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presentations

  • "The CISG - A fair contract law", Conference, Asuncion, Paraguay, 20/21 August 2019.

  • Meeting CISG Advisory Council, Asuncion, Paraguay, 18 - 21 August 2019.

  • "Comparative Contract Law", Boot Camp, Mackenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 12 - 16 August 2019.

  • "International Commercial Contracts", Summer Program Business Law, Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany, 2 - 5 July 2019.

  • Round Table: Choice of Law in International Contracts, Vienna, Austria, 15 April 2019.

  • 26th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Arbitrator, Vienna Austria, 12 - 18 April 2019.

  • "The Law(s) Applicable in Arbitration", MAA Conference, Vienna, Austria, 12 April 2019.

  • 16th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Chair Semi Final, Hong Kong, China, 31 March - 7 April 2019.

  • "Force Majeure Under the CISG", MAA Conference, Hong Kong, SAR, 31 March 2019.

  • "Services and the CISG", Conference "The CISG at Middle Age", University of Pittsburgh, USA, 23 March 2019.

  • "Dos and Don'ts", Pre-moot Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 24 February 2019.

  • "Consequences of hardship", Ibrachina Conference on Arbitration, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22 February 2019.

  • "Renegotiation and Adaptation", CAM-CCBC/Ibrachina Conference Arbitragem Internacional, at FAAP, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 19 February 2019.

  • Chairing the final of the CAM-CCBC Pre-moot, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 17 February 2019.

  • Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Aalborg, Denmark, 10-12 November 2018.

  • "Duty to Renegotiate and Adaptation in Case of Hardship", Conference "The Role of Soft Law in International Commercial Law, Aalborg, Denmark, 9 November 2018.

  • Visiting professor Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, USA, 22 October-3 November 2018, "International Commercial Contracts".

  • "Capacity Building", Yangon Capacity Building Program "Principles of International Contracts", Yangon Myanmar, 4-8 October 2018.

  • "CISG and UNIDROIT-Principles", CEAC Conference China's Belt and Road Initiative, Hamburg, Germany, 13-14 September 2018.

  • "Service Contracts and the CISG", International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law, Durham, Great Britain, 5-7 July 2018.

  • "International Arbitration - CISG and UNIDROIT-Principles", International Academy for Arbitration Law, Paris, France, 3-4 July 2018.

  • "Bridging the Common Law-Civil Law Divide", Inaugural Chinese Journal of Comparative Law Conference, Xi'an, PRC, 9-10 June 2018.

  • "Service Contracts and the CISG", Symposium for Prof. Michael Bridge, London School of Economics, London, Great Britain, 11 May 2018.

  • "Arbitration Clauses in CISG Contracts", New York International Arbitration Center, New York City, USA, 30 April 2018.

  • "CISG - Benefits and Concerns", New York City Bar Arbitration Committee, Ney Yoirk City, USA, 19 April 2018.

  • "CISG and arbitration", CIAA Columbia Law School, New York City, NY, USA, 18 April 2018.

  • Workshop "Negotiating and Drafting International Commercial Contracts", Columbia Law School, New York City, NY, USA, 13 April 2018.

  • "How to decide the Vis moot case", Columbia Law School, New York City, NY, USA, 11 April 2018.

  • Visiting professor Columbia Law School, New York City, NY, USA, 7 April - 5 May 2018.

  • 25th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria, 23 - 27 March 2018.

  • "Remedies for breach of ethical standards", Arbitrator, PCA Willem C. Vis Pre-Moot, The Hague, Netherlands, 19 - 20 March 2018.

  • Helsinki Willem C. Vis Pre-Moot, Chairing the final, Helsinki, Finland, 10 March 2018.

  • Willem C. Vis Pre Moot-2018, Arbitrator, Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara, Mexico, 10 February 2018.

  • "Ethical Standards in CISG Contracts", 2018 Conference on International Arbitration and UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, Keynote Speech, Guadalajara, Mexico, 9 February 2018.

  • Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Chair, Antigua, Guatemala, 2 - 4 February 2018.

  • "The CISG - Benefits and Concerns", Congress "Trends and Challenges in International Commercial Contracts", Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1 Februaray 2018.

  • "Service contracts and the CISG", Faculty seminar, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, 16 November 2017.

  • LL.M. lectures, “Selected problems of global sales law”, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, 29-31 August 2017

  • Public lecture “Globalization of trade and the law”, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, 28 August 2017

  • Chairing PhD-Committee at University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain, 18 July 2017.

  • 24th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria, 8 - 13 April 2017.

  • "CISG and Arbitration", Keynote 14th Generations in Arbitration & 8th Peter Schlechtriem CISG Conference, Vienna, Austria, 7 April 2017.

  • 14th Willem C. Vis East Moot Court, Chair Semi Final, Hong Kong, China, 27 March - 2 April 2017.

  • IDRA-Macao Public Lecture Series: Understand Sino-Brazilian Disputes and Resolution, Macao, China, 27 March 2017.

  • Teaching and preparing arbitrators for the Vis moot, Hong Kong, China, 26 March 2017.

  • "Dos and Don'ts", LSE premoot, London, UK, 17 March 2017.

  • "Quo vadis London? International arbitration and commercial law in more or less cosmopolitan times", The inaugural LCIA and LSE co-hosted annual debate, London, UK, 17 March 2017.

  • Willem C. Vis Pre Moot-2017, Arbitrator, Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara, Mexico, 11 February 2017.

  • "The CISG - A Fair Contract Law", 2017 Conference on International Arbitration and UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, Keynote Speech, Guadalajara, Mexico, 10 February 2017.

  • "The SiLS' LL.M. in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution", ZHAW International Conference, Lucerne, Switzerland, 19-20 January 2017.

  • Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Chair, Singapore, 8-10 January 2017.

  • "The CISG - Benefits and Concerns", The CISG as a Model for Harmonisation, Convergence and Law Reform, Singapore, 06 - 07 January 2017.

  • "Uniform Sales Law -  Viet Nam joining the CISG Family", UNCITRAL Vietnam Workshop: Harmonization of Trade Law and Outlook for practitioners in AESAN, Key Note Address and Chair, Hanoi, Vietnam, 24 November 2016.

  • "Capacity Building", Pnom Phenh Capacity Building Program "Principles of International Contracts", Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 03- 07 October 2016.

  • "Legal Consequences of Globalization", SiLS/RAA25 Webinar on International Arbitration and Legal Consequences of Globalization, 24 September 2016.

  • Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Chair, Rome, Italy, 21-23 May 2016.

  • Ethical Standards in CISG Contracts", UNIDROIT, CISG-AC, Rome, Italy,  20 May 2016.

  • 23th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria,18 - 24 March 2016.

  • 13th Willem C. Vis East Moot Court, Chair Semi Final, Hong Kong, China, 06 - 13 March 2016.

  • Moot Shanghai 2016, Chair Grand Final, Shanghai, China, 29 February - 03 March 2016.

  • "Unification of Contract Law", International Symposium on The 90th Years of the Civil Code and The Code of Obligations, Istanbul, Turkey, 17 February 2016.

  • Willem C. Vis Pre Moot-2016, Arbitrator, Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara, Mexico, 06 February 2016.

  • "Globalisation of Trade and the Law", Key Note Speech, Conferencia sobre Arbitraje Internacional y Convención de la ONU sobre Compraventa Internacional de Mercaderías, Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara, Mexico, 05 February 2016.

  • "The Road to Predictability", Vienna Arbitrations Days, Vienna, Austria, 22-23 January 2016.

  • "International Contract Law", Guest Professor at Dar Al-Hekma University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 07-12 December 2015.

  • "What the CISG would look like if it was drafted for adoption today?", Panel, 35 Years of CISG "Present Experiences and Future Challenges", Zagreb, Croatia, 01 - 02 December 2015.

