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Swiss Supreme Court provides clarifications regarding arbitrability

06 September 2012

Authors: Nathalie Voser, Hannah Boehm

In a German language decision of 23 May 2012, published on 25 July 2012, the Swiss Supreme Court clarified that the issue of the arbitrability of the matter in dispute is, as a rule, exclusively governed by Article 177(1) PILA. Only in exceptional circumstances may ordre public reasons justify the application of foreign statutory provisions.

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