- April 18, 2016
Navigating the pitfalls of multi-tier arbitration clauses: the Swiss Supreme Court (finally) completes the circle
Multi-tier arbitration clauses are commonly found in commercial contracts. In the interest of reducing the costs of resolving a dispute, it is indeed increasingly common for parties to require an obligation to negotiate, explore possibilities of reaching an amicable settlement, or conduct a conciliation, mediation or adjudication, before commencing arbitration.
- February 16, 2016
Seeking a second bite at the apple in setting aside proceedings: Swiss Supreme Court voices concern and sets the record straight
An oft-cited advantage of arbitration is the finality of the process: arbitration is a one-stop dispute resolution mechanism, subject to the (usually) limited grounds under which an award may be challenged at the seat of the arbitration. The attractiveness (and suitability) of a country as a seat for international arbitration depends, amongst other things, on … Continue reading Seeking a second bite at the apple in setting aside proceedings: Swiss Supreme Court voices concern and sets the record straight →