Overall, the introduction of the Expedited Procedure is an extremely welcome addition to the ICC Rules, and one that many potential users will welcome and seek to benefit from.
Arbitration and litigation
"ICC revised Rules of Arbitration"
"The new Pre-action Protocol has come into force"
The Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes (“the Protocol”) first came into force some 16 years ago. Following consultation between TeCSA, TECBAR and the judges who deal with construction disputes, a new updated Protocol came into force on 14 November 2016. The revised Protocol introduces some interesting changes. In this article, Tatyana Tihhomirova recalls the purpose behind the introduction of the Protocol.
"‘New’ Revised Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering Disputes"
In his speech delivered at the launch event for the new Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Engineering disputes, Simon Tolson discusses the ‘New’ Revised Pre-Action Protocol for Construction and Energy Disputes and outlines the new Protocol Referee Procedure.
"Korean Commercial Arbitration Board launches revised Arbitration Rules for June 2016"
On 1 June 2016 the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (“KCAB”) launched a revised set of Arbitration Rules. These will apply to KCAB arbitration proceedings commenced after this date.
“Case law update – Arbitration & Litigation”
Victoria Russell provided a case law update paper and talk to the members of the South East branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
"ICC Court to issue reasons for procedural decisions"
On 8 October 2015, the Court of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) announced that it would now set out reasons for its procedural decisions. In this article Nicholas Gould outlines this new policy.