Speakers

Arnaud Nuyts
Partner, Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick, Brussels, Belgium

Arnaud Nuyts specialises in international business law, notably the law of international commercial litigation and arbitration and the law of international contracts. He is Professor at the University of Brussels where he lectures on International Litigation and International Contracts, Comparative Conflict of Laws, and the International Law of Electronic Commerce and Intellectual Property. Mr. Nuyts is also Director of the Masters of International Business Law at the same University and Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel where he teaches the private international law course in the Master in International and Comparative Law.

Mr. Nuyts joined  Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick in 1992. After staying in England and in the United States, including working for a major business law firm in New York, Simpson Tacher & Bartlett, he rejoined Liedekerke in 2003 where he became a partner in 2009.

Mr. Nuyts holds a law degree as well as a Juris Doctor degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He also holds a Master (LL.M.) from the University of Cambridge (UK) and has studied at the Universities of Columbia and Harvard (USA).

Mr. Nuyts is the author of three books, including on The Doctrine of Forum Non Conveniens (Bruylant-LGDJ, 2003, Forword Arthur T. von Mehren, Professor at Harvard University) and is the editor of International Litigation in Intellectual Property and Information Technology (Kluwer Law International, 2008) and International Civil Litigation in Europe and Relations with Third States (Bruylant, Brussels, 2005). He has published approximately 50 articles in Belgian and international journals covering issues of international litigation, international contracts, distribution law and international arbitration. Mr. Nuyts is a member of the board of editors of several law journals and a regular speaker at national and international conferences.