Tag Archives: Korea

KCAB Releases Draft Protocol on Video Conferencing

At the 7th Asia Pacific ADR Conference in Seoul earlier this month, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) unveiled its Draft Seoul Protocol on Video Conferencing in International Arbitration. The Draft Protocol is intended to serve as a guide for … Continue reading

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Filed under Asia, Institutions, Uncategorized

ICSID issues first award involving China as Respondent, finding in host state’s favour

In an award dated 9 March 2017, the Tribunal in an ICSID arbitration between Korean investor Ansung Housing Co., Ltd and China dismissed all claims as time-barred. The Claimant's attempt to circumvent the limitation period by relying on the most … Continue reading

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Filed under Asia, East Asia, Hong Kong & China, Investment Arbitration, ISDS, Public International Law

South Korean Courts Twice Refuse to Enforce International Arbitral Awards

In our two previous blogsĀ¹ on South Korea we commented on the opening of the Seoul International Dispute Resolution Centre and noted that this, together with the liberalisation of its legal market and the introduction of the Korean Commercial Arbitration … Continue reading

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Filed under Arbitration clauses, Asia, Enforcement, New York Convention, South East Asia