Singapore International Arbitration: Law and Practice (2nd Ed) - LexRead

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Book Description

This will serve as a comprehensive commentary on the current state of international arbitration in Singapore. Singapore, having adopted the UNCITRAL Model Law and a party to the 1858 New York Convention and having a strong tradition of the rule of law, is growing rapidly as a centre for International Arbitration. Constantly ranked top in international surveys, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre’s caseload had increased rapidly in the past decade. The first edition was published in 2014 to warm market reception. This second edition aimes to incorporate the 2016 amendments to the SIAC Rules, new case law and a chapter of the new Singapore Internatinal Commercial Courts regime in SIngapore. This book gathers the leading names in international arbitration and each have contributed to a topic of discussion covering various aspects of international arbitration in Singapore. .


The second edition will include the new SIAC Rules 2016 as well as two chapters (Ch 16 and 17) of the Singapore International Commercial Court that came into operation after the publication of the first edition. .


Table of Contents

1. Framework of International Arbitration in Singapore
2. The Arbitration Agreement
3. Breach of the Arbitration Agreement: Stay of Judicial
4. Commencing an Arbitration and Constituting the Tribunal
5. Jurisdiction of the Arbitrators and Challenges to Jurisdiction
6. The Procedural Course of the Arbitration
7. Interim Measures in International Arbitration
8. Evidence in Arbitration Proceedings
9. Hearing
10. Arbitration Awards
11. Challenges to the Award
12. Recognition and Enforcement of Awards
13. Investment Treaty Arbitration
14. Interpreting the Model Law: Methodology and the Singapore Experience
15. Multi-tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses: Law and Practice
16. Arbitration Funding in Singapore
17. The Evolving Role of the Singapore International Commercial Court, Jurisdictional Issues and Enforcement Perspectives
18. Procedures of the Singapore International Commercial Court

About the Author(s)

Alastair Henderson for Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Bernard Hanotiau
Chong Yee Leong
Christopher K Tahbaz for Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Colin Liew
David Foxton QC
David Joseph QC
David Mildon QC
David Rivkin for Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Dominic O’Sullivan QC
Dr Giacomo Marchisio
Dr Jonathan Bonnitcha
Geraldine Andrews, Dame
Gitta Satryani for Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Honourable Frédéric Bachand
Jern-Fei Ng
Jordan Tan
Justice Clyde Croft
Lim Wei Lee
Michael Hwang SC
Paul Tan
Professor Fabien Gélinas
Professor Robert Merkin
Robert Rothkopf for Balance Legal LLP
Samuel Wordsworth QC
Shaun Leong
Sir Bernard Eder
William Kinh Quoc Ho