CEAC Chinese European Arbitration Center Chinese European Arbitration Centre

Step by Step

Arbitration proceedings provided by CEAC consist of seven steps which are listed below.

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1

Initiation

Claimant
files Notice of Arbitration and pays registration fee.

CEAC
serves Notice of Arbitration to Respondent.

Respondent
is severed notice of arbitration and asked to submit answer.

2

Composition of the arbitral tribunal

Claimant
notifies appointment of its arbitrator / proposes sole arbitrator.

CEAC
if necessary appoints arbitrator upon request.

Respondent
notifies of appointment of its arbitrator / proposes sole arbitrator.

3

Referral of the case to the tribunal and organizing proceedings

CEAC
refers the case to the arbitral tribunal.

4

Submitting briefs

Claimant
submits statement of claim and response(s).

Arbitral tribunal
conducts proceedings.

Respondent
submits statement of defence and response(s).

5

Advance on costs

Claimant
pays its part of advance on costs.

CEAC
determines advance of costs.

Respondent
pays its part of advance on costs.

6

Oral Hearing

Claimant
may request oral hearing.

Arbitral tribunal
summons parties to a hearing.

Respondent
may request oral hearing.

7

Issuing Award

Arbitral tribunal
renders the award.