Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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July 20, 2017

This decision, which addresses jurisdictional issues in one of the Yukos cases, is certainly worth reading, even though, in this writer’s opinion, it is completely wrong and will only add to the regrettable confusion that the case law of the Federal Tribunal has created in the last few years with regard to the admissibility of appeals against international “awards” and the consequence of failing to appeal.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_98/2017
Original language: 
French
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Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
February 23, 2021

In 1997, A.________ (purportedly, the Kingdom of Spain) established a regime by decree to promote renewable energy sources. Several companies made substantial investments to take advantage of the favorable Feed-in-Tariff in the decree. Starting in 2010, A.________ began to roll back the regime and in 2013, a new regulation replaced it entirely.