October 20, 2014 - News about the firm

Mannheimer Swartling partner Jakob Ragnwaldh to chair revision of the SCC Rules

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) has appointed a committee to revise the SCC Rules with the aim of putting the new rules into force during the SCC centenary in 2017. The committee consists of 19 specialists from around the world and is chaired by Jakob Ragnwaldh, Partner at Mannheimer Swartling and SCC Board Member.

“I look forward to leading the committee in its important work of revising the SCC Rules”, says Committee Chairman Jakob Ragnwaldh. “Stockholm has long been one of the most favoured places in the world for international arbitration and undertaking this review in advance of the centenary illustrates a commitment to ensuring the SCC remains at the forefront of dispute resolution services.”

The last revision of the SCC Rules took place in 2010 and now both the SCC Rules for Arbitration and the SCC Rules for Expedited Arbitration will be reviewed by the newly appointed committee. SCC Deputy Secretary General Kristin Campbell-Wilson and the appointed Committee Secretary Celeste Salinas Quero will be representing the SCC during the revision.

The members of the SCC Rules Committee include:

  • Jakob Ragnwaldh, Committee Chairman, Mannheimer Swartling
  • Yas Banifatemi, Shearman & Sterling
  • Magnus Bernro, Advokatfirman LA PARTNERS
  • Emmanuelle Cabrol, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Kristin Campbell-Wilson, SCC
  • Christer Danielsson, Frank Advokatbyrå
  • James Hope, Vinge
  • Toby Landau QC, Essex Court Chambers
  • William McKechnie, If P&C Insurance
  • Bo G.H. Nilsson, Advokatfirman Lindahl
  • Ingemar Persson, Justice Supreme Court of Sweden
  • Lucy Reed, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Klaus Reichert SC, Brick Court Chambers.
  • Celeste Salinas Quero, Committee Secretary, SCC
  • Patricia Shaughnessy, Stockholm University
  • Johan Sidklev, Roschier
  • Tatyana Slipachuk, Sayenko Kharenko
  • Margrete Stevens, King & Spalding
  • Natalie Voser, Schellenberg Wittmer
  • Anne-Marie Whitesell, Georgetown University

Jakob Ragnwaldh is a partner in Mannheimer Swartling’s Dispute Resolution practice group focusing on international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration. In addition to his practice, Jakob Ragnwaldh is a board member of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Executive Board of the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA). Mannheimer Swartling’s dispute resolution group is the leader in the Nordic region and top tier globally. It consists of approximately 70 lawyers and is represented in all of our offices in Sweden as well as in our offices in China, Russia and Germany.