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Singapore—bargains, agreements and time limits—SICC sheds light on setting aside arbitration awards (BXS v BXT)

Singapore—bargains, agreements and time limits—SICC sheds light on setting aside arbitration awards (BXS v BXT)
Published on: 12 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Singapore—bargains, agreements and time limits—SICC sheds light on setting aside arbitration awards (BXS v BXT)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • Factual background
  • The parties’ applications
  • Plaintiff’s setting aside application
  • Defendant’s striking out application
  • What did the court decide?
  • First ground—arbitration can be heard by sole arbitrator under expedited procedure of SIAC Rules 2016
  • Second ground–award is within terms of submission
  • More...

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: The decision from the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) concerning a dispute between a Thai listed company and a Mauritius-registered investment company gives some helpful clarification regarding the application of Singapore law to the setting aside of Singapore arbitral awards. In this case, the award was made by a sole arbitrator appointed under the Singapore International Arbitration centre (SIAC) expedited procedure, a choice which the challenging party was unable to overturn. Wei Ming Tan, senior associate at CMS Holborn Asia, explains the background and assesses the implications of the case. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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