Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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December 10, 2013

The judgment concerns revision but not the revision of an arbitral award, at least not strictly speaking. What was sought here was the revision of a judgment of the Federal Tribunal annulling an award and this is a very rare occurrence indeed. 

The case involved an English company, a Swiss company and a third party bound by a Framework Agreement for the delivery of nickel. The agreement was governed by English law and provided for arbitration in Zürich.

Case information

Docket number: 
4F_8/2013
Original language: 
French
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April 18, 2013

The case involved a 2010 consultancy agreement between an Italian airline and a German company, which was governed by Swiss law and contained an arbitration clause with the seat in Zurich.

 

In August 2011, the German company began arbitration proceedings to collect its fees as its work had resulted in an important technical maintenance agreement being concluded by the Italian company.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_524/2012
Original language: 
German
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 344 (2014)
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July 26, 2013

Case information

Docket number: 
5A_68/2013, 5A_69/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 326 (2014)
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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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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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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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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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January 18, 2017

The case involved a Share Purchase Agreement, between a company in Belize and another governed by Jordanian law, providing for LCIA arbitration in Zurich. The contract contained a clause waving any appeal against the arbitral award.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_500/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 959 (2017), ATF 143 III 55
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February 27, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_511/2013
Original language: 
German
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 609 (2014)
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September 25, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
5A_165/2014
Original language: 
German
Published: 
33 ASA Bull 393 (2015)
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Counsel
September 2, 2014

The case involved a lengthy dispute concerning a brewery in Algeria. The original contract was signed in 1999 and it contained an arbitration clause in favour of a three-member tribunal of the International Commercial and Industrial Arbitration Court (CARICI), a little-known arbitral institution in Geneva, dissolved as of December 31, 2011.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_606/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
33 ASA Bull 614 (2015)
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November 27, 2017

This was a Civil law appeal against an award rendered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on April 19, 2017, where the professional football club X (the Club) was ordered to pay to the player’s Intermediary A (the Intermediary) the outstanding amount of a commission of EUR 2'700'000, plus interest, according to the contract concluded on August 23, 2013.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_312/2017
Original language: 
French
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Counsel
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December 13, 2016

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_116/2016
Original language: 
French
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 708 (2017)
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Counsel
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