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Recent decision by the Federal Tribunal of Switzerland: Place of performance – limiting forum shopping

Assessment of the Federal Tribunal’s recent decision denying a Swiss reinsurer jurisdiction in Switzerland based on a claim of invalidity of contract because of dissent of a material contractual duty.

von Dr. Urs Feller and Marcel Frey in IBA International Litigation Newsletter April 2010
April 2010

Recent decision by the Federal Tribunal of Switzerland: Place of performance – limiting forum shopping

Assessment of the Federal Tribunal’s recent decision denying a Swiss reinsurer jurisdiction in Switzerland based on a claim of invalidity of contract because of dissent of a material contractual duty.

von Dr. Urs Feller and Marcel Frey in IBA International Litigation Newsletter April 2010
April 2010

A Global Competition Review special report

Description of the structure and the functioning of the Swiss Competition Authority and of recent developments in Swiss competition law.

von Prof. Dr. Philipp E. Zurkinden in The Handbook of Competition Enforcement Agencies
Januar 2010

Independence, Impartiality and Duty of Disclosure in Investment Arbitration

The authors discuss potential difficulties in applying concepts on arbitrator challenges developed in commercial arbitration to investment treaty arbitration, which unlike commercial arbitration is not confidential and apolitical but rather public and political in nature with entire populations arguably constituting key stakeholders in the proceedings.

von Bernhard C. Lauterburg in Investment and Commercial Arbitration – Similarities and Divergences (Eleven International Publishing), zusammen mit Noah Rubins (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer)
Januar 2010

Zu wenig wirkungsvolle Geldwäschereibekämpfung in der Schweiz

Votum für eine Überprüfung der bisher verfolgten Strategie bei der Geldwäschereibekämpfung.