Arbitration News from the Philippines

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

Climate Finance and Arbitration

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the fight against Climate Change was the number one topic on the news. What was most striking about the fight...

Singapore-Indonesia Bilateral Investment Treaty

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Background On 9 March 2021, the latest Singapore-Indonesia Bilateral Investment Treaty (the "BIT") entered into force and updates the countries' investment protection framework vis-a-vis each...

Hong Kong and Mainland China enhance law on mutual enforcement of arbitral awards

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Since 1 February 2000, enforcement of arbitral awards between the Mainland and Hong Kong has been governed by a separate Arrangement, which has successfully...

The Future of Disputes in Asia Pacific

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a profound impact on businesses, companies have started to look at the medium- to long-term implications of...

The limits of consent in multi-party arbitration agreements

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Certain arbitration rules, such as Article 22.1(vii) of the London Court of International Arbitration Rules (“LCIA Rules 2014”), provide for a “forced joinder.” This...

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’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.