Arbitration annual round-up—institutional and ad-hoc: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]
Arbitration annual round-up—institutional and ad-hoc: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]

The following Arbitration guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Arbitration annual round-up—institutional and ad-hoc: reviewing 2017 and previewing 2018 [Archived]
  • Reviewing 2017
  • ICC—revised rules for 2017 and key developments
  • LMAA—updated Terms
  • SCC—revised rules
  • Other institutions—developments
  • Institutions—statistics
  • Other developments of interest
  • Previewing 2018
  • Revised institutional rules
  • more

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.

This year’s Arbitration institutions annual round-up reviews some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. This includes revised SCC Arbitration Rules in force from 1 January 2017, revised ICC Arbitration Rules in force from 1 March 2017, the LMAA’s updated Terms in force from 1 May 2017, statistics from the institutions and revised rules expected from HKIAC and CIArb. Also included are updates on LexisNexis®’s content, including news of exciting developments from the past year and what is coming up in the next 12 months.

Reviewing 2017

ICC—revised rules for 2017 and key developments

What happened?

On 1 March 2017, the ICC’s revised arbitration rules entered into force (the 2017 ICC Rules). The 2017 ICC Rules apply to any ICC arbitrations commenced on or after that date, unless the parties have agreed to submit to the rules in force on the date of their arbitration agreement.

Alongside the publication of the 2017 ICC Rules, the ICC released a Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on the Conduct of the Arbitration (the Note) as part of its drive to improve the efficiency and transparency in arbitration. The Note establishes important new provisions concerning the conduct of all participants in arbitral