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

SICC upholds arbitral awards despite tribunal errors and foreign illegality

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In a recent judgment from the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”), the International Judge refused an application to set aside several arbitral awards issued...

Shanghai court holds that arbitration agreement providing for arbitration administered by SIAC in Shanghai...

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Introduction In December 2019, the Singapore Court of Appeal ("SGCA") in BNA v BNB ruled on the interpretation of an arbitration agreement that provided...

Hong Kong Court provides guidance on principles applicable to the correction of an arbitral...

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1. Introduction Once an arbitral award is issued, it becomes final and binding. However, the award may contain an error. For example, it may order...

Landmark Recognition and Enforcement of a Foreign Arbitral Award in Myanmar

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When investing in developing countries, many foreign investors have concerns as to their remedies in the event of a dispute that is to be...

The long and winding road: The evolving interface between winding-up petitions and arbitration agreements...

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Introduction Under Hong Kong law, a company shall be deemed to be unable to pay its debts if a creditor, to whom the company...

Keeping the lights on: Australian court enforces arbitral award

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Executive summary In Energy City Qatar Holding Company v Hub Street Equipment Pty Ltd FCA 1116, the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) enforced an...

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.