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

Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses: a reminder of the Court of Appeal’s split decision

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The dispute resolution clause is often referred to as the "midnight clause" as it is commonly reviewed at the 11th hour of the contract...

Australian court enforces foreign arbitral award made in People’s Republic of China

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In the recent decision of Tianjin Jishengtai Investment Consulting Partnership Enterprise v Huang FCA 767, the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) determined that...

Arbitration Statistics 2019- How did arbitration institutions fare in 2019?

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The International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") recently published its full statistical report for the year 2019, which revealed a slight increase in the number...

Hong Kong court upholds arbitral award challenged on grounds of lack of arbitration agreement...

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Introduction The only recourse for a party seeking to challenge a Hong Kong award is to apply to the Hong Kong Court of First...

Due Process Paranoia in International Arbitration: Singapore Court of Appeal Provides Useful Guidance to...

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In recent years, there has been a marked increase in the prevalence of challenges to arbitral awards based on alleged breaches of “natural justice”...

Australia: COVID-19 – Will arbitration proceedings continue if a party becomes insolvent?

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In brief Even with the fiscal stimulus and other measures taken by the Federal and State governments in Australia, corporate insolvencies are likely to increase...

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.