Arbitration News from Singapore

Singapore Court of Appeal rules that “arbitration in Shanghai” naturally refers to arbitral seat

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The Singapore Court of Appeal recently reversed the ruling of the Singapore High Court in BNA v BNB and Another ( SGCA 84). It found...

Singapore Court of Appeal rules that an arbitral award made in the wrong seat...

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The Singapore Court of Appeal ("SGCA") recently ruled in ST Group Co Ltd and others v Sanum Investments Limited and another appeal SGCA 65...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Singapore

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SINGAPORE Nandakumar Ponniya, Daniel Ho and Daljit Kaur A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation International arbitration continues to be governed by the International Arbitration Act (IAA), the Arbitration...

Singapore International Commercial Court considers first application to set aside an arbitral award

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In BXS v BXT SGHC(I) 10, the Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC") heard its first application to set aside an arbitral award. The...

Singapore Court determines proper law of arbitration clause

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In its recent decision in BNA v BNB and another SGHC 142, the Singapore High Court had to determine the law governing an...

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

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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

 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.