Journal Detail

Jul 2020


This issue of Asian Dispute Review commences with an article by Kabir Duggal and Rekha Rangachari in which they discuss the Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration (2019) and their usefulness in resolving human rights disputes involving businesses in Asia.

Jasmine Low Sze Hui then examines the practical considerations relating to emergency arbitrations against the backdrop of leading institutional rules in Asia. This is followed by Gracious Timothy Dunna's article discussing the recognition and enforcement of foreign interim measures under the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996.

For the In-house Counsel Focus article, Mark Mangan, Lukas Lim and Shilun Chen discuss practical considerations in advancing claims through arbitration in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thayananthan Baskaran then presents developments in international arbitration in Malaysia for the Jurisdiction Focus article.

Professor Darius Chan then reviews Professor Gary Bell’s book, The UNCITRAL Arbitration Law and Asian
Arbitration Laws: Implementation and Comparison. 

There then follows an obituary for Professor Derek Roebuck (1935-2020), written by colleague and friend Neil Kaplan CBE, QC, SBS. Professor Roebuck was Dean of the then City Polytechnic (later University) of Hong Kong School of Law
and a leading authority on the international history of arbitration. 

Finally, this issue concludes with a Special News Report by Robert Morgan on dispute resolution and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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