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Ultra petita argument dismissed and approach to challenges to contractual penalties based on public policy affirmed

27.03.2018 – Case Number: 4A_508/2017 (29 January 2018)

In a German language decision, dated 29 January 2018, the Swiss Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to an award, rejecting arguments of ultra petita (beyond the matters submitted to the tribunal) and violation of public policy.