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CAS arbitration clause improper under EU law? The General Court of the EU disagrees

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The General Court of the European Union ("Court"), in case no. T-93/18 between the International Skating Union ("ISU") and the European Commission ("EC"), had...

Swiss Supreme Court upholds the request for revision of an arbitral award based on...

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In a recent decision published on 15 January 2021, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("SFSC")  upheld a request for revision of an arbitral award...

Belgium: Arbitration Clause in Agreements with FIFA and UEFA held Invalid

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The Court of Appeal in Brussels has recently handed down an important ruling on the validity of arbitration clauses. Under Belgian law, any dispute...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court Reaffirms CAS Panel is Independent From FIFA

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In its decision 4A_260/2017 rendered on 20 February 2018, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court declined to set aside an award rendered by the Court...

CAS Denies Russian Olympic Committee and Russian Athletes’ Challenge of two International Association of...

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The IAAF recently extended its ban on Russian athletes through the World Championships in London this summer, stating that Russian athletes should not expect...

Event: CAS: The “Supreme Court of Sports” at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

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On August 30, 2016, the ABA Section of International Law will hold a teleconference entitled “CAS”: The “Supreme Court of Sports” at the 2016...

Brazil: Arbitration and the Olympic Games – Pro Bono Advocacy Before the Court of...

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In the world of sport, conflicts are resolved before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), seated in Lausanne, Switzerland. The CAS was created...

Italian football club loses on penalties in England

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On 19 January 2016, the English High Court in Pencil Hill Ltd v US Citta Di Palermo SpA enforced an arbitral award issued by...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court Rejects Motion to Set Aside CAS Award in Dispute between...

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In its decision dated March 22, 2016 (case no. 4A_678/2015), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court was called upon to decide whether or not to set...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court rejects jurisdictional challenge of a CAS award in a dispute...

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In its decision dated November 9, 2015, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ruled on whether or not to set aside a CAS award on...