Law Reform

  • Speeding Up Arbitration: New ICC Expedited Rules In Force

    … The ICC has introduced new rules for expedited proceedings that apply to all arbitration agreements entered into from March 1, 2017 onwards. With that step, the ICC is following other leading international arbitral institutions that have introduced similar expedited rules, such as ACICA, DIS, HKIAC, ICDR, SCC, SIAC, and the Swiss Rules…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 70 Leser -
  • Germany’s Position on Pre-trial Discovery Softens!

    … law. The proposal put forward by the Ministry in 2014 was more broadly worded. It only required that the documents were specified and that it was shown why the documents were relevant to the outcome.*** So apparently, the comments during the legislative process, which I have summarized here, have been taken on board by the Ministery. Sec. 14 AusfG…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 66 Leser -


  • TV Cameras to Be Allowed in German Courtrooms?

    … The Federal Ministry of Justice has put forward a proposal that would allow TV cameras into German courtrooms. But before you get all the excited about the prospect of bringing Court TV to Germany, look at the small print: the proposal would allow cameras only into the highest courts of the five branches of the judiciary in Germany*. And the TV…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 76 Leser -
  • Hague Service Convention: Austria and Malta to Join

    … The Council of the European Union is expected to adopt a decision authorising Austria to sign and ratify, and Malta to accede to, the Hague Convention of November 15, 1965 on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters. The Hague Service Convention is already in force for all Member States…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 62 Leser -


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