This is the second of two new Singapore initiatives designed to facilitate infrastructure development in Asia, the first being Infrastructure Asia.
MinLaw said the fast-track option is meant for disputes which involve a lower value or where parties prefer to further speed up the conduct of their cases.
CA reverses HC's finding that adjudicator breached natural justice by applying “beyond reasonable doubt” standard in proceedings where parties did not address adjudicator on applicable standard of persuasion.
Parties in such projects will set up a Dispute Board of neutral experts to quickly resolve issues as they crop up.
CA finds party to an arbitration agreement who had commenced and maintained court proceedings to be in repudiatory breach of the arbitration agreement.
In Sinolanka Hotels & Spa (Private) Limited v Interna Contract SpA  SGHC 157, the SHC ruled that the arbitral tribunal lacked jurisdiction to determine the dispute and also dismissed the alternative application to set aside the final award.
In China Machine New Energy Corporation v Jaguar Energy Guatemala LLC, the SHC declined to set aside an arbitral award, finding that an attorney-eyes-only (“AEO”) order did not amount to a breach of natural justice.
This update summarises the key aspects and implications of the “choice of remedies” principle in the decisions of Astro Nusantara International and Rakna Arakshaka Lanka.
Arbitration – Stay in favour of arbitration
Settlements reached through mediation could be enforceable internationally should the Singapore Convention come into force. In this alert we analyse its key aspects of the draft and its current status.