Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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Found 19 result(s)
September 30, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_274/2014
Original language: 
French
Parties
Counsel
March 3, 2014

The case involved the well-known football player Ismaël Bangoura, the Al-Nasr sports club of Dubai, and the French FC Nantes.

In 2010, Bangoura transferred from a French club to Al-Nasr and certain commitments were made with regard to his salary. The following year, he left Dubai without authorization from Al-Nasr and in early 2012 he signed a contract with Nantes.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_304/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 384 (2014)
Parties
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
January 13, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4F_2/2014
Original language: 
French
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March 27, 2014

The case concerned the sports director of a Ukrainian football club, a Yevhen Krasnikov, who was involved in a disgraceful incident in April 2008, in which a substantial payment was made to the players of FC Karpaty, another Ukranian club, to fix a game which FC Metalist won 4:0.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_362/2013
Original language: 
German
Parties
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
Chairman: 
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
PDF version of the translation: 
Chairman: 
January 6, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_476/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 54 (2014)
Parties
Counsel
January 28, 2014

In his arbitration newsletter of April (www.thouvenin.com) Hans Jörg Stutzer called it, “an incredible story.” This may have been somewhat overstated but the case is indeed exceptional.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_490/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 617 (2014), 140 III 75
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February 27, 2014

The case involved a license agreement basically providing that after the license expired or if it was terminated, some provisions of the contract would remain in force but that otherwise all rights and obligations of the parties would terminate.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_438/2013
Original language: 
German
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 813 (2014), 140 III 134
Parties
Appellant: 
Counsel
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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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Counsel
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January 27, 2014

The case involved an ICC arbitration in Geneva in which a three-member arbitral tribunal (Chairman Ibrahim Fadlallah with arbitrators Jean Marie Vuillemin and Mohammed el Mernissi) issued an award on September 12, 2013, essentially ordering a Moroccan company to pay the balance of the purchase price of a mill delivered by a Spanish company along with various services.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_509/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 809 (2014)
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February 4, 2014

The case involved a contract governed by Swiss law for the work done on the boiler of a Bulgarian cellulose plant by a Finnish company.

A disagreement arose as a consequence of various delays and the Bulgarian company initiated arbitral proceedings during which the arbitration clause was amended.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_460/2013
Original language: 
German
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 356 (2014)
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Counsel
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April 3, 2014

The case involved a 2006 contract for the delivery of a piece of machinery, which failed the final acceptance test upon delivery in 2007.

While the summary of the facts does not indicate which law governed the contract, there was an ICC arbitration clause with seat in Zürich and in October 2013, arbitrator Gabriel Simon upheld the claim and rejected the counterclaim.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_577/2013
Original language: 
German
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 575 (2014)
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Respondent: 
Counsel
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April 7, 2014

The case involved two football teams and a football federation. One of the teams was denied a license to play in the first division of the championship for the following season as it was involved in bankruptcy proceedings. However the team ended up playing in a qualifying playoff game, which it won, therefore obtaining the right to play in the first division of the championship for the following year – despite the bankruptcy proceedings.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_564/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 854 (2014)
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PDF version of the translation: 
January 10, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_398/2013
Original language: 
German
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Counsel
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
February 27, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_511/2013
Original language: 
German
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 609 (2014)
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