Leadership

Commission leaders are appointed by the ICC Chairman for a three-year period, renewable at the Chairman’s discretion.

 

Chair

Fabio Bortolotti

Bortolotti FABIO

Partner, Buffa, Bortolotti & Mathis

Professor Bortolotti specializes in the field of international commercial law and has published a treatise on the law of international commercial contracts, as well as several books and articles on these issues. Prof. Bortolotti has collaborated for many years with ICC

Vice Chair


Christian Steinberger

Christian STEINBERGER

Head of Legal Services, German Engineering Federation VDMA

Mr Steinberger is a specialist in the field of national and international contract law, the law of the European Union, competition law and product liability. Mr Steinberger is German delegate to ICC in Paris and has worked closely with the ICC for more than ten years.

Vice Chair

Ercument Erden

Ercument ERDEM

Professor of Commercial Law, Partner, Erdem & Erdem

Professor Erdem specializes in the fields of international commercial law, competition law and arbitration, and has published several books and articles on these issues. Professor Erdem has collaborated for many years with ICC and actively participated on several ICC task forces, drafting model contracts for international business.

International Working Groups : Incoterms Drafting Group

Christoph Martin Radtke

Christoph Martin RADTKE

Partner, Lamy & Associés

Christoph Martin RADTKE is Avocat à la Cour and Rechtsanwalt admitted at the French and the German Bar and Partner of LAMY & ASSOCIES, France, where he is in charge of the international trade department.
Mr. Radtke's activities include International Trade Law, Agency and Distribution, EC Law, French and German Business Law, International Arbitration, International Litigation. He acts as counsel and arbitrator in numerous international arbitration proceedings.
He is Chair of the Commission: "Commercial Law and Practice" of ICC FRANCE and member of the "Arbitration" Commission of ICC FRANCE.
He is member of the ICC Commission: "Commercial Law and Practice" and of various ICC task forces and co-author of several ICC model contracts. Mr. Radtke acted as Co-Chair of the ICC Incoterms 2010 Drafting Group.

Charles Debattista

David LOWE

Partner, Gowling WLG

David Lowe is a partner at Gowling WLG in London focusing on commercial contracts.
He helps negotiate and draft contracts to achieve their commercial aims in areas such as supply chain, procurement facilities management, property management, outsourcing, logistics, manufacturing, supply of goods and services, international trade, consumer and travel law.
David also advises clients on national and international supply chain and procurement agreements. He served as one of the eight expert authors of Incoterms 2010 rules and as Chair of the Commercial Law and Practice Committee of ICC UK.

International Working Groups : Jurisdiction and Applicable Law

Fabio Bortolotti

Bortolotti FABIO

Partner, Buffa, Bortolotti & Mathis

Professor Bortolotti specializes in the field of international commercial law and has published a treatise on the law of international commercial contracts, as well as several books and articles on these issues. Prof. Bortolotti has collaborated for many years with ICC

International Working Groups : Public Procurement

Gonçalo Mota Nogueira

Gonçalo MOTA NOGUEIRA

Partner, Nobre Guedes, Mota Soares & Associados

Gonçalo Mota Nogueira is a Portuguese Lawyer and partner at Nobre Guedes, Mota Soares & Associados, a firm based in Portugal with an international vocation, where he heads the arbitration and public law departments. He specializes in international commercial law, arbitration and public procurement. He is a member of several international groups, such as the ICC Commissions on Arbitration and Commercial Law and Practice.

International Working Groups : European Contract Law

Christian Steinberger

Christian STEINBERGER

Head of Legal Services, German Engineering Federation VDMA

Mr Steinberger is a specialist in the field of national and international contract law, the law of the European Union, competition law and product liability. Mr Steinberger is German delegate to ICC in Paris and has worked closely with the ICC for more than ten years.

International Working Groups : Update of International Sales Contract

Koen Vanheusden

Koen VANHEUSDEN

Legal Expert, Belgian Foreign Trade Agency

Koen Vanheusden is a Director at the Belgian Foreign Trade Agency, advising companies on the regulatory (customs, VAT, product requirements, documents, services) and legal (contracts, distributorship, investment, intellectual property) aspects of their international commercial transactions and relations. He was a member of the Belgian group of experts, preparing the revisions of Incoterms 1990 and 2000. He has written many publications on different aspects of international trade and lectures at several Belgian universities.

International Working Groups : Franchising

Marco Hero

Marco HERO

Partner, Tigges Rechtsantwälte

Attorney Marco Hero joined Tigges Rechtsantwälte in 2001. For years he has been assisting German and foreign companies, predominantly franchise systems, in connection with expansion steps. Marco Hero is a Board of Directors member of the IBA Committee International Franchising, an associated expert of the German Franchise Association (DFV) and an expert committee member of the Association of German Engineers (VDI). He is Co-Chair of the ICC Task Force on Franchising.

Anders Fernlund

Anders FERNLUND

Lawyer, Advokatfirman NOVA AB, Sweden

Amelie Pohl

Amelie POHL

Partner, Zumtobel Kronberger Rechtsanwälte

Dr. Amelie Stefanie Pohl born in 1973 in Salzburg, studied economics in Vienna and Linz (Austria), and law in Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck, (Austria). She is currently a partner at Zumtobel Kronberger Rechtsanwälte in Salzburg, Austria.

Ms. Pohl has worked for international business-law-companies since 2003 (german and austrian law) and is specialized on distribution law and antitrust (national and EU), publishing regularly on these subjects since 2002. Since 2008 she has been Rapporteur of the ICC Task Force on Franchising and became a member of the Austrian Franchise Association in 2011.

Secretariat

Emily O'CONNOR

Senior Policy Executive

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