This book provides a comprehensive and in depth guide to the regulatory framework in Singapore, the first of its kind for the foremost jurisdiction for international arbitration in the Asia-Pacific geographic zone. It is designed with practitioners in mind and provides terse and specific but detailed and well-informed commentary to each of the sections in the applicable arbitration acts.
It sets out and annotates the two legislative acts applicable to arbitration in Singapore, as well as the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Rules. In addition, international documents including the Uncitral Model Law and the New York Convention are included.
Table of Contents
Part I - Background to the Singapore legislation Part II – International Arbitration Act First Schedule Uncitral Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration Second Schedule Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards Concluded at New York on 10th June 1958 Part III – Arbitration Act (Cap. 10, 2002 Rev. Ed.) Part IV – Rules of Court Part V – Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre
Robert Merkin is the Lloyd's Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Exeter.
Johanna Hjalmarsson is the Informa Research Fellow in Maritime and Commercial Law at the University of Southampton.