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New SCC Practice Note: Summary Procedure Decisions

In 2017, the SCC Arbitration Institute took a leap forward by introducing the summary procedure into its arbitration rules. In a new Practice Note, SCC Intern Yi Ting Sam and Legal Counsel Jake Lowther have analysed the summary procedure decisions in SCC cases from 2017 to 2022.

Published 2023-12-07

Practice Note

Jake Lowther is a dual-qualified lawyer (Australia & Sweden) and legal counsel at the SCC. Yi Ting Sam is a Singapore-qualified lawyer based in Stockholm who interned at the SCC from April to August 2023. 

Summary Procedure Unveiled: A Paradigm Shift in Arbitration Dynamics  

The summary procedure, a strategic case management tool, amplifies the Arbitral Tribunal's authority to tackle specific issues. This innovative mechanism changed the landscape, providing all parties to a SCC arbitration the ability to swiftly address specific issues of fact or law. It also serves as a deterrent against manifestly inadmissible or abusive claims in SCC arbitrations.  

Rigorous Evaluation: The Arbitral Tribunal's Discerning Role  

To grant a request for the summary procedure, the Arbitral Tribunal engages in a meticulous evaluation, considering its potential to contribute to a more efficient and expeditious resolution of disputes. Recent jurisprudence highlights the Arbitral Tribunal's commitment to a rigorous standard, emphasizing key considerations like the suitability of the issue for summary procedure.  

SCC's Commitment to Procedural Excellence  

The summary procedure mechanism within the SCC Rules emerges as a potent tool, perfectly aligning with the SCC's steadfast commitment to efficiency and expeditiousness in the realm of arbitration.

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