Starting September 2019, all SCC arbitrations will have access to a case platform where the SCC, the parties and the tribunal can share case-related documents, such as communication with the SCC, procedural orders, submissions and exhibits.
On 3 June 2019, IBA Arb40 Sub-committee will organise, in cooperation with the SCC, the IBA Arb40 Toolkit for Award Writing Training Programme in Stockholm, Sweden.
On 12 May 2019, Jakob Ragnwaldh, the SCC Vice Chairperson and partner with Mannheimer Swartling, Hong Kong, spoke at the conference “China International Arbitration Summit”, held in Shanghai, China.
On May 8, YAAP hosted a Round table with case managers, from the four arbitral institutions, that gave practical insights into daily case management issues.
2018 was another strong year for the SCC. An unprecedented increase in the average dispute value, entailed that the total value in dispute for all cases commenced in 2018 amounted to 13,3 billion EUR, despite a certain decline in the number of cases filed.
In a lunch discussion, Joel Dahlquist Cullborg and prof. Eric de Brabandere discussed the practice of domestic courts in reviewing arbitral awards based on investment treaties.
Welcome to an afternoon seminar that will explore how international law can be used to promote investments for a better climate. The seminar program is now published.
It is with great sadness that we have been reached by the news that Nina Lagergren has passed away at the age of 98 years.
On 21 May 2019, the SCC and Global Arbitration Review is delighted to once again welcome you to this full-day event in Stockholm, where we will explore the leading issues in international arbitration.
On 6 May 2019, in a lunch discussion Joel Dahlquist Cullborg and Professor Eric De Brabandere will talk about cases, in which parties have asked the Court to set aside treaty-based arbitral awards
On 23 May, the Embassy of Sweden in Kiev, the Ukrainian Arbitration Association and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) will jointly organize an international seminar in Kiev about the revised Swedish Arbitration Act.
On 8 May 2019, Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP) invites to a special Round Table in cooperation with CAM, VIAC and SCC.
On 20 May 2019 the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) and the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA) will be celebrating the new revisions to the Swedish Arbitration Act with a half day conference and gala dinner in Stockholm.
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 the arbitral awards were not invalid; the dispute was arbitrable and neither the arbitral award nor the manner in which they arose was incompatible with Swedish ordre public. However, a minor part of the final award was set aside as the arbitral tribunal had exceeded its mandate.
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 18 January, 227 young arbitration practitioners from around the Nordics and beyond met up in Stockholm for the first inaugural Nordic Arbitration Day.
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.
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’.