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

ICCA-NYC Bar-CPR Working Group on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration

Technology plays an increasingly important role in almost every aspect of life and does not stop at international arbitration. While technology could facilitate the...

Arb-Med-Arb: what is it and how can it help the parties to solve their...

What is the most efficient alternative, i.e. out of court, way to settle disputes? Arbitral institutions provide many options to the parties: “normal” arbitration,...

Defendants Stay Court Proceedings by Relying on an Arbitration Agreement to Which They were...

The Singapore High Court has reaffirmed that Singapore courts have the power to stay court proceedings in favour of arbitration, even where the party...

ICC and LCIA Revise Practice Notes

At the end of October, both, ICC and LCIA, introduced revised practice notes. Aiming to increase efficiency of the proceedings the ICC amended its 30-page...

ICCA and Queen Mary School Task Force’s Draft Report on Third Party Funding

On 1 September, a task force of the ICCA and the Queen Mary School of International Arbitration published a draft report on third party...

Diamond in the Rough: Singapore High Court sets aside Lesotho investor-State Award

In another ground-breaking case, the Singapore High Court has set aside an investor-State arbitral award on the basis that the tribunal exceeded its jurisdiction....

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.