Sanna Kaistinen appointed as Secretary General of The Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce

 

The Finland Chamber of Commerce has appointed Master of Laws, LLM, Master of Arts Sanna Kaistinen as Secretary General for the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce starting 1 September 2021.

Kaistinen has prior to her appointment worked as an attorney specialising in dispute resolution, particularly arbitrations, at Avance Attorneys. Kaistinen has an LLM degree from Queen Mary University of London, where she focussed on international and commercial arbitration. Additionally, she has been active in associations within the field of commercial and international arbitration, and the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. She has extensive domestic and international networks.

The Secretary General is responsible for the arbitration institute’s operations and marketing in Finland and globally.

“The FAI has done great work in the long-term to develop the institute’s operations and recognition. The rules of the Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce have been revised and updated regularly to meet international standards. The services of international arbitration institutes develop continuously, and the FAI must follow these development trends also going forward.  We will continue to work to provide the best possible services for our users”, Kaistinen says.

The CEO of the Finland Chamber of Commerce Juho Romakkaniemi, is very pleased with Kaistinen’s appointment to lead the FAI.

“Kaistinen’s vast dispute resolution background and international experience provides significant added knowledge to the FAI. This will continue to improve our already internationally high-quality arbitrations”, Romakkaniemi notes.

Arbitration is a quick, efficient, and confidential mechanism for businesses to solve their disputes. Usually, contracting parties agree to use arbitration by inserting an arbitration clause in their contract. The Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce administrates domestic and international arbitrations with long and broad experience. The Arbitration Institute of the Finland Chamber of Commerce is a part of, but operationally independent, from the Finland Chamber of Commerce.

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