Confidential and Restricted Data in the Award: How Do Arbitrators Draft Awards without Breaching Confidentiality or Restrictions - Chapter 5 - ASA Special Series No. 43 Confidential and Restricted Access Information in International Arbitration

Author(s): 
Martin Bernet,
Benjamin Gottlieb
Page Count: 
16 pages
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Published: 
February, 2016
Author Detail: 

 Martin Bernet is a Partner in Schellenberg Wittmer’s Zurich office,
where he heads the Dispute Resolution Group. His practice focuses on
international litigation and arbitration as well as insurance and
reinsurance. He has a strong practice as counsel representing parties
before state courts and arbitration panels and is also regularly
appointed as an arbitrator, frequently presiding as chairman over
arbitral tribunals. Mr. Bernet’s litigation practice covers a broad range
of issues, among them pre-litigation strategic advice, representation of
parties in court proceedings in cases related, inter alia, to banking,
international commodity sales, joint ventures, corporate liability,
insurance, enforcement of foreign judgments, and asset recovery. He
has extensive experience in matters involving issues of international
legal assistance. His insurance and reinsurance practice covers a wide
range of matters faced by the industry. He advises and represents
insurers and reinsurers in, for example, coverage, policy wording, and
regulatory matters. Mr. Bernet has published in the areas of
international litigation, international arbitration, administrative
procedural law and contracts. He is a former chair of the International
Bar Association’s International Litigation Committee. He teaches
international arbitration at the University of Zurich and is a frequent
conference speaker. Mr. Bernet graduated Dr. iur. from University of
Zurich, and was admitted to the Zurich Bar in 1982. A partner with
Schellenberg Wittmer since 1989, Mr. Bernet previously worked as a
foreign associate in Washington, D.C.

Benjamin Gottlieb is a PhD candidate at the University of Lucerne
and a lecturer at the University of Zurich. His focus lies mainly on
international commercial arbitration and international sales law. After
completing his internship at the Zurich office of Schellenberg Wittmer,
Mr. Gottlieb is currently on study leave and will return to Schellenberg
Wittmer as an associate in the Dispute Resolution team in 2016. He
studied at the University of Zurich and the University of Milan in Italy.
Subsequently he worked as a research and teaching assistant in
private, European and commercial law at the University of Zurich with
Prof. Dr. Claire Huguenin and interned in major Swiss law firms in
Geneva and Zurich. Besides his law degree from the University of
Zurich, Mr. Gottlieb holds a joint CAS degree in international
commercial arbitration from the Universities of Lucerne and
Neuchâtel.

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