Arbitration related

Warum sollten Schiedsvereinbarungen mit indischen Parteien neu abgeschlossen werden? 
(Why should arbitral agreements with Indian parties be replaced by new ones?) 
German Arbitration Journal (Zeitschrift für Schiedsverfahren - SchiedsVZ 2016) p. 95 et seqq.

Arbitration Agreements with Indian Parties Should be Replaced by New Ones
 Liber Amicorum for Gerhard Wegen, Munich 2015, p. 709 et seqq.

Enforcing Foreign Arbitral Awards in India – Is there Really Light at the End of the Tunnel? 
Liber Amicorum for Rolf Schütze, Munich 2014, p. 393 et seqq.

The Public Policy Exception under the New York Convention: 
History, Interpretation, and Application 
Revised Edition, Huntington, NY 2013

One Consequence of the Landmark Decision of the Indian Supreme Court in Bharat Aluminium Co. V. Kaiser Aluminium Technical Services, Inc.: Arbitration Agreements with Indian Parties Should be Replaced by New Ones 
IADC News Letter, Chicago, March 2013

The Public Policy Exception under the New York Convention: 
History, Interpretation, and Application

Huntington, NY 2012 

Does the Refusal of the Enforcement of a Foreign Arbitral Award in Violation of Public International Law Constitute a Damages Claim for the Claimant?
German Arbitration Journal (Zeitschrift für Schiedsverfahren – SchiedsVZ 2011) p. 75 et seqq.

General topics

International Best Practices Survey in Civil Litigation 
(together with Karsten Grillitsch), IADC, Chicago 2014

Product Liability, Jurisdictional Comparisons, Germany 
(together with Klaus-Dieter Schick), London 2014, p. 153 et seqq.

German Product Liability Plaintiffs Make Progress with the Pharmaceutical Act and the Products Liability Act 
Defense Counsel Journal, Vol. 73, 2006, p. 275 et seqq.

Doing Business in Germany, Import and Export
CCH Ltd., Edition 1998

International Recognition and Enforcement of Money Judgments in Germany 
Business Law Inc., Chesterland, OH, USA 1994

Die staatsangehörigkeitsrechtlichen Beziehungen geteilter Staaten, dargestellt am Beispiel von Irland, Nordirland und Großbritannien 
(The Relationship of Divided States in the Field of Nationality Law, with special attention to the separation of Ireland from the United Kingdom, and the division of Ireland)
Berlin 1988

Umfang des Formzwangs beim Unternehmenskauf 
(When and to which extent must M&A agreements be notarized in a notarial deed?) 
Neue Juristische Wochenschrift (NJW) 1984, p. 2657 et seqq.


Arbitration related

Efficient Arbitration - techniques to minimise delay and expense in international cross-border disputes

IPBA Annual Meeting (Co-Moderator), Auckland, New Zealand - April 20172017

Judicial interventions, perceptions and reactions - the civil-common law approaches:
Enforcement of awards, decisions and orders
CIArb International Arbitration Conferences 2017 - Dubai, March 2017

Insolvency and the Right to Arbitrate
(Moderator) Hong Kong, October 2016

International Commercial Arbitration 
Manila/Makati, The Philippines, August 2016

Expedited Arbitration Proceedings, and Emergency Arbitration Proceedings
Manila/Makati, The Philippines, August 2016

You Finally Got your Award – AND NOW? – Enforcing Foreign Awards 
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 2016

Arbitration vs. Litigation: Differences in Pleading, Procedure & Practice
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 2016

Ethics in International Arbitration 
(Moderator), Hong Kong, October 2015

Third Party Funding in International Arbitration – how to protect the integrity of the proceeding?
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 2015

Public Policy and International Arbitration 
Lisbon, Portugal, May 2015

New Developments in the Arbitration Laws in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru
(Moderator), Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 2015

Enforcing Foreign Arbitral Awards in India: Is there Really Light at the End of the Tunnel?
Hong Kong, October 2014

Public Policy Exception under Art. V of the New York Convention
Riga, Latvia 2014

Some Basics on Dispute Resolution in the People's Republic of China
Maui, Hawaii, USA, July 2013

The Arbitrator and Considerations of Public Policy
Dallas, TX, USA, June 2013

Third Party Funding of Arbitration: 
The Future of Global Dispute Resolution or an Ethical Blackhole 
Atlanta, GA, USA, April 2013

Recent Developments in the Arbitration Law in India
Seoul, Korea, April 2013

The Public Policy Defense under Art. V (2) of the New York Convention as applied in India
Asheville, NC, USA, July 2012

Pitfalls in M&A Agreements from the View of an Arbitral Tribunal
Stuttgart, April 2012

Advantages and Disadvantages of International Commercial Arbitration
Seoul, Korea, May 2011

Ethical Considerations and Technical Strategies in the Selection of Arbitrators
Barcelona, Spain, July 2010

Does a Violation of the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards Constitute a Damage Claim of the Foreign Party under a Bilateral Investment Treaty? – "Enforcement" of Multilateral International Treaties by Private Parties
Stuttgart, June 2010

