Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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Found 34 result(s)
January 6, 2016

The case involved an investment agreement between a French company and a Spanish company. The contract was governed by Spanish law and provided for ICC arbitration in Geneva.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_572/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
34 ASA Bull 171 (2016)
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Respondent: 
Counsel
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February 1, 2016

In a share purchase agreement governed by German law and providing for ICC arbitration in Zürich, a dispute arose, involving a possible adjustment to the purchase price. In case of disagreement, the price adjustment was to be assessed by a “neutral auditor” whose determination would be “binding.” The parties could not reach an understanding and there was arbitration with claims and counterclaims.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_428/2015
Original language: 
German
Published: 
ASA 2016, p. 718
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Counsel
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Chairman: 
February 16, 2016

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Docket number: 
4A_43/2016
Original language: 
Italian
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Counsel
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February 25, 2016

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Docket number: 
4A_492/2015
Original language: 
German
Published: 
ATF 142 III 230
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February 25, 2016

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Docket number: 
4A_490/2015
Original language: 
German
Published: 
ATF 142 III 230
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February 17, 2016

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Docket number: 
4A_494/2015
Original language: 
German
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February 18, 2016

The case involved the relationship between an Iranian company and a Cypriot company with regard to steel products. A couple of transactions were concluded in the spring of 2012, including a sales contract, but no payments were made. Along with the sales contract, a draft Framework Contract was sent to the Iranian company. It included an arbitration clause providing for Swiss Chamber of Commerce arbitration in Lugano, according to the Swiss Rules.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_84/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
ATF 142 III 239, Bull. ASA 2016, p. 967
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Counsel
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March 16, 2016

The case involved two contracts of association between a BVI company and an Algerian state entity for oil-related exploration in Algeria.

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Docket number: 
4A_628/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
ATF 142 III 296
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Counsel
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January 28, 2016

The manager of a cycling team, who is a citizen of Belgium and domiciled in Spain, was involved as sport manager with several cycling teams, including in the United States. He was a member of the Belgian Cycling Federation and the holder of a license issued by the Union Cycliste Internationale. On the form he signed was a reference to anti-doping regulations and the exclusive jurisdiction of the CAS.

 

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Docket number: 
4A_222/2015
Original language: 
French
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March 8, 2016

The case involved a dispute between two professional football clubs, which entered into a contract in 2010 concerning a certain professional player. As is fairly usual, the transfer of the player by one club to the other was accompanied by certain commitments in case of a subsequent transfer. A contractual penalty could apply in various circumstances.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_510/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
Bull. ASA 2016, p. 928
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June 27, 2016

While the case is a cause célèbre because it involved the performance and breach of contracts between an Israeli state-owned company and the National Oil Company of Iran and went through an interminable judicial saga, the matter is actually of limited interest from a legal point of view.

 

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Docket number: 
4A_322/2015
Original language: 
French
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Respondent: 
Counsel
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March 22, 2016

Pursuant to a 2009 contract between a Brazilian football player and a Portuguese club, a claim for termination in breach of the contract was filed by the player with the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber. The claim was upheld by the Dispute Resolution Chamber and then essentially confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Panel (chairman Stuart McInnes with arbitrators Stephan Breidenbach and Rui Botica Santos) added interest to the amount to be paid.

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Docket number: 
4A_678/2015
Original language: 
German
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 390 (2017)
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Respondent: 
Counsel
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April 1, 2016

The case involved a professional football player who had played for three clubs – despite the fact that the FIFA Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players limit a player’s ability to enter official games on behalf of more than two clubs during the same season.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_620/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 763 (2017)
Parties
Counsel
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April 26, 2016

The case involved a 2003 contract for the sale of certain shares, governed by Turkish law, and a distributorship agreement concluded a few days later. The share purchase agreement contained an arbitration clause providing for ICC arbitration in Zürich.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_342/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
ATF 142 III 360, 35 ASA Bull 178 (2017)
Parties
Counsel
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Chairman: 
May 3, 2016

The dispute concerned two contracts governed by Swiss law and containing the same arbitration clause, the purpose of which was for one party to invest in the shares of a certain fund through another party, who may or may not have represented that the fund’s custodial bank was guaranteeing the capital of the investment.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_42/2016
Original language: 
French
Published: 
34 ASA Bull 958 (2016)
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Counsel
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