Revision of the Swiss Private International Law Act on Arbitration - What's new? What stays?

10/12/2020
Webinar. 10 December 2020. 1pm CET.  This webinar will focus on the recent revision of the Swiss International Arbitration Act (i.e. the 12 th Chapter of the Swiss Private International Law Act) which will enter into force on 1 st January 2021. While there are not many amendments to the current law, some of them are important for practitioners both within and outside Switzerland. A panel of t

Médiation LSFin : une obligation d’affiliation pour le prestataire de services financiers, une option (presque gratuite) pour le client

11/12/2020 at 13:00
Webinar
Webinar. 11 December 2020. 1pm CET. In addition to its long standing arbitration and mediation services, the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution (SCAI) is offering since July 2020 its services as mediation organ / ombudsman for financial services disputes in application with the FinSA (new Swiss law imposing certain obligations on financial service providers, notably that they affiliate the

How to select arbitrators and mediators?

21/01/2021
Webinar. 21 January 2021. 1pm CET.  This webinar will provide parties, counsel and party appointed arbitrators with tips on how to select arbitrators and mediators to ensure efficient and effective dispute resolution proceedings, as well as explain how arbitration and mediation institutions make their appointments. The speakers will also present the revised Rules of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitrat

5th SCAI Innovation Conference

28/01/2021
Geneva
Geneva. 28 January 2021. All day.  Disruption in International Arbitration.  Save the date for the 5th SCAI Innovation Conference that will take place in Geneva this time, or virtually if needed.  Participants will be encouraged to comment on the improvement ideas suggested by the panellists and to share their own in view of the drafting of a joint paper. Topics include: Disruption as a d

Energy arbitration at times of climate change

09/06/2021
Riga Graduate School of Law
Riga. 9 June 2021. Save the date Why, when and how should you use the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) and the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration (Swiss Rules) in energy related transactions and disputes? Come and celebrate with us the newly translated Swiss Rules in Latvian and Lithuanian.  Topics, speakers and further indications should be the same or similar as those mentioned in the

6th SCAI Innovation Conference 2022

03/02/2022
Zurich. 3 February 2022.  Save the date for the 6th SCAI Innovation Conference that will take place in Zurich this time.  Participants will be encouraged to comment on the improvement ideas suggested by the panellists and to share their own in view of the drafting of a joint paper. In collaboration with ASA, the SCAI Innovation Conference will be immediately followed by the ASA Gala Dinne