Professor Dr. Klaus Peter Berger, LL.M.
Hölderlinstraße 38 D-50968 Köln
KLAUS PETER BERGER is professor of domestic and international business and banking law, comparative and private international law at the University of Cologne, director of the Institute for Banking Law and the Center for Transnational Law (CENTRAL) at the Cologne law faculty. He has been Honorary Lecturer and Member of the Global Faculty at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee (2000 – 2012), and visiting professor at the University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville (1999), Asser Institute, The Hague (1997-2004), and at Columbia Law School, New York City (2014).
Professor Berger is a practicing international arbitrator and member of the panel of arbitrators of the China International Economic Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC, Beijing, China), ICDR, International Arbitration Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) Panel of Arbitrators for Financial Services Disputes, P.R.I.M.E. Finance, and Driver Contract Recognition Board (CRB, Formula 1), Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA).
Professor Berger is author of more than 200 publications on domestic and international arbitration, contract law, trade law, comparative law, M&A, banking and finance. See for a full list www.klauspeterberger.de. He is the inventor and operator of the TransLex-web-platform on transnational law, www.trans-lex.org, and the Director of the annual “Cologne Academies” on International Arbitration & International Business Mediation (www.cologne-academies.com).
Professor Berger is past President and member of the Board of the German Arbitration Institute (DIS). He is also member of the Council of the ICC Institute of World Business Law and of the ICC Arbitration Commission. He is co-editor of Arbitration International and of the Oxford International Arbitration Series.