Singapore Court Declines To Set Aside ICC Award For Allegations Of Breach Of Natural Justice And Use Of “Guerrilla Tactics”

Singapore High Court declines to set aside ICC award for allegations of breach of natural justice and use of “guerrilla tactics”

Linklaters review of the Singapore High Court’s 2018 decision in China Machine New Energy Corp v Jaguar Energy Guatemala LLC [2018] SGHC 101, where the High Court considered the novel issue of whether the Tribunal’s imposition of an “attorney-eyes only” document disclosure regime amounted to a breach of natural justice, against the backdrop of an expedited arbitration agreement and novel points concerning “guerrilla tactics” and the duty of a tribunal to investigate allegations of corruption.

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About Phillip Rompotis

Phillip practices as a barrister and arbitrator in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years’ litigation and arbitration experience in commercial disputes relating to construction & engineering, financial services, joint venture & shareholders agreements, technology, trusts, property and landlord & tenant. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of various lists/panels of arbitrators.

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