ICC (2017)—evidence and hearings
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ICC (2017)—evidence and hearings

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This Practice Note considers the provisions regarding evidence in arbitration proceedings under the 2017 International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Rules of Arbitration (2017 ICC Rules). It also refers to the guidance in the ICC Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on the Conduct of the Arbitration under the ICC Rules of Arbitration (ICC Note). References in this Practice Note to articles of and appendices to the ICC Arbitration Rules are to the 2017 ICC Rules unless otherwise indicated.

The 2017 ICC Rules apply to any ICC arbitrations commenced on or after 1 March 2017, unless the parties have agreed to submit to the rules in force on the date of their arbitration agreement (which is unlikely).

The 2017 ICC Rules include:

  1. an expedited procedure which automatically applies where the arbitration agreement is entered into after 1 March 2017 and the amount in dispute is below US$2m. In other cases, the parties may opt-in. The expedited procedure contains provisions that may affect the use of evidence in the proceedings, and should

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