Council Members

Professor Yesim Atamer

Yesim Atamer, CISG-AC

Academic address:

   Chair for Private Law, Commercial Law, European 
      and Comparative  Law
   University of Zurich 
   Faculty of Law

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Yeşim M. Atamer is a full professor of Private Law, Commercial Law,
European and Comparative Law at Zurich University, Faculty of Law and an
adjunct professor at Istanbul Bilgi University. Her main areas of research
are law of domestic and international sale of goods, Turkish and EU
consumer law and harmonization of European contract law. As a scholar of
the European Union Jean Monnet program, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation,
Max Planck Society, Swiss Institute of Comparative Law, International
Institute for the Unification of Private Law (Unidroit) and the Scientific
and Technological Research Council of Turkey she has conducted research in
Lausanne, Basel, Rome, Munich, Hamburg and Cambridge (USA). In 2007 she
was awarded the Distinguished Young Scientist Award of the Turkish Academy
of Sciences. She is elected member of the Science Academy (Turkey);
Academia Europaea; the International Academy of Comparative Law, and the
International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law. Atamer is a
contributor to the major commentary on the Unidroit Principles of
International Commercial Contracts edited by Vogenauer (2nd edition Oxford
University Press, 2015) and the CISG commentary edited by Kröll, Mistelis
and Perales Viscasillas (2nd edition, Hart Publishing 2018). Atamer is
member of the CISG Advisory Council since 2013. She has been active in
legal practice as arbitrator and legal expert in national and
international disputes.