International Arbitration: April 2013 Archives

The Burgeoning International Arbitration Field in Southeast Asia

As more and more nations strive to cut themselves a piece of the international arbitration pie, Southeast Asia is a perfect example of a region where countries are looking to broaden their presence in the field of international arbitration. Recently, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("SIAC") saw an increase to an all-time-high figure of $2.9bn (£1.9bn) in revenue from new international arbitration cases. The number of new cases for the SIAC jumped from 188 in 2011 to 235 in 2013, for an increase of 25 percent.

Australian High Court Clears the Way for Enforcement of Arbitral Awards

One of the questions that is most often asked by clients is whether or not an award issued international arbitration - which is a private vehicle for dispute resolution - is enforceable and whether collection can be guaranteed to the fullest extent of the law. In other words, whether an arbitral award can be enforced in the same way that a judgment from a court is enforced.

International Arbitration: Hearing Testimony by Videoconference

Testimony by videoconference international arbitration offers the disputants both a fair means for assuring that relevant evidence is heard and an effective tool for cost reduction.

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