Region: Philippines

Malaysia overturns enforcement of jurisdictional award in mega-case

A Paris court has overturned an earlier ruling to recognise an award upholding jurisdiction over the US$15 billion claim brought against Malaysia by heirs to a sultanate on the island of Borneo.

06 June 2023

Philippine lottery group secures win in betting slips dispute

A Philippine state entity that manages charity sweepstakes and lotteries has defeated a US$600 million claim brought by an Australian printing company over a joint venture to build a thermal paper-coating plant to produce betting slips.

16 January 2023

Dutch court weighs SIAC award against Cayman fund

A Dutch court that has been asked to enforce a SIAC award over a Philippine toll road venture says it intends to seek guidance on whether the Indonesian-owned award debtor is a legal entity under Cayman law.

08 December 2022

Filipino congressman’s ICC claim can proceed in Geneva

A German arbitrator’s failure to disclose that a member of his law firm is a former honorary consul to the Philippines is not sufficient to set aside an order in an ICC case launched by a Filipino congressman, a Swiss court has ruled.

23 February 2022

Australian miner buries Singapore set aside bid

An Australian mining company says it has defeated a bid by its joint venture partner to set aside a SIAC award over their US$463 million copper and gold project in the Philippines.

22 November 2021

Another set-aside bid fails in Manila casino saga

The Singapore Court of Appeal has upheld a US$296 million award that requires a Manila gaming resort owner to facilitate a share sale if it fails to pay damages – affirming the tribunal’s power to fashion a “pragmatic” remedy.

14 October 2021

Fraud appeal in casino dispute fails in Singapore

The Singapore Court of Appeal has upheld an award on liability that led to a Manila gaming resort owner being ordered to pay US$296 million to a Las Vegas casino operator – rejecting allegations that the successful party and its counsel fraudulently misled the tribunal.

19 February 2021

Chevron drops treaty claim against Philippines

Chevron has withdrawn its claim at the Permanent Court of Arbitration against the Philippines over an offshore gas field – after selling its stake in the project which has also led to ICC and ICSID cases.

27 January 2021

SIAC panel rules in Philippine mining dispute

An Australian mining company has reported a win before the Singapore International Arbitration Centre in a dispute over a joint venture to develop a US$463 million copper and gold project in the Philippines.

25 August 2020

Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc (PDRCI)

27 January 2020

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