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What does it cost?

The costs consist of the fee to the arbitrators/mediator, the administrative fee of the SCC and any expenses incurred. 

The SCC determines the costs based on the amount in dispute, which is the total value of all claims, counterclaims and set-offs. This means that the parties often can anticipate the arbitration costs. Use the calculator to estimate such costs.

When the amount in dispute exceeds EUR 100 000 000 the SCC Board determines the Advance on Costs based on a case by case analysis.

Conditions

The amount in dispute:
Number of arbitrators:

Chairperson's fee

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Median
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Advance on Costs (excl. VAT)

The fee to the chairperson (median) excl. VAT
Administrative fee of the SCC excl. VAT
Expenses (estimate) excl. VAT
Total excl. VAT

Conditions

The amount in dispute:
Number of arbitrators:

Chairperson's fee

Minimum
Median
Maximum

The fee to the chairperson (median)

Chairperson
Co-arbitrator *
Co-arbitrator *

Advance on Costs (excl. VAT)

The fee to the chairperson (median) excl. VAT
Administrative fee of the SCC excl. VAT
Expenses (estimate) excl. VAT
Total excl. VAT

*Each co-arbitrator shall receive 60% of the chairpersons fee. After consultation with the tribunal, the Board may decide that another rate shall apply.

Conditions

The amount in dispute

Fee of the Mediator

Fee*

Advance on Costs (excl. VAT)

Administrative fee of the SCC excl. VAT
Expenses (estimate) excl. VAT
Total excl. VAT

*The mediator's fees equivalent to EUR 4,000 for the preparation of the case and EUR 4,000 for each day of mediation. The mediator's fees shown in the table above are calculated from a one-day mediation.

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The fee of the arbitrator and other costs are determined by the Board when the amount in dispute exceeds this amount. Contact us for cost estimates.

Expert Advice

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Settling disputes - step by step

An arbitration can only take place if there is an arbitration agreement between the parties. We recommend that a dispute resolution clause is included in any business agreement.

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Commence arbitration

Arbitration is commenced by the claimant sending a request for arbitration to the SCC.  At the same time, the claimant must also pay a registration fee. The request for arbitration must include...