Professional

Franz X. Stirnimann Fuentes is listed on the Roster of Arbitrators of a number of international and regional arbitration centers.

  • International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) (Panel of Conciliators, nominated by the Government of Switzerland)

  • ICC International Court of Arbitration (roster of arbitrators of the ICC Swiss Commission of Arbitration and ADR)

  • Swiss Chambers Arbitration Institution (SCAI) (roster of arbitrators)

  • London Court of Arbitration (LCIA) (roster of arbitrators)

  • WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre (the roster of neutrals)

  • AMCHAM Switzerland (roster of arbitrators)

  • Corte Civil y Mercantil de Madrid, Spain (CIMA) (roster of international arbitrators)

  • Asian International Arbitration Centre, Malaysia (AIAC) (roster of arbitrators)

  • Centro de Arbitraje de México (CAM) (roster of arbitrators)

  • Centro de Arbitraje de la Industria de la Construcción, Mexico (CAIC) (roster of emergency arbitrators)

  • AMCHAM Centro de Arbitraje, Peru (roster of international arbitrators)

  • Centro de Arbitraje de la Cámara de Comercio de Lima, Peru (CCL) (roster of international arbitrators)

  • Centro de Análisis y Resolución de Disputa, Pontifica Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) (roster of arbitrators)

  • Centro de Arbitraje de la Cámara Boliviana de Hidrocarburos y Energía, Bolivia (CEAR-CBHE) (roster of arbitrators)

Franz X. Stirnimann Fuentes is an active member of various arbitration, bar, and business associations in Switzerland, Europe, the USA, and Latin America.

Arbitration Associations

  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb): Fellow (FCIArb)

  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

    • ICC Latin American Arbitration Group: Member

    • ICC Task Force on Emergency Arbitration: Member

    • ICC Swiss Commission of Arbitration and ADR: Member

  • Club Español de Arbitraje (CEA): past President and Honorary President of Swiss Chapter

  • Centro de Arbitraje de la Industria de la Construcción, Mexico (CAIC): Member of Advisory Board

  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA): Member

  • London Court of Arbitration (LCIA): Member, European Users Chapter

  • International Arbitration Institute, Paris (IAI): Member

  • Asociación Latinoamericana de Arbitraje (ALARB): Member

  • Asociación Latinoamericana de Derecho de la Construcción (ALDEC): Member

  • Latin American Arbitration Practitioners I EU (LATAP EU): Member

Bar Associations

  • Ordre des Avocats de Genève (OdAGE): Member

  • Fédération suisse des avocats/Schweizerischer Anwaltsverband (SAV-FSA): Member

  • New York Bar Association (NYBA): Member, Section of International Law

  • American Bar Association (ABA): Member, Section of International Law

  • Law Society of England and Wales: Member

Business Associations

  • Swiss Latin American Business Forum Geneva (SLABF): Vice-President

  • Swiss American Society (SAS): Member

  • Association of International Business Lawyers Geneva (AIBL): Member

Academic

Throughout his career, Franz X. Stirnimann Fuentes has been active in academia. He is currently a visiting lecturer and board member of academic institutions and law journals in Switzerland, Spain, Latin America, and the USA.

2020-present

Arbitraje. Revista de Arbitraje Comercial y de Inversiones, Madrid/España (leading Spanish Arbitration journal): Member of the Editorial Board (Comité de Redacción)

2018-present

The Journal of Enforcement of Arbitration Awards, New York/USA: Member of the Editorial Advisory Board

2015-present

Universität Luzern, Graduate Program on International Arbitration, Lucerne/Switzerland: Lecturer

2014-present

Lima Arbitration, Lima/Peru (leading Latin American arbitration journal): Member of the Editorial Board

2014-present

Professor Heinrich Kronstein Foundation, Zurich/Switzerland (foundation that grants a scholarship for graduate studies at Georgetown University Law Center): President of the Board

2012-present

European Law Alumni Advisory Board (ELAAB), Georgetown University, Washington, DC/USA: Member

2009-present

Vienna Moot Court Competition, Vienna/Austria, Arbitrator

2009-present

Diplomado en Arbitraje Doméstico e Internacional, Universidad del Pacífico (in cooperation with AMCHAM Centro de Arbitraje, Peru), Lima/Peru: Lecturer

2008

Seminario Intensivo en Derecho de Arbitraje Internacional, Universidad EAFIT (in cooperation with Cámara de Comercio de Medellín para Antioquia), Medellín/Colombia: Lecturer

2008

Seminario Jurídico Avançado em Direito de Arbitragem Internacional, Centro Universitario de Brasilia (UniCEUB), Brasilia/Brazil: Lecturer

2008

Curso de Pós-Graduação em Direito de Arbitragem Internacional (CPGD), Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Florianópolis/Brazil: Visiting Professor

2006-2007

University of Tulsa College of Law, Studies Abroad Program, Tulsa/USA: Lecturer

2003-2004

Duke-Geneva Institute in Transnational Law, Duke University and Geneva University, Geneva/Switzerland: Lecturer

2003

Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Washington, DC/USA, International Leadership Program: Alumnus (class of 2003)

1998-2000

Swiss Forum for Communication Law (SF-FS), Zurich/Switzerland: Secretary

1998-2000

Swiss Intellectual Property, Information and Competition Law Review (sic!): Case Notes Editor

1995-1996

Université de Fribourg, Chair for Civil Law (Prof. Bernhard Schnyder), Fribourg/Switzerland: Research and Teaching Assistant