Title: Corporate / Business Litigation

Profile

Michael Cartier

Managing Associate

 

Michael Cartier

Firm: Walder Wyss
Address:Seefeldstrasse 123
P.O. Box 1236
Zurich 8034
Switzerland
Phone:+41 44 498 98 98
Fax:+41 44 498 98 99
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Local Time:Sun. 13:13
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Profile

Michael Cartier is managing associate at Walder Wyss. He represents parties in international arbitrations under ICC Rules, Swiss Rules, LCIA Rules and in ad-hoc proceedings, before state courts and in enforcement and legal assistance matters. He also acts as arbitrator. The focus of his work is on construction disputes and international commercial law. He also advises clients in white-collar criminal law matters and corporate investigations. He is currently Chair of the Technology and Communications Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).

Born in 1978, Michael Cartier attended St. Gall University (lic. iur. HSG 2001, Dr. iur. 2007). During his studies he spent a year in Japan studying Japanese and working for a Japanese trading company. He clerked at the District Court of Ober-/Neutoggenburg (Canton St. Gall) and the Department of Building and Environment of the Canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden, and has been practicing law in Zurich since 2004.

Michael Cartier’s professional languages are English and German. He also speaks French and some Japanese. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

 

Languages: German, English, French
Joined the Law Firm in: 2007

 

Areas of Practice

 

  • Arbitration
  • Corporate Crime & Investigations
  • Data Protection
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Healthcare & Life Science
  • Industry & Commerce
  • Information Technology & Telecommunications
  • Litigation
  • Trade & Distribution

 

Professional Career

 

Professional Associations

    ASA below 40
    AIJA
    ASA
    IPBA

Publications


Commentary on Article 193 PILS
by Michael Cartier
in: Manuel Arroyo (Editor[s]), "Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide"
The Hague 2013


Commentary on Article 29 Swiss Rules
by Michael Cartier
in: Manuel Arroyo (Editor[s]), "Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide"
The Hague 2013


Commentary on Article 194 PILS
co-authored by Micha Bühler and Michael Cartier
in: Manuel Arroyo (Editor[s]), "Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide"
The Hague 2013


IPBA Regional Conference: Bridging Cultures in Arbitration – A Special Focus on Asia and Europe
Co-Organizer & Host: Michael Cartier
Inter-Pacific Bar Association
Zurich 28 October 2013


IP/IT Challenges in the Regulatory Landscape Panel discussion on the developments and challenges on data protection and privacy, in respect to mobile communications and internet services.
Moderator: Michael Cartier
Inter-Pacific Bar Association 23rd Annual Meeting & Conference
Seoul, Korea 20 April 2013


CSR and Anti-Corruption Legislation
Speaker: Michael Cartier
Inter-Pacific Bar Association Seminar on "Corporate social responsibility and fair competition: a comparative approach Europe / Asia"
Paris, France 25 January 2013


Recognition and Enforcement of Awards
co-authored by Micha Bühler and Michael Cartier
in: Manuel Arroyo (Editor[s]), "Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide"
The Hague 2013


Dispute Resolution in Mega Construction Contracts
Speaker: Michael Cartier
Inter-Pacific Bar Association 2012 Annual Conference
New Delhi, India 2 March 2012


E-Discovery and Data Privacy – Chapter on Switzerland
co-authored by Jürg Schneider, Ueli Sommer and Michael Cartier
in: Catrien Noorda / Stefan Hanloser (Editor[s]), "E-Discovery and Data Privacy – A Practical Guide"
The Netherlands 2011, pp. 277–294


Continuing Pending Litigation in case of Insolvency – A Swiss Law Perspective
Speakers: Peter Straub and Michael Cartier
UIA Winter Seminar Report 2009 "Rescue of Companies: M&A, Insolvency and Litigation Aspects and the International Contest"
St. Christoph, Austria 2009


Confidentiality in International Arbitration: Myth or Reality
Speakers: Michael Cartier
Groupe ASA des Jeunes Practiciens de l'Arbitrage (ASA below 40)
Geneva October 2008


Begriff der Widerrechtlichkeit nach Art. 41 OR
(The Concept of Wrongfulness according to Art. 41 Swiss Code of Obligations)
by Michael Cartier
Eschen FL 2007



Seminars

CSR and Anti-Corruption Legislation
IP/IT Challenges in the Regulatory Landscape Panel discussion on the developments and challenges on data protection and privacy, in respect to mobile communications and internet services
Moderator: Michael Cartier
Inter-PPacific Bar Association 23rd Annual Meeting & Conference
Seoul,Korea 20 April 2013

CSR and Anti-Corruption Legislation
Speaker: Michael Cartier
Inter-Pacific Bar Association Seminar on "Corporate social responsibility and fair competition: a comparative approach Europe / Asia"
Paris, France 25 January 2013

Dispute Resolution in Mega Construction Contracts
Speaker: Michael Cartier
Inter-Pacific Bar Association 2012 Annual Conference
2 March 2012

Continuing Pending Litigation in case of Insolvency - A Swiss Law Perspective
Speakers: Peter Straub and Michael Cartier
UIA Winter Seminar Report 2009 "Rescue of Companies: M&A, Insolvency and Litigation Aspects and the International Contest"
St. Christoph, Austria 2009

Confidentiality in International Arbitration: Myth or Reality
Speakers: Michael Cartier
Groupe ASA des Jeunes Practiciens de l'Arbitrage (ASA below 40)
Geneva October 2008


Bar Admission

He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice in all Switzerland.

 

Education


Michael Cartier attended St.Gall University (lic. iur.HSG 2001, Dr. iur. 2007).