Herman W. Verbist
Bollebergen 2 A / Bus 20
BE- 9052 Ghent
Counsel, Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, 1988-1996; Visiting Professor for International Commercial Arbitration, University of Ghent, Belgium, 1996-2013.
CEPANI, Member of the Board; Comité Français de l’Arbitrage; Swiss Arbitration Association; Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit; London Court of International Arbitration; American Arbitration Association; International Bar Association; ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR; ICCA International Council for Commercial Arbitration; DIFC / LCIA Arbitration Centre, Users’ Council, Dubai.
Belgisch Arbitragehof voor de Sport / Cour Belge d’Arbitrage pour le Sport, Brussels, Belgium; Cour d'Arbitrage de l'Europe du Nord (C.A.R.E.N.), in Lille, France; International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna, Austria; Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce, in Warsaw, Poland; Court of Arbitration attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in Budapest, Hungary; Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic, in Prague, Czech Republic; Permanent Arbitration Court of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce, in Zagreb, Croatia; International Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution of the American Arbitration Association, in New York, U.S.A; Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, in Seoul, Korea; Singapore International Arbitration Centre, in Singapore; Pacific International Arbitration Centre, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), in Lausanne, Switzerland; “Panel of Conciliators”, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
Over 70 national and international arbitrations as counsel, sole arbitrator, chairman of the arbitral tribunal, co-arbitrator, panellist, expert or adjudicator. This includes ICC, PCA, WIPO, CAS, LCIA, SCAI, UNCITRAL, CEPANI, ad hoc), with vast experience in applying both common and civil law, and also UNIDROIT principles, or acting as amiable compositeur.
“ICC Arbitration in Practice”, Second Revised Edition, co-author with Erik Schäfer and Christophe Imhoos, Kluwer Law International/Stämpfli, 2016, 606 pages; “Settling Business Disputes : Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution”, Second edition, co-author with Jean-François Bourque and David Watkiss, International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, 2016, 67 pages; L’arbitrage de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale (CCI) en pratique, co-author with Erik Schäfer and Christophe Imhoos, Stämpfli, Bern/Bruylant, Brussels, 2002, 357 pages; More than 100 articles on international commercial arbitration.