Andreas Fankhauser has been reappointed as arbitrator to the new panel of the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, also known as Shanghai International Arbitration Center (SHIAC).
He is recommended for cases that relate to aviation, transportation, international trade, insurance and reinsurance, as well as M&A.
Established in 1988, SHIAC is providing independent, impartial, effective and professional arbitration services for commercial disputes. SHIAC is dedicated to developing Shanghai into a regional and global arbitration hub.
In October 2013 SHIAC founded the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Court of Arbitration and enacted arbitration rules in line with international practice.
In August 2014 SHIAC established the world’s first aviation arbitration platform, the Shanghai International Aviation Court of Arbitration.
In October 2015 SHIAC established a dispute resolution platform dedicated to businesses in the BRICS countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
In November 2015 SHIAC set up the China-Africa Joint Arbitration Center Shanghai, a platform specifically aimed at the resolution of disputes between businesses in China and African countries.