To celebrate its 25 years of establishment, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) has drafted the “2016 SIAC Rules”, replacing the 2013 Rules. These new Rules came into effect on August 1, 2016. The 2016 SIAC Rules are described as “a unique hybrid of modern commercial arbitration rules and specialist investment arbitration rules”. The 2016 […]
Most arbitration rules of the leading arbitration institutions have today introduced the possibility of appointing an Emergency Arbitrator who will decide on Interim Measures (including the ICC, the LCIA, the SIAC, the HKIAC and the SCC). These rules are being increasingly used by parties to request interim measures. The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber […]
Six Arbitration Panels brought a single UDRP seeking 19 domain names all owned by ICSID Lawyers, LLC and collectively won 18 of the domains. The Complainants are London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) of London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (“United Kingdom”); International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) of Paris, France; Singapore International Arbitration Centre […]
Hong Kong and Singapore have long been fierce rivals for the title of Asia’s leading financial centre, and they are now also battling to become Asia’s dominant seat for international commercial arbitrations, the leading form of international dispute resolution. This rivalry is personified by their competing arbitral institutions, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), […]
On 1 April 2013, the SIAC announced its new rules of arbitration, which have notably been amended with respect to case administration practices.