital, Leighton Holdings (AUS) in the ACS (E) bid for Hochtief (D), Banque Fédérative du Crédit Mutuel SA (F) on its €5.2 billion acquisition of Citigroup Deutschland GmbH; Robert Bosch GmbH on various cross-border transactions, including the takeover of Hägglunds Drives AB from Ratos AB (S); Basic Element (RUS) on the acquisition of 9.9 per cent in Hochtief AG; Swiss Re (CH) on its acquisition of General Electric Company’s (USA) worldwide reinsurance business for €5.8 billion.

Gerhard Wegen was recently singled out as one of the top 10 senior rainmakers in M&A by the German legal directory JUVE. IFLR1000 named him one of the leading lawyers in his field. The Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers – Best of the Best 2009 listed him as “Best of the Best in Mergers & Acquisitions”. Gerhard Wegen gets similar acclaim for his work in international arbitration.

Stephan Wilske, Gleiss Lutz

Dr Stephan Wilske, LLM, is a partner in the Gleiss Lutz dispute resolution practice group and regularly advises clients in international commercial and investment arbitral proceedings, as well as in cross-border litigation. He regularly serves as arbitrator (party-appointed, sole or chair) in international arbitrations. He is admitted in New York (1997), Germany (1997) and to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2007), the US Supreme Court (2009) and the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (2010).

Stephan is fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), a fellow (pioneer member) of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution and a member of the American Law Institute (ALI). Since January 2019, he is a Vice President of the CAAI Court of Arbitration. He is international adviser to the Korean Institute of Technology and the Law (KITAL), senior committee member of the Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal , Kluwer ITA Country Law Reporter for Turkey (together with Ismail Esin), International Correspondent (Germany) of the Revista Română de Arbitraj (Romanian Arbitration Review ), advisory committee member of the Swiss Arbitration Academy (SAA), member of the SIAC Users Council, and a contributor to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL). He teaches at various German universities. In 2010, Stephan was a visiting professor at National Taiwan University College of Law.

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