Arbitration News from Malaysia

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Malaysia

MALAYSIA Eddie Chuah A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation The law and practice of arbitration in Malaysia continue to be governed by the Arbitration Act 2005 ("Act") with...

Malaysia: The consideration to set aside an arbitral award

The ambiguous legal position of the grounds to set aside an arbitral award since the Arbitration Act 2005 came into force has finally been...

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...

Comparison of the ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, KLRCA, VIAC BANI, and other arbitration rules

Get a quick comparison of commonly used arbitration rules in the ASEAN region in this Chart of Arbitral Institutions. We have refreshed our chart...

TPP text released: Investment Chapter

The much awaited text of the TPP has been released.  As anticipated, the Investment Chapter (Chapter 9) sets out protections for investors of each...

TPP: ISDS included in the final deal

Agreement has been reached on the long-awaited Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a free trade agreement between 12 Pacific Rim nations, including Australia,...

Comparative Chart of International Arbitration Rules

International arbitration rules are compared in this Chart of Arbitral Institutions. Arbitration rules that are analysed include ICC Rules 2012, KLRCA Rules (Malaysia), VIAC rules...

Arbitration News from Asia-Pacific

The Show Must Go On: Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation During COVID-19 in Australia

Dispute resolution mechanisms are still open to resolve disputes in these unprecedented times. Various forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), including mediation, are being...

Renewable energy: protection of investments through arbitration

Investment in renewable energies is a vital part of the global strategy to address climate change. Many States provide strong support and incentives to...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 13th Edition – now available!

We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This year, in recognition of...

Australian court enforces ICSID awards against Spain

The Federal Court of Australia (FCA) has enforced two ICSID awards against the Kingdom of Spain (Spain) in Eiser Infrastructure Ltd v Kingdom of...

The Rinehart case: to stay or not to stay

Introduction The courts are often requested to enforce an arbitration agreement by granting a stay of court proceedings.  A stay application may be made...

Singapore Court of Appeal rules that “arbitration in Shanghai” naturally refers to arbitral seat

The Singapore Court of Appeal recently reversed the ruling of the Singapore High Court in BNA v BNB and Another ( SGCA 84). It found...

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

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


Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

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