Region: Singapore

Thai bank must face fraudulent transfer claims

One of Thailand's largest commercial banks has failed to knock out part of a UK fraud litigation in which it is accused of conspiring to steal US$2 billion worth of wind energy assets and frustrate enforcement of a US$700 million ICC award.

26 November 2020

SIAC to hear claim over Cambodian power plant

UPDATED: A Singaporean engineering group has lodged a SIAC claim over tariff revisions affecting a power plant located within a special economic zone in Cambodia.

19 November 2020

Corruption defence fails in Singapore

The Singapore High Court has enforced an ad hoc award in favour of one of the world’s largest energy traders despite a third party’s admission that the contract was procured corruptly.

06 November 2020

Singapore judge bars India from sharing documents in BIT cases

A Singapore judge has refused to allow India to cross-disclose documents between two related BIT cases arising from multibillion-dollar tax demands – affirming that the general obligation of confidentiality in arbitration under Singapore's common law extends to investment treaty cases.

16 October 2020

SIAC arbitrator rules against Indian stock exchange

A sole arbitrator at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre has ruled that an Indian stock exchange’s bid to end a partnership with a US provider of financial indices was invalid.

15 October 2020

Singapore

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11 June 2020

Indian arbitrator cleared of bias in Singapore

Singapore’s international commercial court has upheld a US$100 million ICC award relating to a five-star hotel project near Kolkata, rejecting arguments that Indian arbitrator Harish Salve SA showed bias by only belatedly disclosing a co-counsel relationship with the winning side’s law firm.

20 May 2020

“Witness gating” leads to set-aside in Singapore

The Singapore High Court has set aside an award against an Indian steel manufacturer after finding that the sole arbitrator had denied it the right to a fair hearing by declining to call any of its seven witnesses.

02 March 2020

Maxwell Chambers

27 January 2020

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)

27 January 2020

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