Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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May 14, 2001

At issue in the Fomento case was lis pendens and more precisely whether or not international arbitrators sitting in Switzerland had to stay the arbitration when a state court abroad was seized of the matter before the arbitration started. Fomento, a Spanish company, had been retained as a contractor by a Panamian company, Colon Container Terminals (“CCT”) to work on the construction of a port terminal. A dispute arose. Fomento filed a claim against CCT in Panama.

Case information

Docket number: 
4P.37/2001
Original language: 
French
Published: 
19 ASA Bull 555 (2001)
127 ATF III 279 (2001)
Parties
Counsel
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Chairman: 
July 23, 2014

The case involved a dispute concerning services performed in a large development and construction project in Ukraine. Two Cypriot companies were involved. They had concluded a contract concerning the management and the supervision of the project containing an ICC arbitration clause. One of the companies went bankrupt and sought the reimbursement of some payments made to the other by starting arbitration proceedings.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_118/2014
Original language: 
German
Published: 
33 ASA Bull 126 (2015)
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
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