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Singapore: The Next Chapter: Singapore Launches the International Commercial Court

On 5 January 2015, the Minister of Law K Shanmugan and Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon officially launched the new Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC),...

Singapore: High Court considers whether minority oppression claims are arbitrable

Silica Investors Limited v Tomolugen Holdings Limited SGHC 101 involved an application to stay court proceedings in favour of arbitration. In this case,...

Singapore: Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic v Sanum Investments Ltd: Singapore High...

In a recent decision, the Singapore High Court (the “HC”) held that a question of international law is justiciable if it bears on the...

Vietnam: New Decision defining the roles of State bodies in the Settlement of International...

As Vietnam's trade and investment ties with the global economy continue to deepen, it is normal and inevitable that a small minority of projects...

Philippines: Corporate directors and officers may be bound by arbitration agreements entered into by...

Corporate directors and officers may be bound by arbitration agreements entered into by the corporation of which they are directors. In Lanuza, Jr., et al....

Singapore: Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses

Alternative dispute resolution ("ADR") mechanisms have gained recognition and acceptance. Common types of ADR include mediation, neutral evaluation and arbitration, which generally provide more...

Indonesia: Friendly or not?

Fifteen years after Indonesia’s arbitration legislation entered into force, Andi Kadir of Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners, member firm of Baker & McKenzie in Jakarta,...

Indonesia: The risks of enforcing foreign awards

According to SIAC's 2012 annual report, more than 10 per cent of the 235 new cases filed with the institution in that year involved...

Hong Kong and Latin America: the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre discusses opportunities and...

Report on the Changing Global Markets Forum - Opportunities & Risks in Latin America - Held on 14 October 2014 at the HKIAC's headquarters...