Second day at the new SCC office in Stockholm – Case Administrator Sanna Willebrand and Legal Counsel Christoffer Coello Hedberg feel energized and inspired.
“Although the basic concepts of the hearing are the same, there are several small adjustments that can be made to the presentation of the case that will greatly increase the impact of your message”, says Kristoffer Löf, Partner at Mannheimer Swartling. He is one of several experienced and distinguished speakers at the upcoming SCC half day seminar focusing on online management of arbitral proceedings.
The SCC is now hiring a Legal Counsel to assume responsibility over one of four case management divisions at the SCC Secretariat in Stockholm.
On May 16 the SCC Secretariat's office is relocating to Regeringsgatan 29 in Stockholm.
The SCC, as well as other institutions, play an important role in making sure that the pool of trained arbitrators is diverse, says Lotta Knapp Lönroth, Senior Manager at Vinge and board member of the Swedish Women in Arbitration Network, in this interview.
As of April 1, Natalia Petrik has resumed the role as Deputy Secretary General and Head of Business Relations at SCC.
Secure communication and file sharing is needed also in ad hoc arbitration proceedings. Angelica Eklöf, case administrator at the SCC explains the features of the SCC Ad Hoc Platform.
In recent years the interest for digital tools enabling parties to conduct arbitration proceedings in a more efficient way and without participants being present in the same location (“Online arbitration”) has increased The SCC and SAA are now organizing a seminar titled: "Online arbitration - the where, when and the how".
The SCC statistics for 2021 reflect the state of the business community during the second year of the Covid-19 crisis. The length of SCC arbitrations from referral to award remained short despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, and a highlight includes a successful result of the efforts of the SCC to promote equality in arbitration.
The SCC’s mission is to facilitate trade and business since 1917. Today, Secretary General Kristin Campbell-Wilson reflects on the power of international arbitration as a peaceful mean of resolving inter-state disputes.
A skilled arbitrator has good knowledge of applicable rules, knows the subject matter of the dispute and has a commercial understanding of the realities of the parties' positions. This summer we are launching a new intensive training course for international arbitrators who would like to gain knowledge in arbitrating disputes in Sweden. Meet Johan Sidklev who is one of twelve experienced and distinguished tutors at this course.
SCC adds strengths to its operational and business development functions by appointing two new Deputy Secretary Generals – Caroline Falconer and Natalia Petrik.
Best innovation of the year? We are happy to announce that the SCC Express is nominated at the GAR Awards 2022.
Can existing investment treaties strike the balance between the two categories of human rights? Are arbitrators fulfilling the rule of protecting human rights in all manifestations? This and more is discussed at an upcoming SCC and Morgan, Lewis & Bockius online seminar.
Wisdom, courage and an innovative mindset. These are valuable traits in an arbitrator of today, says Eva Kalnina, new member of the SCC Board, who feels enthusiastic about contributing to the SCC´s success in this role.
“My aim as chair will be to draw on the vast experience and knowledge of the Board to ensure that the decisions made continue to be of the high quality for which the SCC is known.” Robin Oldenstam, new Chairperson of the SCC Board, shares his thoughts on assuming this role.