Arbitration News from Malaysia

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Malaysia

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

SICC upholds arbitral awards despite tribunal errors and foreign illegality

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In a recent judgment from the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”), the International Judge refused an application to set aside several arbitral awards issued...

Shanghai court holds that arbitration agreement providing for arbitration administered by SIAC in Shanghai...

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Introduction In December 2019, the Singapore Court of Appeal ("SGCA") in BNA v BNB ruled on the interpretation of an arbitration agreement that provided...

Hong Kong Court provides guidance on principles applicable to the correction of an arbitral...

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1. Introduction Once an arbitral award is issued, it becomes final and binding. However, the award may contain an error. For example, it may order...

Landmark Recognition and Enforcement of a Foreign Arbitral Award in Myanmar

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When investing in developing countries, many foreign investors have concerns as to their remedies in the event of a dispute that is to be...

The long and winding road: The evolving interface between winding-up petitions and arbitration agreements...

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Introduction Under Hong Kong law, a company shall be deemed to be unable to pay its debts if a creditor, to whom the company...

Keeping the lights on: Australian court enforces arbitral award

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Executive summary In Energy City Qatar Holding Company v Hub Street Equipment Pty Ltd FCA 1116, the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) enforced an...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition 

Click here for the chapter on Malaysia in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Malaysia in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.