Tag Archives: Model Law

Myanmar signs up to the New York Convention

We previously blogged about the Myanmar government’s decision to sign up to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (“New York Convention“) (see post here). In that post, we examined how in light of … Continue reading

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Astro v Lippo: Hearing Dates updates

Our readers who have been following this case might be interested to know that the hearing of the appeal of the High Court decision in Astro Nusantara International BV and others v PT Ayunda Prima Mitra and others, [2012] SGHC 212 … Continue reading

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Constitutional Challenge to the Australian International Arbitration Act dismissed by the Australian High Court

One of the more unusual challenges to the finality of foreign arbitral awards, a constitutional law challenge, was unanimously dismissed by a 6 judge panel of the Australian High Court (the highest court in Australia in TCL Air Conditioner (Zhongshan) … Continue reading

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Investment Regime and Arbitration in Myanmar

[Update(s): see further Myanmar’s accession to the New York Convention and the draft Arbitration Bill for international arbitration before the Myanmar Parliament] The self liberalisation of Myanmar’s political and economic regime has been reciprocated by the lifting or suspension of economic sanctions … Continue reading

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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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News Update: Astro-Lippo Dispute (Antisuit Injunction)

Followers of this blog would know that we have written a fair bit on the Astro-Lippo dispute which resulted in 5 SIAC awards rendered in favour of the Astro group against the Lippo group. This includes an overview of the … Continue reading

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News update: GMR and Male Airport Dispute

To those who are following the ongoing dispute between Indian infrastructure giant GMR and the Maldivian Government over the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Male (the “Airport“), the Singapore Court of Appeal has just overruled the Singapore High Court’s order … Continue reading

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Case Update: (1) Incorporation of Arbitration Clause; (2) Enforceability of Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Mechanism and (3) Possible lacuna in the IAA read with the Model Law

The Singapore High Court recently determined an interesting point of arbitration law in International Research Corp PLC v Lufthansa Systems Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and anor, [2013] 1 SLR 973. The issue was whether an arbitration clause contained in a … Continue reading

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Singapore Case Update: (1) Natural Justice applies to Arbitration Ancillary Proceedings and (2) Court has no Supervisory Powers outside of the IAA

The Singapore Court of Appeal has recently delivered its judgment in L W Infrastructure Pte Ltd v Lim Chin San Contractors Pte Ltd, [2013] 1 SLR 125; [2012] SGCA 57. This case involved an Arbitrator who had rendered an additional … Continue reading

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Astro vs Lippo – Updates: Awards upheld by the Singapore High Court

The Singapore High Court has dismissed challenges brought by the Lippo Group in respect of 5 domestic international arbitration awards rendered against them pursuant to an SIAC arbitration in Singapore between the Lippo Group and the Astro Group (the “Singapore … Continue reading

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