Rules of Arbitration

Introductory Rules of the Swiss Association for Arbitration in Inheritance Matters (Version 2 / 2018)

The Swiss Association for Arbitration in Inheritance Matters (hereinafter: SVSiE) was established for the purpose of providing arbitration services in inheritance matters. The SVSiE provides domestic and international arbitration services in inheritance matters in Switzerland under any applicable law.

The following Introductory Rules replace the "Model Arbitration Clause" and the "Introduction" as per the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration (hereinafter: Swiss Rules) in the currently valid version (currently: 2012).
(a)  The Art. 1-45 of the Swiss Rules apply accordingly.
(b)  The scope of application of the Swiss Rules is, however, limited as follows: The subject matter of the arbitration are disputes arising out of or in connection with an inheritance matter  (Art. 1 para. 1 and Art. 3 para. 3 lit. d); the arbitration clause may (as far as legally binding) also be contained in an inheritance contract or in a last will (Art. 1 para. 1).
(c)   The function of the Arbitration Court is assumed by the SVSiE board (Appendix A). Based on its internal rules the board may delegate its tasks to one or more members or committees.
(d) The function of the Secretary is assumed by the SVSiE secretary (Appendix A).
(e)    As to the fees and administrative costs, Appendix B of the Swiss Rules applies accordingly. The Registration Fee and the Admission Costs are to be paid to the SVSiE (PC-account 60-534668-3 / IBAN CH38 0900 0000 6053 4668 3). 
(f) Model Arbitration Clause (click link)


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Appendix A:

Board of the Swiss Association for Arbitration in Inheritance Matters (SVSiE)

Prof. Dr. Hans Rainer Künzle (President)
Dr. Sibylle Pestalozzi-Früh (Vice-President)
Prof. Dr. Peter Breitschmid
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Haas
Dr. Werner Jahnel
Dr. Manuel Liatowitsch
Dr. Mirko Roš
Dr. René Strazzer
Tina Wüstemann


Office of the Swiss Association for Arbitration in Inheritance Matters (SVSiE)

Office of the Swiss Association for Arbitration in Inheritance Matters
c/o Kendris Ltd.
P.O. Box
Wengistrasse 1
CH-8021 Zurich

Tel: +41 (0)58 450 59 59
Fax: +41 (0)58 450 59 23
E-Mail: schiedsgerichte-erbsachen@bluewin.ch
PC account: 60-534668-3
IBAN: CH38 0900 0000 6053 4668 3
Clearing-Number: 9000
Swift-Code: POFICHBEXXX
Postfinance Ltd., CH-4808 Zofingen

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