The Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot 2018 (FIAM) was preceded by a conference co-organized and sponsored by the SCC, law firm McDermott Will & Emery Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater LLP (MWE) and Goethe University. The conference took place on 12 March 2018 and was dedicated to salient issues regarding costs in investment arbitration.
The world tour of The Quiet Triumph: How Arbitration Changed the World continues in 2018. Screenings have been organized in over fifteen cities of the world and the tour continues in Asia. On 13 April the film will be screened in Singapore.
In a decision recently published on the Arbitration Portal the Svea Court of Appeal dismissed a party’s challenge to the arbitral award, finding that the tribunal had not exceeded its mandate by basing its decision on circumstances not referenced by the parties.
On 16 March 2018 the SCC will host an international seminar in connection with the 2018 Stockholm Pre-Moot. Topics include:
The deadline for submissions to the Stockholm Treaty Lab innovation contest passed on 28 February 2018. A total of 22 teams from around the world submitted entries, including their proposed texts for a model treaty seeking to generate and protect green investments.
On 3 March 2018 the SCC will participate in the 5th annual Cambridge Arbitration Day. The conference will gather scholars, practitioners and students to discuss recent developments in the field of international arbitration. Topics include:
On March 15, the SCC and K&L Gates will host a one-day conference in Warsaw to discuss investment treaty arbitration under the 2017 SCC Rules.
The second season of the Arbitration Station podcast recently commenced, with a season premiere featuring, among others, Professor Loukas Mistelis of Queen Mary University.
Investment Arbitration and apportioning of costs and the effect of Third Party Funders on Costs are two of the topics addressed at an upcoming event in Frankfurt, co-organized by McDermott Will & Emery, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and the SCC.
On February 6, SCC legal counsel Anja Havedal Ipp spoke about diversity in arbitration at an event in Oslo. Organized by Norwegian law firm Haavind, the forum gathered more than 150 of Norway’s foremost lawyers, arbitrators and judges, and was intended as a venue for dispute resolution lawyers to meet and discuss trends and common challenges.
The Quiet Triumph: How Arbitration Changed the World had its Italian premiere in Rome on 9 February 2018.
On February 5, SCC Legal Counsel Anja Havedal Ipp spoke at the third annual conference of the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA), which gathered more than 100 lawyers and academics at the Senate House of the University of London.
ICCA Congress this year will be held in Sydney. SCC Secretary Annette Magnusson will participate in a panel that will discuss new types of claims in arbitration, inckuding those related to climate change.
SCC Honorary Chairman Ulf Franke was appointed to the board of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA).
The Quiet Triumph: How Arbitration Changed the World will be screened in San José, Costa Rica on 13 March.
The book, International Arbitration in the Energy Sector, has just been published by Oxford University Press. It puts international energy disputes into a global context, providing broad coverage of different forms of dispute resolution across both renewable and non-renewable sectors.
The European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration is holding its third annual conference in London on 5 February 2018.
The world tour of The Quiet Triumph: How Arbitration Changed the World continues in 2018. The first screening this year will be in Rome on 9 February 2018.
Investment arbitration involves various issues when it comes to costs. SCC is organizing a seminar in Frankfurt on this issue on 12 March, in connection with the 2018 Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot.
European Investment Law and Arbitration Review is inviting submissions for the 2018 issue. The deadline for submission is 1 April 2018.
The winning team of the Stockholm Treaty Lab Prize, to be announced in the spring of 2018, will get to present its model treaty at events within prominent global forums: United Nations General Assembly and the World Economic Forum.