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Gabriel Arbitration AG
The Swiss Fed­er­al Tri­bunal con­sid­ers that the for­mal require­ments for arbi­tra­tion agree­ments of the NYC and the Swiss PILA are con­gru­ent.
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
1.La médiation prend de plus en plus d'ampleur en matière successorale, que cela soit lors de l'organisation d'une succession et l'élaboration de dispositions pour cause de mort...
Marugg Dispute Resolution
Recent Swiss Federal Tribunal decisions on objections of arbitral awards pursuant to art. 389 et seq. CPC and art. 190 et seq. PILA have made it clear, once again, how demanding it is to be successful with this legal instrument.
Froriep
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Thouvenin Rechtsanwalte
On 9 May 2019, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court published on its website a new decision in the field of international arbitration wherein it addressed the question whether.
Baer & Karrer
On 26 February 2020, the Swiss Federal Council published the draft bill for a light revision of the Swiss Civil Procedure Code ("CPC").
Lenz & Staehelin
Notion of public procurement: importance of the distinction between the State's administrative and financial assets.
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
A partial action is one in which a creditor only claims part of the debt owed against the debtor in court.
Baer & Karrer
Switzerland is a contracting party to the New York Convention. It entered into force on 30 August 1965.
Niederer Kraft Frey AG
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Switzerland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Baer & Karrer
The lex arbitri of Switzerland is well-known for affording parties maximum autonomy and procedural flexibility.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In a recently published German-language decision, slated for publication in the official court reporter, the Swiss Supreme Court upheld a judgment in which a lower court
Baer & Karrer
The Swiss Federal Supreme Court ruled, for the first time, in its decision 4A/596 of 7 May 2019 that a loan agreement does not, in the absence of any contractual arrangement to the contrary...
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In a recently published French-language decision, the Swiss Supreme Court dismissed an application to set aside a domestic final award rendered by a sole arbitrator in Geneva.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In a German-language decision dated 27 February 2019, but only recently published, the Swiss Supreme Court denied
Baer & Karrer
Trusts werden heute vermehrt auch im kontinental-europäischen Rechtsraum verwendet. Sie können etwa dazu dienen, den Bestand eines Unternehmens unabhängig davon abzusichern, ob Erben vorhanden sind.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In a recently published French-language decision, the Swiss Supreme Court declared that an application to set aside a preliminary award on jurisdiction rendered by a Geneva-seated tribunal was inadmissible.
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
In a French-language decision dated 4 March 2019, but only recently published, the Swiss Supreme Court refused to set aside an award issued by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Baer & Karrer
The right of parties to an independent and impartial arbitral tribunal has not lost any topicality. Indeed, the sensitivity around the issue ...
Baer & Karrer
Switzerland is a civil law jurisdiction. Accordingly, the primary sources of legal authority are written codes and statutes, whereas case law is of less importance than in common law jurisdictions
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