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P.R.I.M.E. Finance Arbitration Rules

The P.R.I.M.E. Finance Arbitration Rules are designed to be suitable for a wide range of financial disputes, including those arising in relation to derivatives, sovereign lending, investment and advisory banking, financing, private equity, fintech and sustainable finance.

P.R.I.M.E. Finance recently revised and relaunched its bespoke Arbitration Rules. The revised Rules come into force on 1 January 2022. For a copy of the 2022 Rules, click here.

For more information on the review process, click hereModel clauses and a model submission agreement for existing disputes are available here.

Advantages of the revised P.R.I.M.E. Finance Arbitration Rules include the following:

For a copy of the 2016 Rules, click here.

French Translation 

A French translation of the Rules can be found here. This translation is for information purposes only. For more information, see press release here


The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has included in its Arbitration Guides a range of P.R.I.M.E. Finance model arbitration clauses tailored for use with the industry standard 1992 and 2002 ISDA Master Agreements. The model clauses published by ISDA are intended to be inserted into the Schedule to a new ISDA Master Agreement. Click here for more information. 

LexisNexis Practice Notes 

LexisNexis has published a series of guidance notes on the P.R.I.M.E. Finance Arbitration Rules. For more information, see (registration required for access):  


P.R.I.M.E. Finance also has mediation rules. Download the mediation rules here. Find out more here.