SCC welcomes new Board Members
The SCC is pleased to announce that five new members will join the SCC Board as of 1 January 2018.
Andrea Carlevaris is a partner with BonelliErede in Milan. Until recently, he was secretary general of the ICC Dispute Resolution Services and director of the ICC International Court of Arbitration.
Veijo Heiskanen is a partner with LALIVE in Geneva. He specializes in international arbitration, including investment arbitration, and in public international law.
Bart Legum is a partner with Dentons in Paris, where his practice is focused primarily on investment arbitration. From 2000 to 2004, he served as Chief of the NAFTA Arbitration Division in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State.
Sylvia Noury is a partner with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London. She specializes in commercial and investment treaty arbitration, with a focus on Latin America and Africa.
Jan K. Schäefer is a partner with King & Spalding LLP in Frankfurt. He represents foreign and German clients in domestic and international arbitrations, both commercial and investor-state.
The new board members assume their mandate on 1 January 2018, and will serve for three years. Under the SCC Arbitration Rules, the Arbitration Institute’s board members are appointed by the Board of Directors of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.
The SCC Board convenes monthly and plays an active and central role in ensuring the efficient administration of SCC arbitral proceedings. The Board’s mandate includes the appointment of arbitrators, decisions on challenges to arbitrators, jurisdictional determinations, and procedural decisions regarding, for instance, the number of arbitrators and applicable rules.
The SCC would like to thank the departing board members for their service and contributions to the SCC Board. The following members will complete their mandates on 31 December 2017:
David W. Rivkin
Mohamed Abdel Raouf
Klaus Peter Berger
Toby T. Landau