Arbitration News from Singapore

Singapore: Tribunal not bound by precise terms of parties’ pleadings and submissions

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It is trite that an arbitral tribunal has no jurisdiction to decide any issue that has not been submitted to arbitration, and that the...

Myths Debunked: Preferences for Arbitration and Litigation

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No training programme for first year arbitration associates is complete without an exploration of the advantages of arbitration versus litigation. Young lawyers learn the...

Singapore: Court of Appeal sets aside arbitral award for breach of natural justice

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The Court of Appeal in CAJ v. CAI SGCA 102 has upheld an earlier High Court decision to set aside part of an...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2021-2022 – Singapore

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A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1         No Legislative Amendments to the IAA and AA in Singapore International arbitration continues to be governed by the International Arbitration Act...

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...

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’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.