  • "Hauftungsfreizeichung im Schweizer Recht" Round Table, Internationaler Wirtschaftsrechtstag, Berlin, Germany, 06 November 2015.

  • "Levelling out the GAP Between Common Law and Civil Law - Private Law Aspects", Ankara University, 90th Anniversary International Symposium, Ankara, Turkey, 01 November 2015.

  • Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Chair, Bogotá, Colombia, 21 - 22 October 2015.

  • "Conformity of Goods - General Aspects", II Ibero-America Congress of International Business Law, Bogotá, Colombia, 19 - 20 October 2015.

  • "Unification of Contract Law", American Society of Comparative Law, Dallas, USA, 02 October 2015.

  • Schweizerische Studienstiftung, Keynote Speech, "Globalization of Trade and the Law", Zurich, Switzerland, 30 September 2015.

  • "Globalisation of Trade and the Law", National Taiwan University, Taipei,Taiwan, 08 September 2015.

  • "Arbitration and the CISG", 2015 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation, Taipei, Taiwan, 06 - 07 September 2015.

  • "International Arbitration and the CISG", Subject Matter of Arbitrations and the Drafting of Effective Arbitration Clauses, GBA-ABA Arbitration Conference, Accra, Ghana, 17 July 2015.

  • "The Future of Unification of Contract Law", Dreiländereck Event International Association Boalt Alumni "Contract Laws Across Time and Place", Basel, Switzerland, 05 June 2015.

  • "Das CISG in der schiedsrichterlichen Praxis", Schweizerische Vereinigung für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit ASA, Basel, Switzerland, 19 May 2015.

  • "The benefits of the CISG", Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey, 14 May 2015.

  • Graf & Pitkowitz Pre-Moot Event, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria, 27 March 2015.

  • 12th Willem C. Vis East Moot Court, Chair Grand Final, Hong Kong, China, 17 - 22 March 2015.

  • Willem C. Vis East Moot Court, Chair PanAsian Final, Hong Kong, China, 21 March 2015.

  • "The Future of Unification of Contract Law", Staff Seminar, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, 16 March 2015.

  • "The CISG - A fair balance between the seller's and the buyer's interests", A CISG E O Brasil, Curitiba, Brazil, 04 March 2015.

  • Premoot Sao Paulo, Chair Final, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 01 March 2015. 

  • "Uniform Sales Law: Brazil Joining The CISG Family", CBAME Congresso Brasileiro de Arbitragem e Mediaçao Empresarial, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 27 February 2015.

  • Organisation and Chair of the Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Chair, Basel, Switzerland, 31 January - 01 February 2015.

  • Organisation of the CISG Basel Conference 2015: 35 Years CISG and Beyond, Basel, Switzerland, 29 - 30 January 2015.

  • "International contract drafting", Seminar for practicioners, Melbourne, Australia, 05 November 2014.

  • "CISG and international arbitration", Workshop for students, Melbourne, Australia, 05 November 2014.

  • "International contract drafting", Seminar for practicioners, Sydney, Australia, 21 October 2014.

  • "CISG and international arbitration", Workshop for students, Sydney, Australia, 21 October 2014.

  • "Global standards in private law", Lecture, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 17 October 2014.

  • "The CISG - A perfect instrument for global trade", Lecture, Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia, 14 October 2014.

  • Guest Professor "International Commercial Arbitration", Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 11 - 18 October 2014.

  • Symposium "Law - Made in Germany", Podiumsdiskussion, Frankfurt/Main, Deutschland, 04 September 2014.

  • "Freedom unchained - International B2B contracts", International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law, 16-19 July 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 16 July 2014.

  • Unity - Competition - Pluralism", Round Table Global Law, Bremen, Germany, 12 June 2014.

  • Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Chair, Pretoria, South Africa, 28 - 30 May 2014.

