Arbitration
General Business Law

Team

Dr. Georg von Segesser, Attorney at Law, FCIArb.

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Attorney at Law, FCIArb.

Areas of practice

Arbitration, Dispute Resolution

Bar admission

Switzerland 1972

Languages

German, English, French

Contact

Phone +41 44 382 01 00
gvs@vonsegesserlaw.com

Curriculum & Recognitions

Michael Falck, Attorney at Law (Zurich & California)<br />
MBA (Cambridge)

Michael Falck

Attorney at Law (Zurich & California)
MBA (Cambridge)

Areas of practice

Arbitration, Litigation, Corporate and Contract Law

Bar admission

Switzerland 2006
California 2015

Languages

German, English, French, Italian

Contact

Phone +41 44 382 01 00
mf@vonsegesserlaw.com

Curriculum & Recognitions

Nathalie Krebser

Assistant

Contact

Phone +41 44 382 01 00
nkr@vonsegesserlaw.com

Expertise

Practice Areas

Arbitration

von Segesser Law Offices offer services of the highest professional standard and integrity in domestic and international dispute resolution and in the conduct of arbitration proceedings under a variety of legal systems in different parts of the world.
We have a long standing and extensive experience ranging from general commercial arbitration to investment arbitration and sports arbitration. Serving as arbitrator in arbitrations worldwide under ad hoc and institutional rules. Providing administrative assistance to arbitral tribunals.
Representation of clients before arbitral tribunals.

Litigation

Representation of clients before courts and administrative agencies in Switzerland.
Challenge of arbitral awards before the Swiss Federal Tribunal.
Pre-litigation case assessment, provisional measures, enforcement of arbitral awards and courts judgments.

Corporate and Contract Law

Comprehensive advice on all types of corporate and commercial matters across all relevant industries. Drafting corporate documents and commercial contracts of different types.
Assisting clients in estate and trust matters including international inheritance litigation. 

Sectors

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures, Shareholders Agreements & Cooperations
  • Sale & Purchase, Supply
  • Distributorship, Agency & Service Agreements
  • Banking & Finance
  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing, Construction Projects
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Oil & Gas
  • Intellectual Property, Licence & Patents
  • Design and Entertainment
  • Art and Cultural Heritage
  • Trust & Estate
  • Sports
Committed to Excellence
in Legal Services

Publications

Arbitration at the Court
of Arbitration for Sport

www.practicallaw.thomsonreuters.com

Dr. Georg von Segesser

2016

Arbitrating Trust Disputes: Effect of the Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Trusts and Their Recognition

Arbitration of Trust Disputes

Dr. Georg von Segesser

ed. By S.I. Strong

Oxford International Arbitration Series 2016

Concise International Arbitration, 2nd edition

The Swiss Private International Law Act, Twelfth Chapter: International Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Professor Dr. Loukas Mistelis

Kluwer Law 2015

Arbitration World, International Series
5th edition 2015
The Swiss Arbitration Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Karyl Nairn QC and Patrick Heneghan

Thomson Reuters, London 2015

Arbitration World, International Series

5th edition 2015 

The Swiss Rules of Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Karyl Nairn QC and Patrick Heneghan

Thomson Reuters, London 2015

International Encyclopaedia of Laws
Property and Trust Law – Switzerland

Suppl. 12 (2015)

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Kluwer Law International

A step forward: addressing real and perceived obstacles to the arbitration of trust disputes

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Trust & Trustees, Vol. 20, No. 1&2
February/March 2014, pp. 37-51

Interim Measures

International Arbitration in Switzerland
a Handbook for Practitioners

Dr. Georg von Segesser

2nd ed., co-author, eds E Geisinger and N Voser

Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn
February 2013

Swiss and Swiss-based Arbitral Institutions

International Arbitration in Switzerland
a Handbook for Practitioners

Dr. Georg von Segesser

2nd ed., co-author, eds E Geisinger and N Voser

Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn
February 2013

Comparison of Major Arbitration Rules

International Arbitration in Switzerland
a Handbook for Practitioners

Dr. Georg von Segesser

2nd ed., co-author, eds E Geisinger and N Voser

Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn
February 2013

The 2012 Swiss Rules of International Arbitration: A Light Revision

News and Notes from the Institute for Transnational
Arbitration, Vol 26, No 4, Houston 2012

