Tribunal competent to rule on preliminary questions even though not covered by arbitration clause
31 March 2011
Authors: Nathalie Voser
, Aileen Truttmann
In a French-language decision dated 7 February 2011 and published on 2 March 2011, the Swiss Supreme Court (Supreme Court) dismissed a petition to set aside an award and confirmed that the arbitral tribunal was competent to rule on preliminary questions even if these questions were not covered by the arbitration clause.
Published in Practical Law Arbitration
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