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Prof. Dr. Klaus Peter Berger, , LL.M.

Hölderlinstr. 38
50968 Köln

Fon+49 (0) 221 4702327
Fax+49 (0) 221 9345686
German, Dortmund 1961

Present Position
1996-2002 Professor and Director of the Institute for International Business Law and the Center for Transnational Law (CENTRAL), Münster University; since 2002 Professor and Holder of the Chair for Civil Law, German and International Commercial, Economic and Banking Law, Private International Law and Comparative Law, Cologne University

Training / Professional Experience
1981-1988 Law studies at Bielefeld and Virginia University; 1989-1996 Dr. iur and Habilitation at Cologne University

Areas of specialisation
International contract law; banking and finance (loan contracts, disputes under ISDA Master Agreements, non-performing loans, project finance, credit card provider contracts etc.) post M&A disputes; joint ventures; international construction; research & development; gas supply and storage contracts; German, Swiss, Dutch, English, American trade law; CISG; Driver Contract Recognition Board (Formula 1 Racing), Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)

Arbitral experience
Since 1993 chairman, party-appointed and sole arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations (ICC, DIS, LCIA, UNCITRAL, Vienna Rules, Swiss Rules, Chinese-European Arbitration Centre, Ad Hoc etc.)

Membership in professional associations
DIS (Chairman of the Board of Directors), Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (Member of the Board), LCIA, CIETAC, Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), ICDR; Prime Finance, ICC Institute for World Business

Private Dispute Resolution in International Business, 3rd ed. 2015
Arbitration Interactive, 2002; Author: Internationale Wirtschaftsschiedsgerichtsbarkeit, 1992; International Economic Arbitration, 1993; Recht und Praxis des Schiedsverfahrens, 3rd ed. 1999 (together with Raeschke-Kessler); approx. 150 articles on international arbitration and domestic and international contract and commercial law; Editor: Das neue Recht der Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit/The New German Arbitration Law, 1998; Co-Editor of "Arbitration International"; Co-Editor of "German Arbitration Journal (SchiedsVZ)"; see www.klauspeterberger.de

Language Skills
German, English

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