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Swiss Supreme Court clarifies requirements for foreign arbitral award to have res judicata effect in Switzerland

31 March 2011

Authors: Nathalie Voser, Dorothee Schramm

In a German-language decision dated 14 February 2011 and published on 25 February 2011, the Swiss Supreme Court clarified that Swiss courts have to examine the recognition of a foreign arbitral award under the New York Convention if one party invokes the res judicata effect of the award.

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