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LCIA publishes new rules

The London Court of International Arbitration has completed the process of revising its arbitration rules (which we previously discussed in March 2014) and has published the final revised rules on its website. The new rules will take effect from 1 October 2014. The LCIA has stated that the Rules will “ensure an effective, efficient and fair process” and that they “modernise and improve upon the existing version, reinforcing the LCIA as one of the world’s leading providers of efficient international arbitration services”. In general, the amendments have sought to bring

Draft revised LCIA Rules published

The London Court of International Arbitration has published a “final draft” of its revised arbitration rules on its website.  The aim is for the draft rules to be discussed at the LCIA Court meeting at Tylney Hall on 9 May 2014. If approved, the revisions will come into force shortly afterwards. The main thrust of the proposed changes is to improve procedural efficiency by reducing the scope for abuse of process and by modernising provisions which were last updated in 1998.  Features of the new Rules likely to be of

New Seoul International Dispute Resolution Centre

As part of South Korea’s ongoing efforts to establish itself as an international arbitration destination to rival Hong Kong and Singapore, the new Seoul International Dispute Resolution Centre opened at the end of May. The new centre, which has four hearing rooms and three preparation rooms, is fashioned after Singapore’s Maxwell Chambers, and will host arbitrations held under the rules of major arbitral institutions – including the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the London Court of International Arbitration, the ICC, the International Centre for Dispute