News and Cases

10 November 2017

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration”, CIDR Arbitration Lecture Series, Queen Mary University of London, London.

18 October 2017

Two applications to set aside the final award in favour of Paolo Michele Patocchi’s and Paolo Marzolini’s US client (see entry dated 30 January 2017) pending before the Swiss Federal Supreme Court were withdrawn by the applicants.

17 October 2017

Paolo Marzolini gives a talk on “Public Policy in International Arbitration”, seminar organised by the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) and the Faculty of Law of the Bucharest University, Bucharest.

27 September 2017

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators (Disclosures, Challenges and Removals)”, Certificate in International Commercial and Investment Arbitration Theory and Practice, (4th Edition), Roma Tre, Associazione Italiana per l’Arbitrato, ICC and Camera Arbitrale di Milano, Rome.

22 August 2017

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “International Arbitration, the Conduct of the Proceedings and the Taking of Evidence”, ELSA Summer Law School, İ.D. Bilkent University Ankara.

7 July 2017

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “Introduzione all’arbitrato commerciale internazionale – A Case Study”, LUISS Guido Carli University Rome.

8 June 2017

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “Le peculiarità del lodo in caso di arbitrato internazionale and Rilievi teorici e spunti pratici per una non “domestica” gestione di un arbitrato internazionale”, Corso di formazione L’arbitrato: fondamenti e tecniche, 12th Edition, Chamber of Arbitration of Milan, Milan.

19 May 2017

Legal 500 (Ed. 2017) named Patocchi & Marzolini amongst the worldwide leading law firms in international arbitration with the following quote: “Patocchi & Marzolini is an excellent boutique that is praised for its outstanding fighting spirit in international arbitrations. Paolo Michele Patocchi is very knowledgeable and experienced and Paolo Marzolini is very thorough”.

3 April 2017

Paolo Michele Patocchi gives his four-week lecture on Introduction to International Arbitration, İ.D. Bilkent University (Ankara).

2 March 2017

Paolo Marzolini discusses on “Human Rights Is the New Business Risk – New Challenges in Dispute Resolution”, Victoria University, Wellington (New Zealand).

1 March 2017

Paolo Marzolini discusses on “International Arbitration in New Zealand: the Bold, the Beautiful and the Future”, Round Table, Bankside Chambers, Auckland (New Zealand).

10 February 2017

Paolo Marzolini speaks on “Ejecución de los Laudos Anulados en el Extranjero: ¿por qué no?”, Arbitration and CISG Conference organised by the Universidad Panamericana de Guadalajara, Guadalajara (Mexico).

1 February 2017

Paolo Michele Patocchi gives a lecture on “Case Management Conference & Production of Documents in International Arbitration”, ISTAC Leading Arbitrators’ Lecture, Istanbul (1 and 2 February 2017).

30 January 2017

Paolo Michele Patocchi’s and Paolo Marzolini’s client, a US claimant, has been awarded the full amount of damages and costs sought in a Swiss Rules arbitration against a Swiss company, a Russian high-networth individual and an offshore family office.

The multi-million dollar dispute arose out of a building project and the proceedings have lasted over three years.

25 November 2016

Paolo Marzolini gives a talk on “Counsel Ethics in International Arbitration: Enough or More Regulation?” in the panel “Is There a Need to Regulate? How?”, Seventh Annual Conference organised by the Chamber of Arbitration of Milan, Milan

24 November 2016

Paolo Marzolini moderates “The Role of the Decision Maker”, seminar titled “International Arbitration – Challenge of an Arbitrator Five Ws and one H: What, Why, When, Where, Who and How” organised by ArbIt the Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR / Milan Chamber of Arbitration / ArbitralWomen, Milan

10 November 2016

Paolo Michele Patocchi discusses the arbitration practice and the case law of the Swiss Federal Supreme Court on “The Extension of the Arbitration Agreement (to Non-Signatories)”, Seminar organised by the ASA Geneva local group, Geneva

7 October 2016

Paolo Marzolini gives a talk on “Time and Costs Are of the Essence: Suggested Techniques for Controlling Time and Costs Before and During Your Proceedings”, seminar titled “International Arbitration: Instruction for Use” organised by ArbIt Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR / Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution / Association of Corporate Counsel and Chamber of Commerce of Geneva, Geneva

4 October 2016

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “The Applicable Law, the Arbitral Tribunal and the Arbitral Procedure”, the Vis Moot School Switzerland, 7th Edition, organised by the University of Zurich, Zurich

27 September 2016

Paolo Marzolini gives a talk at the ArbIt Roundtable “Selecting, Analysing and Drafting Arbitration Agreements”, Certificate in International Commercial and Investment Arbitration Theory and Practice, (3rd Edition), Roma Tre, Associazione Italiana per l’Arbitrato, ICC and Milan Chamber of Arbitration, Rome

31 August 2016

Patocchi & Marzolini representing a U.S. company wins before the Sole Arbitrator in Geneva; the application for interim relief brought by the other side is dismissed

8 July 2016

Patocchi & Marzolini (representing a Swiss company belonging to a major Italian industrial group) wins before the Federal Supreme Court; the setting aside proceedings brought by the other side against the arbitral award are dismissed (4A_259/2015)

