Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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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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August 19, 2008

The case involved an appeal against a partial award issued on January 31, 2008 by an arbitral tribunal sitting in Geneva, with Sebastien Besson as chairman.

The dispute revolves around an industrial complex in Qatar where a company incorporated in Cyprus undertook to perform certain dredging work. A contract to that effect was signed on November 9, 2002. The contract is governed by Swiss law and it contains an ICC arbitration clause.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_128/2008
Original language: 
French
Published: 
26 ASA Bull 777 (2008)
134 ATF III 565 (2008)
also see 2 SwissIntArbRep 323 (2008)
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February 11, 2010

The case involved two companies, the names of which are omitted, as is standard practice for the Federal Tribunal. However, a clerical mistake on the Court’s website indicates that the Respondent was Aventis and the Appellant was an Israeli company.

 

The dispute involved a distribution agreement pursuant to which an ICC arbitration was initiated in Zurich in 2006. The Arbitral Tribunal was composed of Rudolf Fiebinger as chairman, with Uriel Lynn, Jodk Wicki as arbitrators.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_444/2009
Original language: 
German
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October 1, 2012

The matter concerned a contract between two professional football clubs containing certain provisions with regard to compensation and other amounts to be paid as a consequence of the transfer of a professional player. The first contract, dated July 17, 2007, was concluded with the assistance of a company active in the transfer of players for one of the clubs.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_312/2012
Original language: 
French
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October 1, 2012

The matter concerned a contract between two professional football clubs containing certain provisions with regard to compensation and other amounts to be paid as a consequence of the transfer of a professional player. The first contract, dated July 17, 2007, was concluded with the assistance of a company active in the transfer of players for one of the clubs.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_312/2012
Original language: 
French
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October 11, 2012

At issue was a dispute between a company in Singapore and a German company that had entered into a contract in 2004 for the delivery of a plant to manufacture dialyzes. A dispute arose between the parties and the German company subsequently resold the plant to a third party.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_76/2012
Original language: 
German
Published: 
31 ASA Bull 128 (2013)
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June 3, 2013

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_133/2013
Original language: 
German
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Respondent: 
Counsel
April 23, 2013

The case involved a contract between a Swiss and an Israeli company whereby the Swiss company would obtain certain compensation for the early termination of its distribution rights of a pharmaceutical in Israel and other territories.

 

The contract contained an ICC arbitration clause with venue in Zurich.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_672/2012
Original language: 
German
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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.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_628/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
ATF 142 III 296
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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)
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