Arbitration News from Singapore

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...

Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitration Under the SIAC Rules 2016

Impact of the SIAC Rules 2016 on Joinder and Consolidation The latest edition of the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("SIAC Rules...

Singapore Expected to Allow Third Party Funding for International Arbitration in Early 2017

Recent Developments In mid-2016, the Singapore Ministry of Law conducted a public consultation on legislative amendments to introduce a legal framework for third party funding...

Enforceability of One-Sided Optional Arbitration Clauses in Singapore

The Singapore High Court has recently affirmed the enforceability of one-sided optional arbitration clauses (Dyna-Jet Pte Ltd v Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd...

Costs and Duration of Arbitration – A Survey of the SIAC, HKIAC, LCIA and...

On 15 December 2016, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”) released its data on the costs and duration of an HKIAC arbitration, following...

 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.