The inaugural conference of the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA), “EU law and investment treaty law: convergence, conflict, or conversation?” will take place on 23 January 2015 at the Senate House in London.
Law students and young practitioners are welcome to submit contributions to the upcoming publication “Arbitrating for Peace,” devoted to international arbitration as a peaceful form of dispute resolution.
The Swedish Arbitration Portal has been updated with two new decisions. In a judgment of November 2014, the Svea Court of Appeal rejected the challenge to an SCC award on public policy grounds.
SCC’s Annette Magnusson spoke during the recent UNCTAD World Investment Forum Investing in Sustainable Development on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to investment law reform in order to mitigate climate change, and facilitate sustainable development.
The need for new legal regimes to achieve climate change justice is addressed in a newly published IBA report.
The International Law Association Swedish Branch (ILA) recently organized a panel discussion about the dispute resolution mechanism ISDS (Investor State Dispute Settlement).
Ms. Magnusson gave a presentation on recent developments in international arbitration, the SCC caseload and the allocation of costs in an SCC arbitration. The presentation took its starting point in a study relating to 140 awards rendered in SCC cases between 2007 and 2013.
The SCC and SAA has finished a year- long project and released a Russian translated version of the book Arbitration in Sweden.
The SCC has published a revised version of its Arbitrator's Guidelines. The guidelines serve as a practical tool and source of information for arbitrators when conducting arbitrations under the arbitration rules adopted by the SCC.
Earlier this month, Judge Stephen M. Schwebel delivered the key note address In Defence of Bilateral Investement Treaties at the ICCA Congress in Miami.
The Svea Court of Appeal recently published new internal procedural guidelines for the management of cases concerning challenge of arbitral awards.
A parliamentary committee to further strengthen Sweden’s role as a preferred venue for international arbitration and to modernize the Swedish Arbitration Act has been appointed by the Swedish Government.
This new report describes Emergency Arbitrator proceedings before the SCC since its introduction in 2010. Since 2010, the SCC has seen a total of nine applications for the appointment of an Emergency Arbitrator.
The new SCC Mediation Rules came into force on 1 January 2014.