The new SCC 2017 Arbitration rules now public
Earlier this week, the SCC Board approved the proposed revised SCC Rules. The new rules will enter into force on 1 January 2017, and include a number of noteworthy revisions and innovations. The recently adopted versions of the 2017 SCC Rules are published below.
The Committee for the revision of the SCC rules and practices was established in September 2014, and has included 20 members from the domestic and international arbitration communities, and in-house counsel. The work of the Committee has been carried out under the chairmanship of Mr. Jakob Ragnwaldh, Partner at Mannheimer Swartling and Vice Chair of the SCC Board.
"It has been an honour and a great pleasure working with the members of the Committee during these last two years. The final product manifest the SCC’s continuous efforts to provide innovative and cost and time efficient arbitration to the international business community", Mr. Ragnwaldh comments.
SCC Secretary General Annette Magnusson:
“The Revision Committee has done a fantastic job, and it has been privilege and to have so much expertise and experience poured into the new rules. We are immensely proud over their accomplishment, and the efficient project management by Jakob Ragnwaldh together with Kristin Campbell-Wilson and Celeste Salinas Quero.”
SCC Chairperson Kaj Hobér:
“On behalf of the SCC Board, I would like to express our great appreciation and admiration for the valuable work done by the Committee, and the result confirms that the SCC remains at the forefront of the international arbitration scene”.
Please note that the draft rules published hereby are not the final version of the 2017 SCC Rules. Linguistic adjustments may be made to these drafts rules before they enter into force on 1 January 2017. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the draft rules published hereby and version published as of 1 January 2017, the version published as of 1 January 2017 shall prevail.