Schweizerische Schiedsgerichtsorganisation" (SGO Swiss
Permanent Organisation of Arbitration) is the name of an
association with seat in Zurich / Switzerland
set up within the meaning of Art. 60 ff. Swiss Civil Code.
Its purpose is the establishment, appointment
and administrative management of an arbitration organisation
(institutional arbitral tribunal), ready to be employed
on demand, aimed at creating a structure to parallel that
of the ordinary jurisdiction of a country. A core priority
is to achieve the highest level of
objectivity with regard to the appointment of the arbitrators
responsible for the cases. In addition, the association
promotes institutional arbitration in Switzerland, paying
special attention to the special requirements of small and
Finally, the association acts as the
for arbitration proceedings which are conducted in accordance
with the .
To this aim, the SGO operates a
to handle the administration of pending arbitration proceedings
and to supply the infrastructure necessary
to conduct negotiations.