NEW ICC RULES 2021 AND NEW ICC NOTE TO PARTIES AND ARBITRAL TRIBUNALS COME INTO FORCE

The revised International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) 2021 Arbitration Rules have now come into force, applying to all ICC arbitrations commenced on or after 1 January 2021. The new rules are accompanied by a revised Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on the Conduct of the Arbitration under the ICC Rules of Arbitration (dated 1 January 2021) (the “Note to Parties”).

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LCIA RULES 2020 ENTER INTO FORCE

The revised London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Rules have now come into force, applying to all LCIA arbitrations commenced on or after 1 October 2020.

The new Rules have been warmly welcomed by the international arbitration community, receiving recognition for the way that they enhance efficiency and flexibility, while staying true to the LCIA Rules’ traditional light-touch approach.

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COVID-19: PRESSURE POINTS: PODCAST “THE CHALLENGES OF RESOLVING DISPUTES IN A TIME OF SOCIAL DISTANCING: THE IMPACT OF THE PANDEMIC ON ARBITRATION” (GLOBAL)

We are pleased to share with you this podcast which looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on ongoing and future arbitral proceedings. We explore what arbitral institutions and other organisations have been doing to assist parties and arbitral tribunals through this difficult period. The team also shares some practical tips from our recent experience on how to manage virtual hearings given the current restrictions on travel and social distancing.

This podcast is chaired by Vanessa Naish, Arbitration Practice Manager and Professional Support Consultant, who is joined by Craig Tevendale, Head of our International Arbitration group in London, Patricia Nacimiento, co-Head of the German dispute resolution team and Kathryn Sanger, Partner in our Hong Kong office.  Along with their roles at Herbert Smith Freehills, Craig, Patricia and Kathryn each have roles at arbitral institutions and also sit as arbitrators, and can therefore share multiple perspectives on the current situation.

This podcast can be listened to here.

For more information, please contact Craig Tevendale, Partner, Patricia Nacimiento, Partner, Kathryn Sanger, Partner, Vanessa Naish, Professional Support Consultant or your usual Herbert Smith Freehills contact.

Craig Tevendale

Craig Tevendale
Partner
+44 20 7466 2445

Patricia Nacimiento

Patricia Nacimiento
Partner
+49 69 2222 82530

Kathryn Sanger

Kathryn Sanger
Partner
+852 21014029

Vanessa Naish

Vanessa Naish
Professional Support Consultant
+44 20 7466 2112