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Arbitration in China and Singapore

Hee Theng Fong

[2019] SAL Prac 28

Is ad hoc arbitration permissible in the People’s Republic of China? Can foreign arbitration institutions administer arbitration cases seated in China? How difficult is it to navigate through the concept of foreign-related elements? What will be the problems at the enforcement stage in respect of awards rendered outside China? What is the Singapore approach? As the Belt and Road Initiative progresses, these questions will become even more acute and this article seeks to address the issues.