Monthly Archives: June 2013

English Court has power to issue an anti-suit injunction in support of non-existent arbitration

In a unanimous decision, the UK Supreme Court held in Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant JSC v AES Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant LLP [2013] UKSC 35 that the English courts have the power to issue anti-suit injunctions in support of arbitration agreements where … Continue reading

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Singapore International Arbitration Academy 2013

The Singapore International Arbitration Academy 2013 (“SIAA 2013“) is scheduled for 22 November 2013 to 3 December 2013. This 11 day intensive course includes “lectures, workshops, simulations, skills training, video critiquing, and candid advice and counsel from some of the … Continue reading

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Privity and Arbitration Agreements

A person who is not a party to a contract may not enforce or be bound by any term of the contract. This is known as the doctrine of privity. However, in both the UK and in Singapore, the Contracts … Continue reading

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IBA Guidelines on Party Representation

The IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration (“IBA Guidelines on Party Representation“), which were recently adopted by a resolution of the International Bar Association (IBA) Council on 25 May 2013, seek to address some of the uncertainties which … Continue reading

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Security for Costs and Payments into Court for Challenge of English Award

It seems almost ridiculous to think of winning an arbitration as only half the battle won. The reality, however, is that a victorious party may still need to enforce its award. A losing party may deliberately refuse on pay on … Continue reading

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