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13.09.2019 - Dr. Prof. Felix Dasser appointed as new ASA president

We are pleased to announce the recent election of Dr. Prof. Felix Dasser as ASA new president starting from January 1, 2020. 

At the ASA General Meeting and Conference on 13 September 2019, ASA members gave a warm welcome to its new president and new board members. The composition of the new ASA Board for the term 2020-22 is as follows:

 

  • Felix Dasser, partner at Homburger in Zurich (president) 

  • Diana Akikol, partner at ABR Avocats in Geneva*

  • Bernhard Berger, partner at Kellerhals Carrard in Berne

  • Sébastien Besson, partner at Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler in Geneva 

  • Harold Frey, partner at Lenz & Staehelin in Zurich

  • Michael Hwang, senior counsel and arbitrator in Singapore

  • Nadja Jaisli Kull, partner at Bär & Karrer in Zurich

  • Cesare Jermini, partner at Bär & Karrer in LausanneLugano*

  • Melissa Magliana, partner at Lalive in Zurich*

  • Andrea Meier, partner at Wartmann & Merker in Zurich

  • Andrea Menaker, partner at White & Case in London

  • James Menz, Bombardier Transportation in Berlin

  • Jean-Pierre Morand, partner at Kellerhals Carrard in Lausanne*

  • Christoph Mueller, University of Neuchâtel in Neuchâtel

  • Gabrielle Nater-Bass, partner at Homburger in Zurich

  • Christian Oetiker, partner at Vischer in Basel

  • Yoshimi Ohara, partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu in Tokyo

  • Wolfgang Peter, partner at Peter & Partners in Geneva

  • Noradèle Radjai, partner at Lalive in Geneva*

  • Dorothee Schramm, partner at Sidley Austin in Geneva*

  • Thomas Schultz, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva*

  • Franz Schwarz, partner at WilmerHale in London

  • Melanie van Leuween, partner at Derains & Gharavi in Paris*

  • Nathalie Voser, partner at Schellenberg Wittmer in Zurich

  • Urs Weber-Stecher, partner at Wenger & Vieli in Zurich*

* New board member

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Arbitration in Switzerland on "Eco" 

25.03.2015 - ASA Board Member Nathalie Voser and ASA Member Thomas Legler recently provided insights into arbitration in Switzerland in a documentary on Swiss German television channel SRF. more

ASA Board issues regulation on role as appointing authority

16.02.2015 - Under its Articles of Association, ASA may act as appointing authority or may provide other support services in the context of arbitration proceedings more

ASA Proposes Global Arbitration Ethics Counsel to Apply and Enforce Ethical Principles

16.09.2014 - ASA President Elliott Geisinger recently articulated the thinking behind a transnational body focused on ensuring the respect of core principles in international arbitration more

ASA's leadership in Swiss Style magazine

06.06.2014 - ASA's President Elliott Geisinger and Vice-Presidents Bernhard Meyer and Bernhard Berger discuss Swiss arbitration's historical leadership in an era of increasing global competition, in a Swiss Style magazine interview. more

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