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Model Mediation Clause

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with this contract, or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof, shall be referred to Mediation in accordance with the Mediation Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, unless one of the parties objects.

Model Mediation Clause – Combined Clause

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with this contract, or the breach, termination or invalidity thereof, shall first be referred to Mediation in accordance with the Mediation Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, unless one of the parties objects.

If one of the parties objects to Mediation or if the Mediation is terminated, the dispute shall be finally resolved...

IMPORTANT:

When using the model clause, one of the options below should be inserted.

Option 1

... by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

Option 2

... by arbitration in accordance with the Rules for Expedited Arbitrations of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

Option 3

...…by arbitration at the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (the SCC).

The Rules for Expedited Arbitrations shall apply, unless the SCC, taking into account the complexity of the case, the amount in dispute and other circumstances, determines that the Arbitration Rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce shall apply. In the latter case, the SCC shall also decide whether the tribunal shall be composed of one or three arbitrators.

Option 4

...in any court of competent jurisdiction.