Marco Stacher

Marco Stacher

PD Dr. iur., LL.M., Attorney at Law




Direct phone: +41 58 658 55 01

Curriculum Vitae

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Marco Stacher is counsel in our Litigation and Arbitration Team. He advises in dispute resolutions matters, represents clients in international arbitrations as well as before state courts, and sits as arbitrator in both institutional and ad hoc matters (as sole arbitrator, president of arbitral tribunals and party-appointed arbitrator).

Marco Stacher is registered on the ICC National Committee’s (Switzerland) list of arbitrators, is listed on Who’s Who Legal – Future Leaders 2019 in both the arbitration and the litigation section, and is recommended by Legal500. He also is a lecturer for international commercial arbitration, contracts and conflict of laws at St. Gallen University, and regularly publishes and speaks on topics related to arbitration.

Marco Stacher was educated at St. Gallen University (lic. iur. 1999, Dr. iur. 2007, PD 2019) and obtained an LL.M. degree from Cornell Law School (LL.M. 2005, Fulbright Fellow). He was admitted to the bar in 2001 and worked as an associate in other business law firms in Zurich and London.

Marco Stacher speaks German, English and French. He is registered with the Zurich Bar Registry and admitted to practice before all Swiss courts.

Commentary on Articles 38-41 and Appendix B Swiss Rules

Commentary on Article 190a PILA (review)

Commentary on Article 181 of the PILS

Case Law of the Swiss Federal Tribunal in Arbitration Matters

Mandatory Rules and Arbitration

Key Features of the Revision of Chapter 12 of the PILS

Non-Awards and Arbitral Awards which are Null and Void

The Authority of Para-regulatory Texts

Introduction to International Arbitration in Switzerland

Commentary on Art. 372, 377–380 and 387 of the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure

Case Law of the Swiss Federal Tribunal in Arbitration Matters

Costs in International Arbitration

Parallel Proceedings and Lis Pendens

Commentary on Article 181 of the PILS

The Status of Arbitratiors Lacking Jurisdiction

Perjury in Swiss-seated Arbritations

Arbitration under the Swiss Rules

The Judge must ex officio Consider the Nullity of the Contract

Commentary to sect. 61, 353 to 359, 360 to 366 and 407 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Case Law of the Swiss Federal Tribunal in Arbitration Matters

Case Law of the Swiss Federal Tribunal in Arbitration Matters (2009 and 2010)

Plea against Cancelling Art. 139 CO

The Legal Nature of Arbitration Agreements

On the Interest Worthy of Legal Protection as a Prerequisite for the Adjuication of a Claim

What Art. 186 Abs. 1 bis IPRG does not Provide for

Antisuit Injunctions as a Means to Prevent Conflicting Decisions

Commentary to Art. 38 to 41 of the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration

You don"t want to go there – Antisuit Injunctions in International Commercial Arbitration

Contract Law and Decisions on Costs

International Antisuit Injunctions: Enjoining Foreign Litigations and Arbitrations – Beholding the System from Outside

Commentary on Judgment review Federal Supreme Court, I. Civil Division, judgment 4A_564/2020 of June 7, 2021, A. v. B. S.A., international arbitration, lack of jurisdiction of the CAS