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Draft Arbitration Rules 2017 and draft Rules for Expedited Arbitrations 2017 available for comments

In preparation for its centennial anniversary, the SCC continues to strengthen and innovate its procedures by making a comprehensive revision of its rules. The Rules Revision Committee now presents the draft Arbitration Rules 2017 and draft Rules for Expedited Arbitrations. Read the proposals below, and join the hearing on 9 June 2016 in Stockholm.

Much has changed in the arbitration world since the SCC last revised its rules in 2010, introducing the provisions on the appointment of an Emergency Arbitrator. The arbitration community has seen the rise of transparency rules for investor-state disputes, complex multi-party disputes, and the users’ call for yet more cost-efficient procedures and for addressing tribunal-secretary relationships. 

In September 2014, the SCC Board appointed a Committee with the task to revise the SCC Rules. The Committee is composed of:

Celeste E. Salinas Quero was appointed secretary to the Committee.

The work of the Committee has resulted in draft Arbitration Rules 2017 and draft Rules for Expedited Arbitrations, available here:

Draft Arbitration Rules 2017

Draft Rules for Expedited Arbitrations 2017

SCC invites all interested users and practitioners to review the draft Arbitration Rules and draft Rules for Expedited Arbitrations and send in their comments to Consultation@chamber.se on or before 23 May 2016.

A hearing on the draft rules will take place in Stockholm at the SCC on 9 June 2016, more details below. At the hearing the draft rules will be presented and discussed along with the comments received. To join us at the hearing, please register HERE.

More information:

Hearing:

9 June 2016

12.00 - 14.00

Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) Brunnsgatan 2, Stockholm