  • "Lessons to be learned from the failure of CESL", CISG South Africa Conference: The Use of UNCITRAL Instruments to Promote Regional Harmonization, Pretoria, South Africa, 26 - 27 May 2014.

  • 21th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Arbitrator Grand Final, Vienna, Austria, 17 April 2014.

  • Keynote Address, Graf & Pitkowitz Pre-Moot Event, Vienna, Austria, 11 April 2014.

  • 11th Willem C. Vis East Moot Court, Arbitrator Semi Final, Hong Kong, China, 05 March 2014.

  • "Regional and Global Unification of Contract Law", Guangzhou Academy of Social Sciences, Guangzhou, China, 02 April 2014.

  • Premoot Curitiba, Chair Grand Final, Curitiba, Brazil, 22 March 2014.

  • "Uniform Sales Law: Brazil joining the CISG Family", Key Note Speech, CISG-Conference at the Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, 19 March 2014.

  • Organizer and Arbitrator, Basel Pre Moot, Basel, Switzerland, 01 - 02 March 2014.

  • "Regional and Global Unification of Contract Law", University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 05 February 2014.

  • "Global Approach to Contract Law", Fair Contract Law: A Toolkit for International Trade-Workshop, Florence, Italy, 21 November 2013.

  • "The blessings and agony of choice", European University Institute, Workshop, Florence, Italy, 20 November 2013.

  • "UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and International Contract Law Reform", Panelist, New York State Bar Association, International Section, Hanoi, Vietnam, 24 October 2013.

  • Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Chair, Beijing, China, 21 - 22 October 2013.

  • "Suspicions, mere suspicions - Non-conformity of the goods?", Beijing Conference, Beijing, China, 19 October 2013.

  • Guest Professor "Comparative Contract Law", University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, 09 - 13 September 2013.

  • "Regional and Global Unification of Contract Law", 14. Summer School „Europäisches Privatrecht“, Salzburg, Austria, 05 July 2013.

  • "Globalisierung und Privatrecht", Justitia Mentoring, Frauen fördern Frauen, 10-jähriges Jubiläum, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i.Br., Germany, 28 June 2013.

  • "The role of harmonisation of contract and comparative law", Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany, 27 June 2013.

  • "Europe vs. Rest of the World", Third Conference on Transatlantic Deals and Disputes, Frankfurt, Germany, 02 - 03 June 2013.

  • "Regional and Global Harmonization of Contract Law", International Round Table - Codifying Contract Law, Ubud, Indonesia, 29 April - 3 May 2013.

  • "The CISG and Beyond", Reception CMS Hasche Sigle, Key Note Speech, Vienna, Austria, 25 March 2013.

  • "Globalisation and Law", Reception Gleiss Lutz, Key Note Speech, Vienna, Austria, 24 March 2013.

  • 20th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria, 23 - 28 March 2013.

  • "The need for a uniform contract law", MAA-Conference, Vienna, Austria, 21 March 2013.

  • "Hybridisierung der Rechtsordnungen - International privatrechtliche Standards", Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationales Recht, Zweijahrestagung, Lucerne, Switzerland, 15 March 2013.

  • "Who needs a uniform contract law, and why?", Symposium, Incheon, Korea, 25 - 26 February 2013.

  • Best Friends Arbitration Spring Academy, Moderation, Hengeler Mueller Rechtsanwälte, Berlin, Germany, 15 February 2013.

  • Organizer and Arbitrator, Basel Pre Moot, Basel, Switzerland, 9 - 10 February 2013.

  • Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Chair, Villanova, PA, USA, 19 - 20 January 2013.

  • "Regional and Global Unification of Contract Law", Shachoy Symposium, University of Villanova, School of Law, Villanova, PA, USA, 18 January 2013.

  • "International Sales Law: The Success of the CISG 1980", Federal University Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 22 October 2012.

  • Guest Professor, "International Commercial Contracts", Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, 16 - 26 October 2012.

