Arbitration News from Myanmar

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Myanmar

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

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

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...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 13th Edition – now available!

We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This year, in recognition of...

Australian court enforces ICSID awards against Spain

The Federal Court of Australia (FCA) has enforced two ICSID awards against the Kingdom of Spain (Spain) in Eiser Infrastructure Ltd v Kingdom of...

The Rinehart case: to stay or not to stay

Introduction The courts are often requested to enforce an arbitration agreement by granting a stay of court proceedings.  A stay application may be made...

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.