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Extension Of Arbitration Agreement To Non-Signatory Upheld Under New York Convention (Swiss Supreme Court)
In a recently published German-language decision, slated for publication in the official court reporter, the Swiss Supreme Court upheld a judgment in which a lower court
Switzerland
28 Jun 2019
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Tribunal Lacked Jurisdiction As Party Had No Special Authority To Enter Into Arbitration Agreement
In a German-language decision dated 27 February 2019, but only recently published, the Swiss Supreme Court denied
Switzerland
6 Jun 2019
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Reducing Tribunal-Appointed Expert's Scope Of Analysis Was Compatible With Right To Be Heard (Swiss Supreme Court)
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.
Switzerland
14 Sep 2018
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Award Confirming Success Fee Arrangement Not In Violation Of Public Policy Although Decision May Contradict Settled Law (Swiss Supreme Court)
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 ...
Switzerland
13 Sep 2018
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Arbitral Tribunal Does Not Act Extra Or Ultra Petita If It Limits Scope Of Declaratory Judgment By Imposing Conditions (Swiss Supreme Court)
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.
Switzerland
13 Sep 2018
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Challenge Against CAS Award Dismissed In A Professional Football Player's Employment-Related Dispute (Swiss Supreme Court)
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.
Switzerland
16 Aug 2018
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Challenge To Partial Award Dismissed (Swiss Supreme Court)
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.
Switzerland
16 Aug 2018
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Revision Of The Statute Of Limitations
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 ...
Switzerland
10 Aug 2018
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Confirmation That Unenforceable Prior Foreign Judgment Cannot Invalidate Arbitral Award
In a French-language decision dated 18 April 2018, but only recently published, the Swiss Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to an award rendered by a three-member tribunal under...
Switzerland
11 Jun 2018
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Procedural Order Requalified As Interim Award Subject To Immediate Challenge
In a German-language decision of 30 April 2018 (which will not be published in the official court reporter), the Swiss Supreme Court held that a motion to set aside an international award...
Switzerland
11 Jun 2018
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Swiss Federal Supreme Court Confirms Limited Arbitrability Of Domestic Employment Disputes In New Leading Case
On 4 May 2018 the Swiss Federal Supreme Court published leading case 4A_7/2018 dated 18 April 2018, which has been marked for inclusion in the official court reporter.
Switzerland
16 May 2018
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Révision partielle du Code de procédure civile suisse
L'Avant-Projet relatif à la révision partielle du Code de procédure civile suisse (CPC) a été soumis à consultation le 2 mars 2018. Il vise principalement à renforcer l'exercice collectif des droits.
Switzerland
25 Apr 2018
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Teilrevision der Schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung
Am 2. März 2018 wurde die Vernehmlassung zu einer Teilrevision der Schweizerischen Zivilprozessordnung (ZPO) eröffnet. Der Vorentwurf bezweckt insbesondere eine Stärkung des kollektiven Rechtsschutzes.
Switzerland
25 Apr 2018
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Partial Revision Of The Swiss Civil Procedure Code
On 2 March 2018, the Swiss Federal Council initiated the consultation phase regarding a partial revision of the Swiss Civil Procedure Code (CPC).
Switzerland
25 Apr 2018
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Recent Case Law Of The Swiss Federal Supreme Court In Arbitration Matters
In 2014, the Supreme Court rendered 32 decisions on petitions to set aside international arbitral awards.
Switzerland
11 May 2015
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