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Swiss Supreme Court examines violation of the right to be heard arising out of arbitral tribunal’s rejection of a party's request for a tribunal-appointed expert

01 November 2012

Authors: Nathalie Voser, Benjamin Moss

In a French language decision dated 19 September 2012, the Swiss Supreme Court rejected an application to set aside an arbitral award rendered in Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) proceedings involving a dispute over the hosting of two elite European chess tournaments. The applicant had argued that the CAS arbitral tribunal violated its right to be heard by denying its request during the proceedings for a tribunal-appointed expert.

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