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Swiss Federal Tribunal sets aside CAS award for violation of procedural public policy

04 August 2010

Authors: Nathalie Voser, James Menz

In a landmark German-language decision dated 13 April 2010 and published on 2 July 2010, the Swiss Federal Tribunal set aside an arbitral award rendered by a tribunal of the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) for violation of the principle of res judicata. This is the first time that the Federal Tribunal has set aside an arbitral award for violation of public policy.

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