Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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Found 4 result(s)
November 3, 2016

The case involved four contracts governed by Swiss law providing for the payment of consultancy fees for the assistance given in connection with the award of tenders concerning infrastructure projects.

 

The consultants were paid in part but the payments were stopped as a consequence of investigations in the USA by the Department of Justice and in the United Kingdom by the Serious Fraud Office showing a suspicion of corruption against the consultant.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_136/2016
Original language: 
French
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 129 (2017)
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Counsel
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July 11, 2017

The case involved two contracts for consulting services relating to the preparation and submission of tenders in the railway sector. The consultants were partially paid, but payments were stopped when, according to the tendering companies, insufficient proof of work was supplied and concerns arose that continuing to pay the consultants would risk criminal sanctions.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_50/2017
Original language: 
French
Published: 
36 ASA Bull 714 (2018)
Parties
Respondent: 
Counsel
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September 19, 2017

The case involved a final award of 23 November, 2016, issued by an Arbitral Tribunal chaired by Antonio Rigozzi, sitting with arbitrators Pierre-Yves Tschanz and Tetiana Bersheda. The arbitration was under the aegis of the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution, governed by Swiss law and the venue was in Geneva.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_12/2017
Original language: 
French
Published: 
36 ASA Bulle 173 (2018), ATF 143 III 578
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Respondent: 
Counsel
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Chairman: 
January 11, 2017

The case involved the sale of certain goods between two companies in Turkey and Hong-Kong. A Swiss Chambers Arbitration was initiated and the sole arbitrator – a Geneva lawyer whose identity the Respondent’s counsel considers confidential – rejected the claim in an award issued on February 25, 2016.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_188/2016
Original language: 
French
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 162 (2017)
Parties
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Respondent: 
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