Arbitration News from Switzerland

Swiss Federal Supreme Court rules that arbitral awards against states can only be enforced...

In a decision dated September 7, 2018 (case no. 5A_942/2017, selected for publication), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court issued a landmark decision on the enforcement...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court Reaffirms CAS Panel is Independent From FIFA

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...

Litigation Funding in Switzerland

Litigation funding, sometimes called third-party funding or litigation finance, is becoming increasingly popular in Switzerland these days. One major force behind this trend is...

Swiss Federal Supreme Court – Inadmissibility of Croatia’s Request for Revision due to its...

With decision dated 17 October 2017 (4A_53/2017), the Swiss Federal Supreme Court considered for the first time whether Swiss arbitral awards remain subject to...

Investor State Arbitration under CETA: Key Provisions and What to Watch for in 2017

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ('CETA') between the European Union and Canada was signed October 30, 2016. The deepening of Canadian and European...

England and Wales: The powers and limitations of the court in arbitration

The court's power to make appointments to an arbitral tribunal and the limitations it faces under the Arbitration Act 1996 were recently considered in...

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

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...

Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses: a Swiss view

A recent decision by the Swiss Federal Supreme Court (4A_628/2015) has addressed the jurisdictional hurdles that can result from multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses, under...

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

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

Challenge of an Arbitrator under the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration: Statistics for the...

Since its establishment in 2004, the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution and the Arbitration Court have handled 836 arbitration cases. Under the Swiss Rules of International...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on Switzerland in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Switzerland in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.