Dr. Christian Alexander Meyer is a seasoned attorney at law and arbitrator. He specializes in complex long-term contracts combined with litigation, debt collection and arbitration. He accompanies and represents clients in difficult negotiations and contract drafting but also in litigation or arbitration and answers questions of compliance and antitrust law.
As arbitration chairman and arbitrator, he has many years of broad experience in numerous complex national and international arbitration proceedings, especially with more than two parties.
He serves the following industries at all levels of development, distribution and marketing: food, consumer and luxury goods, wine and viticulture, commodity trade, purchasing, sales, agency and distribution, automotive, development, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, software and multimedia. He is experienced in finance and accounting and is a member of numerous professional organizations.
Dr. Meyer lectures regularly in Switzerland and abroad, publishes legal articles, and continues his education. He is a pro bono foundation board member.
Dr. Meyer is contact person of the PARLEX GROUP in Switzerland. The PARLEX Group is an international network of 30 independent law firms active in commercial law.
|2007||Partner with LANTER, Attorneys & Tax Advisors|
|1999||Partner with Hürlimann & Uhlmann, Zurich|
|1994||Senior Associate with Pestalozzi Attorneys-at-law Ltd., Zurich|
|1993||Associate with Liedekerke, Wolters Waelbroeck & Kirkpatrick S. C., Brussels (with the competition law team, today with Ashurst LLP)|
|1991||Associate with Thurnherr von Meiss Blum & Partner, Zurich|
|1990||Associate with Tomasi & Associés, Paris|
|1986||Associate with Riedener Buob & Schneider, Rorschach|
|1994||Licencié spécial en droit européen ULB, Free University of Brussels with „DISTINCTION“|
|1991||Dr. iur. HSG, University of St. Gallen, with “VERY GOOD”|
|1987||Admitted in St. Gallen as attorney to all Swiss courts and notary public|
|1986||M.A. HSG, University of St. Gallen|
Agency and distribution law
Party counsel in litigation and arbitration
International judicial assistance
Patents, trademarks and copyright
Licensing, cartel-, competition and unlawful competition law.
Complex collection proceedings
How to draft and understand arbitration clauses under the new ICC Rules of Arbitration 2017
Leading decision on international mutual assistance in criminal matters, Swiss Federal Criminal Court grants right to a fair foreign trial for corporations in Switzerland
Thoughts on Distribution Law
Agentur- und Vertriebsvertragsbeendigung in der Schweiz, ZVertriebsR 1/2017
Gedanken zum Vertriebsrecht, Jusletter 2016
Ratgeber für erfolgreiches Inkasso in der Schweiz, Zürich 2014
Die Beseitigung des Rechtsvorschlages gemäss ZPO neben der Rechtsöffnung, Zürich 2013
Brevets d’invention et biotechnologie/Erfindungspatente und Biotechnologie, Sion 2006
Grenzziehung zwischen Immaterialgüter- und Kartellrecht, sic 2000
Grenzen der Treuepflicht des Arbeitnehmers beim Stellenwechsel, summajus 1999
Der Euro, Zürich, 1998
Der Alleinvertrieb, 2. Auflage, St. Gallen, 1992