- Singapore—dismissal of application to set aside SIAC award (Gokul Patnaik v Nine Rivers Capital Ltd)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the SICC decide?
- Award did not contain matters beyond the scope of submission to arbitration
- No breach of natural justice in connection with the making of the Award
- Award not in conflict with Singapore’s public policy
- Case details:
Arbitration analysis: The Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) dismissed an application to introduce new evidence on foreign law and to set aside an arbitral award (the Award), issued by a tribunal in proceedings administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) on the basis that: (i) the Award contained decisions on matters beyond the scope of submission to arbitration, (ii) there was a breach of the rules of natural justice in the making of the Award, and (iii) the Award was contrary to Singapore public policy. Shaun Lee, counsel and Low Zhe Ning, associate, in the dispute resolution group at Bird & Bird ATMD LLP explain the implications of the decision of the SICC in this case.
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