Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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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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Respondent: 
Counsel
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Chairman: 
January 21, 2014

The case concerned a 1977 contract between and Iranian company and a Swiss company for the purchase of Iranian crude oil destined for three Israeli companies. The contract was governed by Iranian law and contained an arbitration clause.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_250/2013
Original language: 
French
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Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
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April 7, 2014

The case involved the construction of a plant for the production of aluminium foil pursuant to a 1997 contract. The completion of the project encountered several difficulties and was suspended in 2003, whereupon new agreements were entered into and the construction of the plant was entrusted to an Italian group comprised of several companies. When a counterclaim was filed, one of the companies objected to the jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal concerning the counterclaim.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_450/2013
Original language: 
French
Parties
Counsel
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Chairman: 
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.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_322/2015
Original language: 
French
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Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
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