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Franz specializes in international arbitration, litigation and Swiss commercial law. Franz joined our law firm as a partner in 2015, having worked previously as a partner in a major US law firm. He has more than 15 years’ experience in complex international dispute resolution and Swiss commercial legal transactions. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in over 70 international arbitration and court proceedings in Switzerland and other countries, involving joint ventures, post-M&A, shareholders, employment, manufacture, distribution, licensing/IP, as well as investor-State disputes in the energy, construction, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, automotive, technology, entertainment, trading and financial sector. He also regularly works as transactional counsel in these areas. Of both Swiss and Latin American origin, Franz is bilingual in German, Spanish and English, fluent in French, and conversant in Portuguese and Italian.
FRORIEP's arbitration team has recently published the Switzerland Chapter of the 2020 Global Arbitration Review's publication on Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards. You have received an arbitral award and need to know the next steps to challenge or enforce it in Switzerland? This publication is your go-to kit to identify and understand the key issues in Switzerland pertaining to the challenge and enforcement of arbitral awards.
Switzerland is now among the top venues for antitrust claims to be resolved by arbitration. Are antitrust disputes arbitrable in Switzerland? Does the arbitration clause cover antitrust claims? Can a party seek punitive damages in a Swiss arbitration? Find the answers to these questions in the article.