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Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel

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51427 Bergisch Gladbach
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German, Engers 1936

Present Position
Arbitrator, Sole Practitioner; Member of Law Faculty of University of Cologne as Professor Emeritus. Practice as parties' counsel, as mediator, and as arbitrator and president of arbitration tribunal in many national and international arbitrations of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, NAFTA, CAFTA, UNCITRAL, AAA, DIS, SCC, Swiss Rules, VIAC, Ad-Hoc arbitrations, and in disputes between states, and others.



Training / Professional Experience
Germany: Universities of Heidelberg, Hamburg, Bonn, Cologne; Law courts in Düsseldorf; Abroad: Boston / USA, Geneva / Switzerland, The Hague / Nether­lands, Paris / France; Till 1971: Partner in a law firm at Düssel­dorf; Till 2001: Holder of the Chair of International Busi­ness Law and Director of the Institute of Air and Space Law, University of Cologne. Lectured in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, the Lebanon, the Nether­lands, Swit­zerland, United Kingdom, USA; Since 2001: Other Functions:
Chairman of the Board, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) 1996-2012 (Honorary Chairman since 2012). President, International Law Association (ILA) 2004-2006; The Patron, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 2008-2010; President, German Association for International Law 1993-2006; Chair, “Arbitration of the Century”, IBA Conference Amsterdam 2000; President of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) 1993-1997; Panel Chairman of the United Nations Compensation Commission 1994-1996. President of Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, The Hague, 1984-1988. Panel of Legal Experts, Int. Telecom. Satellite Org.(ITSO); Board of Directors, International Institute of Space Law; Chairman, both German Commissions on Air and Space Law 1977-2001; Chairman, Working Group Air Law of International Chamber of Commerce 1979-2001; Chairman, Space Law Committee, International Law Association 1985-2001; Board Member, European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) 1980-2001; Chairman, Intelsat, Panel of Legal Experts 1995-1999; Chairman, Council, German National Space Agency (DARA) 1990-1994. Member of further national and international legal and commercial institutions.


Areas of specialisation
protection of foreign investments, international commercial contracts, state contracts, international legal procedure in civil and commercial matters, expropriation and nationalization measures, international commercial arbitration, and other fields of international business law;

Arbitral experience
Practice as parties' counsel, as mediator, and as arbitrator and president of arbitration tribunal in many national and international arbitrations of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, NAFTA, CAFTA, UNCITRAL, AAA, DIS, SCC, Swiss Rules, VIAC, Ad-Hoc arbitrations, and in disputes between states, and others.



Membership in professional associations
Other Functions:
Chairman of the Board, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS) 1996-2012 (Honorary Chairman since 2012). President, International Law Association (ILA) 2004-2006; The Patron, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 2008-2010; President, German Association for International Law 1993-2006; Chair, “Arbitration of the Century”, IBA Conference Amsterdam 2000; President of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) 1993-1997; Panel Chairman of the United Nations Compensation Commission 1994-1996. President of Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, The Hague, 1984-1988. Panel of Legal Experts, Int. Telecom. Satellite Org.(ITSO); Board of Directors, International Institute of Space Law; Chairman, both German Commissions on Air and Space Law 1977-2001; Chairman, Working Group Air Law of International Chamber of Commerce 1979-2001; Chairman, Space Law Committee, International Law Association 1985-2001; Board Member, European Centre for Space Law (ECSL) 1980-2001; Chairman, Intelsat, Panel of Legal Experts 1995-1999; Chairman, Council, German National Space Agency (DARA) 1990-1994. Member of further national and international legal and commercial instituti


Publications
12 books authored and 35 books edited. More than 350 articles especially on the protection of foreign investments, international commercial contracts, state contracts, international legal procedure in civil and commercial matters, expropriation and nationalization measures, international commercial arbitration, and other fields of international business law; as well as on liability in aviation, law of airports and air traffic control, commercial space activities, manned space flight, environmental protection in space, settlement of space law disputes, and other fields of air and space law (in German, English, French; translations into Spanish and Portuguese) (Details in separate list of publications). Editor of "Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit" (Studies of the German Institution for Arbitration). Editor of Series "Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht" (International Business Law) 1975-2001. Editor of the German Journal of Air and Space Law 1975-2001. Editor of Series "Studies in Air and Space Law" 1975-2001. Libri Amicorum: 1) Law of International Business and Dispute Settlement in the 21st Century – Liber Amicorum Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel; Editors: Briner, Fortier, Berger, Bredow; Cologne 2001, 824 pages. 2) Air and Space Law in the 21st Century – Liber Amicorum Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel; Editors: Kröll, Benkö; Cologne 2001, 496 pages.

Language Skills
German, English

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