About Wolters Kluwer Experts Albert Jan van den Berg

Albert Jan van den Berg

J.D.; Ph.D.

Professor Albert Jan van den Berg is and has been sole, presiding and party-appointed arbitrator in numerous international arbitrations relating to various fields. Professor van den Berg also frequently acts as counsel in international commercial arbitration matters.

He is a founding partner at the Brussels-headquartered law firm Hanotiau & van den Berg. He is on many panels of arbitrators including the American Arbitration Association (AAA), China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and many more.

He was the President of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) from 2014 to 2016. Professor van den Berg is also former President and Secretary-General of the NAI and former Vice-President of the LCIA. He is Emeritus Professor of Law (arbitration chair) at Erasmus University, Rotterdam, a Visiting Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC and at Tsinghua University Law School, Beijing and a member of the Faculty of the Geneva University MIDS, Geneva.

Professor van den Berg is Acting General Editor of the Yearbook: Commercial Arbitration. He has extensively published and lectured on international arbitration and has founded and maintains a website on the New York Convention on the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards http://www.newyorkconvention.org.

He was awarded the "Best Prepared and Most Responsive Arbitrator" by the Global Arbitration Review in 2013 and "Arbitration: Lawyer of the Year Award" by  The International Who's Who Legal in 2006, 2011 and 2017.

Product & Resource Contributions

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The New York Arbitration Convention of 1958, Towards a Uniform Judicial Interpretation

The New York Arbitration Convention of 1958 is the cornerstone of international commercial arbitration. Although judicial interpretation of the Convention has proceeded since the publication of Albert Jan van den Berg's classic commentary, his

By Albert Jan van den Berg
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Yearbook Commercial Arbitration 1977

. The Yearbook is a publication of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration in cooperation with the T.M.C. Asser Institute for International and European Law, The Hague. The Yearbook provides comprehensive and up-to-date worldwide information on commercial arbitration. A subscription...

Edited by Albert Jan van den Berg
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International Arbitration in a Changing World - XIth International Arbitration Conference, Bahrain, 1993

The reports and commentaries in this volume are a clear reflection of the changes in the world economic and political structure. They contain both general overviews of the current situation as well as detailed observations. The rapporteurs and

Edited by Albert Jan van den Berg
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Yearbook Commercial Arbitration Volume XV - 1990, including Yearbook Key

. The Yearbook is a publication of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration in cooperation with the T.M.C. Asser Institute for International and European Law, The Hague. The Yearbook provides comprehensive and up-to-date worldwide information on commercial arbitration. A subscription...

By Albert Jan van den Berg
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