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Streamlining the Swiss Rules of Mediation

Streamlining the Swiss Rules of Mediation
Published on: 30 September 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Streamlining the Swiss Rules of Mediation
  • What are the 2019 Swiss Rules of Mediation and what is the scope of these revised rules?
  • What impact did the previous rules (the 2007 Swiss Rules of Commercial Mediation) have?
  • What are the key changes introduced by the revised rules?
  • How are the revised rules intended to interact with the new Singapore Mediation Convention? Were the changes made to ensure compatibility with that convention?
  • What is the expected impact of the revised rules?
  • What impact might Brexit have on mediation?
  • How are the revised rules designed to interact with (Swiss Rules) arbitration?
  • What do the revised rules say about mediators acting as arbitrators in relation to same dispute (ie Article 13)?
  • Do you think the revised mediation rules will increase the popularity of Swiss Rules arbitration?
  • More...

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: Florian Mohs, partner, and Lukas Rusch, associate, at Pestalozzi in Zurich, explain the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution’s decision to replace the 2007 Swiss Rules of Commercial Mediation with the 2019 Swiss Rules of Mediation and consider how the new rules sit within international mediation more broadly. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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