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Remanding a case to original arbitrators: impartiality and scope of re-examination

06 September 2012

Authors: Nathalie Voser, Anya George

In a French-language decision of 27 June 2012, the Swiss Supreme Court dealt with the issue of the impartiality of arbitrators who must re-examine a case remanded to them after a successful challenge to an award. It found that unless there are particular reasons to doubt their impartiality, cases should be remanded to the original arbitrators. The decision also further defined the permissible scope of re-examination.

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