Carl Baudenbacher (CH) studied law at the University of Bern and began his teaching career at several leading universities, among them Zuerich, Kaiserslautern and St. Gallen. Baudenbacher held the chair of private, commercial and economic law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) from 1987 to 2013 and directed the Institute of European and International Business Law there. Between 1993 and 2004 he was also permanent visiting professor for international and European law at the University of Texas, School of Law and the University of Geneva. Baudenbacher’s judiciary career was equally brilliant. He served as judge of the European Free Trade Association Court (EFTA) and was this court’s 4th president from 2003 to 2017. Baudenbacher was also a member of the Supreme Court of the Principality of Liechtenstein and works currently as an independent arbitrator and consultant in Zurich. He has published over 40 books and well over 250 academic articles on European and international law. Among his most important books only Das Schweizer EU Komplott (2019) can be mentioned here.