What went Wrong with the Ideas of Inexpensive and Speedy Dispute Resolution by Arbitration? 
Ways and Means to Fit it 

(Moderator), Dallas, TX, June 2010

Enforcement of a Foreign Arbitral Award in India
Stuttgart, July 2009

Basic Principles of International Arbitration
Brussels, Belgium, November 2005

Pitfalls of Arbitration in Europe
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 2002

General topics

M&A by Chinese Companies in Europe – Pitfalls?
Shenzhen, China, October 2016

Can I lie about the facts in front of State Courts? 
(Moderator), Brussels, Belgium, October 2016

Drafting Internationally Enforceable International Agreements
Waldkirch, November 2016, 
Frankfurt, Cologne, Munich (2013 and 2014)
Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2013 
Plano, TX, June 2013  

International Agreements
Munich, September 2015

Bangkok, Thailand, October 2014

Determining When and How to Outsource Legal Services
Plano, TX, USA, June 2013

How to Compete Successfully with Global Law Firms
Moscow, Russia, May 2013

China – Coming Legal Issues Multinational Companies Will Face Doing Business in China 
(Moderator), London, England, October 2012

The Toughest Questions Facing International Lawyers and Some Answers
Dallas, TX, June 2012

Enforceable Contracts with Chinese Parties
Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich 2012

Enforceable Agreements with Companies in BRIC-Countries: 
Drafting Contracts, and Dispute Resolution

Munich, March 2012

Anti-Corruption Briefing: 
German and EU Regulatory & Enforcement Trends & Challenges for Turkish Companies

Istanbul, Turkey, October 2011

Surviving the Changing Legal Market: 
Strategies for Local Law Firms to Succeed in Increased Competition – A German Perspective

Seoul, Korea, October 2011

Pre-contractual Liability: Rules Abroad – Pitfalls for U.S. Companies
Dallas, TX, June 2011

Attorney-Client Privilege for In-house Counsel and Outside Attorneys – 
Are the U.S. Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine Relevant Abroad?

Dallas, TX, June 2011

The International Anti-Corruption Legislation – A Continental European Perspective
Milan, Italy, May 2011

Enforceable Agreements with Chinese Companies
Munich and Düsseldorf, 2011

After "Akzo Nobel" – New Risks for German Companies
Stuttgart, December 2010

The Winning Brief
Munich, October 2010

Mastering New Challenges in a Globalized Economy; 
Hot Topics for In-House Counsel and Their Outside Advisors

Director of the International Corporate Counsel College, Paris, France, October 2010

The Globalization of National Law – 
Extraterritorial Implications of Foreign Laws affecting Business, even in the US

Dallas, TX, USA, June 2010

Dawn Raids – How to be Prepared?
Dallas, TX, USA, June 2010

Resolving International Disputes if you cannot do it in U.S. Federal Court – a Nightmare? – 
Ways and Means to Fix it 

(Moderator), Dallas, TX, USA, June 2010

A Revival of Protectionism? A Look at Europe
Zurich, Switzerland, October 2009 

International Group Liability Risks – China, France, India, Italy, and the USA
Stuttgart, June 2009

Anti-Corruption – A European Perspective
Santiago de Chile, Chile, October 2008

International Mergers & Acquisitions 
(Co-Chair), Dallas, TX, USA, June 2008

Mergers & Acquisitions in Europe
Hsinchu, Taiwan, June 2008

Mergers & Acquisitions in Germany
Taipei, Taiwan, June 2008

Foreign Hot Topics for U.S. Companies
Chicago, IL, USA, April 2008

International Corporate Compliance and Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions
Washington, DC, USA, February 2008

What should U.S. Lawyers Expect when Hiring Foreign Counsel?
Kohala Coast, Hawaii, USA, February 2008

Critical Global Markets: Brazil 
(Co-Chair), Dallas, TX, USA, June 2007

Criminalization of Corporate Conduct
London, England, May 2007

Investing in India and in the U.S.A.
New Delhi, India, October 2006

Doing Business with and in India
(Co-Chair), Plano, TX, USA, June 2006 

Internationalization – Attractive Future Markets
Baden-Baden, December 2006

Doing Business with and in Germany
New Delhi, India, May 2006

International Purchasing
Munich 2005

Trying the Pharmaceutical Products Liability Case: 
Claims, Procedures and Remedies in Germany

Colorado Springs, CO, USA, July 2005

Introduction Regarding Dawn Raids Conducted by the EU Commission 
and German Competition Authorities in Germany

San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 2005

Defending German companies before US-American Courts
Stuttgart 2004

Founding and establishing a subsidiary in the USA
Germany, 1995-2002

Possible legal forms for investments in the USA
Germany, 1995-2002

Application of the Vienna Sales Convention
Melbourne, Australia, October 1994

The Formation of the European Union
Tokyo, Japan, September 1993

Investment Opportunities for U.S. Companies in Germany
USA (1988-1996)

Pre-trial Discovery of Documents in Germany
San Francisco, CA, USA, August 1988