Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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October 10, 2008

The decision is quite interesting as the case involved work on a plant in Turkey, for which, among other things a bank guarantee had been issued. The parties fell out, attempts were made at calling the guarantee and an ICC arbitration ensued. The Arbitral Tribunal (Dr. Daniel Busse, Dr. Gert Thoenen and Dr. Philipp Habegger as chairman) issued a partial award on April 9, 2008.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_224/2008
Original language: 
German
Published: 
27 ASA Bull 290 (2009)
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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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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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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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September 25, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
5A_165/2014
Original language: 
German
Published: 
33 ASA Bull 393 (2015)
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November 9, 2010

The case involved a consortium agreement between an Austrian and a German company. The contract was governed by Swiss law and it contained an ICC arbitration clause with venue in Zurich.

A dispute arose and the German company was ordered to pay some amounts to the Austrian company. The German company appealed. While the opinion contains nothing fundamentally new, the following may be of interest to my Readers:

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_428/2010
Original language: 
German
Published: 
29 ASA Bull 931 (2011)
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