  • The Swiss Proposal to the UN Commission on International Trade Law, Annual Meeting ACPIL (State Department Advisory Committee on Private International Law), George Washington University Law School, Washington, USA, 11 October 2012.

  • Vorsitz der zivilrechtlichen Abteilung "Brauchen Konsumenten und Unternehmen eine neue Architektur des Verbraucherrechts?", 69. Deutscher Juristentag, Munich, Germany, 18 - 21 September 2012.

  • "Legal answers to globalisation", AMINZ-Conference (Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand Inc), Wellington, New Zealand, 02 - 04 August 2012.

  • "Workshop: Drafting contracts under the CISG", AMINZ-Conference (Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand Inc), Wellington, New Zealand, 02 - 04 August 2012.

  • "European Contract Law and the CISG", International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law, Mexico-City, Mexico, 27 July 2012.

  • Proposal by Switzerland on "Possible future work in the area of international contract law", UNCITRAL General Assembly, New York, USA, 02 - 03 July 2012.

  • "CESL and CISG", Universität Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria, 18 June 2012.

  • "Interpretation and Gap-Filling under the CISG", The New International Sales Law of Turkey: CISG, Conference Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 25 - 26 May 2012.

  • Guest Professor, "Globalisation of Trade and Globalisation of Law", University of Ankara, Ankara, Turkey, 22 - 23 May 2012.

  • "Striving for Uniformity - The CISG Advisory Council", 20 years CISG in the Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 20 April 2012.

  • 19th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria, 30 March - 01 April 2012.

  • 9th Willem C. Vis East Moot Court, Arbitrator, Chair Semi-final, Hong Kong, China, 19 - 25 March 2012.

  • "Common European Sales Law and the CISG", Annual MAA Schlechtriem CISG Conference, Hong Kong, China, 18 March 2012.

  • "Regional versus Global Unification of Sales Law, Guest Lecture at the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 01 March 2012.

  • "AGB im unternehmerischen Rechtsverkehr: Stärke oder Schwäche des deutschen Rechts?", Co-Leitung des gemeinsamen Symposiums von DJT und DAV, Berlin, Germany, 19 February 2012.

  • "CISG - The Ideal Tool for Global Trade", CISG-Conference at the Federal University of Parana and the Arbitration Center of the Industries of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, 07 November 2011.

  • "Consequences of the aggrieved Party's Contribution to the Breach", CISG-Conference at the Federation of Industries of State of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 03 November 2011.

  • "CISG in Arbitration", Lenz & Staehelin, Rechtsanwälte, Zurich, Switzerland, 31 May 2011.

  • 18th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria, 16 - 21 April 2011.

  • "Conformity of the Goods - Physical Features on the Wane?", The Annual MAA Peter Schlechtriem CISG Conference, Vienna, Austria, 14 April 2011.

  • 8th Willem C. Vis East Moot Court, Arbitrator Semi-final, Hong Kong, China, 04 - 10 April 2011.

  • "International Sales Law - The actual Practice", Seminar an der Università di Camerino, Rome, Italy, 25 March 2011.

  • "Regional versus Global Unification of Sales Law", 1st African Conference on International Commercial Law, Douala, Cameroon, 13 January 2011.

  • Guest Professor, "International Commercial Law", University of Bouea,, Bouea, Cameroon,  06 -08 January 2011.

  • "Avoidance for Breach of Contract", CISG Conference, Belgrad, Serbia, 10 - 14 November 2010.

  • The 74th Biennial Conference of the International Law Association, The Hague, Netherlands, 15 - 20 August 2010.

  • "Global Sales Law", IACCL-Conference, Toronto, Canada, 21 - 24 July 2010.

  • "Remedies for Breach of Contract", Conference, Alexandria, Egypt, 29 May 2010.

  • "Exemption under the CISG", Lecture at Qinghua University, Bejing, China, 24 March 2010.

  • The CISG - A Story of Worldwide Success", Lecture at China Foreign Affair University, Bejing, China, 23 March 2010.

