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Prof. Dr. iur
Detailed professional record
Spoken languages
  • French
  • English
  • German
Bar admission
  • Geneva Bar (1990)
  • University of Lausanne (Licence en droit, 1984; Licence en Sciences Politiques, 1984; Doctorate in Law summa cum laude, Prof. Walther Hug's Prize and Prof. Ernst Blumenstein's Award, 1991)
Positions held
  • Professor, University of Lausanne (1993 to date)
  • Visiting Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, New York (1990-1991)
  • Geneva Bar Association
  • Swiss Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
Recent Publications
  • Le contrat d'agence commerciale en Europe, Schultess, Zürich 2005 (760 pages), co-author;
  • Les transferts de technologies et de marques en droit fiscal international, Schulthess, Zurich 1991 [Etudes suisses de droit international, vol. 71] (249 pages).