International Arbitration
CVG v CVH:  Singapore Court decides that Foreign Emergency Arbitration Awards can be enforced in Singapore but refuses enforcement of this particular award

CVG v CVH: Singapore Court decides that Foreign Emergency Arbitration Awards can be enforced in Singapore but refuses enforcement of this particular award

In a judgment delivered on 7 October 2022, the Singapore High Court has refused to enforce a Pennsylvania, USA seated ICDR emergency arbitration award.  The Court’s basis for not enforcing the emergency arbitration award was that the Defendant was not given an...

Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses – what happens if you don’t comply? A sequel in the “admissibility or jurisdiction” debate in the Hong Kong Court of Appeal

Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses – what happens if you don’t comply? A sequel in the “admissibility or jurisdiction” debate in the Hong Kong Court of Appeal

“Whether procedural requirement[s]…ha[ve] been fulfilled is a question intrinsically suitable for determination by an arbitral tribunal, and is best decided by an arbitral tribunal in order to give effect to the parties’ presumed intention to achieve a quick,...