Procedural Order for directions following preliminary meeting in arbitration
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Procedural Order for directions following preliminary meeting in arbitration

PROCEDURAL ORDER NO. [1]

Having heard representatives for both the [Claimant OR Claimants] and the [Respondent OR Respondents] (the Parties) at the preliminary meeting held on [date], the Tribunal hereby orders that:

    1. 1

      Applicable arbitration rules

      1. 1.1

        This arbitration shall be governed by [insert applicable arbitration rules] in force as of [insert date].

      1. 1.2

        The Parties and Tribunal shall seek guidance from, but shall not be bound by, the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration (the IBA Rules), subject to the Tribunal’s discretion to control the procedural conduct of the arbitration.

      1. 1.3

        [[If appropriate, include a statement on the applicable law of the substantive dispute and/or the arbitration].]

    1. 2

      Seat and language of the arbitration

      1. 2.1

        The seat of arbitration is [insert place]. Meetings and hearings may take place at other locations if so decided by the Tribunal after consultation with the Parties.

      1. 2.2

        The language of the arbitration is [insert language]. [If necessary, specify whether translation is needed and how it should be provided].

        [[[Insert timetable for applications already made]]]

    1. 3

      Procedural directions and timetable

      1. 3.1

        The President of the Tribunal shall be empowered to give procedural directions and rulings on behalf of the Tribunal, after consultation with their co-arbitrators.

      1. 3.2

        The Parties shall comply with all directions and rulings given by the Tribunal.

      1. 3.3

        The Tribunal shall set time limits in a timetable

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