At the SWAN meeting on 8 March 2017, SCC Legal Counsel Anja Håvedal-Ipp was elected as the new board member, replacing the former SCC Legal Counsel Celeste Salinas Quero.
Last week, the official website of the Stockholm Treaty Lab was pre-launched. Registration will be open soon.
On March 8, more than 80 participants attended a morning seminar in Helsinki, jointly organized by the SCC and the Finland Arbitration Institute (FAI).
The SCC is currently hiring a legal counsel and a case administrator to join the Secretariat in Stockholm.
The Stockholm Treaty Lab Prize is an innovation contest and a part of the SCC’s work which aims to align international arbitration to a sustainable future. The Lab now collaborates with HeroX in running the competition in 2017.
2016 has proven to be another strong year for the SCC. In this year, the SCC administered 199 cases, which is the third highest caseload since the SCC was founded in 1917.
Recent trends show that the interplay between EU law and international arbitration has gained more importance. The SCC, together with the Club Español del Arbitraje (CEA), invites to a seminar in Stockholm to address these topics.
The Quiet Triumph: How Arbitration Changed the World was officially launched on 24 February in Stockholm. At the same time, the movie is now available for free streaming.
The International Bar Associations (IBA) undertakes a survey aiming to investigate why there are significantly fewer women in senior positions within the legal professions.
Every year the SCC, Stockholm University and Mannheimer Swartling jointly organize the Stockholm Pre-Moot, a collegial competition in which teams from various universities participate in preparation for the 24th Willem C. Vis Moot in Vienna.
On 9 March the SCC will hold a seminar in Shanghai on making arbitration more user-friendly, together with China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and Mannheimer Swartling.
On February 16, the SCC together with the Embassy of Sweden in Moscow held a seminar on the new features of the 2017 SCC Arbitration Rules which were launched in January 2017. The event took place at the Swedish Embassy in Moscow.
The new report prepared by legal counsel Celeste E. Salinas Quero describes, among others, the economic sectors involved, the states’ measures most frequently challenged by investors, the outcomes and costs of investment disputes under the SCC Rules.
In a just published blogpost at the Kluwer Arbitration Blog, SCC Legal Counsel Anja Håvedal-Ipp introduces the Stockholm Treaty Lab – how international law can promote green investment.
On 6 March, McDermott Will & Emery, the SCC and Goethe University Frankfurt am Main invite to an international conference in connection to the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court (FIAM). The conference will focus on issues like strategic choices and practical steps when filing an investment claim.
One month ago, on 1 January 2017, the new SCC Rules entered in to force. The SCC will during 2017 arrange and participate in a number of events and seminars all over the world for presenting the new rules. The first seminar will be held in Malmö.
SCC legal counsel Natalia Petrik has recently participated as a panelist at two annual events in London dedicated to Russia/CIS disputes.
New SCC Rules and the Stockholm Treaty Lab Prize. Two examples of what lies ahead as SCC moves forward into its second century.
In connection with the SCC’s Centennial celebrations, ArbitralWomen, SWAN and Roschier jointly organized a panel discussion on the topic unconscious bias.
The book on how arbitration made a difference was officially released during the centennial symposium. "Arbitration for peace" places arbitration in a wider historical context, thereby making the subject accessible beyond the narrow circle of specialists without losing its legal relevance. The idea and concept of the book was initiated by the SCC, and it is published by Wolters Kluwer.
On the second day of the SCC Centennial celebration, a symposium and book launch was held on the topic “Arbitrating for Peace”. A distinguished panel of experts addressed the role of international arbitration in the peaceful resolution of international disputes.
The SCC has published a report from the conference “Bridging the Climate Change Policy Gap: The Role of International Law and Arbitration”, organized jointly by the SCC, the International Bar Association, the International Chamber of Commerce and the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
The Swedish Minister of Justice Mr. Morgan Johansson and the Mayor of Stockholm, Ms. Karin Wanngård spoke at the gala dinner following the film premiere on the first day of the SCC Centennial on Thursday 19 January. See the photos from the evening below.
The documentary film ”The Quiet Triumph: How Arbitration Changed the World” premiered last week, during the celebration of the SCC Centennial. Nearly 700 guests from around the world gathered at Stockholm’s Rigoletto theatre for the event.
A recently published SCC Practice Note reviews decisions on challenges to arbitrators made by the SCC Board during 2013-2015.
This is the SCC’s 100th year of dispute resolution. The celebration kicks of the 19 January with a film premiere and a grand gala dinner. The 20 January, a half-day symposium will highlight the close relationship between arbitration and peace.
Kareem Sallam and Gina Shuanghui Wu are two of the students admitted to this year’s Master Programme in Investment Treaty Arbitration in Uppsala, Sweden. Here they talk about how it is to study the programme and about their interest in arbitration.
New SCC Arbitration Rules and new SCC Rules for Expedited Arbitrations enters into force 1 January 2017. The new sets of rules include a number of noteworthy revisions and innovations.