The Journal of International Arbitration has published a special issue which contains articles drafted by the innovators at Stockholm Treaty Lab. In these articles, they explained their ideas on how to increase green investments using an instrument of international law.
On 16 May 2019, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and Haga Initiative invite to a seminar that will explore how international law can contribute to creating a low carbon society.
The Rome Court of Appeal recently granted enforcement of an SCC award, declaring the award enforceable in Italy.
Sweden’s revised Arbitration Act entered into force on 1 March 2019. The SCC now provides English and Russian translations of the Act.
The Essay Competition is open to all students, junior scholars and junior practitioners from around the world. The winning submission and the runner-up submission will be published in the Review.
In a decision recently published on the Swedish Arbitration Portal, the Svea Court of Appeal dismissed a party’s challenge to the arbitral award, finding that there were not justifiable doubts as to the arbitrator’s impartiality and independence and the tribunal had not exceeded its mandate.
Sweden’s revised Arbitration Act enters into force on 1 March 2019, following a nearly five-year long legislative process to update the Arbitration Act of 1999.
SCC legal counsel Natalia Petrik recently participated as a panelist at two annual events in London dedicated to disputes involving Russian and CIS parties.
On 13 February in a snow clad Moscow, the SCC and the Embassy of Sweden co-organized a seminar on the amendments to the Swedish Arbitration Act which will apply to arbitrations initiated in Sweden on 1 March 2019 onwards.
The SCC and Stockholm receive top marks in GAR’s 2019 Guide to Regional Arbitration. One of GAR’s reasons to whitelist the SCC is because “It’s (…) so experienced that the staff ‘just know what they are doing’”. While GAR’s Hearing Centres Survey Results praises the Stockholm hearing facilities, stating that “[this] illuminate[s] just how far one city [Stockholm] in particular has come in a short space of time”.
On 25 January 2019, in Nassau, cutting edge local, regional and international speakers gathered to talk about Maritime Arbitration, Arbitration Centers, Construction Adjudication and Dispute Resolutions among other things.
Current issues in investment arbitration was the topic for a joint conference recently organized by the the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution (BCDR-AAA) and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).
On 19 February 2019, SCC and DIS welcome you to a conference about the making of and key features of the new DIS Rules and organisational changes.
On 18 January, 227 young arbitration practitioners from around the Nordics and beyond met up in Stockholm for the first inaugural Nordic Arbitration Day.
What can arbitrators, institutions and users do to increase the efficiency of arbitral proceedings? How tough can arbitrators be in rejecting extensions or denying applications for further submissions for the sake of efficiency? How fast can it get, and is there a “too fast” – a point at which efficiency comes at the cost of the parties’ due process rights?
The revised SCC-ISDA model clause, facilitating the use of arbitration as a recommendable dispute resolution alternative by banks and financial institutions, is included in the updated 2018 ISDA Arbitration Guide. This guide supersedes the earlier (2013) version.
On 13 February 2019, the Embassy of Sweden in Moscow and the SCC welcomes to a seminar about arbitration in Stockholm.
For the 2019 issue the European Investment Law and Arbitration Review is seeking submissions on recent developments in international investment law, with a focus on the theme ‘The EU as a policy driver of international investment law’.