Seminar: Arbitration Workshop

Schjødt, Roschier and 20 Essex Street have the pleasure of inviting key players in Nordic arbitration to a workshop in Oslo on selected hot topics in domestic and international arbitration on 16 November 4:00 PM.

Program

Introduction: Norwegian ad hoc arbitration in transition towards increased predictability and transparency illustrated by NOMA's "Best Practice"

Main topic 1: Trends in Nordic arbitration

  • "Emergency arbitrators" – the experience from UK and Sweden (SCC)
  • The increasing use of "witness statements" – does it really enlighten the case and enhance efficiency? Supreme Court Judge Borgar Høgetveit Berg
  • Discussion

Main topic 2: The scope of arbitration and assistance from the courts in arbitration cases

  • When may an arbitration clause be invoked against a third party? Illustrated by the Norwegian Supreme Court case Skaugen Marine v. MAN Diesel
  • Interim measures in international arbitration cases seated in Norway – jurisdiction issues in light of the Norwegian Supreme Court´s decision in Rt. 2015 p. 1040
  • Freezing orders – the experience from Sweden and UK
  • Recent developments in which Courts have become involved in the arbitration process
  • Discussion

Tapas and refreshments will be served after the workshop.

Speakers:

Amund B. Tørum, Partner, Dr. Juris, Schjødt

Sven Eriksrud, Partner, Schjødt

Johan Sidklev, Partner, Roschier

Rikard Wikström, Partner, Roschier

Michael Ashcroft, QC, 20 Essex Street

Time: 16 November, 4:00 PM
Venue: Schjødt, Ruseløkkveien 14, Oslo
Registration: chda@schjodt.no

Related practice areas

Primary Contacts

Amund Bjøranger Tørum
Sven Eriksrud

Published

Thursday, November 16, 2017