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

Equality of Information and Impartiality of Arbitrators – A comment on Adrian Mutu v Chelsea Football Club Ltd – Decision of the Swiss Federal
Tribunal of 10 June 2010

The Practice of Arbitration, Essays in Honour of Hans van Houtte

Dr. Georg von Segesser

ed. by Patrick Wautelet/Thalia Kruger/Govert Coppens

Hart Publishing Oxford and Portland, Oregon 2012

Switzerland – The Leading Venue for International Arbitration

Global Legal Post

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

London 2012

Arbitration World, 4th edition 2012
The Swiss Arbitration Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Karyl Nairn and Patrick Heneghan

European Lawyer, London 2012

Arbitration World, 4th edition 2012
The Swiss Rules of Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Karyl Nairn and Patrick Heneghan

European Lawyer, London 2012

Arbitration the Swiss way

Global Legal Post, July 2012

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

The Birth of Modern Arbitration

The 2011 Guide to Litigation & Dispute Resolution
in association with ICC, HKIAC and AAA
Switzerland chapter, p 57-60
A supplement to the International Financial Law
Review IFLR, May 2011

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

Revised IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration

Revised version

Dr. Georg von Segesser

adopted by the International Bar Association on 29 May 2010

ASA Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2010, pp 735‑752

International Encyclopaedia of Laws Property and Trust Law – Switzerland

Suppl. 12 (September 2010), Kluwer Law International

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Dynamic Times for Dispute Resolution

The 2010 Guide to Dispute Resolution, in association
with ICC, HKIAC and AAA, Switzerland chapter
p 45–48; A supplement to the International Financial Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-editor

Review IFLR, May 2010

Concise Commentary on International Arbitration Conventions, Laws and Rules

The Swiss Private International Law Act
Twelfth Chapter: International Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Professor Dr Loukas Mistelis

Kluwer Law February 2010

Arbitration World, 3rd edition 2010
Jurisdictional comparison
Swiss Rules of International Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by J. William Rowley QC

The European Lawyer, London, June 2010

Arbitration World, 3rd edition 2010
Jurisdictional comparison
Commercial Arbitration in Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by J. William Rowley QC

The European Lawyer, London, June 2010

Decision of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court on the Exemption of Arbitration Functions from VAT

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ASA Bulletin Volume 27, No. 4, 2009

Vorsorgliche Massnahmen im internationalen Schiedsprozess

(Provisional and Protective Measures in International Arbitration)

Dr. Georg von Segesser

25 ASA Bulletin 3/2007 (September), pp 473‑492

Arbitration World, 2nd edition 2006
Commercial Arbitration in Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by J William Rowley QC

European Lawyer, London 2006

Arbitrating Pre-Closing Disputes in Merger and Acquisitions Transactions, Arbitration of Merger and Acquisition Disputes

Dr. Georg von Segesser

ASA Special Series No. 24 (May 2005), pp 17‑54

Switzerland's New Federal Act on the International Transfer of Cultural Property: An Update and a Perspective from Collectors and the Art Trade, Art Antiquity and Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Institute of Art Law, London, Volume X, Issue 2 (June 2005)
pp 175‑199

Arbitration World, 1st edition 2004
Commercial Arbitration in Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by J William Rowley QC

European Lawyer, London 2004

The New Swiss Rules of International Arbitration

The International Arbitration News of the American Bar Association
Vol. 4, No. 2, pp 21‑24 (2004)

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Interim Measures

International Arbitration in Switzerland
A Handbook for Practitioners

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler / Blaise Stucki (eds.)

