This issue of Asian Dispute Review commences with a commentary by Vijayendra Pratap Singh, Abhijnan Jha & Abhisar Vidyarthi on guerrilla tactics employed by parties in international arbitrations seated in India. Alex Potts QC then discusses the enforcement in the Cayman Islands of international arbitral awards in arbitrations administered by HKIAC, SIAC, and CIETAC.
This is followed by an article by Matthew Townsend and Tim Robbins, in which they explore the feasibility of adopting a set of Asian Digital Dispute Resolution Rules to meet the demands of the digital economy. The next article, by Sima Ghaffari, discusses important issues of gender diversity and equal representation in the Iranian arbitration community, a subject of wider application and relevance worldwide.
With regard to alternative modes of dispute resolution, Eric Hong Ying Ngai discusses the pros and cons of adjudication and their application to the Hong Kong construction industry. Sophie Zhao Yue then follows with a discussion of the Chinese perspective on pre-arbitration alternative dispute resolution requirements.
For the In-house Counsel Focus article, Dantes Leung, Flora Ng & Davis Hui discuss recent developments relating to arbitrators’ duty of disclosure, as well as the recourses available to parties in the event of non- or incomplete disclosure.
Finally, this issue concludes with the News section written by Robert Morgan.
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