2 July 2016

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “Introduzione all’arbitrato commerciale internazionale – A Case Study”, LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome

24 June 2016

Paolo Michele Patocchi gives a talk on “The Use of Witnesses in Arbitration: Do’s and Don’ts” – 4th Annual GAR Live Istanbul – Introducing the ISTAC Rules, Istanbul

26 May 2016

Paolo Michele Patocchi gives a lecture on “Tecniche di conduzione del procedimento”, Corso di formazione L’arbitrato: fondamenti e tecniche, 11th Edition, Chamber of Arbitration of Milan, Milan

26 May 2016

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “Le peculiarità del lodo in caso di arbitrato internazionale”, Corso di formazione L’arbitrato: fondamenti e tecniche, 11th Edition, Chamber of Arbitration of Milan, Milan

18 April 2016

Paolo Marzolini gives a talk on “Pathological Clauses in International Arbitration”, Seminar organised by the Young Arbitration Forum (YAF), Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce, Warsaw

4 April 2016

Paolo Michele Patocchi gives his four-week lecture on Introduction to International Arbitration, İ.D. Bilkent University, Ankara

12 February 2016

Paolo Marzolini gives a talk on “Party Autonomy: Use It Wisely, Use It Efficiently”, Joint Seminar organised by ArbIt Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR and ASA Below 40, Rome

5 February 2016

Paolo Marzolini speaks on “Ethics in Arbitration, Obstructionist Behaviour and Third Party Financing”, Arbitration Conference organised by the Universidad Panamericana de Guadalajara, Guadalajara (Mexico)

26 November 2015

Paolo Marzolini moderates “The Quantification of Damages in M&A Disputes: An Inevitable Struggle”, seminar organised by ArbIt the Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR / Milan Chamber of Arbitration / Università Commerciale L. Bocconi, Milan

20 November 2015

Paolo Michele Patocchi gives a talk on “Arbitration Ex Aequo et Bono – Applicable Law in International Arbitration”, University of Silesia, Katowice

13 November 2015

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “Introduzione all’arbitrato commerciale internazionale – A Case Study”, LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome

12 November 2015

Paolo Marzolini gives a talk on “Time Is Money and Neither Is to Spare: How to Run Your Case”, seminar organised by the ICC Yung Arbitrators Forum (YAF), Athens

29 September 2015

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “The Applicable Law, the Arbitral Tribunal and the Arbitral Procedure”, the Vis Moot School Switzerland, 6th Edition, organised by the University of Zurich, Zurich

13 July 2015

Paolo Marzolini (co-counsel) wins ICC Case No. 18771/VRO/AGF/ZF, Second Partial Award on Costs

11 June 2015

Paolo Michele Patocchi speaks about “Experiences from the Field – Alternative Dispute Resolution for Commodity Trading, Shipping and Trade Finance (ACT)”, Istanbul

5 June 2015

Paolo Michele Patocchi organises workshop on “L’usage des langues en arbitrage”, Association Francarbi, Geneva, with Prof. P. Tercier and Mr. J.-F. Tossens

21 May 2015

Paolo Michele Patocchi gives a lecture on “Tecniche di conduzione del procedimento”, Corso di formazione: L’arbitrato: fondamenti e tecniche, 10th edition, Chamber of Arbitration of Milan, Milan

21 May 2015

Paolo Marzolini gives a lecture on “Il lodo. Contenuto e formazione. Termine per il deposito. Lodo finale, parziale e non definitive. La redazione del lodo, le peculiarità del lodo in arbitrato internazionale”, Corso di formazione: L’arbitrato: fondamenti e tecniche, 10th edition, Chamber of Arbitration of Milan, Milan

28 April 2015

Paolo Marzolini (co-counsel) wins ICC Case No. 18771/VRO/AGF/ZF, First Partial Award

10 April 2015

Patocchi Marzolini wins before an Emergency Arbitrator in ICC Case No. 20877/TO (EA) in a London hearing

6 April 2015

Paolo Michele Patocchi gives his four-week lecture on Introduction to International Arbitration, İ.D. Bilkent University (Ankara)

20 March 2015

Patocchi & Marzolini wins before the Geneva Court of First Instance on behalf of a multinational company, the Court sustained our client’s objections to its jurisdiction under the Lugano Convention and Swiss law (C/2256/2015)

12 March 2015

Paolo Marzolini speaks about “La tutela d’urgenza e l’arbitrato. Ambito ed evoluzioni alla luce della prassi”, Seminar organised by GASI, Gruppo ASA della Svizzera italiana, Lugano

6 February 2015

Paolo Marzolini gives a talk on “The Arbitrator’s Initiative: When, Why and How Should it Be Used”, ASA Conference, Geneva

28 November 2014

Paolo Michele Patocchi gives his Closing Remarks on “Oil, Gas and Renewable Energies Investment Projects: Interaction between Rules of Law and Arbitration”, Fifth Annual Conference organised by the Milan Chamber of Commerce

4 November 2014

Patocchi & Marzolini wins before the Federal Supreme Court — Setting Aside Proceedings against a procedural order (4A_446/2014)