Our thoughts go to those doing their best to protect the health of our communities and to help stop the spread of COVID-19 at this time. It is truly a challenging time for us all. Many parties and tribunals involved in SCC arbitrations have also turned to the SCC for information and guidance, and the SCC has therefore made the following information and guidance available. The information will be updated continuously.
The Stockholm Chamber of Commerce welcomes Charlotta Falkman as Chairperson of the SCC Board, and Crina Baltag as a new Member of the SCC Board.
The SCC is fully operational but working remotely, as the SCC Secretariat takes measures to adapt to the COVID-19 outbreak.
A checklist recently published by Hafez Virjee of Delos Dispute Resolution and Maria Hauser-Morel of Hanefeld provides guidance for parties, counsel and arbitrators when holding hearings in times of COVID-19. The checklist will be continuously updated.
The SCC is pleased to announce the launch of its Online Seminar Menu. This is an initiative introduced to maintain the dialogue with our users and other stakeholders, notwithstanding the many recent cancellations of conferences and events where the SCC would have contributed as speaker and/or organizer.
In an effort to help arbitration professionals identify and understand the data protection and privacy obligations to which they may be subject in an international arbitration context, the ICCA-IBA Joint Task Force on Data Protection in International Arbitration has released the ICCA-IBA Roadmap to Data Protection in International Arbitration for public consultation.
Users of the SCC Platform now have the power to combine the use of the SCC Platform with the digital workflow assistant ExhibitManager.
It is with great sadness that the SCC has been reached by the news that Prof. Tang Houtzi passed away on 2 March 2020 at the age of 95.
Stockholm International Hearing Centre (SIHC) continues to improve their services arranging arbitration and mediation hearings, earlier by adding a fourth venue of 17000 sqm, and recently by a visual and structural update of their website.
Svea Court of Appeal rejects the challenge.
Having considered the risk of further spread of the COVID-19 (the “coronavirus”), the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has decided to take cautionary measures for employees travelling abroad.
In January this year, SCC participated as challenge giver in the first annual Stockholm Startup Bootcamp, providing a challenge on how to broaden the playing field in arbitrator selection.
The second edition of Mannheimer Swartling’s guide, that provides the essentials for anyone participating in arbitration in Sweden, is now available in a Russian translation.
Earlier this February, international and Swedish arbitration experts celebrated the book release together with authors Jakob Ragnwaldh, Fredrik Andersson and Celeste Salinas Quero at an SCC evening event.
Gain insights into the trends in international dispute resolution on digitialization and automation as well as an update on the SCC Platform, at the evening event co-hosted by the SCC and Merilampi in Helsinki on March 10th.
Stockholm is the third most popular place for arbitration, in the Russian National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce’s new survey published 2019. Up one position from its 2012 survey.
On March 4, the SCC, the Swedish Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan Bar Association and Mannheimer Swartling are co-organizing a seminar that gives you an excellent opportunity to receive first-hand knowledge on recent developments in international arbitration and distinctive features of arbitration in Azerbaijan.
On 2 March 2020 in Frankfurt, the SCC in cooperation with Goethe University Frankfurt will organize a half-day conference on Innovation and Technology in Investment Arbitration: Trends and Challenges. The conference will be held in connection to the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot.
In 2019 the Svea Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Sweden dealt with several noteworthy cases related to challenges of arbitral awards. Now SCC provides a brief summary review of these decisions.
The settlement of investment disputes by arbitration and mediation in the OHADA Area was at the forefront of discussion at the recent colloquium hosted by the Association for the Promotion of Arbitration in Africa (APAA) in Douala, Cameroun.
Svea Court of Appeal rejects the challenge claim regarding the partial award and some parts of the final award in an investment dispute.
How far has automation in arbitration come? Which are the ethical concerns related to automation in this field? What is the hype about and how far have we actually come? These topics will be discussed from both a European and US perspective at the seminar hosted by the SCC and Debevoise in NYC on February 4th.
Join us for the celebration of the release of “A Guide to the SCC Arbitration Rules” and meet the authors Jakob Ragnwaldh, Fredrik Andersson and Celeste Salinas Quero on February 4. The Guide is the first article by article commentary to the SCC Arbitration Rules for an international audience.
Since the first case in 2001, the SCC has administered a total number of 30 investor-state arbitrations under the Energy Charter Treaty. Reports from the institutions involved in investor-state arbitration under the Treaty was part of the content when the Energy Charter Treaty Forum convened in Singapore.
With the new year the SCC welcomes Charlotta Falkman as the new chairperson and William McKechnie as a new member of the SCC Board.