Arbitration News from Singapore

The Singapore High Court decides that there is no choice of active remedies for...

1. Key Points (a) In Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Ltd v Avant Garde Maritime Services (Private) Limited SGHC 78 (“Rakna Arakshaka”), the Singapore High Court...

Singapore International Commercial Court to have jurisdiction over litigation related to international commercial arbitration

On 9 January 2018, the Singapore Parliament passed amendments relating to the Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC"). The Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Bill (No....

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...

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....

EU Court thwarts prompt ratification of EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

In a legal Opinion handed down on 16 May 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") declared that the free trade...

Singapore Court of Appeal reviews the scope of an arbitrator’s jurisdiction in an investment...

In the recent case of Sanum Investments Ltd v Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic SGCA 57, Singapore's apex court handed down...

First Time PRC Court Recognizes a Foreign Judgment Based on Principle of Reciprocity

On 9 December 2016, the Nanjing Intermediate People’s Court (“Jiangsu Court”) handed down a decision recognizing and enforcing a civil judgment made by the...

Court of Appeal provides clarification on “good faith” principle in the context of enforcement...

Hong Kong courts have a discretion to enforce foreign awards under the New York Convention ("NYC") even though a ground for resisting enforcement has...

New Year, New Rules: How Singapore and Stockholm are vying for a piece of...

While toasting the New Year over a glass or two of champagne, it may have gone unnoticed to many of us that the strike...

Update: Singapore Allows Third Party Funding for International Arbitration

Key Points On 6 January 2017, we informed that the Singapore Parliament would be looking to pass legislative amendments to introduce a legal framework...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on Singapore in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Singapore in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.