Kluwer Law International / Schulthess
The Hague / Zurich 2004, pp 69‑87

Witness Preparation in International Commercial Arbitration

ASA Bulletin Vol. 20, No. 2 (2002), pp 222‑228

Dr. Georg von Segesser

A Selection of Issues under Swiss Law in the
Field of Artists, Collectors and Museums

International Academy of Estate and Trust Law
selected papers 1997 to 1999

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Kluwer Law International 2001, pp 863‑896

Arbitrability in Estate and Trust Litigation

The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Kluwer Law International 2000, pp 21‑30

Das Schiedsgericht für nachrichtenlose Konten in der Schweiz (The Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland)

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ASA Bulletin (1998), pp 252‑256

Disclosure Dilemma in Switzerland

Transcontinental Trusts, Monitor Press Ltd
Sudbury UK 1997, pp 275‑286

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

Die nennwertlose Aktie (The Non-par Value Stock)

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Zurich 1972

Kluwer International Arbitration Blog
Reporter for Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser

ITA Board of Reporters for KluwerArbitration.com
Reporter for Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser

More

Arbitration at the Court
of Arbitration for Sport

www.practicallaw.thomsonreuters.com

Dr. Georg von Segesser

2016

Arbitrating Trust Disputes: Effect of the Hague Convention on the Law Applicable to Trusts and Their Recognition

Arbitration of Trust Disputes

Dr. Georg von Segesser

ed. By S.I. Strong

Oxford International Arbitration Series 2016

Concise International Arbitration, 2nd edition

The Swiss Private International Law Act, Twelfth Chapter: International Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Professor Dr. Loukas Mistelis

Kluwer Law 2015

Arbitration World, International Series
5th edition 2015
The Swiss Arbitration Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Karyl Nairn QC and Patrick Heneghan

Thomson Reuters, London 2015

Arbitration World, International Series

5th edition 2015 

The Swiss Rules of Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Karyl Nairn QC and Patrick Heneghan

Thomson Reuters, London 2015

International Encyclopaedia of Laws
Property and Trust Law – Switzerland

Suppl. 12 (2015)

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Kluwer Law International

A step forward: addressing real and perceived obstacles to the arbitration of trust disputes

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Trust & Trustees, Vol. 20, No. 1&2
February/March 2014, pp. 37-51

Interim Measures

International Arbitration in Switzerland
a Handbook for Practitioners

Dr. Georg von Segesser

2nd ed., co-author, eds E Geisinger and N Voser

Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn
February 2013

Swiss and Swiss-based Arbitral Institutions

International Arbitration in Switzerland
a Handbook for Practitioners

Dr. Georg von Segesser

2nd ed., co-author, eds E Geisinger and N Voser

Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn
February 2013

Comparison of Major Arbitration Rules

International Arbitration in Switzerland
a Handbook for Practitioners

Dr. Georg von Segesser

2nd ed., co-author, eds E Geisinger and N Voser

Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn
February 2013

The 2012 Swiss Rules of International Arbitration: A Light Revision

News and Notes from the Institute for Transnational
Arbitration, Vol 26, No 4, Houston 2012

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

Equality of Information and Impartiality of Arbitrators – A comment on Adrian Mutu v Chelsea Football Club Ltd – Decision of the Swiss Federal
Tribunal of 10 June 2010

The Practice of Arbitration, Essays in Honour of Hans van Houtte

Dr. Georg von Segesser

ed. by Patrick Wautelet/Thalia Kruger/Govert Coppens

Hart Publishing Oxford and Portland, Oregon 2012

Switzerland – The Leading Venue for International Arbitration

Global Legal Post

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

London 2012

Arbitration World, 4th edition 2012
The Swiss Arbitration Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Karyl Nairn and Patrick Heneghan

European Lawyer, London 2012

Arbitration World, 4th edition 2012
The Swiss Rules of Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Karyl Nairn and Patrick Heneghan

European Lawyer, London 2012

Arbitration the Swiss way

Global Legal Post, July 2012

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

The Birth of Modern Arbitration

The 2011 Guide to Litigation & Dispute Resolution
in association with ICC, HKIAC and AAA
Switzerland chapter, p 57-60
A supplement to the International Financial Law
Review IFLR, May 2011

