Observations by Patricia Shaughnessy
Observations by Christer Söderlund
DECISION BY THE SVEA COURT OF APPEAL IN SWEDEN RENDERED IN 2005 IN CASE NO. T 1038–05
Subject Matter: When is an award deemed to have been rendered in Sweden?
Finding: The place of arbitration chosen by the parties and stated in the award was Stockholm. However, neither the parties nor the dispute had any connection with Sweden. The arbitrator was from the U.K. and the hearings were held in London and Paris. The court concluded that the proceedings did not have such a connection to Sweden that the place of arbitration could be said to have been Stockholm.
Claimant: The Titan Corporation (USA)
Respondent: Alcatel CIT SA (France)
Place of Court Proceedings: Stockholm, Sweden
Applicable Law: The Swedish Arbitration Act of 1999