December 2022— Chaffetz Lindsey’s James Hosking has been appointed a Vice President of the newly created Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA) Court. The 15-member court is composed of arbitration experts from around the world, and headed by President Prof. Jan Paulsson (Consultant and Independent Arbitrator, Manama, Bahrain) and James’ co-Vice President Dr. Ziad Bin Abdulrahman Al-Sudairy (Independent Arbitrator and Principal of The Law Office of Ziad A. Al-Sudairy, Riyadh).
The scope of the SCCA Court’s work will include the review of emergency applications, the determination of jurisdictional objections, the administrative appointment of arbitrators, the determination of arbitrator challenges, the initial determination of the place of arbitration, the final determination on the number of arbitrator disputes, the fixing of advance deposits as well as final payouts for neutrals, and the review of awards.
Learn more about the SCCA Court members here.
The Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA) is a non-profit organization established in 2014 to administer Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedures in commercial disputes where parties agree to refer their disputes to SCCA arbitration and mediation, in accordance with regulations in force and judicial principles of civil and commercial procedure. The SCCA’s growing caseload has now seen participation by parties from 21 countries around the globe.
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