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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)

Paul Tan, Andreas Wehowsky, Shaun Ou

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 April 2021

Subject(s):
Consolidation of claims — Expedited procedure — Preliminary objections

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (‘SIAC’) was established in 1991 and despite being a relative newcomer, it has rapidly become the pre-eminent arbitration institution for parties, especially in Asia, as case filings have nearly quadrupled in the last decade. From only two cases in 1991, and a total of 406 cases from 1991 to 1999 (Yong Tong, 2000), SIAC case numbers reached a record high of 479 in 2019, and a total sum in dispute of US$ 8.09 billion, a 14.6% increase from 2018. Significantly, 416 or 87% of these new cases filed in 2019 were...
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