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

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 the Philippines in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

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