Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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Found 3 result(s)
July 12, 2012

The case involved certain contracts for a paper factory concluded in 2005. The contracts contained an ICC arbitration clause in Geneva. Swiss law was applicable to the merits.

 

A dispute arose because the Contractor had not been paid in full and the Respondent objected that the equipment delivered was unable to achieve the performance levels promised in the contracts.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_150/2012
Original language: 
French
Published: 
31 ASA Bull 138 (2013)
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February 15, 2010

The case involved a 1998 contract between a French group and a Turkish company, subsequently substituted by an agency of the Turkish government, for the supply of a certain number of missiles and firing units. The contract provided for ICC arbitration in Zurich and also for an advanced payment of the purchase price by way of instalments amounting to 55 % of the total price, subject to an obligation to return such amounts in case of breach.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_464/2009
Original language: 
French
Published: 
28 ASA Bull 282 (2010)
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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: