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Swiss Supreme Court rejects application to set aside award because tribunal refused to consider related claims in separate arbitral proceedings

06 December 2012

Authors: Nathalie Voser, Benjamin Moss

In a French-language decision dated 1 October 2012, the Swiss Supreme Court rejected an application to set aside an arbitral award rendered in Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) proceedings that involved a dispute between two football teams over the transfer of a player. The applicant had argued that the CAS tribunal violated its right to be heard, as well as public policy, by (among other things) not considering a closely related set of claims brought in a separate CAS arbitration alongside the claims in the arbitration at hand.

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