Wolfgang Hahnkamper

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Contact Details
First Name
Wolfgang
Position
Independent Arbitrator
Area of Specialisation / Arbitration Experience
Agency / Distribution / Franchising, Employment, Joint Ventures / Consortia / Shareholder Agreements, Mergers and Acquisitions, Telecommunications
Address
Esslinggasse 9
1010 Vienna
Austria
E-Mail
arb@wolfganghahnkamper.at
Phone
+43 1 90 101
Fax
+43 1 90 101 12
Website
http://www.wolfganghahnkamper.at
Languages
English, German
Nationality
Austria
Membership Status
ArbAut
Professional Details
Bar Admission

1988-2016: admitted to the Vienna Bar;

2004: admitted as euroadvokát (Slovakia)

Education

 

Law School (Vienna University), Dr.iuris 1970;

studies in economy (Vienna Business School)

 

Career

Training in the judiciary, district judge (Vienna court of appeals); head of legal department in the production industry (EUMIG, SEMPERIT), 1985 - 2016 private practice

 

Experience in Arbitration and ADR:

numerous arbitrations as chairman, party-appointed and sole arbitrator (UNCITRAL, VIAC, ICC, Swiss Chambers, Budapest and Ad Hoc); listed in several arbitration institutions (PSSP Polish Arbitration Association, CCIS Arbitration Court of Slovenia, KLRCA Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, SOUD.CZ Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic, IAI International Institute, LCIA London Court of International Arbitration) and in the ICDR Roster; chairman of a Dispute Board (ICC Rules)

Publications

 

Editor:

SchiedsVZ Co-editor

CYArb Czech (& Central European) Yearbook of Arbitration: Member of the Editorial Board

 

Author:

Co-author „Die Neuen Wiener Regeln“, SchiedsVZ (3/2013)

Co-author “Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit für die Finanzmärkte“, Österreichisches BankArchiv (6/2013)

„Dispositionsgrundsatz in Gefahr? - Zur Behandlung unbestimmter Klagebegehren in internationalen Schiedsverfahren aus der Sicht des österreichischen Rechts“ in FS Torggler (2013)

Co-author „Handbook Vienna Rules – A Practitioner’s Guide“, Vienna International Arbitral Centre (2013)

Country author “Austria” in “Transnational Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide”, OCEANA publications;

“The conduct of Ad Hoc Arbitration Proceedings / Part 1”, “Praxishandbuch Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit”, edited by H. Torggler (2007)

 

Speaker:

IBA Committee O Conference July 5, 2002 (Fuschl, Austria): Speaker “International Commercial Litigation in Europe: the New Regime”

IBA Annual Conference September 2003 (San Francisco, USA): Speaker Committee M “Seller’s rights in purchaser’s insolvency”

IBA Annual Conference October 2004 (Auckland, New Zealand): Speaker “International Sales Transactions” under CISG

IBA Annual Conference September 2005 (Prague, Czech Republic): Panel Chair “Terms of Trade”

UNCITRAL / VIAC Conference on CISG and UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration, March 2005 (Vienna, Austria): Panelist

Joint Conference Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) / European Branch and Österreichische Vereinigung für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit (ArbAut), December 1 and 2, 2006 (Vienna, Austria): Organizer

IBA Annual Conference, September 2008 (Buenos Aires): Speaker “The UNCITRAL Convention on Electronic Contracting”

Vienna Arbitration Days 2009: Panel Chair “Impact of Crime on Arbitration Proceedings”

Romania Austria Bilateral Conference organized by the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania and Austrian Arbitration Association (CIArb), 11 and 12 June 2010 (Bucharest, Romania): Panel Chair “International Arbitration Practice in Romania and Austria”

Kiev Arbitration Days, November 2011: Panel Chair “Integrity of International Commercial Arbitration”

CIArb Regional Conference on International Arbitration, March 2014 (Bratislava, Slovakia): Speaker “How to become an Arbitrator”

Dreiländer-Konferenz, September 2014 (Zurich, Switzerland): Speaker “Neue IBA-Richtlinien und die Anwendung im lokalen Schiedsrecht”

Petersberger Schiedstage (Beck-Seminare) February 2015: Speaker “Gesellschaftsrechtliche Konfliktlagen – ein rechtsvergleichender Überblick aus österreichischer Sicht”

Teaching:

Lectures occasionally at universities; regularly speaks and moderates at ADR-conferences

Professional Associations

Offices:

Association operating the annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vienna): member of executive board

 

Past offices:

Austrian Arbitration Association – ArbAut (member of the board 2006-2011, president 2010/2011);

CIArb European Branch (vice chairman 2009-2013)

 

Memberships:

MCIArb, IBA, ASA, DIS

 

Other Qualifications

 

disciplinary judge for lawyers 1997-2016; 2016 member of the appeals tribunal at the Supreme Court ("Anwaltsrichter beim Obersten Gerichtshof")