Legal Structure

As a private institution, the Swiss Arbitration Academy is organized as a corporation under the Swiss Code of Obligations (SAA AG). The purpose of the corporation is the operation of a private academy for continuing legal education in international arbitration.

Staempfli Verlag AG ( is one of the original and major shareholders.

The Board of Directors of the SAA consists of three members of the Academic Council and of two representatives of Staempfli Verlag AG.