Dr Crina Baltag The 3rd joint biennial conference organized by the Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law (SCCL) and Oxford Institute of European and Comparative Law (IECL) took place on 2-3 June 2022 in Stockholm. This edition of the Conference set to highlight the latest developments and trends in international commercial arbitration in light of the experiences gained during the pandemic, as well as to look at the future of investment treaty arbitration in Europe. The Conference kicked off with the welcome addresses by André Andersson, Senior Adviser at Mannheimer Swartling and Chair of the SCCL; Ciara Kennefick, Associate Professor [...]
The Stockholm Centre for Commercial Law (SCCL) is pleased to announce that the Swedish Corporate Governance Institute has been established as a new part of the SCCL, and will function as a research panel for corporate governance. The institute will conduct applied corporate governance research and knowledge exchange from a law and economics perspective on how the regulatory framework and market practices affects business dynamics, ownership, entrepreneurship, innovation and investments in the real economy. The work will be focused on topical legal and regulatory issues as well as legal and market practices relevant for Swedish business, companies and the [...]
The third annual edition of the Stockholm Arbitration Yearbook offers interesting reading on current arbitration law, procedure and practice, as well as commentary on Swedish arbitration-related court decisions. Building on Stockholm’s role as a hub for international commercial and investment arbitration, the Yearbook addresses issues that are of interest to the wider international arbitration community. Each volume contains articles on arbitration practice in general and on Swedish arbitration law, contributed by Swedish and international practitioners and academics. The 2021 edition of the Yearbook contains 15 articles. Topics addressed include: • the arbitral tribunal’s deliberation and decision-making; • how to [...]
The board of Emil Heijne’s Foundation for jurisprudence has decided to award Jessica Östberg, LL.D., Associate Professor, an award for valuable and outstanding contributions in jurisprudence. The prize money is SEK 75,000.
Marcus Radetzki, professor of civil law at SCCL and the Department of Law, has been awarded the Insurance Law Association’s Bertil Bengtsson Prize for his outstanding research efforts in tort and insurance law.
Christ Church College, Oxford The Stockholm Oxford Law Symposium, which would have taken place 9 – 10 September 2021, at Christ Church College, Oxford, has been canceled due to the covid-19 pandemic. The Symposium will instead take place 8 – 9 September 2022. More information to follow soon.