Sweden - Baker & McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook: 2012-2013
Jonas Benedictsson is a Partner in Baker & McKenzie’s Stockholm office. His practice includes various aspects of arbitration, litigation, alternative dispute resolution and insolvency. He leads Baker & McKenzie’s Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Stockholm.
Stefan Bessman is a Partner in Baker & McKenzie’s Stockholm office. He focuses in particular on dispute resolution in the fields of banking, finance, insurance and reinsurance.
Magnus Stålmarker is an Associate in Baker & McKenzie’s Stockholm office. As a member of Stockholm’s Arbitration & Litigation Group, he has acted as counsel and co-counsel in various national and cross-border matters.
Gustav Ståhl is an Associate in Baker & McKenzie’s Stockholm office and a member of Stockholm’s Arbitration & Litigation Group.
A. LEGISLATION, TRENDS AND TENDENCIES
No significant legislative changes in relation to arbitration have occurred in Sweden during 2012. The present Arbitration Act entered into force in 1999.
The present arbitration rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce entered into force on 1 January 2010.
There have been no significant trends or tendencies with respect to Swedish arbitrations during 2012.
In 2012, the Swedish Supreme Court and the courts of appeal rendered a number of decisions in arbitration matters. Some of these decisions are described below.
A. Legislation, Trends and Tendencies
B.1 The Doctrine of Assertion
B.2 Request for Production of Documents
B.3 Ordre Public
B.4 Conflict of Interest
B.5 Scope of an Arbitration Agreement
C. The Grant and Enforcement of Interim Measures in International Arbitration
C.1 Tribunal-Ordered Interim Measures
C.2 Court-Ordered Interim Measures