Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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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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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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February 5, 2014

The case involved a Turkish company and a Belgian company and the performance of some work on a compressor station in Turkey. A contract was signed in 2007, governed by Turkish law but with an ICC arbitration clause, with the venue in Geneva.

 

As a dispute arose for the payment of the services performed, an arbitration was initiated in November 2011 and Anne-Carole Cremades was appointed as sole arbitrator by the ICC.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_446/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 367 (2014)
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July 7, 2014

The case involved two contracts governed by Romanian law between a French company and a Romanian state company for the restoration work on a Romanian highway.

 

The contracts included the FIDIC General Conditions and when a dispute arose in 2011, the French company stated that it would seize the Dispute Adjudication Board (“DAB”) contemplated by the FIDIC General Conditions.

 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_124/2014
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 826(2014)
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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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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)
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January 13, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4F_2/2014
Original language: 
French
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January 6, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_476/2013
Original language: 
French
Published: 
32 ASA Bull 54 (2014)
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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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March 5, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_563/2013
Original language: 
Italian
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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 24, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_43/2014
Original language: 
French
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April 28, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_112/2014
Original language: 
French
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May 28, 2014

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_35/2014
Original language: 
French
Published: 
33 ASA Bull 144 (2015), 140 III 267
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