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Swiss Federal Supreme Court confirmed heads of SIX Swiss Exchange Board of Arbitration for a further term of office

(PresseBox) (Zürich, ) The Swiss Federal Supreme Court has confirmed the previous heads of the Board of Arbitration of the SIX Swiss Exchange for a further four-year term of office.

Prof. Dr. Claude Rouiller, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and Prof. Dr. iur. h.c. Hans Peter Walter, also a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, were appointed Chief Arbitrator and Deputy Chief Arbitrator for a term of office from 21 April 2012 to 20 April 2016.

The SIX Swiss Exchange Board of Arbitration is responsible for addressing appeals of decisions pronounced by the Sanction Commission as well as challenges to decisions of the federally mandated Appeal Board.

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