Welcome to issue 2 of Norton Rose Fulbright’s International arbitration report.
In this issue, we take a moment to salute the Energy Charter Treaty, which celebrates its twentieth birthday this year, and we talk to Teresa Cheng, the recently appointed chair of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. We also report on the HKIAC-administered Arbitration Rules; the new AAA Commercial Rules and Appellate Rules; and the Dubai International Financial Centre’s law on arbitration.
We don’t stop there. Our case updates examine the Indian Supreme Court’s decision in World Sport Group, the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision in PT First Media v Astro and the English High Court’s decision in Tang Chung Wah v Grant Thornton on the validity of escalating arbitration agreements.
Earlier this year, we were listed among the world’s top ten arbitration practices by Global Arbitration Review. We hope that this recognition of our global reach and capabilities is reflected in this issue of International arbitration report.