Construction arbitration a winner under new ICC rules (2018) 29 4 Cons.Law 27 [Archived]
Construction arbitration a winner under new ICC rules (2018) 29 4 Cons.Law 27 [Archived]

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

  • Construction arbitration a winner under new ICC rules (2018) 29 4 Cons.Law 27 [Archived]
  • Implementation of the ICC Rules since their entry into force
  • Expeditious determination of manifestly unmeritorious claims or defences
  • Conclusion

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.

This article appears as originally published in Construction Law on 1 May 2018 and is not maintained.

Raid Abu-Manneh, Rachael O'Grady and Juliana Castillo of Mayer Brown ask whether new ICC arbitration rules that came into force last year have increased speed, efficiency and transparency.

Key Points

  1. Overview of effect of changes to ICC Rules which came into effect on 1 March 2017

  2. Analysis of uptake of EPP procedure

  3. Consideration of utility of EPP in construction arbitrations

  4. Assessment of whether new rules have succeeded in increasing speed, efficiency and transparency in arbitration, including construction arbitration

  5. The Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on the Conduct of the Arbitration under the ICC Rules of Arbitration of 30 October 2017

  6. How it has been received and implemented by the arbitration community

The ICC Arbitration Rules of 2017 (the ICC Rules) have now been in force for over a year. In a previous article, we examined the potential impact of the ICC Rules in construction arbitrations and concluded that the improvements made by the ICC contributed to it remaining a competitive arbitral institution before which construction disputes may be resolved.

This article intends to address the implementation of one of the most significant amendments made to the ICC Rules in 2017, as well as the examination