Monthly Archives: March 2013

Myanmar to sign up to New York Convention

Myanmar has signalled its intention to sign up to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (“New York Convention“). This is a highly significant and very positive development for parties contemplating investments with Myanmese … Continue reading

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Pathological Arbitration Clauses

In a recent post, we wrote about the Singapore High Court case of HKL Group Co Ltd v Rizq International Holdings Pte Ltd, [2013] SGHCR 5 which involved a good example of how a badly drafted arbitration clause increases uncertainty, time and costs … Continue reading

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Singapore Law Watch Commentary

Our case update on a simplified approach advanced by the English Court of Appeal to distinguish between a bond and a guarantee, has been picked up by Singapore Law Watch (“SLW“). Our SLW Commentary can be found here. The SLW … Continue reading

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Singapore Chief Justice awarded Global Arbitration Review’s “Best Lecture or Speech Award for 2012”

Back in June 2012, we wrote about a speech delivered by The Honourable The Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon (“Menon CJ“) while he was the Attorney-General at the 21st International Council for Commercial Arbitration.  As we had written then,  [Menon CJ] … Continue reading

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