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 are on equal footing.

The new Rules will introduce – inter alia – the following new features:

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Our rules can be downloaded here:

Rules of Arbitration and Mediation 2018 English (online version) (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)
Rules of Arbitration and Mediation 2018 (including the old and new version of Article 36 para 5)


Translations:

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

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

 

Previous versions:

Vienna Mediation Rules English 2016 (online version)
Vienna Mediation Rules English 2016

Vienna Mediation Rules German 2016 (online version)
Vienna Mediation Rules German 2016

Vienna Mediation Rules Arabic 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Czech 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Italian 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Korean 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Polish 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Portuguese 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Romanian 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Russian 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Slovak 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Spanish 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Turkish 2016
Vienna Mediation Rules Ukrainian 2016