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Niederer Kraft Frey AG
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Baer & Karrer
The right of parties to an independent and impartial arbitral tribunal has not lost any topicality. Indeed, the sensitivity around the issue ...
Baer & Karrer
Switzerland is a civil law jurisdiction. Accordingly, the primary sources of legal authority are written codes and statutes, whereas case law is of less importance than in common law jurisdictions
Prager Dreifuss
Obtaining a final and binding judgment ordering the adversary party to pay a substantial sum to the claimant may raise the hope to have arrived at the end of a dispute.
Prager Dreifuss
Beim Erhalt eines endgültigen und verbindlichen Urteils, in dem die gegnerische Partei zur Zahlung eines substantiellen Betrags an die Klägerin aufgefordert wird, kann die Hoffnung aufkommen, am Ende des Konflikts angelangt zu sein. Des Öfteren missachtet die unterlegene Partei jedoch ein solches Urteil, was zur Notwendigkeit
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
La médiation commerciale se différencie non seulement des processus de résolution de conflits judiciaires et arbitraux, mais aussi des autres formes de médiation.
Prager Dreifuss
A proposed new class action procedure should allow companies to make a ‘clean break' while facilitating a more efficient dispute resolution process overall.
Prager Dreifuss
Dr. Urs Feller und Nina Lim besprechen die neuen Instrumente des kollektiven Rechtschutzes. Die Vorschläge des Bundesrats sollen die kollektive Rechtsdurchsetzung in der Schweiz bei einer Vielzahl von Geschädigten verbessern und stärken.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has held, by a majority decision, that the right to a fair trial granted under Article 6(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights (Convention) ...
Baer & Karrer
The draft bill provides that the proceedings before the juge d'appui are to be conducted under the provisions of the Civil Procedure Code on summary proceedings.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In decision 4A_505/2017, the Swiss Supreme Court rejected a challenge to set aside an award based on an alleged violation of the right to be heard and lack of impartiality of the tribunal.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In decision 4A_578/2017, the Swiss Supreme Court dismissed a request by a Romanian football player to set aside an award issued by the Court of Arbitration ...
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In decision 4A_125/2018, the Swiss Supreme Court dismissed a request by a former client of a Swiss law firm to set aside an award which confirmed that the firm could receive a contingency fee ...
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In Decision 4A_404/2017, the Swiss Supreme Court dismissed an application to set aside an award based on the principle of extra or ultra petita.
Niederer Kraft Frey AG
Switzerland is one of the most important centres for international arbitration.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
The Annex contains the truly remarkable feature of the new SIA Rules, namely the urgent determination procedure.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In decision 4A_502/2017, the Swiss Supreme Court rejected a challenge to set aside a Court of Arbitration for Sport award based on an alleged violation of the right to be heard and breach of substantive public policy.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In decision 4A_491/2017, the Swiss Supreme Court rejected a challenge to set aside a partial award on the grounds of violation of the right to be heard and substantive public policy.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
On 31 July 2018, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) released its full statistical report for 2017.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
On 15 June 2018, the Swiss parliament passed a revision of the statute of limitations. A special category of damages was created, namely personal injuries, to which a relative limitation period of three years ...
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Baer & Karrer
Switzerland is a civil law jurisdiction. Accordingly, the primary sources of legal authority are written codes and statutes, whereas case law is of less importance than in common law jurisdictions
Prager Dreifuss
Obtaining a final and binding judgment ordering the adversary party to pay a substantial sum to the claimant may raise the hope to have arrived at the end of a dispute.
Prager Dreifuss
Beim Erhalt eines endgültigen und verbindlichen Urteils, in dem die gegnerische Partei zur Zahlung eines substantiellen Betrags an die Klägerin aufgefordert wird, kann die Hoffnung aufkommen, am Ende des Konflikts angelangt zu sein. Des Öfteren missachtet die unterlegene Partei jedoch ein solches Urteil, was zur Notwendigkeit
Niederer Kraft Frey AG
Switzerland is one of the most important centres for international arbitration.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
On 15 June 2018, the Swiss parliament passed a revision of the statute of limitations. A special category of damages was created, namely personal injuries, to which a relative limitation period of three years ...
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
On 31 July 2018, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) released its full statistical report for 2017.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has held, by a majority decision, that the right to a fair trial granted under Article 6(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights (Convention) ...
Gabriel Arbitration AG
Set-off situations are frequent in international arbitration and are treated differently in common law and civil law jurisdictions. The present article analyses set-off from a Swiss civil law perspective...
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In decision 4A_125/2018, the Swiss Supreme Court dismissed a request by a former client of a Swiss law firm to set aside an award which confirmed that the firm could receive a contingency fee ...
Baer & Karrer
The draft bill provides that the proceedings before the juge d'appui are to be conducted under the provisions of the Civil Procedure Code on summary proceedings.
Prager Dreifuss
A proposed new class action procedure should allow companies to make a ‘clean break' while facilitating a more efficient dispute resolution process overall.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In Decision 4A_404/2017, the Swiss Supreme Court dismissed an application to set aside an award based on the principle of extra or ultra petita.
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