The Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) launches its new International Arbitration Rules

The Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) launches its new International Arbitration Rules


CategoryNews Author Patrick Lane SC Date

On Wednesday, 1 July 2020, the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA), launched its new International Arbitration Rules for public comment. The launch was via a webinar hosted by Prof Dr Maxi Scherer, Chair of the Drafting Committee and Advisory Board, with a welcome address by Patrick Lane SC, Chairman of AFSA International.

During the webinar, Chiann Bao, Rémy Gerbay, Ndanga Kamau, and Jonathan Ripley-Evans (all members of the Drafting Committee), highlighted some of the key features of the draft rules pertaining to emergency arbitrators, expedited proceedings, early dismissal of claims, non-participating parties, multi-party/contract proceedings (including joinder and consolidation), confidentiality, and third-party funding.

A copy of the draft rules can be found here.

AFSA welcomes comments on the draft rules until 31 August 2020 at comments@arbitration.co.za.

A full list of Drafting Committee and Advisory Board members can be found here.


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