Pierre-Alain RecordonOf counsel, Emeritus Professor at the University of Geneva

Languages

  • French, English, Spanish

Main fields of activity

  • Matters taught at Geneva University: Contracts and Torts, Negotiable Instruments, Construction Contracts, Commercial Law, Partnership and Corporate Law, International Contracts.
  • Legal practice in Business Law, Domestic and International Contracts, Company Law, International Private Law, Commercial Litigation.
  • Commercial Arbitration as counsel or arbitrator, mainly in international matters, in the fields of Construction Contracts, International Sale of Goods, Licensing and Transfer of know-how, Shareholders Contracts, Joint-ventures, Sale of controlling Shareholdings. Panels of Arbitrators: ICC Swiss Committee, LCIA.

Memberships

  • Geneva Bar
  • Swiss Federation of Lawyers
  • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • Geneva Association of Business Law
  • Geneva Society of Law and Legislation
  • ICCA International Council for Commercial Arbitration

Education

  • Licence en droit, Lyon (France), 1965.
  • Doctorat en droit, Geneva (Switzerland), 1974.
  • Visiting Scholar, Yale University, New Haven (Conn. USA), 1971-1973.
  • Geneva Bar Exam 1975.

Professional experience

  • Attorney-at-law, of Counsel to Berger Recordon & de Saugy, of which he was one of the three founding partners in 1985
  • Emeritus Professor, Geneva University since October 2009
  • Professor of Obligations and Commercial Law, School of Economic and Social Sciences (HEC-Geneva Section), Geneva University, 1982-2009
  • Associate-dean, School of Economic and Social Sciences, Geneva University, 2001-2007.
  • Attorney-at-law, Geneva, since 1973. Law offices of PONCET, TURRETTINI, AMAUDRUZ & NEYROUD, Geneva, 1976-1985
  • International Labour Office, Geneva, Department of International Norms Application, 1967-1968
  • Research assistant, Corporate and commercial laws, Geneva University Law School, 1966-1971, 1973-1976

publications

  • La société en nom collectif I et II ( January 2013)
  • Les premiers pas de l'art. 711b CO ( January 2010)
  • L'ignorance et le droit ( January 2010)
  • L'arbitre, le vrai et le possible, in De lege negotiorum, Liber amicorum en l'honneur de François Chaudet ( January 2009)
  • Contribution to the Commentaire Romand of the Code of Obligations, CR CO II, on general partnership and limited partnership ( January 2008)
  • Contribution to the Commentaire Romand of the Code of Obligations, CR CO II, on general partnership and limited partnership ( January 2017)
  • La Société simple I ( January 2004)
  • La Société simple II ( January 2005)
  • La Société simple III ( January 2001)