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

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...

The interaction between insolvency law and arbitration in Singapore

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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

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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

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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...

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.