Arbitration News from Asia-Pacific

ICCA and Queen Mary School Task Force’s Draft Report on Third Party Funding

On 1 September, a task force of the ICCA and the Queen Mary School of International Arbitration published a draft report on third party...

Diamond in the Rough: Singapore High Court sets aside Lesotho investor-State Award

In another ground-breaking case, the Singapore High Court has set aside an investor-State arbitral award on the basis that the tribunal exceeded its jurisdiction....

India May Have Signaled its Arbitration Embrace

Recent actions undertaken by the Supreme Court of India could signal a sea change in India’s approach to international disputes.  The Supreme Court recently...

U.S. Second Circuit Confirms Annulled Award Cannot Be Enforced

Two years after its noted decision enforcing an annulled award in the Pemex case, the Second Circuit again took up the issue of enforcement...

Hong Kong Court Grants Receivership Order in Aid of a PRC-Seated CIETAC Arbitration

The Hong Kong courts can issue interim orders in aid of foreign (including the PRC) seated arbitrations, which can be useful in preserving assets...

Security for costs – Renunciation of the standards set up in “RSM v. Saint...

Can a tribunal order an impecunious claimant to pay security for costs? This is an often debated topic both in commercial and in investment...

Investor-State Arbitration – An Introduction

A. Introduction While investor-state arbitration remains a relatively new area of international law, the number of cases commenced under international investment agreements (IIAs) has grown...

New EU-Japan Trade Deal: EU declares ISDS “dead”

The European Union and Japan have announced the main elements of a new economic partnership agreement, which has been hailed as the most important...

Summary of Arbitral Rules

This table can provide a general overview only. The rules listed may not be applicable in all circumstances. Where rules distinguish between domestic and...

Hong Kong Passes Law to Allow Third Party Funding for Arbitration and Related Proceedings

Recent developments On 23 June 2017, the landmark Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Ordinance 2017 ("Amendment Ordinance") was published in the Government...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on India in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on India in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.