Christian Bovet, Professor and Dean (Geneva University)
Before being appointed full professor at the University of Geneva in 1998, Christian Bovet practised law for several years as a partner in a Geneva law firm. He received an LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School (New York) in 1988 and worked for over a year as foreign associate with the New York office of Debevoise & Plimpton.
In January 2005 he became vice-president of the Swiss Federal Communications Commission (ComCom). Until 2004 he headed the Swiss Association of Competition Law (ASAS) and was designated in 2005 to chair the scientific committee of the International League of Competition Law.
He is also president of the Swiss Bar Association,s (FSA/SAV) commission on competition law and serves on the committee of the 3,000-strong Swiss Lawyers Society (SSJ/SJV).
He is a member of the executive commission of the Centre for Banking and Financial Law of the University of Geneva. In addition, from 1999 to 2006 he served as chairman of the permanent arbitration tribunal set up as a self-regulatory organisation (SRO) by the Swiss Asset Managers, Association (ASG/VSV) to settle disputes among members of the profession and constituent bodies of the association. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the review Concurrences.