Swiss Arbitration Decisions

Use double-quotes to match a sentence or a date. Format dates as follows: "month dd, yyyy". (eg.: "february 23, 2007")
Found 96 result(s)
August 21, 2012

The opinion which is of very little interest involved arbitral proceedings with regard to a sponsorship contract for a cycling team. In a July 25, 2011 award, an ad hoc arbitral tribunal found that the sponsor was not entitled to terminate the sponsorship agreement it had with a Spanish company managing the cycling team.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_750/2011
Original language: 
Italian
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
PDF version of the translation: 
December 10, 2012

The case concerns a dispute relating to the transfer of an Italian football player. The single judge of the FIFA Player’s Status Committee ordered the payment of € 1’700’000 and rejected a claim for damages based on the violation of a confidentiality clause.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_635/2012
Original language: 
Italian
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
August 28, 2014

Pursuant to a first set of contracts, a group of parties agreed that any disputes arising from the contracts would be governed by Swiss law and adjudicated by “the arbitration committee to be established in Basel (Switzerland).” The arbitration was to take place in German. According to other contracts entered into simultaneously (or about), however, jurisdiction was to be in the state courts of various countries.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_74/2014
Original language: 
German
Published: 
33 ASA Bull 107 (2015) BGE 140 III 477
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
Chairman: 
September 23, 2014

With a view to obtaining assistance in the award of contracts for the construction or renovation of electrical power plants, a company entered into two consultancy agreements.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_247/2014
Original language: 
French
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
Chairman: 
September 23, 2014

With a view to obtaining assistance in the award of contracts for the construction or renovation of electrical power plants, a company entered into two consultancy agreements.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_231/2014
Original language: 
French
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
Chairman: 
February 20, 2015

The case involved an arbitral award based on the regulations of the Union Cycliste Internationale (“UCI”), Chapter XII of which contains some provisions for the original copy of the award to be deposited with the Secretariat of the UCI, with a copy sent to the parties.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_609/2014
Original language: 
Italian
Published: 
Bull. ASA 2015, p. 373
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
February 20, 2015

The case involved a request for revision of an arbitral award issued on July 25, 2011. The dispute was about a sponsorship contract between an Italian company and the Spanish company managing a cycling team. The arbitral tribunal (arbitrators Renzo Galfetti and Pietro Moggi with chairman Paolo M. Patocchi) ordered the Italian company to keep paying the amounts in the contract. But it then turned out that one of the members of the cycling team was banned for two years for doping.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_645/2014
Original language: 
Italian
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
PDF version of the translation: 
April 29, 2015

The case involved a dispute between a football club and a player whose employment contract ran between June 2010 and May 2012. However, based on a heart condition known to the club at the outset, the employment relationship was terminated in the spring of 2011.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_70/2015
Original language: 
French
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
PDF version of the translation: 
April 15, 2015

The case concerned a contract between a French company and an American (Delaware) company providing for the American company to furnish certain advisory services in connection with major infrastructure projects.

 

The contract was governed by French law and contained an arbitration clause providing for ICC arbitration in Geneva.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_554/2014
Original language: 
French
Published: 
Bull. ASA 2015, p. 406
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
PDF version of the translation: 
April 30, 2015

The case involved an employment contract between a manager in St. Petersburg (Russian Federation) and a Swiss company. The employment contract was governed by Swiss law and contained an arbitration clause providing for arbitration under the Swiss Rules in Zürich.

 

A dispute arose and arbitrator Michèle Stutz issued a final award in October 2014, partly upholding the manager’s claim for various payments.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_623/2014
Original language: 
German
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
Appellant: 
PDF version of the translation: 
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
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
Chairman: 
May 29, 2015

A 2008 Business Combination Agreement between two law firms was governed by German law and provided for arbitration in Zürich under the ICC rules. A first dispute arose in 2010, which led to an arbitral proceeding conducted in Frankfurt and not in Zürich, pursuant to an agreement of the parties. The claim concerned some amounts allegedly due under the Business Combination Agreement but it was rejected in a first award in 2011.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_633/2014
Original language: 
German
Published: 
ATF 141 III 229, Bull. ASA 2015, p. 599
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
February 16, 2016

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_43/2016
Original language: 
Italian
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
Appellant: 
July 2, 2015

The case involved an Egyptian football club and a professional player who had a disagreement which the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber decided in the player’s favor in June 2013. An appeal was made to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) and a three-arbitrator panel (chairman Mark Hovell with arbitrators Michael Gerlinger and Christian Duve) issued an award in October 2014, essentially upholding the DRC decision but correcting the amounts in several respects.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_684/2014
Original language: 
German
Published: 
Bull. ASA 2015, p. 565
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
PDF version of the translation: 
November 9, 2015

The case involved a players’ agent who signed a contract with a club in Chile, pursuant to which he would perform some services and be paid in instalments. When only the first two instalments were paid, he sued in the FIFA Players’ Status Committee but in February 2014, the single judge of the Players’ Status Committee rejected the claim because he found that the Claimant failed to establish that his activities fell within the FIFA Players’ Agents Regulations.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_176/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
34 ASA Bull 738 (2016)
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 

Pages