News

Trillions of dollars potentially at stake over Covid-19 insurance coverage

Trillions of dollars potentially are at stake over insurance coverage claims for Covid-19 business interruption losses and civil authority business closures. This April 2020 Article looks solely at cases and proposed legislation in the United States addressing those issues. Since that time, some U.S. courts have ruled there is no coverage, and at least one […]

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 […]

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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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