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Swiss Supreme Court: parties must adhere to specific requirements relating to 30-day deadline to set aside arbitral award

27 November 2013

Authors: Nathalie Voser, Benjamin Moss

In French-language decision 4A_468/2013, dated 21 October 2013, the Swiss Supreme Court considered an application to set aside an arbitral award, on grounds that the arbitral tribunal did not have jurisdiction to hear the dispute.

The Swiss Supreme Court declared a request to set aside an arbitral award inadmissible, on grounds that the applicant failed to meet the applicable deadline for submitting the request. In its decision, the court provides a helpful review of the procedural regime governing the 30-day time limit for requesting the Supreme Court to set aside an arbitral award. (Decision 4A_468/2013.)

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