This issue of Asian Dispute Review commences with a commentary by Yihua Chen on the draft revision of China’s Arbitration Law, which seeks to modernise the arbitration regime in Mainland China. Wilson Wei Huo then examines the possible impacts on international commercial arbitration of the newly-promulgated PRC Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law 2021.
Next, Swee Siang, Yap Chun Kai and Suchitra Kumar discuss the ways in which international arbitration in Singapore has coped during the COVID-19 pandemic. Aditha Narayan Vijayaraghavan and Akash Santosh Loya follow with a discussion of the overlapping concepts of ‘venue’ and ‘seat’ in Indian arbitration.
For the In-house Counsel Focus article, Byron Perez discusses the newly-adopted UNCITRAL Expedited Arbitration Rules 2021 against the backdrop of the Expedited Procedure under the HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules 2018. Tony Budidjaja then presents developments in international arbitration in Indonesia for the Jurisdiction Focus article.
The book review for this issue is by Jane Willems, who reviews Jianlong Yu and Lijun Cao’s A Guide to the CIETAC Arbitration Rules. This issue concludes with the News section written by Robert Morgan.
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2022 Hong Kong Arbitration Week
24 - 27 October 2022