The SCC in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden in Minsk and the Eastern European Dispute Resolution Forum organized an international seminar in Minsk on 21 September 2017. On the agenda was the innovations in the 2017 SCC Arbitration Rules.
On 1 January 2017 a new version of the SCC Arbitration Rules entered into force. While maintaining continuity of what could be described as the essence of an SCC arbitration, the new SCC Arbitration Rules introduce a number of noteworthy improvements aimed at efficiency of arbitral proceedings, including summary procedure, joinder of third parties and handling of multiple claims in a single arbitration.
The seminar provides an opportunity for the participants to acquaint themselves and to discuss the details of the SCC’s innovative procedures as well as to attend a mock session featuring the SCC emergency procedure. Among the speakers are experts in international arbitration based in Stockholm, Minsk, London and Moscow.
The seminar will conclude with a Minsk premier of the film The Quiet Triumph: How Arbitration Changed the World.
Annette Magnusson, Secretary General, the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC)
Fredrik Ringquist, Partner, Mannheimer Swartling, Moscow
Alexandre Khrapoutski, Partner, law office Sysouev, Bondar, Khrapoutski SBH, Minsk
Alexey Anischenko, Partner, law firm Sorainen, Minsk
Roman Zykov, Mansors law firm, Moscow
Ginta Ahrel, Senior associate, Lindahl, Stockholm
Simon Sloane, Fieldfisher, London
See the conference program here
The event was free of charge and was co-sponsored by Mansors