  • "Damages under the CISG", Lecture at CIETAC, PRC Modern Practices of World Trade, Bejing, China, 22 March 2010.

  • 7th Willem C. Vis East, Chair Semi-final, Hong Kong, China, 15 - 21 March 2010.

  • MAA Conference "Global Sales Law - Theory and Practice", Conference in Honour of Peter Schlechtriem (1933-2007), Hong Kong, China, 13 March 2010.

  • "The CISG - A Story of Worldwide Success", City University, Hong Kong, China, 11 March 2010.

  • Guest Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, 08 - 14 March 2010.

  • Guest Professor "International Sales Law", Loyola University, Chicago, USA, 05 - 06 February 2010.

  • "Theory and Practice of International Sales Law", Wing Tat Lee Lecture, Loyola University, Chicago, USA, 04 February 2010.

  • "Zum Stand von Lehre und Rechtsprechung zur clausula rebus sic stantibus und zu verwandten Rechtsfragen", Vortrag bei Schellenberg Wittmer, Dispute Resolution Forum, Zurich, Switzerland, 09 November 2009.

  • "Exemption in case of force majeure and hardship - CISG, PICC, PECL and DCFR", International Congress in Contract Law & International Commercial Arbitration, Logroño, Spain, 05 November 2009.

  • "Drafting new model rules on sales: CFR as an alternative to the CISG?", Speaker at the Conference "A Common Frame of Reference for European Contract Law", Stockholm, Sweden, 22 October 2009.

  • "The Application of the CISG in Light of National Law", Journal of Private International Law Conference, New York, USA, 17 April 2009.

  • "The CISG - Success and Pitfalls", Inaugural International Commercial Law Lecture, Pace University, New York, USA, 14 April, 2009.

  • 16th Willem C. Vis Moot Court, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria, 04 - 09 April 2009.

  • "Extending the CISG Beyond Direct Contract Relationships", Pre-moot-Conference, Vienna, Austria, 02 April 2009.

  • "Global Sales Law", Forschungsplattform "Normgenese und Durchsetzung", Interne Vortragsreihe für Fakultätsangehörige, Juristische Fakultät, Basel, Switzerland, 26 March 2009.

  • "The CISG - A Story of Worldwide Success", Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 05 February 2009.

  • "The CISG and Globalized Trade", Supreme Court of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand, 03 February 2009.

  • "The CISG - Success and Pitfalls", Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, 30 January 2009.

  • "The CISG and its Application in International Commercial Arbitration", Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 23 January 2009.

  • "The CISG - A Story of Worldwide Success", Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 22 January 2009.

  • “The CISG in a Globalized World”, Tokyo Congress on the CISG, Practitioners' Seminar, Tokyo, Japan, 17 November 2008.

  • “Avoidance of Contracs”, Academic Conference, Tokyo Congress on the CISG, Tokyo, Japan, 16 November 2008.

  • CISG Advisory Council, Tokyo, Japan, 14 - 15 November 2008.

  • “The CISG - A Story of Worldwide Success”, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 11 November 2008.

  • “Exemption in Case of Force Majeure and Hardship - CISG, PICC, PECL and DCFR”, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan, 07 November 2008.

  • “The CISG - A Story of Worldwide Success”, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 03 November 2008.

  • “The CISG – A Story of Worldwide Success”, CISG Part II Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 04 - 05 September 2008.

  • “The CISG and the Expansion of World Trade”, ILA Conference 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 17 - 21 August 2008.

  • "Peter Schlechtriem Leben und Werk", Gedächtnissymposium für Peter Schlechtriem, Universität Freiburg i. Br., Freiburg i. Br., Germany, 30 May 2008.

  • “Ethical Values and International Sales Law”, Carl Jacob Arnholms Gedächtnisvorlesung, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, 28 - 29 April 2008.

  • 15th Willem C. Vis International Moot Court, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria, 15 - 17 March 2008.

  • 5th Willem C. Vis East Moot Court, Arbitrator of the Grand Final, Hong Kong, China, 03 - 09 March 2008.

