Arbitration News from Singapore

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...

No default rule that indemnity costs should be granted where an arbitral award is...

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In Singapore court proceedings, the usual course is to award a successful litigant party-and-party costs on a standard basis. Exceptional circumstances are required to...

New Defence raised during Closing Submissions – Arbitral Award set aside for Breach of...

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In brief The principles of natural justice in the context of international arbitration are well established. Every party has the fundamental right to be heard...

DR Annual Update 2021: The Future of Disputes

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has largely influenced and brought about significant changes to the way we solve disputes. We have already seen judicial systems twist...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2020-2021 – Singapore

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

New Act seeks to enhance Singapore’s status as an international arbitration hub

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On 6 October 2020, the International Arbitration (Amendment) Act (the "Act") was passed by the Singapore Parliament. The International Arbitration Act (the "IAA") was last...

SICC upholds arbitral awards despite tribunal errors and foreign illegality

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In a recent judgment from the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”), the International Judge refused an application to set aside several arbitral awards issued...

Due Process Paranoia in International Arbitration: Singapore Court of Appeal Provides Useful Guidance to...

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In recent years, there has been a marked increase in the prevalence of challenges to arbitral awards based on alleged breaches of “natural justice”...

Singapore Court of Appeal provides guidance on running potentially inconsistent arguments in related proceedings

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In brief In BWG v. BWF, the Court of Appeal considered whether a party involved in multiple proceedings under a chain of contracts is permitted...

 Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition 

Click here for the chapter on Singapore in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on Singapore in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.