2018 Rules of ICC as Appointing Authority in UNCITRAL or Other Arbitration Proceedings

No. 888-0 ENG

ISBN : 978-92-842-0489-2

The Rules of ICC as Appointing Authority in UNCITRAL or Other Arbitration Proceedings shall apply when the International Chamber of Commerce or any authority within ICC (“ICC”) is empowered to act as appointing authority by agreement of the parties, designation by the Secretary-General of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, or otherwise.

ICC’s role as appointing authority under the Rules may include the appointment of arbitrators and any service described in the Rules.

This booklet contains a set of rules, separate and distinct from the ICC Arbitration Rules, that set forth a procedure for the provision of a number of services by the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (the "ICC Court") in arbitral proceedings conducted under the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law ("UNCITRAL") or other arbitration proceedings, whether ad hoc or administered by other arbitral institutions.

The present Rules of ICC as Appointing Authority in UNCITRAL or Other Arbitration Proceedings (the "Rules"), in force as of 1 January 2018, have been made consistent with the 2013 UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, the 2017 ICC Arbitration Rules and the ICC Court's long practice in acting as appointing authority. During more than 90 years of administering arbitral proceedings, the ICC Court has acquired exceptional experience in appointing arbitrators and constituting arbitral tribunals, deciding upon challenges of arbitrators and taking decisions with regard to certain arbitration costs. While the Rules explicitly acknowledge the ICC

Court's authority to act in the above fields, they significantly expand the spectrum of services it may provide to interested parties, such as maintaining the
file, assisting the parties with logistical arrangements for meetings and hearings, assisting with the notification of documents and correspondence, administering funds, proofreading draft documents and acting as repository.

The added value of the Rules is that, on the one hand, they enable the ICC Court to provide services in arbitral disputes lying beyond ICC Arbitration whenever parties so request and, on the other, they allow parties to select the specific services they wish the ICC Court to undertake, thus benefitting from a flexible framework, tailor-made solutions and the ICC Court's vast experience in dispute resolution.

Code ISBN : 978-92-842-0489-2
Number of pages : 23
Publishing date : 2018-01-01
Language : English


Article 1 Introductory Provisions

Article 2 Definitions

Article 3 Written Notifications or Communications; Time Limits

Article 4 The Application

Article 5 Effect of the Parties’ Agreement

Article 6 UNCITRAL Arbitration Proceedings

Article 7 Non-UNCITRAL Ad Hoc Arbitration Proceedings

Article 8 Administrative Services Provided in UNCITRAL and Non-UNCITRAL Ad Hoc Arbitration Proceedings

Article 9 Other Institutional Arbitration Proceedings 13 Article 10 Statement of Acceptance, Availability, Impartiality and Independence

Article 11 Reasons

Article 12 Costs

Article 13 Limitation of Liability

Article 14 General Rule


Article 1 Filing Fee

Article 2 Costs for Services

Article 3 Fixed Costs for Specific Services

Article 4 Fixed Cost for Multiple Services

Article 5 Currency, VAT, Interest and Scope


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