Procedural order for a remote hearing in international arbitration
Produced in partnership with Phillip Clifford, QC and Samuel Pape of Latham & Watkins LLP
Procedural order for a remote hearing in international arbitration

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  • Procedural order for a remote hearing in international arbitration

Procedural order for a remote hearing in international arbitration

PROCEDURAL ORDER NO. [insert number]

Having considered the parties’ submissions, the Tribunal orders as follows:

    1. 1

      Hearing by video-conference

      1. 1.1

        The [insert hearing description] (the Hearing) shall be conducted by video-conference, using [insert name of video-conferencing platform] as the video-conferencing platform (the Platform). The Tribunal considers that this is a reasonable alternative to an in-person hearing [eg, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, lockdown measures, social distancing orders and travel limitations.] It will provide the parties with a fair and reasonable opportunity to be heard and allow the arbitration to proceed in accordance with [insert reference to any duties set out in the applicable rules of arbitration or under the arbitral law of the seat to conduct proceedings expeditiously, efficiently and without unnecessary delay].

    1. 2

      [Prior directions concerning the Hearing]

      1. 2.1

        [This Procedural Order supersedes [insert references to any prior directions to the extent inconsistent with this Procedural Order or no longer applicable].]

      1. 2.2

        [[Insert references to any provisions of prior Procedural Orders or other directions by the Tribunal concerning the Hearing that are to continue to apply] shall continue to apply.]

    1. 3

      Hosting [and technical support]

      1. 3.1

        [[The institutional case manager/tribunal secretary/case monitor/other person] shall act as the host for the Hearing (the Host). The Host shall liaise with the Tribunal and parties to ensure that the Hearing is held in accordance

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