This issue of Asian Dispute Review commences with Man Sing Yeung’s article on the selection of arbitrators and how the parties’ choice of arbitrators can make a difference to whether an arbitration is conducted in an efficient and costeffective manner. The article that follows, by Simon P Camilleri, considers recent case law relating to whether a failure to comply with a multi-tiered dispute resolution clause goes to admissibility or jurisdiction. Pui-Ki Emmanuelle Ta and Rachel So then look at the significant growth of online dispute resolution in Asia in recent years, the benefits it brings and some of the challenges it faces.
Our In-house Counsel Focus article, written by Weixia Gu and Yi Tang, discusses the proliferation of international commercial courts in Asia and compares the six leading options.
The Jurisdiction Focus article is on Brunei Darussalam, with Alastair Henderson, Priya Aswani and Kin-Hoe Loi providing an overview of the existing legal landscape for arbitration, and the trajectory going forward.
Suraj Sajnani and Tony Gu then review the latest edition of A Guide to the HKIAC Arbitration Rules (2nd Edn) by Michael Moser and Chiann Bao, which takes account of the latest updates in the HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules in 2018.
Finally, this issue concludes with the News section written by Robert Morgan.
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