Arbitration News from the Philippines

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Philippines

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PHILIPPINES Jay Patrick R. Santiago and Maria Celia H. Poblador A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation Republic Act No. (RA) 9285, or the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Act...

USA: Fifth Circuit reverses order refusing to enforce Philippine award on public policy grounds

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In an April 2015 decision, Asignacion v. Rickmers Genoa Schiffahrtsgesellschaft MBH & CIE KG, 783 F.3d 1010 (5th Cir. 2015), the U.S. Court of...

Quisumbing Torres Conducts Arbitration 101: Tips, Tricks and Traps

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Manila, Philippines, July 2015 --- Quisumbing Torres' (QT) Dispute Resolution Practice Group, headed by Donemark J.L. Calimon, hosted Arbitration 101: Tips, Tricks and Traps...

Senate Bills Propose Mandatory ADR Mechanisms in Public-Private Partnerships

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The Philippines has declared it a policy “to actively promote party autonomy in the resolution of disputes or the freedom of the parties to...

Philippines: Corporate directors and officers may be bound by arbitration agreements entered into by...

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Corporate directors and officers may be bound by arbitration agreements entered into by the corporation of which they are directors. In Lanuza, Jr., et al....

Arbitration News from Asia-Pacific

The Show Must Go On: Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation During COVID-19 in Australia

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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

Singapore Court of Appeal rules that “arbitration in Shanghai” naturally refers to arbitral seat

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The Singapore Court of Appeal recently reversed the ruling of the Singapore High Court in BNA v BNB and Another ( SGCA 84). It found...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on the Philippines in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on the Philippines in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.