A new version of the VIAC Rules of Arbitration and Mediation entered into force on 1 January 2018 (”Vienna Rules and Vienna Mediation Rules 2018“ [VR and VMR]). This version was approved by the Extended Presiding Committee of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber on 29 November 2017. It applies to all proceedings that commenced after 31 December 2017 or will commence in the future. With effect from 1 April 2020 Article 36 para 5 Vienna Rules was clarified in that the VIAC Secretariat may send a copy of the arbitral award in electronic form in certain cases. For further information please see here.

The VIAC Rules of Arbitration and Mediation 2018 have three parts: Rules of Arbitration (part I), Rules of Mediation (part II) and Annexes (part III). Thus, arbitration and mediation now are on equal footing.

The new Rules introduced – inter alia – the following new features:

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You can download our rules here:

Vienna Rules 2018 English - Online Version (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)
Vienna Rules 2018 (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)

 

Translations:

Vienna Rules 2018 German - Online Version (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)
Vienna Rules 2018 German (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)

Vienna Rules 2018 Czech (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)
Vienna Rules 2018 Italian (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)
Vienna Rules 2018 Korean
Vienna Rules 2018 Polish
Vienna Rules 2018 Portuguese (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)
Vienna Rules 2018 Romanian (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)
Vienna Rules 2018 Russian (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)
Vienna Rules 2018 Ukrainian (including the old an new version of Article 36 para 5)

 

Previous versions:

Vienna Rules 2013 English - Online Version
Vienna Rules 2013 English

Vienna Rules 2013 German - Online Version
Vienna Rules 2013 German

Vienna Rules 2013 Arabic
Vienna Rules 2013 Czech
Vienna Rules 2013 Italian
Vienna Rules 2013 Korean
Vienna Rules 2013 Polish
Vienna Rules 2013 Portuguese
Vienna Rules 2013 Romanian
Vienna Rules 2013 Russian
Vienna Rules 2013 Slovak
Vienna Rules 2013 Spanish
Vienna Rules 2013 Turkish
Vienna Rules 2013 Ukrainian

 

Attention!
Work in progress... The following translation of the Vienna Rules still include an old version of Annex 5:

Vienna Rules 2013 Chinese  

 

Vienna Rules 2006 English - Online Version
Vienna Rules 2006 English

Vienna Rules 2006 German - Online Version
Vienna Rules 2006 German

Vienna Rules 2006 Chinese
Vienna Rules 2006 Czech
Vienna Rules 2006 Italian
Vienna Rules 2006 Russian