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Swiss Supreme Court confirms validity of defective arbitration agreement

02 February 2012

Authors: Nathalie Voser, Hannah Boehm

In a German-language decision dated 7 November 2011 and published on 29 December 2011, the Swiss Supreme Court held that a panel of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) had rightly interpreted a pathological arbitration clause contained in an agreement between a football club and a football agency in order to assume its jurisdiction to decide on the dispute regarding transfer fees.

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