Arbitration News from Myanmar

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Myanmar

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MYANMAR Andre Gan and Jo Delaney A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation Arbitration in Myanmar is governed by the Arbitration Law 2016 (Union Law No. 5/2016) (Arbitration Law),...

Myanmar enacts new Arbitration Law

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On 5 January 2016, Myanmar enacted a new Arbitration Law. The Arbitration Law provides a legal regime for both domestic and international arbitrations that closely...

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...

From litigation to arbitration – options for parties facing long trial waiting times in...

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Parties to commercial litigation in the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) have been facing prolonged waiting times for their trials. The situation...

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

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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

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

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

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

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

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