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To justify revision, new facts must have bearing on outcome of award

28 April 2015

Authors: Nathalie Voser; Angelina M. Petti

In an Italian-language decision dated 20 February 2015 published on 12 March 2015, the Swiss Supreme Court confirmed that a party cannot request the revision of an award based on facts which would have had no bearing on the result of the arbitration. This case confirms existing case law and serves as a reminder of the limitations on which one can attempt to revise a previously rendered award. (Decision 4A_645/2014.)

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Published in Practical Law Arbitration

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