Arbitration News from Malaysia

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2020-2021 – Malaysia

MALAYSIA Eddie Chuah A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation International arbitration in Malaysia continues to be governed by the Arbitration Act 2005 (“Act”), to which no legislative amendment...

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...

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Arbitration Statistics 2020 – In Full Sail Through the COVID Storm

Introduction It is this time of the year again: most major arbitration institutions have published their statistical reports, giving us the opportunity to take a...

Climate Finance and Arbitration

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the fight against Climate Change was the number one topic on the news. What was most striking about the fight...

Singapore-Indonesia Bilateral Investment Treaty

Background On 9 March 2021, the latest Singapore-Indonesia Bilateral Investment Treaty (the "BIT") entered into force and updates the countries' investment protection framework vis-a-vis each...

Hong Kong and Mainland China enhance law on mutual enforcement of arbitral awards

Since 1 February 2000, enforcement of arbitral awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong has been governed by a separate Arrangement, which has successfully...

The Future of Disputes in Asia Pacific

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a profound impact on businesses, companies have started to look at the medium- to long-term implications of...

The limits of consent in multi-party arbitration agreements

Certain arbitration rules, such as Article 22.1(vii) of the London Court of International Arbitration Rules (“LCIA Rules 2014”), provide for a “forced joinder.” This...

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.