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Business Human Rights emerging as a new field of arbitration?

Global, Switzerland - September 30 2021 In 2011, the Human Rights Council of the UN General Assembly published the "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights". The general purpose…

Imposing virtual arbitration hearings in times of COVID-19: The Swiss perspective

Switzerland - January 18 2021 On 6 July 2020 the Swiss Federal Tribunal has issued a decision in which it has held that the COVID-19 pandemic does not serve as a sufficient…

The modification of Switzerland's international arbitration law

Switzerland - July 27 2020 Switzerland is one of the leading countries when it comes to international arbitration and it is no secret that this is mainly due to its excellent…

Pierre Ducret, Laura Kanoff

Arbitrating financial disputes - Are there tangible benefits?

Global - February 28 2019 In the past decade, several attempts have been undertaken to promote international arbitration in the financial industry. Indeed, various features of…

Implications of Third Party Funding on the integrity of arbitral proceedings - Is there need for action in Switzerland?

Switzerland - May 22 2018 The general admissibility of Third Party Funding ("TPF") in Switzerland has been affirmed by the Federal Tribunal in its landmark decision DFT 131 I…