Arbitration News from the Philippines

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2021-2022 – Philippines

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A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation Republic Act No. (RA) 9285, or the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act (“ADR Act”), continues to be the principal governing arbitration...

Arbitration in Asia- an arbitration handbook for Russian in-house counsels

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We are happy to present to you Arbitration in Asia, an arbitration handbook for Russian in-house counsels, co-authored by Jay Patrick R. Santiago, a...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2020-2021 – Philippines

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PHILIPPINES Jay Patrick Santiago and Rafael Roman T. Cruz A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation Republic Act No. (RA) 9285, or the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Act (“ADR...

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

Singapore: Tribunal not bound by precise terms of parties’ pleadings and submissions

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It is trite that an arbitral tribunal has no jurisdiction to decide any issue that has not been submitted to arbitration, and that the...

The Federal Court of Australia decided on whether to recognise or enforce an award...

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Australian Courts continue to take an arbitration friendly approach to applications to recognise and enforce foreign awards. In EBJ21 v EB021, the Federal Court of...

Now available: International Arbitration Yearbook 2021-2022

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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This 15th edition looks at key...

Myths Debunked: Preferences for Arbitration and Litigation

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No training programme for first year arbitration associates is complete without an exploration of the advantages of arbitration versus litigation. Young lawyers learn the...

Hong Kong Court of Appeal confirms presumption against taking bills of exchange into arbitration

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The case of T v W reinforces the important principle that bills of exchange have a legal life of their own, separate from the...

Singapore: Court of Appeal sets aside arbitral award for breach of natural justice

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The Court of Appeal in CAJ v. CAI SGCA 102 has upheld an earlier High Court decision to set aside part of 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.