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New developments on res judicata

30 July 2014

Authors: Nathalie Voser, Julie Raneda

In a French language decision 4A_508/2013 dated 27 May 2014, the Swiss Supreme Court rejected an application to set aside an award for violation of the principle of res judicata. This thoroughly reasoned decision is the second landmark decision rendered by the Supreme Court on this subject in Swiss arbitration. In rendering its decision, the Supreme Court gave insightful comments on the requirements for identity of subject-matter and parties. (Decision 4A_508/2013.)

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