Arbitration News from Malaysia

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

Landmark arrangement on interim relief protection in China for Hong Kong arbitrations to take...

On 1 October 2019, the landmark arrangement between the Hong Kong Government and China's Supreme People's Court on interim measures in aid of arbitrations...

Singapore International Commercial Court considers first application to set aside an arbitral award

In BXS v BXT SGHC(I) 10, the Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC") heard its first application to set aside an arbitral award. The...

Singapore Court determines proper law of arbitration clause

In its recent decision in BNA v BNB and another SGHC 142, the Singapore High Court had to determine the law governing an...

Papua New Guinea Accedes to New York Convention

On 17 July 2019, Papua New Guinea (PNG) deposited its instrument of accession with the United Nations Secretary-General to become the 160th state to...

Hong Kong Court grants anti-suit injunction against third party

In circumstances where a non-party to a contract becomes entitled to enforce a right under that contract (for example, a company may be a...

International Arbitration Statistics 2018 – Another busy year for Arbitral Institutions

While it hasn’t been a record year for most arbitral institutions, the demand for arbitration is still very strong. As in the previous yearsSee:...

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.