English Language Approved for Briefs to the Federal Court in Switzerland
Today, the Swiss Parliament has unanimously decided to change the Federal Law as to from now on permission is given to hand in briefs to the federal court also in English. This is a crucial decision for Switzerland as an essential international place of arbitration. Therefore, this change in law is very much in accordance with ICC Switzerland, as its Swiss Commission of Arbitration has substantially contributed towards reaching this outcome. This change in law strengthens the competitiveness of Switzerland as a preferred place of international arbitration.