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A portrait of Joachim Glatter.
Senior Policy Fellow

Joachim Glatter is a German attorney-at-law. He worked as a partner for leading international law firms in Frankfurt and (as early as 1991) in Beijing and subsequently in Shanghai. He is a nominated arbitrator on the Panels of Arbitrators of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and the Shanghai International Arbitration Center (SHIAC). His expertise encompasses advise on Chinese foreign investment and commercial law relevant for foreign companies as well as on arbitration in China. Joachim Glatter has authored numerous publications and given speeches on Chinese economic law. He studied law at the universities of Münster, Lausanne and Göttingen and the Chinese language (in 1986/87) at the University of Nanjing. He earned his PhD in 1988 with a thesis on Chinese commercial and investment law.