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- 69 Leser -
  • Germany’s Position on Pre-trial Discovery Softens!

    … Aerospatiale decision, a draft regulation was produced and discussed, but met with strong resistance amongst the federal states and therefore never was implemented. The proposed legislation is part of a bill containing several changes to German private international law and international civil procedure (Gesetz zur Änderung von Vorschriften im Bereich des…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 63 Leser -


  • TV Cameras to Be Allowed in German Courtrooms?

    … be undermined if the video clip of a gaffe by a judge ended up in a comedy show or on YouTube. Last week, Andreas Mosbacher, a judge at the Federal Supreme Court, published a commentary on Legal Tribune Online supporting the reforms, in which he comprehensively dismissed the arguments put forward by the presidents. Given the usual judicial self…

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

    … and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (Brussels Ia). The Union, however, is not in a position to accede to the Convention, as the latter is only open to States, not to international organisations. Hence the decision to authorise Austria and Malta to ratify, or accede to, the Convention “in the interest of the European Union…

    Peter Bert/ Dispute Resolution Germany- 62 Leser -


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