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Poncet SARL
Rue Bovy-Lysberg 2
PO Box 5271
CH-1211 Geneva 11
Tel: +41.22.404.1010
Fax: +41.22.311.00.20

Languages   French (native); English, Italian, German (fluent)
Nationality   Switzerland
Bar Admission   Geneva - 1970
Zurich - 1974
Education   University of Geneva (Licence en droit - 1969; Doctorat en droit - 1985); Georgetown Law School (Master of Comparative Law - 1973)
as Arbitrator  
Chair or member of the tribunal in numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the aegis of the ICC, the Geneva Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIG), the Cairo Centre of National and International Arbitration (CRCICA), and the AAA, etc.
as Counsel  
Several arbitration proceedings, mostly international, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC (licensing and general contractual matters)
• CAS 2013/A/3361, Dominique Blake v. JADCO, 2 May 2014, (full text ITA)

• PCA Case No. AA 226 (UNCITRAL), Hulley Enterprises Limited (Cyprus) v. The Russian Federation, Final Award, 18 July 2014 (full text ITA)

• PCA Case No. AA 227 (UNCITRAL), Yukos Universal Limited (Isle of Man) v. The Russian Federation, Final Award, 18 July 2014 (full text ITA)

• PCA Case No. AA 228 (UNCITRAL), Veteran Petroleum Limited (Cyprus) v. The Russian Federation, Final Award, 18 July 2014 (full text ITA)

• ICC Case No. 10947, A. Insurance Companies v. B. and C., Award, June 2002 (excerpts Kluwer)
Relating to  
• "Fraud in International Arbitration," 2016(4) Cahiers de l'arbitrage / Paris J. Int'l Arb. 789

• "'Res Judicata': a contribution to the debate on claim preclusion in international arbitration," in Liber Amicorum en l’honneur de William Laurence Craig 309 (LexisNexis, 2016)(with L. Mockler)

• "The Arbitrator Was Late by One Day and His Jurisdicion Expired...," 3(1) Eur. Int'l Arb. Rev. 291 (2014)

• "'Revision' of 'Swiss' International Arbitral Awards: An Interesting Rarity," in Post Hearing Issues in International Arbitration (D. Bray and H.L. Bray eds., Juris, 2013)

• "La perception suisse de la Kompetenz-Kompetenz," 2013(1) Cahiers de l’arbitrage/Paris J. Int’l Arb. 27

• "The Independence of the Court of Arbitration for Sport," Vol.1(1) European International Arbitration Review Jul. 2012 31

• "When is a 'Swiss' 'award' appealable," 2012(1) Cahiers de l'arbitrage/Paris J. of Int'l Arb. 135

• "Obtaining revision of 'Swiss' international arbitration award: whence after Thalès?," in Stockholm International Arbitration Review, (July 2011) 39

• "Le Tribunal fédéral suisse annule (enfin?) une sentence arbitrale internationale pour contrariété à l'ordre public," 2011(4) Cahiers de l'arbitrage / Paris J. Int'l Arb. 1093

• "Can a Party Benefiting from an Award Rendered against a State Enforce the Award Against an Instrumentality of Such State? Introductory Remarks," in IAI Series No.4 on State Entities in International Arbitration (E. Gaillard, J. Younan eds., Juris Publishing, 2008)

• "Swiss Supreme Court rules on severability, waiver of appeal, right to be heard," 2 World. Arb. and Med. Rev 297(1991)

• "Swiss Supreme Court reaffirms strict view of public policy," 2 World Arb. and Med. Rev. 265(1991)

• "Lack of reasoned opinion will not form basis for appeal under Swiss Law," 2 World Arb. and Med. Rev. 241(1991)

• "Swiss Supreme Court gives narrow construction to 'public policy'," 2 World Arb. and Med. Rev. 97(1991)

• "Swiss Supreme Court examines implications of stay based on set-off counterclaim,"2 World Arb. and Med. Rev. 38(1991)

• "Swiss Supreme Court finds no immediate right to appeal Court's appointment of arbitrator," 1 World Arb. and Med. Rev. 88(1990)

• "Swiss Supreme Court clarifies scope of the new arbitration law," 1 World Arb. and Med. Rev. 52(1990)

• "Switzerland's new statute on international arbitration," 1 World Arb. and Med. Rev. 15(1990)

• "The new Swiss statute on international arbitration," Vol.27 Int'l Legal Materials 37(1988)

• "Swiss Supreme Court opinions in the first and second Santa Fe cases," Vol.22 International Legal Materials (1983) 785 and Vol.24 International Legal Materials (1985) 745

• "Swiss Supreme Court opinion in the matter of EL NASR EXPORT IMPORT & CO. v. ANGLO FRENCH STEEL CORPORATION SA," Vol.23 International Legal Materials (1984)1143 and Vol.10 Yearbook Commercial Arbitration (1985) 123

• "Challenges to the jurisdiction of international arbitrators, an important decision of the Swiss Supreme Court," 1984(50) Arbitration 156

• "Except on international arbitration from the Swiss draft statute on private international law," Vol. 23 International Legal Materials, (1984) 713

• Dr. Poncet has a web site containing his translations and short comments of all decisions of the Swiss Supreme Court (Federal Tribunal) concerning international arbitration since 2008.

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