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Arbitrator's procedural order is generally not subject to setting aside proceedings

24 October 2016

Authors: Nathalie Voser; Philipp Estermann

In a French­-language decision dated 10 October 2016, the Swiss Supreme Court held that an arbitrator’s letter, containing procedural directives, did not constitute a procedural order for the purposes of setting aside proceedings. Although a domestic case, its main holding is equally applicable in international arbitration. (Decision 4A_555/2016)

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