Thailand Case Update: Arbitration and Secondary Agreements Part I (Supreme Court Decision No. 3260/2554)


<br> I.  BACKGROUND  ive contractors, collectively comprising a joint venture company (the “Contractors”) provided construction management services to a company (the “Employer”) over a waste water rehabilitation project. The project agreement between the Contractors and the Employer (the “Project Agreement”) contained a dispute resolution clause indicating that all disputes between the parties were to be resolved by arbitration under the …

Australia Case Update: Arbitrability of Intracorporate Disputes (Ikon Group Limited (No 2) [2015] NSWSC 981)

TL;DR Case Citation: In the matter of Ikon Group Limited (No 2) [2015] NSWSC 981 (available here) Court: New South Wales Supreme Court, Australia Coram: Justice Brereton Date of Decision: 13 May 2015 (Ex Tempore) Relevant Legislation: International Arbitration Act 1974 (Cth); Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) IAA Lead Editor for Australia Alex Ferguson and Samuel Seow examine the case of Ikon ...

Singapore Case Update: Direct Enforceability of Interim Arbitral Awards (PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) TBK v CRW Joint Operation
 [2015] SGCA 30)

TL;DR Case Name: PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (Persero) TBK v CRW Joint Operation
 [2015] SGCA 30 (available here; this is an appeal from the High Court decision available here) Court: Singapore Court of Appeal Coram: Sundaresh Menon CJ, Quentin Loh J (Majority) [1]-[111]; Chan Sek Keong SJ (Minority) [112]-[236] <br></br> Date Delivered: 27 May 2015 This landmark decision by the Court of Appeal ...

Satisfaction Evaluation System; An Innovation by the HKIAC


“Parties increasingly look to arbitral institutions to provide some assurance that their arbitral tribunals function fairly and effectively. Through the HKIAC’s innovative initiative seeking detailed feedback from parties, this institution is creating tools to ensure that it can meet that challenge.” – Catherine Rogers, Founder and CEO of Arbitrator Intelligence onsumers of arbitration services are increasingly sophisticated, demanding and cost-conscious. …