News

Virtual meeting of the SIFoCC Judicial Observation Programme

Judges from eight different countries, across six different time zones met on Microsoft Teams last week for a live event on the SIFoCC Judicial Observation Programme to share experiences and discuss work streams including the SIFoCC Case Management Best Practice Presumptions and the SIFoCC Covid Memorandum.   The SIFoCC Judicial Observation Programme started in London […]

Artificial Intelligence and the Supreme Court of Brazil – Beauty or a Beast?

The Supreme Court of Brazil has implemented an advanced artificial intelligence system called VICTOR in an attempt to tackle its backlog, but is it a beauty or a beast? Judge Isabela Ferari and Lawyer Daniel Becker share their thoughts in this interesting thought piece. The Supreme Court based in Brasilia receives 50,000 petitions a year […]

In recognition of time in post of the Hon Chief Justice Bart Katureebe

  On the 20th June 2020 the HON. BART MAGUNDA KATUREEBE will step down as Chief Justice of Uganda. After five years of devoted service to this role we wish to celebrate his contribution to the rule of law. The Hon Bart Katureebe is an accomplished leader who has served in the Government of Uganda […]

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Events

Third Meeting of SIFoCC – New dates announced

10 April 2020

We are happy to announce that the third full meeting of the Standing International Forum of Commercial Courts will take place in Singapore on 11-12 March 2021. We aim to deliver a strong programme very similar to the one postponed programme that was due to take place in earlier this year. The SIFoCC Secretariat, alongside […]

2020 Singapore Meeting

12 March - 13 March 2020

The third meeting of SIFoCC will take place in Singapore on 12-13 March 2020. Following on from the success of the New York meeting, the membership are set to reconvene in Singapore to develop discussions on arbitration, meeting the needs of court users, third party litigation funding, corruption, money laundering and technology including blockchain and […]

2018 New York Meeting

27 September - 28 September 2018

The second meeting of the Standing International Forum of Commercial Courts will take place on 27-28 September 2018. The meeting will be hosted by the judiciary of the Southern District of New York in Downtown Manhattan. Some of the most senior judiciary from around the world will assemble to report on progress since the last […]

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