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

Singapore Court of Appeal provides guidance on running potentially inconsistent arguments in related proceedings

In brief In BWG v. BWF, the Court of Appeal considered whether a party involved in multiple proceedings under a chain of contracts is permitted...

New Signatories to the New York Convention

On 3 February 2020, the Seychelles became the 162nd State party to accede to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of...

The interaction between insolvency law and arbitration in Singapore

The Singapore Court of Appeal has clarified the standard of review that applies to winding-up applications where the underlying relationship between the debtor and...

Protection of foreign investments in Indonesia

Overview Should a foreign investor have its assets expropriated (whether directly, or through creeping expropriation or regulatory encroachment), the investor may have access to claims...

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...

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.