Russian arbitration Council recommends HKIAC to be licensed in Russia
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is to become the first foreign arbitral institution licensed to administer cases in Russia after receiving approval from the regulatory body, the Russian Council for the Development of Arbitration.
CIArb issues witness conferencing guidelines
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has issued guidelines on witness conferencing in international arbitration, a growing trend involving the process by which two or more witnesses give evidence concurrently before a tribunal.
Cairo Centre releases case-load statistics
The Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) and the LCIA have released caseload figures for 2018.
Stockholm Chamber of Commerce provides case e-platform for its arbitrations
Starting September 2019, all SCC arbitrations will have access to a case platform where the SCC, the parties and the tribunal can share case-related documents, such as communication with the SCC, procedural orders, submissions and exhibits. This shall eliminate the need to share sensitive or bulky files and documents by email or other channels.