Category Archives: SIAC

COSTS AND DURATION OF ARBITRATIONS: A COMPARISON OF THE SIAC AND LCIA STUDIES

The SIAC Study On 10 October 2016, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC“) released its inaugural Costs and Duration Study (the “SIAC Study“) based on actual cases filed with the SIAC under the 5th edition of the SIAC Rules (“SIAC … Continue reading

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An overview: How do the key changes to the SIAC Rules compare with some of the other major arbitral institutions?

  SIAC (2016 rules) ICC LCIA HKIAC Consolidation of multi-contract disputes ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Joinder of parties and non-parties ✔ ✔ ✔ ✘ (Non-parties disallowed) Early dismissal of claims/ defences ✔ ✘ ✘ ✘ Delocalising the Seat of Arbitration … Continue reading

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SIAC 2016 Rules: The key changes

On 1 July 2016, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC“) published the latest revised set of SIAC Rules (“SIAC 2016 Rules“), which will come into effect on 1 August 2016. The SIAC 2016 Rules are available here. The SIAC’s draft revised … Continue reading

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SINGAPORE CONFIRMS STATUS AS ASIA’S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER DISPUTE RESOLUTION HUB

Singapore has once again confirmed its status as Asia’s leading dispute resolution hub. The ICC 2015 Report The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC“) announced strong growth in Asia in 2015, with Singapore retaining her … Continue reading

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SIAC’S ANNUAL REPORT 2015: KEY TAKEAWAYS

On 25 February 2016, SIAC released its 2015 case statistics, revealing its record growth and the increasing use of Singapore law as the governing law of choice. Key takeaways Record growth: Highest number of cases filed: 271 (22% increase from … Continue reading

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