Arbitration News from Singapore

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...

The interaction between insolvency law and arbitration in Singapore

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The Singapore Court of Appeal has clarified the standard of review that applies to winding-up applications where the underlying relationship between the debtor and...

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...

 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.