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The SCC strengthen the Secretariat with new Legal Counsel

We are very pleased to announce that Jake Lowther joins the SCC as new Legal Counsel. We asked him a few questions about his international background and his expectations of the new position.

Thomas Vail

The future of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) involving green investment disputes

Disputes concerning green investments have been on the rise in recent years. However, the latest developments involving the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) raise questions about the future of ISDS as a dispute resolution mechanism for green investment disputes. As part of the interview series – the SCC Spotlight Talk – Tomas Vail, Arbitration Lawyer at Vail Dispute Resolution, shares his views on the future of investor-state arbitrations in this area.

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Meet Madeleine Thörn – new SCC Deputy Secretary General and Head of Operations

On 8 May, Madeleine Thörn assumed the position as Deputy Secretary General and operational manager at the SCC. With her passion for and expertise in commercial arbitration, Madeleine will add value

Eduardo Zuleta

Tackling administrative challenges in ad hoc arbitrations

Ad hoc arbitrations tend to pose a variety of administrative challenges for arbitrators and the parties, especially in the context of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) proceedings, which

Portrait of Madeleine Thörn and text New Head of Operations - SCC Arbitration Institute

Madeleine Thörn new Head of Operations at the SCC

We are thrilled to announce that Madeleine Thörn will be joining the SCC Arbitration Institute as new Deputy Secretary General in charge of operations. 

Energy Transition Forum 18 April

Key Takeaways from Energy Transition Forum

Energy Transition and Climate Disputes – Why Now? This relevant issue was explored at last week’s Energy Transition Forum organised by the SCC Arbitration Institute, the Centre for Effective Dispute

Mathias Steinö

The main developments of arbitration in the Danish market – meet Mathias Steinø

In our video series, we interviewed a few of the SCC Arbitrators' Council members to gain a better understanding of the international landscape for arbitration and other types of dispute resolution

Prima Facie Practice Note

SCC Practice Note: Prima Facie Jurisdiction between 2013–2023

The SCC Arbitration Institute publishes a new practice note focusing on the decisions on prima facie jurisdiction issued by the SCC between 2013 and 2023. In the practice note, the SCC’s stance in

Pirkka-Marje is interviewed about the Estonian arbitration community

The biggest challenges in the Estonian arbitration community - meet Pirkka-Marja Põldvere

In our new video series, we meet with a few of the members of the SCC Arbitrators' Council to gain a better understanding of the international landscape for arbitration and other types of dispute

Adam Runestam

The SCC internship programme: A chance for lawyers to get to know “the Zlatan of international arbitration”

During January–Mars 2023, Adam Runestam, associate at Hammarskiöld, did an internship at the SCC. Adam graduated from Uppsala University in January 2021 and has since then worked mainly with dispute

Caroline Falconer is interviewed about the SCC's statistics for 2022.

Statistics 2022: For the first time ever, the SCC appoints a majority of female arbitrators

2022 was yet another turbulent year for the world. Just as normalcy was beginning to emerge after the Covid-19 pandemic, the year was abruptly impacted by the war in Ukraine. That, and the

Joel Altschul been interviewed about When to use an Accounting Expert and how the procedure works

When to use an Accounting Expert and how the procedure works

In addition to being one of the most trusted arbitration institutes in the world, the SCC Arbitration Institute also frequently appoints financial experts. As a part of the interview series – the SCC