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

Michael Ashcroft QC will be joining Norweigan firm Schjødt to provide a workshop for key players in Nordic arbitration on the 16th November 2017 covering the following areas:

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

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.

To register for this workshop please see the event webpage.

Relevant members: