The New Litigation Landscape: International Commercial Courts and Procedural Innovations

The establishment of new “ international commercial courts ” over the past few years has been a major development, which brings a new perspective to the adjudication of international commercial disputes. These courts join other specialist courts in a number of countries which are established to try commercial cases. In his recent article The New […]

Artificial Intelligence and Legal- Decision Making: The Wide Open?

Prof Maxi Scherer’s article “Artificial Intelligence and Legal Decision-Making – The Wide Open” provides an insight into the use of AI in the context of arbitral and judicial decision making. The article examines the use of different methodologies in predicting decisions before going on to explore the issues around data and AI. The insight is […]

Postponement of the 3rd meeting of SIFoCC

There has been close discussion and consideration of the information and advice available in Singapore on COVID-19. The implications of the travel restrictions, imposed health regulations and the potential risk to attendees has been measured. The reluctant conclusion reached is that the meeting, due to be held in Singapore on 12-13 March 2020 has to […]

Getting to know our membership

  As part of our “Getting to know our membership” series, Lord John Thomas and Mr Justice Robin Knowles share their perspectives on commercial dispute resolution from the Business and Property Courts in London. The first meeting of SIFoCC was held in London in May 2017 and both judges are members of the SIFoCC Steering […]

Multilateral Memorandum on Enforcement

We are pleased to announce the launch of the first edition of the SIFoCC Multilateral Memorandum on Enforcement of Commercial Judgments for Money. The Memorandum sets out an account of the procedures for the enforcement of judgments of one jurisdiction in the courts of another. It concerns commercial judgments requiring a person to pay a […]

Getting to know our membership

In this short video blog, Justice Jawara Alami discusses the importance of commercial dispute resolution in The Gambia.  The Gambia joined SIFoCC in 2018 when Chief Justice Hassan Jallow nominated Justice Alami to participate in the SIFoCC Judicial Observation Programme. During this programme, along with representatives from Sri Lanka and Uganda, Justice Alami spent a […]

Report of the Second SIFoCC Meeting – New York 2018

The Report of the second full SIFoCC meeting which was held in New York on 27-28 September 2018 has been released. Click the link to read the Report. Report of the Second SIFoCC Meeting New York 2018

SIFoCC Meets in New York

At the same time as world political leaders were meeting at the United Nations, New York federal and state courts were hosting a meeting of the Standing International Forum of Commercial Courts.  This meeting was held on 27 and 28 September.  The meeting was attended by members of the judiciary from 35 jurisdictions around the […]