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International Arbitration in Sweden: A Practitioner's Guide

ISBN13: 9789041137951
Published: August 2013
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £128.00

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Sweden is one of a handful of countries where the international arbitral process has reached a stage where the jurisprudence is replete with instances involving no local parties at all. Due in all likelihood to this context of especially credible neutrality, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) has emerged as a leading global arbitral institution.

Whether the matter at issue is a business transaction dispute or a politicized conflict involving obdurate parties, the richness of its body of decided cases manifests the SCC’s authority and reliability throughout the converging world of international arbitration. The present book, written by thirteen eminent practitioners, provides a practical guide to international arbitration in Sweden, whether ad hoc or institutional. Among the many elements of practice and procedure detailed are the following:

  • appointment, challenge, removal, and compensation of arbitrators;
  • use of international legal sources such as IBA guidelines;
  • choice of law by parties;
  • SCC rules and procedures;
  • multiparty arbitrations – joinder, intervention, consolidation;
  • confidentiality;
  • documentary evidence, witnesses, and experts;
  • grounds for setting aside;
  • party succession;
  • Swedish court review of the arbitrator’s jurisdiction; and
  • appeal of arbitritors’ compensation.
In addition, readers will be exposed to a trove of pertinent references to important dispositions that have in recent decades been generated by the stream of major international arbitrations conducted in Sweden. Disputing parties wishing to know what will happen when their case is brought to Sweden for arbitration will find no clearer or more thorough guide. This book is an incomparable source for anyone called upon to act as arbitrator or counsel, or in any other capacity, in an international arbitration in Sweden.

European Jurisdictions, Sweden, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution
Foreword: An Introduction from an Outside Perspective J. Paulsson .

1. Fundamental Principles of International Arbitration in Sweden.
2. Sweden as an Investment Arbitration Forum.
3. The Arbitration Agreement.
4. Jurisdiction of the Arbitral Tribunal.
5. Interim Measures.
6. The Arbitrators.
7. Applicable Law.
8. Proceedings before the Arbitral Tribunal.
9. Recourse to the Courts against an Arbitral Award.
10. Application of New York Convention by Swedish Courts.

Swedish Arbitration Act.
SCC Rules.

Series: Arbitration in

Arbitration in the Netherlands ISBN 9789041156129
To be published September 2018
Kluwer Law International
Arbitration in Switzerland: The Practitioner's Guide 2nd ed ISBN 9789041192370
Published August 2018
Kluwer Law International
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International Arbitration in the United States ISBN 9789041150165
Published March 2018
Kluwer Law International
Arbitration in Belgium: A Practitioner's Guide ISBN 9789041152251
Published April 2016
Kluwer Law International
Arbitration in Romania: A Practitioner's Guide ISBN 9789041166982
Published March 2016
Kluwer Law International
Arbitration in China: A Practitioner's Gude ISBN 9789041148407
Published September 2015
Kluwer Law International
Arbitration in Germany: The Model Law in Practice 2nd ed ISBN 9789041158604
Published December 2014
Kluwer Law International
Arbitration in Turkey ISBN 9789041149817
Published December 2014
Kluwer Law International
Arbitration in Switzerland: A Practitioner's Handbook ISBN 9789041133779
Published October 2013
Kluwer Law International
Arbitration in Africa: A Practitioner's Guide ISBN 9789041135209
Published June 2013
Kluwer Law International