  • “International Sales Law”, Gastprofessur und Vortrag an der Université de Paris Val-de-Marne, Paris, France, 11 - 12 February 2008.

  • "International Sales Law and Ethics", The Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom, 07 - 08 February 2008.

  • "Ethical Values and International Sales Contracts", Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, 28 October 2007.

  • "Damages for Breach of Contract", Speech at the University, Wuhan, China, 15 October 2007.

  • "Avoidance of contract in case of non-conforming goods or documents", Conference, Wuhan, China, 13 October 2007.

  • "The scope of the CISG provisions on damages", Conference "Contract damages: Domestic and international perspectives", Birmingham, United Kingdom, 29 June 2007.

  • "Kritische Stimme zum schweizerischen Entwurf", Kolloquium "Revisionsentwürfe zur Zivilhaftung", Geneva, Switzerland, 01 June 2007.

  • "Revision des Schweizer Haftpflichtrechts", Justizministerium, Vienna, Austria, 02 May 2007.

  • 4. Europäischer Juristentag, Vienna, Austria, 02 - 05 May 2007.

  • "Ethical values in international sales contracts", University Verona, Verona, Italy, 20 April 2007.

  • "Buyer's remedies in case of non-conforming goods", American Society of International Law, Washington, USA, 29 - 30 March 2007.

  • 4th Willem C. Vis East Moot Court, Arbitrator, Hong Kong, China, 19 - 24 March 2007.

  • "Human rights in international sales contracts", Symposium "Human rights values and international business transactions", Basel, Switzerland, 26 January 2007.

  • "Formation of Contract", CISG-Tagung, Istanbul, Turkey, 17 November 2006.

  • "Neue Perspektiven im Schadensersatzrecht - Kommerzialisierung, Strafschadensersatz, Kollektivschaden", 66. Deutscher Juristentag, Stuttgart, Germany, 20 - 21 September 2006.

  • "Avoidance of contract in case of non-conforming goods", Center for International Commerce, Stockholm, Sweden, 10 May 2006.

  • Expert Witness for German Law, New York Supreme Court, New York, USA, 29 January - 03 February 2006.

  • Commission PhD, University Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 10 December 2005.

  • "Vertragsaufhebung durch den Käufer im internationalen Handel", University, Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, 25 November 2005.

  • "Opinion No. 6-8", Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Philadelphia, USA, 06 - 07 November 2005.

  • Tagung der Zivilrechtslehrervereinigung, Basel, Switzerland, 25 -28 September 2005.

  • Europäischer Juristentag, Geneva, Switzerland, 07 - 09 September 2005.

  • "Was heisst "versprochen ist versprochen"?", Children's University,  Basel, Switzerland, 31 May - 07 June 2005.

  • "Opinion No. 5-7", Meeting of the CISG Advisory Council, Badenweiler, Germany, 05 - 08 May 2005.

  • "Avoidance of the Contract", 25 years CISG, Vienna, Austria, 15 - 18 March 2005.

  • "The danger of the domestic preconceived views with respect to the uniform interpretation of the CISG", Conference "International Sales Law", Wellington, New Zealand, 05 February 2005.

  • "Opinion No. 3-5", CISG Advisory Council, Madrid, Spain, 23 October 2004.

  • Vorsitz Forum, 64. Deutscher Juristentag, Bonn, Germany, 24 September 2004.

  • Moderation, Symposium für Frank Vischer, Basel, Switzerland, 11 May 2004.

  • "Interdisziplinarität - Theorie und Praxis", KJUP, Basel, Switzerland, 05 May 2004.

  • 11th Willem C. Vis Arbitration Moot, Arbitrator, Vienna, Austria, 02 - 08 April 2004.

  • "Opinion No. 2-4", CISG Advisory Council, London, United Kingdom, 30 January - 01 February 2004.

  • Europäischer Juristentag, Athen, Greece, 01 May 2003.