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“Something weighty”: Chief Justice Menon ex temps the standard required for a court to exercise its discretion to not refer a dispute to arbitration

Singapore - October 9 2015 In Sim Chay Koon and others v NTUC Income Insurance Co-operative Limited [2015] SCGA 46, the Singapore Court of Appeal considered the proper…

Stephanie Livanes, Henry Winter

Who gets the first bite? Singapore High Court gives primacy to the tribunal where existence of an arbitration agreement is in dispute

Singapore - September 17 2015 In Malini Ventura v Knight Capital Pte Ltd [2015] SGHC 225, the Singapore High Court dismissed an application for an interim injunction staying SIAC…

Wataru Kawai, Henry Winter

Bouvier and the billionaire – Singapore Court of Appeal sets aside Mareva injunctions over assets of Swiss art dealer

Singapore - September 15 2015 In Bouvier v Accent Delight International [2015] SGCA 45, the Singapore Court of Appeal set aside Mareva injunctions (otherwise known as freezing…

Stephanie Livanes, Henry Winter

Key development regarding litigation funding in Singapore

Singapore - June 22 2015 In a judgment handed down on 9 June 2015, the High Court of Singapore has for the first time approved a litigation funding arrangement for the…

Shaun Langhorne

New year, new rules at CIETAC

Hong Kong - December 3 2014 In November, the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) published the CIETAC Arbitration Rules 2015 ("the 2015…

Timothy Hill, Mark Lin, Patric McGonigal, Damon So, Paul Teo