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

Revised IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration

Revised version

Dr. Georg von Segesser

adopted by the International Bar Association on 29 May 2010

ASA Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2010, pp 735‑752

International Encyclopaedia of Laws Property and Trust Law – Switzerland

Suppl. 12 (September 2010), Kluwer Law International

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Dynamic Times for Dispute Resolution

The 2010 Guide to Dispute Resolution, in association
with ICC, HKIAC and AAA, Switzerland chapter
p 45–48; A supplement to the International Financial Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-editor

Review IFLR, May 2010

Concise Commentary on International Arbitration Conventions, Laws and Rules

The Swiss Private International Law Act
Twelfth Chapter: International Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by Professor Dr Loukas Mistelis

Kluwer Law February 2010

Arbitration World, 3rd edition 2010
Jurisdictional comparison
Swiss Rules of International Arbitration

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by J. William Rowley QC

The European Lawyer, London, June 2010

Arbitration World, 3rd edition 2010
Jurisdictional comparison
Commercial Arbitration in Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by J. William Rowley QC

The European Lawyer, London, June 2010

Decision of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court on the Exemption of Arbitration Functions from VAT

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ASA Bulletin Volume 27, No. 4, 2009

Vorsorgliche Massnahmen im internationalen Schiedsprozess

(Provisional and Protective Measures in International Arbitration)

Dr. Georg von Segesser

25 ASA Bulletin 3/2007 (September), pp 473‑492

Arbitration World, 2nd edition 2006
Commercial Arbitration in Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by J William Rowley QC

European Lawyer, London 2006

Arbitrating Pre-Closing Disputes in Merger and Acquisitions Transactions, Arbitration of Merger and Acquisition Disputes

Dr. Georg von Segesser

ASA Special Series No. 24 (May 2005), pp 17‑54

Switzerland's New Federal Act on the International Transfer of Cultural Property: An Update and a Perspective from Collectors and the Art Trade, Art Antiquity and Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Institute of Art Law, London, Volume X, Issue 2 (June 2005)
pp 175‑199

Arbitration World, 1st edition 2004
Commercial Arbitration in Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ed. by J William Rowley QC

European Lawyer, London 2004

The New Swiss Rules of International Arbitration

The International Arbitration News of the American Bar Association
Vol. 4, No. 2, pp 21‑24 (2004)

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Interim Measures

International Arbitration in Switzerland
A Handbook for Practitioners

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler / Blaise Stucki (eds.)

Kluwer Law International / Schulthess
The Hague / Zurich 2004, pp 69‑87

Witness Preparation in International Commercial Arbitration

ASA Bulletin Vol. 20, No. 2 (2002), pp 222‑228

Dr. Georg von Segesser

A Selection of Issues under Swiss Law in the
Field of Artists, Collectors and Museums

International Academy of Estate and Trust Law
selected papers 1997 to 1999

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Kluwer Law International 2001, pp 863‑896

Arbitrability in Estate and Trust Litigation

The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Kluwer Law International 2000, pp 21‑30

Das Schiedsgericht für nachrichtenlose Konten in der Schweiz (The Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland)

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

ASA Bulletin (1998), pp 252‑256

Disclosure Dilemma in Switzerland

Transcontinental Trusts, Monitor Press Ltd
Sudbury UK 1997, pp 275‑286

Dr. Georg von Segesser, co-author

Die nennwertlose Aktie (The Non-par Value Stock)

Dr. Georg von Segesser

Zurich 1972

Kluwer International Arbitration Blog
Reporter for Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser

ITA Board of Reporters for KluwerArbitration.com
Reporter for Switzerland

Dr. Georg von Segesser

More

Contact

von Segesser Law Offices
Mühlebachstrasse 173
CH-8008 Zurich
Switzerland

Phone +41 44 382 01 00
Fax +41 44 382 01 03

info@vonsegesserlaw.com

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