The Milan National and International Chamber of Arbitration for the Trading of Hides, Skins and Leather is the only Association operating under Italian law specialized in the resolution of domestic and cross-border disputes concerning the trading of hides, skins and leather.
First set up in 1936 at the Genoa Chamber of Commerce, and committed from the outset to the protection of trade in the leather sector, the National and International Chamber of Arbitration for the Trading of Hides, Skins and Leather moved its registered offices and administrative offices to Milan in 2018. The new location was not the only change; it is now easier to start procedures that it was in the past.
One of the more important innovations is the possibility to have the arbitration proceedings carried out in accordance with the rules of law (instead of the previous informal arbitration procedure), which enables a rapid and less costly resolution of the matter with the issuing of an award, with all effects of law, having equal value to that of a decision of a court. This will be made possible through arbitrators who are experts in the matters under dispute.
The by-laws and the Rules have been amended, reserving particular attention to simplifying the procedure, reducing costs and enabling access to the Chamber’s services.