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Erdem & Erdem Law
The International Arbitration Law of Switzerland is regulated under Chapter 12 of the Private International Law Act of 1987 ("PILA").
On 9 October 2020, the English Supreme Court (the "Court") in Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS ("Enka") v OOO Insurance Company Chubb ("Chubb") clarified the applicable principles for determining the...
The received wisdom is that virtual hearings are a subprime alternative to in-person hearings, a secondary option to be used only when classical inperson hearings are not possible or too costly.
The process of "disclosure", as it is known in England and Wales, or "discovery", as it is known in the US and in much of the Commonwealth, is for many civil law practitioners an unknown and conceptually alien legal construct.
Baer & Karrer
: The information below is given solely on the presumption that the Swiss lex arbitri is applicable, notwithstanding any Arbitration Rules which may also apply and provide further requirements.
GRATA International
Пересмотренные положения о международном арбитраже вступят в силу 1 января 2021 года, е
GRATA International
The revised provisions on International Arbitration will enter into force on 1 January 2021, unless a referendum is held against it. This was decided by the Federal Council...
Gabriel Arbitration AG
The Swiss Fed­er­al Tri­bunal con­sid­ers that the for­mal require­ments for arbi­tra­tion agree­ments of the NYC and the Swiss PILA are con­gru­ent.
Gabriel Arbitration AG
The Swiss Federal Tribunal confirms its long-standing jurisprudence, according to which the res judicata effect of arbitral awards and state court decisions is limited to their operative part.
Prager Dreifuss
In the latest version of "GAR Know-How Litigation" Dr. Reto M. Jenny, Cinzia Paolucci and Dr. Nicolas Dommer provide an overview of the civil litigation system in Switzerland.
Baer & Karrer
In its recently released decision 6B_48/2020, 6B_49/2020 of 26 May 2020, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court ("FSC") held that art.
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.
Want to know how third-party funding works and how to best maximise your options in securing third-party funding in case of a dispute?
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
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