Post-Hearing Issues In International Arbitration - Chapter 9 - “Revision” of “Swiss” International Arbitral Awards: An Interesting Rarity

Charles H. Poncet
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18 pages
September, 2013
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Dr. Charles Poncet who was born in Geneva (Switzerland) on December 31st, 1946 Dr. PONCET is a partner in the Geneva law firm of ZPG: the firm specializes in international arbitration, commercial litigation, public law and general corporate work. In 1965, Dr. PONCET obtained his B.A. (“maturité”) at Calvin College in Geneva, majoring in classical studies (Latin and Greek). He then graduated from the University of Geneva Law School in 1969 (licence en droit). In 1972, after the mandatory two years internship, he qualified at the Geneva Bar examination. While in the US, he was awarded the degree of Master of Comparative Law at Georgetown University Law School in Washington D.C. and studied at the institute for Foreign and International Trade Law (Prof. Don WALLACE Jr.). Finally, he obtained his Ph.D. in law (Doctorat en droit) at the University of Geneva Law School. He has published in Swiss Law Journals (Semaine judiciaire, Zentralblatt für Staats- und Gemeindeverwaltung, MediaLex, etc.), in the French International Journal of Comparative Law (Revue Internationale de Droit Comparé) and his thesis was published in Basel (Switzerland). He has also contributed articles, book reviews, notes and translations to “Arbitration” (Journal of the British Chartered Institute of Arbitrators), to the Yearbook of Commercial Arbitration, to the American Journal of International Law, to International Legal Materials and to the Swiss Arbitration Bulletin. Dr. PONCET has been active in international arbitration for over twenty years, initially as secretary of several international arbitral tribunals and subsequently as arbitrator, chairman or counsel. He appeared in several leading cases concerning large scale investments, joint ventures and other disputes, often involving amounts in dispute approaching or in excess of one billion USD. Dr. Poncet publishes English translations of all decisions of the Swiss Supreme Court concerning international arbitration since 2008.