The EFTA Court's Icesave judgment and its potential impact on the EU

EFDI International Conference, Bank of Italy, Rome, 18 September 2013.

The EEA Agreement and Switzerland

Lecture, EEA/EFTA workshop at the University of Tokyo, 20 August 2013, 16.00h.

If one teams also brings the arbiter

"Switzerland can only recognize only a Court, in which it is represented by one judge. It's not just about democracy policy. Only an own judge would be able to explain to his or her colleagues the political, legal, economic and social characteristics of the Swiss referendum democracy. "(Neue Luzerner Zeitung of 20 July 2013, see also Handelszeitung of 18 July 2013.)

Reappointment as a Judge of the EFTA Court for a fourth term

Carl Baudenbacher was on 5 July 2013 reappointed as a Judge of the EFTA Court by common accord of the Governments of the Republic of Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein and the Kingdom of Norway for a fourth term of office. The new term will last from 6 September 2012 until 5 September 2019.

The EFTA Court in Luxembourg

Speech at the Swiss Federal Administrative Tribunal in St. Gallen, 4 July 2013, 14 h.

New Developments in the Case Law of the EFTA Court

Lecture at the University of Liechtenstein, 4 July 2013.

Swiss social and legal culture and international arbitration

Symposium “The Increasing Importance of Arbitration for Finance”, University of Zurich, 3 July 2013.

The Underlying Jurisprudence

Chair of the Opening Session of the 12th Annual Conference of the Association of European Compertition Law Judges "Competition Law within a Framework of Rights: Applying the Charter and the Convention", 14 June 2013.

Location: Court of Justice of the European Union.

Speakers will be Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court of Human Rights, and Richard Gordon QC, Visiting Professor at University College London.

The EFTA Court and its Interaction with the Norwegian courts

International Courts and their Importance for the Norwegian Legal Order, Seminar hosted by Hålogaland Court of Appeal and the Faculty of Law at the University of Tromsø (Norway), Tromsø 19 April 2013. Other speakers were Norwegian Supreme Court Justice Arnfinn Bårdsen and the Norwegian judge at the European Court of Human Rights, Erik Møse. An ensuing panel discussion between the speakers and Professor Giuditta Cordero-Moss from the Faculty of Law at the University of Oslo was moderated by the President of the Hålogaland Court of Appeal, Arild O. Eidesen.

Access to the EFTA Court for Citizens and Economic Operators

Kick-off speech at a seminar at the University of Reykjavík on access to the EFTA Court.