Today Kristin Campbell-Wilson assumes her role as Acting Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC).
As one of the world’s leading construction and project development companies, Skanska currently runs building projects across the Nordic region, Europe and the United States. The company has many longstanding contractual relationships with its subcontractors. We asked Jenny Bergendorff, General Counsel at Skanska Sweden, three questions about contract writing and the importance of the dispute resolution clause in implementing a project and closing a deal.
The Investor State Dispute settlement (ISDS) system has been in much debate for several years. Brooke Guven, Kinda Mohamadieh and Victoria Sahani share their views on how to develop the ISDS resolution system for the future in a newly published book – and in a recent SCC Online Seminar.
After eleven eventful and successful years as the Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Annette Magnusson is setting up a new practice addressing climate change. Kristin Campbell-Wilson, who has held the position as Deputy Secretary General for eight years, will assume the position as acting Secretary General.
Jurisdictional challenges, SCC rules and procedures, multiparty arbitrations and investor-state arbitration in Sweden. These are some of the elements of practice addressed in the newly released book International Arbitration in Sweden – A Practitioners guide, where sixteen experienced practitioners provide a guide to international arbitration in Sweden.
A new SCC survey on diversity in arbitrator appointments, reviewing 1251 appointments in 690 disputes, shows a positive trend and momentum. But is also shows us that we have long way to go before we reach equality in arbitrator appointments. Sharing these facts, we hope to inspire further discussions – and convey a call to joint action.
Nordic companies have to deal with more international disputes, and arbitration remains the preferred method of dispute resolution, Roschier states in a new report. Aside from the non-public nature of arbitration, the efficiency and flexibility of arbitration are valued highly by Nordic users.
Build your expertise in one specific field of law and then seek opportunities to demonstrate this expertise. This is one advice Annette Magnusson gives to candidates who are looking for their first arbitral appointment.
New year, new cases and challenges await at the SCC. We are very pleased to welcome three new members to our board, who will provide invaluable experience to the SCC mission.
Kluwer and ICCA have launched a new concept on Kluwer Arbitration – ICCA Focus countries. First country to be highlighted in this initiative is Sweden. In Focus Sweden, SCC, ICCA and Kluwer have gathered a selection of relevant Swedish arbitration cases and court decisions relating to arbitration
Dialogue, action and change. The SCC is proud to announce our engagement as a non-financial supporting organization to a new arbitral body, Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers (REAL), that looks to create a safe space in our global practice to discuss diversity and equality generally and race in particular.
Trailblazing as a female arbitrator - lessons and experiences, what to expect as you develop in your career and much more is on the agenda at this year's GAR Women in Arbitration event.