Tag Archives: Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB)

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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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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Arbitration in South Korea: A New Phase Begins

To mark the opening of Herbert Smith Freehills’ new office in Seoul today, we examine arbitration in South Korea. Whilst the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) has reported growth in the number of international arbitrations, South Korea is seldom considered … Continue reading

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