Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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November 28, 2018

The case involved a dispute between the world football governing body, FIFA, and a Swiss-based ticket-reselling company (A.________) but, interestingly, this is not a CAS award. 

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_338/2018
Original language: 
German
Published: 
37 ASA Bull 716 (2019)
Parties
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
January 22, 2018

The dispute, a typical one in the field of professional football, arose from the conclusion of an exclusive agency agreement for the period of two years between Player A (the Appellant) and the former football Agent B (the Respondent), who was licensed by the Argentinean Football Association (AFA). The agency agreement provided for compensation of 10% of the Appellant’s earned income payable to the Respondent.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_432/2017
Original language: 
German
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
August 14, 2018

This case involved a contract of employment between a Bulgarian professional and a Russian football club. The club initially confirmed the contract of employment and two additional agreements but after submitting the player to medical tests and making him attend a training camp, the club informed the player that it could no longer sign he contract due to its quotas for foreign players.

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_114/2018
Original language: 
German
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
September 19, 2018

Case information

Docket number: 
4A_238/2018
Original language: 
French
Parties
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
Counsel
Appellant: 
Respondent: 
September 7, 2018

The opinion is extremely interesting and it has been the object of much comment lately. Our team has therefore made sure that an English version would be made available to the arbitration community on a priority basis and we are happy to put it online today.

The case has already been described in an article by Sebastian Perry in The Global Arbitration Review and our friends at Thouvenin also mentioned it in their recent issue. Both are attached for ease of reference.

Case information

Docket number: 
5A_942/2017
Original language: 
German
Parties
Counsel
PDF version of the translation: 
Chairman: