Arbitration News from the Philippines

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

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

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

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...

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

Landmark arrangement on interim relief protection in China for Hong Kong arbitrations to take...

On 1 October 2019, the landmark arrangement between the Hong Kong Government and China's Supreme People's Court on interim measures in aid of arbitrations...

Singapore International Commercial Court considers first application to set aside an arbitral award

In BXS v BXT SGHC(I) 10, the Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC") heard its first application to set aside an arbitral award. The...

Singapore Court determines proper law of arbitration clause

In its recent decision in BNA v BNB and another SGHC 142, the Singapore High Court had to determine the law governing an...

Papua New Guinea Accedes to New York Convention

On 17 July 2019, Papua New Guinea (PNG) deposited its instrument of accession with the United Nations Secretary-General to become the 160th state to...

Hong Kong Court grants anti-suit injunction against third party

In circumstances where a non-party to a contract becomes entitled to enforce a right under that contract (for example, a company may be a...

International Arbitration Statistics 2018 – Another busy year for Arbitral Institutions

While it hasn’t been a record year for most arbitral institutions, the demand for arbitration is still very strong. As in the previous yearsSee:...

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.