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Walder Wyss Ltd.

Michael Cartier

Michael Cartier

Partner

Expertise

  • Arbitration
  • Data Protection
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Corporate Crime & Investigations

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

White Collar Crime Group
Member

Walder Wyss Ltd.
Switzerland

Profile
Michael Cartier is a partner at Walder Wyss. He represents parties in international arbitrations under all major institutional rules and in ad-hoc proceedings, before state courts and in enforcement and legal assistance matters. He is listed as an expert for arbitration in Who's Who Legal 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. He also acts as arbitrator and is listed on the panel of arbitrators of the ICC National Committee (Switzerland). 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 an officer 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 Construction, Energy 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 practise throughout Switzerland.

Bar Admissions

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

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

Professional Career

Professional Associations

    ASA below 40
    AIJA
    ASA
    IPBA

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

Articles


Newsletter Special Edition: Switzerland: Good News on Cross-Border Insolvencies
by Christoph Stäubli, Dominik Hohler and Michael Cartier
December 2018


Complex Commercial Litigation in Switzerland 2019
by Dieter Hofmann, Oliver M. Kunz and Michael Cartier
in: "Getting The Deal Through"
London 2018, pp. 93-99


Recent Developments in the Investment Arbitration Landscape – Efficient Protection of European Investments in the Aftermath of the Achmea Ruling
by Michael Cartier
co-authored by Chloé Terrapon Chassot
in: "IPBA Journal" 91 (https://ipba.org/media/normal/4245_IPBA_Sept18_final.pdf)


The Digitalization of Construction Projects (BIM): what does it mean for construction arbitration?
Speaker: Michael Cartier
Tri-City Launch Event of YConstruction
Geneva 7 June 2018


Technology and International Arbitration, AI for IA?
Speaker: Michael Cartier
IPBA Annual Conference 2018
Manila, Philippines 16 March 2018


Commentary on Art. 193, 194 PILS, Art. 29 Swiss Rules, and Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards
by Michael Cartier
in: "in: Manuel Arroyo (Editor), "Arbitration in Switzerland – The Practitioner’s Guide, 2nd edition""
2, Alphen aan den Rijn 2018


Getting the Deal Through: Complex Commercial Litigation 2018 - Switzerland
by Dieter Hofmann, Oliver M. Kunz and Michael Cartier
in: "Getting the Deal Through" 2018, pp. 89-94 (Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. Getting the Deal Through: Complex Commercial Litigation 2018, (published in October 2017).)


Bound before signing on the dotted line
by Michael Feit
co-authored by Michael Cartier
in: "The Lawyer" 10 October 2016, p. 31


The Use of Illegally Obtained Evidence in Arbitration Proceedings
Speaker: Michael Cartier
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 15 April 2016


Swiss cross-border insolvency; quo vadis?
by Michael Cartier
co-authored by Christoph Stäubli
in: "Business Restructuring & Insolvency Report 2016" 8 April 2016, pp. 67–69


Big Data – Legal Challenges and Commercial Opportunities
Presenter: Michael Cartier
Hong Kong 8 May 2015


Technology for the Litigator
Speaker: Michael Cartier
Hong Kong 8 May 2015


Law firm 2.0 – The Technologically Enhanced Law Firm
Speaker: Michael Cartier
Inter-Pacific Bar Association 24th Annual Meeting & Conference
Vancouver, Canada 10 May 2014


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.
Speaker: 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
Speaker: Michael Cartier
Groupe ASA des Jeunes Practiciens de l'Arbitrage (ASA below 40)
Geneva October 2008


Begriff der Widerrechtlichkeit nach Art. 41 OR
by Michael Cartier
Eschen FL 2007


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