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Eckart  Brödermann, LL.M.
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Hamburg Attorney
Eckart Brödermann, LL.M.

Phone: +49 40 37 09 05 0


Languages: English, French, Italian, German


In his practice, Prof. Dr. Eckart Brödermann has concentrated both on international transactions (including M&A, joint ventures and international construction) and on international litigation and arbitration for 25 years.  In his teaching at Hamburg University and in his publications, Eckart Brödermann concentrates on international contract law (including risk management) and on international arbitration.

Prof. Dr. Eckart Broedermann holds the position of Vice Chair of the Hamburg Bar Association.


  • University of Paris (Licence en droit, 1980
  • Lauréat du Concours Général, 1980
  • Maîtrise en droit, 1981)
  • Harvard Law School (LL.M., 1983)
  • University of Hamburg (First law degree, 1987; Dr. jur., 1994)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (Fellow, 2011)
  • Professor of Law, Hamburg University Faculty of Law (life time, 2011)


  • Interpacific Bar Association (Vice-Chair, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration Committee
  • Private International and Procedural Law Committee of the German Federal Bar
  • Hamburg Bar Organization (Member of the Board, Chair of the Committee preparing the decision on awarding the title of a Bar Approved Expert (Fachanwalt) for International Business Law)
  • CEAC (Chinese European Arbitration Centre, Managing Director)
  • CELA (Chinese European Legal Association, Honoray Member of the Board
  • listed arbitrator with various arbitration institutions (e.g. LCIA (London), ICAC (Moscow), DIS (Germany), KLRAC (Kuala Lumpur))
  • Harvard Club of Hamburg (President), Harvard Law School Associations of Germany (Secretary) and Europe
  • Past: Expert to the European Commission in the Network of Stakeholders (Common Frame of Reference-network)
  • Past: International Bar Association (Chair emeritus, Space Law Committee)
  • Past: Working Group Competition and Deregulation of the German Federal Bar

Articles & Publications:

  • CEAC – A New Option for Dispute Resolution Clauses in China Related Contracts  - Eckart Broedermann & Bernhard Meyer (MME Partners, Zurich, Switzerland) (Paradigm Fall 2014)
  • Hamburger Handbuch des Exportrechts (“Hamburg Handbook for Export Law”), 2d edition 2014
  • BGB Kommentar (“BGB Commentary -Chapters on Suretyship et al.”), 9th ed. 2014
  • BGB Kommentar (“BGB Commentary – Chapter on International Contracts in Commentary”) , 9th ed. 2014
  • BGB Kommentar (“BGB Commentary Chapter on International Company Law”) , 9th ed. 2014
  • BGB Kommentar (BGB Commentary – Chapter on Settlement Agreements”) , 9th ed. 2014
  • Handbuch zum deutschen und europäischen Bankrecht (“Handbook on German and European Banking Law”), 3d extended edition 2014, Springer Verlag
  • Handbuch der IT-Verträge (“Handbook on IT-Contracts”), 2014
  • German Private International Law (“Internationales Privat- und Zivilverfahrensrecht”), 6th ed. 2012, Chinese edition 2014
  • Betrachtungen zur Arbeit am CFR aus der Sicht eines Stakeholders (“Views on the Work of the CFR from a Stakeholders’ Perspective”), Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht (ZEuP), 2007, p. 304-323
  • The Growing Importance of the UNIDROIT PRINCIPLES in Europe, Uniform Law Review 2006, NS-Vol. XI
  • Die erweiterten UNIDROIT Principles 2004 (“The Extended UNIDROIT Principles of 2004″), Recht der internationalen Wirtschaft (RIW) Heft 10, 2004, p. 721 – 735
  • Fit für 2006 – Gutes Rating – Bessere Finanzierung (“Fit for 2006 – Good Rating – Better Financing”), 2003
  • Kommentar zur Entscheidung des EuGH, Rs. C-212/97, 09.März 1999 – Centros (“Commentary on the Decision of the European Court of Justice Rs. C-212/97″), 1999, Zeitschrift für Zivilprozeß International (ZZPInt) 4, p. 253-272
  • Die GmbH im Prozess (“The German Limited Liability Company at Trial”), 1997
  • Der doppelte Insolvenzverwalter als Prozesspartei (“The “Doppel Liquidator” as a Litigant”), 1997, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP) p. 1779-1780
  • Der Gläubiger in der Gesamtvollstreckung (“The Creditors Role in the Insolvency Proceedings of East German Insolvency Law”), 1996
  • Der europäische GmbH-Gerichtsstand (“The European Jurisdiction for the Limited Liability Company”), 1996
  • Gemäß § 11 Abs. 3 des Ostdeutschen Insolvenzrechts ist die örtliche Zuständigkeit bestimmbar!(“According to the Par. 11 Sec. 3 of the East-German Insolvency Law the Local Competence is determinable!”), 1996, Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP) pp. 825-827
  • Europäisches Gemeinschaftsrecht versus IPR: Einflüsse und Konformitätsgebot (“The Law of the European Community versus Private International Law: Influence and Order of Conformity”), 1994
  • Internationales Verfahren: Haager Service Convention in Deutschland (“International Procedure: Hague Service Convention in Germany”), 1991, International Litigation Quarterly Vol. 7 No. 2 1991, p. 44-50
  • Durchsetzung amerikanischer Schiedssprüche in Deutschland (“Enforcement of American Arbitral Awards in Germany”), 1985, International Litigation Quarterly Vol. 1 No. 3, pp. 219-239
  • Der Eigentumsvorbehalt in Frankreich und Deutschland (“The Reservation of Title in France and Germany”), 1984 Zeitschrift für Vergleichende Rechtswissenschaft (ZVgIRWiss) 83, p. 178-221
  • China and Admiralty (“China und das Seerecht”), Journal of Maritime Law & Commerce, Vol. 15, No. 4, October 1984
  • Air and Outer Space Law (Chapter on Instant Customary Law), 1981, Thesaurus Acroasium Vol. X, published by Institute of International Public Law and International Relations of Thessaloniki

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