International Arbitration: Switzerland’s Revised International Arbitration Law as of 1 January 2021


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1. Background and Objectives of the Revision of the International Arbitration Law
Switzerland is one of the world’s most attractive jurisdictions for international arbitration. The reason for this is not only Switzerland’s neutrality and its stable political situation, but also its Private International Law Act (PILA), of which the 12th chapter regul…

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Federal Supreme Court: No Legal Basis for Conducting the Main Hearing via Video Conference in Civil Proceedings Without the Parties’ Consent


In its decision 4A_180/2020 of 6 July 2020, the Federal Supreme Court dealt with the conduct of a main hearing in civil proceedings via video conference and ruled that under existing law, there is no legal basis to order a main hearing to be held via video conference without the parties’ consent.

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