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IDARB ARBITRATORS
Pascal
HOLLANDER
EXPERT
COUNTRY
Belgium
FIELD
Franchising,
Professional details
Hanotiau & van den Berg
Phone: +32 2 290 39 00
Pascal
HOLLANDER
ARBITRATOR
COUNTRY
Belgium
Year of birth
1961
Phone: +32 2 290 39 00

Curriculum

IDI Functions
Country expert for Belgium
Others
Legal Committee of the Belgian Federation of Franchising; Belgian Society for Competition Law (AEDC); CEPANI (Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation) (Member of the Scientific Committee); International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); FEDUCI’s Working Group on International Contracts; Member of the Editorial Board of the quarterly law review Dispute Resolution International; International Bar Association (International Franchising Committee, Arbitration Committee).
Year of birth
1961
Education
1985-1986 Master of Laws (LL.M.) University of Pennsylvania Law School Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (U.S.A.) 1981-1984 ‘Licence en droit’ (magna cum laude) Université Libre de Bruxelles 1979-1981 ‘Candidature en droit’ (cum laude) Université Libre de Bruxelles
Current professional position
2001 – to date: Founding Partner, HANOTIAU & VAN DEN BERG (Brussels).
Previous position
1999 – 2001 - CMS DERKS STAR BUSMANN HANOTIAU (Brussels) - Partner 1989-1999 - DE BACKER & ASSOCIES (Brussels) - Partner from 1993 1987-1989 - DE BANDT VAN HECKE & LAGAE (Brussels) - Associate 1984-1987 - JANSON BAUGNIET & ASSOCIES (Brussels) - Associate May - August 1986 - WHITMAN & RANSOM (New York) - Associate
Practical experience
Counsel to companies engaged in franchising and distribution. Acted as arbitrator in several proceedings about international distribution and/or franchising.
Languages
French, English, Dutch.
Publications:
Languages
English, French, Dutch
Professional qualifications
Law degree, admitted to bar.
Experience in the field of distribution
Commercial agency, Intermediaries, Distributorship, Sales networks, Selective Distribution, Franchising, Distribution Antitrust, Trademark Issues.
Litigation experience
Litigation before national courts as a counsel.
Arbitration experience
International Arbitration as arbitrator and as a counsel.
Distribution cases
  1. Sole arbitrator in WIPO proceedings between a Dutch licensing company and its former worldwide Swiss licensee/distributor (2009) under Dutch law.
  2. Sole arbitrator in ICC proceedings in a dispute between a French franchisor and its former UAE master franchisee (2010) under French law.
  3. Chairman of an ICC tribunal in a dispute between a German manufacturer and its former Malaysian exclusive distributor (2012) under Swiss law.
  4. Chairman of an ICC tribunal in a dispute between a French franchisor and its former master franchisee in Turkey (2014) under Swiss law.
  5. Chairman of an ad hoc tribunal in UNCITRAL proceedings between a Chinese manufacturer and its former Brazilian distributor (2015) under Brazilian law.
  6. Co-arbitrator in ICC proceedings between a French manufacturer and its former exclusive distributor in Jordan (2016) under French law.