Dr. Herman Verbist

Dr. Herman Verbist

Dr. Herman Verbist

Academic Position

Visiting Professor (International Arbitration) – University of Ghent, Belgium (1996–)

Experience as Arbitrator

Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in several international arbitrations, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC, CEPANI, European Court of Arbitration and Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce

Experience as Counsel

Several ICC arbitration proceedings; formerly Counsel at the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (1988-96)

Publications  Relating to Arbitration

  • ICC Arbitration in Practice, 2nd ed. (with E. Schäfer and C. Imhoos, Kluwer, 2015)
  • ICC Arbitration in Practice (with C. Imhoos and E. Schäfer, Kluwer, 2004)
  • L’arbitrage de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale (CCI) en pratique (Stämpfli/Bruylant, 2002)(with E. Schäfer and C. Imhoos)
  • Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution – How to settle international business disputes (International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO, Geneva, 2001)(with C. Imhoos and J.-F. Bourque)
  • Die ICC Schiedsgerichtsordnung in der Praxis (Economica Verlag, 2000)(with E. Schäfer and C. Imhoos) Numerous articles on international arbitration, including:
  • The ‘Methanex’ Arbitration – The Elaboration of a Legal Standard on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration – A Comment on Methanex v. United States,” in Essays in Honour of Hans Van Houtte 279(P. Wautelet, T. Kruger & G. Coppens eds., Hart Publishing, 2012)
  • “Challenges on Grounds of Due Process Pursuant to Article V(1)(b) of the New York Convention,” in Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements and International Arbitral Awards – The New York Convention in Practice 679 (E. Gaillard and D. Di Pietro eds., Cameron May, 2008)
  • “Arbitrability of Exclusive Distributorship Agreements in Belgium: Lex Fori (and Lex Contractus)?,” 22(5) J. Int’l Arb. 427 (2005)
  • “Résultats de l’enquête concernant l’arbitrage et le monde des affaires : un commentaire / Results of the survey regarding arbitration and the business world: a commentary,” 2000 Rev. dr. aff. int. / Int’l Bus. L.J. 689 (with J. Erauw)
  • “Arbitration, Telecommunications and Electronic Commerce – Summary of the Final Report of a Working Party of the ICC Commission on International Arbitration,” 10(2) ICC Bull. 20 (1999)(with C. Imhoos)

Participation in numerous conferences on international arbitration

International Arbitration, M&A Disputes

Bar Admission Brussels – 1983-1988, 1996-2007, 2009-
Ghent – 2007

University of Louvain (KUL), Belgium (Lic. iur – 1982)
post-graduate legal studies in Germany (1982–83) and in England (1986)
University of Ghent, Belgium (Dr. iur – 2008)

Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish

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