Principles of Good Governance and Organisation of Arbitral Institutions - Chapter 2 - Arbitral Institutions Under Scrutiny: ASA Special Series No. 40

Urs Weber-Stecher
March, 2013
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Urs WEBER-STECHER is a Partner of Wenger & Vieli Ltd in Zurich, Switzerland, heading the international arbitration practice. He has served as counsel, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and chairman in numerous cases under the Swiss Rules, ICC, UNCITRAL, CEPANI and in ad hoc proceedings. Mr Weber-Stecher holds an LL.M. degree from Tulane University, School of Law, including in-depth education in American and International Arbitration (Prof. Th. Carbonneau, in cooperation with the AAA) and a Ph.D. (doctor iuris) from the University of Zurich Faculty of Law. Since 2001 he is a Teaching Fellow for International Arbitration at the University of Zurich Faculty of Law; he is also a Director, Founding Member and Head Lecturer of the Swiss Arbitration Academy ( He serves as a Member of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution and of the ICC Commission on Arbitration. He was a member of the Working Group on the 2012 revision of the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration.