Tag Archives: Competence-Competence

New Arbitration Law in Qatar

Introduction The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani, issued Law No 2 of 2017 on 16 February 2017 (the "New Arbitration Law"). The New Arbitration Law has not yet been published in the Official Gazette and implementing … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration laws, Arbitration rules, Middle East, Procedures in arbitration, UNCITRAL Model Law

‘Which came first, the chicken or the egg?’: Singapore High Court upholds competence-competence where existence of arbitration agreement in dispute

In its recent decision in Malini Ventura v Knight Capital Pte Ltd & others [2015] SGHC 225, the Singapore High Court has dismissed an application made under s. 6(2) of the International Arbitration Act (“IAA“) for an injunction to stay … Continue reading

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Filed under Asia, Jurisdiction, South East Asia, Uncategorized

Supreme Court unanimously rejects appeal to Dallah judgment refusing enforcement of a French ICC award

The Supreme Court has today concluded that both the Court of Appeal and the High Court were right to refuse to enforce an Award obtained by Dallah against the Government of Pakistan. The decision clarifies the scope of the doctrine … Continue reading

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Filed under Challenges to awards, Enforcement, Enforcement - Europe, New York Convention