Arbitration News from Sweden

The Swedish Supreme Court requests a preliminary ruling from the CJEU on the validity...

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The case concerns a damage claim between a Luxembourg company and the Republic of Poland. The arbitral tribunal determined, in one separate and one...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Sweden

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SWEDEN Stefan Bessman, Magnus Stålmarker, Farzad Niroumand and Karolina Agrell A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1 Legislation Sweden has a long tradition of arbitration and as a preferred venue...

A Revised Swedish Arbitration Act to enter into force 1 March 2019

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On 21 November 2018, the Swedish Parliament adopted revisions to the Swedish Arbitration Act ("SAA"). The revisions continue to reflect the influence that the...

Modernization of the Swedish Arbitration Act in progress

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Approaching its twentieth anniversary, the modernization of the Swedish Arbitration Act (“SAA”) is closer than ever. Although the general perception is that the SAA...

SCC Board Will Provide Reasoned Decisions On Arbitrator Challenges

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On 8 November, the SCC announced on its website (click here to view the announcement) that as of 1 January 2018, the SCC Board...

Stockholm Chamber of Commerce Publishes Report on Investor State Arbitration

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The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce ("SCC") was founded in 1917.  It is part of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, but...

Investor State Arbitration under CETA: Key Provisions and What to Watch for in 2017

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The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ('CETA') between the European Union and Canada was signed October 30, 2016. The deepening of Canadian and European...

New Year, New Rules: How Singapore and Stockholm are vying for a piece of...

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While toasting the New Year over a glass or two of champagne, it may have gone unnoticed to many of us that the strike...

Apportionment of Costs Under the SCC Rules

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In its report "Costs of arbitration and apportionment of costs under the SCC Rules" of February 2016, the SCC has reviewed the cost apportionment...

Swedish Appeal Court rules that arbitral tribunal should not have heard Yukos claims

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In its judgment of 18 January 2016, the Svea Court of Appeal overturned the Stockholm District Court’s judgment and approved the Russian Federation’s plea...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition 

Click here for the chapter on Sweden in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Sweden in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.