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The Swiss Arbitration Association has announced the launch of an online platform providing comprehensive access to information about arbitration in Switzerland and all that the jurisdiction has to offer.
01 June 2021
In a major innovation that has already made the GAR Awards nominations list, the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution is to be transformed into the Swiss Arbitration Centre, with ASA as majority shareholder and updated rules of arbitration.
20 May 2021
A group of Turkish investors that won an ICC investment treaty claim against Syria over losses resulting from the country’s civil war have failed to overturn the arbitrators’ decision to award them compensation in Syrian pounds.
19 May 2021
Daniel Durante has become the first partner to be promoted at Patocchi & Marzolini, the Geneva disputes boutique set up seven years ago by former members of Lenz & Staehelin.
30 March 2021
A Swiss court has upheld a €91 million Energy Charter Treaty award in favour of a group of solar power investors against Spain despite the tribunal’s refusal to reconsider its jurisdiction in light of Achmea.
23 March 2021
Franz Stirnimann Fuentes – a Swiss-Peruvian national who defended Ecuador in its environmental feud with Chevron – has left the partnership at Swiss firm Froriep to launch his own disputes boutique in Geneva.
18 February 2021
A Swiss court has upheld an award that found commodities trader Glencore liable for abuse of rights in a dispute with a former partner in a Georgian mining project, having overturned two previous awards by the same tribunal.
17 February 2021
The Swiss Arbitration Association has appointed new leaders and put a focus on arbitration and insolvency at its annual conference.
03 February 2021
A court in Geneva has found Israeli-French billionaire Beny Steinmetz guilty of paying bribes to secure mining rights in Guinea – allegations that have also been the subject of ICSID and LCIA arbitrations.
22 January 2021
A Swiss court has upheld an ICC award that blocked a Panamanian company from recovering agency commissions from a client after it emerged the agent’s founder had paid “kickbacks” to one of the client’s employees.
21 January 2021
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