Swiss Arbitration Decisions

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February 1, 2016

In a share purchase agreement governed by German law and providing for ICC arbitration in Zürich, a dispute arose, involving a possible adjustment to the purchase price. In case of disagreement, the price adjustment was to be assessed by a “neutral auditor” whose determination would be “binding.” The parties could not reach an understanding and there was arbitration with claims and counterclaims.

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Docket number: 
4A_428/2015
Original language: 
German
Published: 
ASA 2016, p. 718
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February 16, 2016

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Docket number: 
4A_43/2016
Original language: 
Italian
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February 25, 2016

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Docket number: 
4A_492/2015
Original language: 
German
Published: 
ATF 142 III 230
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February 25, 2016

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Docket number: 
4A_490/2015
Original language: 
German
Published: 
ATF 142 III 230
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June 3, 2015

The case involved a dispute between a Dutch foundation, an American company and various other players, arising from an investment agreement allegedly breached by one of the parties. The state court in California was seized first and this produced a default judgment in 2007 ordering the restitution of the amount invested and awarding punitive damages.

 

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Docket number: 
4A_676/2014
Original language: 
French
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March 22, 2016

Pursuant to a 2009 contract between a Brazilian football player and a Portuguese club, a claim for termination in breach of the contract was filed by the player with the FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber. The claim was upheld by the Dispute Resolution Chamber and then essentially confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Panel (chairman Stuart McInnes with arbitrators Stephan Breidenbach and Rui Botica Santos) added interest to the amount to be paid.

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Docket number: 
4A_678/2015
Original language: 
German
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 390 (2017)
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December 3, 2015

This decision merely rejects an appeal filed too late, takes note of the withdrawal of the appeal or reflects a failure to pay the advance on costs, etc. and accordingly has no scholarly interest (electronic post, unsigned).

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Docket number: 
4A_596/2015
Original language: 
German
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October 7, 2015

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Docket number: 
4A_460/2015
Original language: 
French
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June 20, 2016

The dispute concerned two contracts governed by Swiss law and containing the same arbitration clause, the purpose of which was for one party to invest in the shares of a certain fund through another party, who may or may not have represented that the fund’s custodial bank was guaranteeing the capital of the investment.

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Docket number: 
4A_173/2016
Original language: 
German
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 634 (2017)
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July 25, 2017

The Appellant, Alexei Lovchev, is an Russian weightlifter at the international level, who participated in the 2015 Weightlifting World Championship in Houston, USA, as a member of the Russian team. He won the gold medal and set two world records. In November 2015, the Appellant underwent a doping control that resulted in an Adverse Analytical Finding, (AAF) and showed the presence of the prohibited substance Ipamorelin in the Appellant’s sample in an extremely low concentration of 0.1 ng/ml.

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Docket number: 
4A_80/2017
Original language: 
German
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June 30, 2016

The case involved a French football player who had a dispute over his salary after an injury with a Cyprus club. The FIFA Dispute Resolution Chamber found substantially in the player’s favour, as did a Panel of the Court of Arbitration for Sport [Chairman Lars Hilliger, with arbitrators Didier Poulmaire and Svenja Geissmar].

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Docket number: 
4A_132/2016
Original language: 
German
Published: 
35 ASA Bull 623 (2017)
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December 10, 2015

The case involved two businessmen who agreed to submit a dispute to arbitration to Yves Pirenne, a well-known Geneva lawyer with international experience. The arbitration agreement did not include a description of the subject matter of the dispute but both parties submitted briefs to the Arbitrator and – notably – the Defendant did not object to the Arbitrator’s jurisdiction.

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Docket number: 
4A_392/2015
Original language: 
French
Published: 
34 ASA Bulletin 449 (2016)
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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.

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Docket number: 
4A_432/2017
Original language: 
German
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Counsel
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August 23, 2016

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Docket number: 
4A_156/2016
Original language: 
German
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May 20, 2016

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Docket number: 
4A_206/2016
Original language: 
Italian
Published: 
36 ASA Bull 520 (2018)
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