University of Graz and Chamber of Arbitration of Milan

I have been a professor of arbitration law at the University of Graz since 2014. In 2017, I was appointed a member of the Council of the Chamber of Arbitration of Milan (Camera Arbitrale Milano).

Lectures and conferences

In addition to the lectures and seminars I have held at the University of Graz from 2014 to-date, I have frequently lectured at arbitral institutions and private seminar events, such as ICC Austria, ICC Deutschland, R.U.S.T. or the Swiss Arbitration Academy. I also regularly act as a (co)-organiser of conferences. The following is a list of my lectures from 2010 to-date.

  • September 2018: “M&A Schiedsverfahren”, Joint Seminar VIAC and University of Graz (Graz).
  • June 2018: “New Trends in Institutional Rules – An Italian Perspective”, CILS Arbitration Symposium (Salzburg).
  • May 2018: „Zur Bedeutung der IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration“, joint seminar by the Universities of Hanover and Graz (Seeshaupt / Lake Starnberg).
  • April 2018: “La redazione delle clausole arbitrali”, ARBIMEDIA (Turin).
  • March 2018: “Arbitration in the Digital Age – Challenges for Counsel and Arbitrators”, X Belgrade Arbitration Conference (Belgrade).
  • Jan. 2018: “Sonderfragen erbrechtlicher Schiedsverfahren”, Bar Association of Salzburg (Salzburg).
  • Nov. 2017: “Il centro arbitrale della Camera austriaca dell’economia (VIAC) – caratteristiche e vantaggi”, VIAC (Triest and Padua).
  • 2017: “Kriterien für Kostenersatz”, Dreiländer-Konferenz 2017 (Zurich).
  • 2017: „Justiziable Materien vor dem Schiedsgericht“, Bar Association of Salzburg (Salzburg).
  • 2017: “Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit: Nutzen und Vorteile für steirische Unternehmen”, Bar Association of Styria and VIAC (Graz).
  • 2016: “Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators and Experts”, Lecture at the University of Wurzburg (Wurzburg).
  • 2016: “Enforcement of arbitration awards”, 5th DIS Baltic Arbitration Days (Riga).
  • 2016: “Is there a place for mediation during arbitral proceedings and what is its role?”, UNCITRAL-LAC (Ljubljana).
  • 2016: “Document Production and Discovery: What Can Be Added to the Classic Discussion?”, YACF (Helsinki).
  • 2015: “(Internationales) Erbrecht: Aktuelle Reformen und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit” (Graz).
  • 2015: “Die Besetzung von Schiedsgerichten zwischen Parteiautonomie und Rechtsstaatlichkeit” (Graz).
  • 2015: “The Interplay between the Contractual Expert and the Arbitral Tribunal in Price Adjustment Arbitrations”, CEPANI/VIAC (Brussels).
  • 2015: “Jurisdiction of the ICC Emergency Arbitrator and Prerequisites for Interim Relief”, Lomonossov Pre-Moot (Moscow).
  • 2015: Inhouse Seminar “Außergerichtliche Streitbeilegung” at a non-Austrian packaging manufacturer.
  • 2014: “Expert Conferencing”, Croatian Arbitration Days (Zagreb).
  • 2014: “The New Vienna Rules”, Swiss Arbitration Academy (Neuchâtel).
  • 2014: “Schiedsverfahren aktuell: Verbesserungen und Stolpersteine”, RuSt 2014 (Rust).
  • 2014: “Drafting the Award”, Swiss Arbitration Academy (Zürich).
  • 2014: “Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators”, CILS Seminar (Salzburg).
  • 2014: “Streitbeilegung im internationalen Kontext”, ARS annual conference International Claim Management (Vienna).

Membership in arbitral institutions and associations

Ongoing contacts with colleagues from the arbitration community are a privilege and an excellent basis for good collaboration with colleagues in a spirit of trust and confidence.

  • ASA Swiss Arbitration Association
  • arbaut Österreichische Vereinigung für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit
  • Chamber of Arbitration of Milan
  • DIS German Institution of Arbitration
  • ICC Austria Nominations Committee
  • ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
  • ICC Task Force on Maximizing the Probative Value of Witness Evidence
  • ICC Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings