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Singapore High Court refuses to set aside delayed Arbitration Award

In Coal & Oil Co LLC v GHCL Ltd [2015] SGHC 65, the Singapore High Court dismissed an application to set aside an arbitral tribunal’s award issued 19 months after receiving the parties’ post-hearing submissions, finding that the delay did not constitute a breach of natural justice. Case Summary In April 2007, the plaintiff entered into a coal supply agreement with the defendant. Following an increase in the market price of coal, the plaintiff sought to renegotiate the coal price stipulated in the agreement, and informed the defendant that a

Singapore High Court confirms the application of Kompetence-Kompetence

In The Titan Unity, the Singapore High Court considered an application to stay court proceedings in favour of arbitration. The claimant had commenced court proceedings in Singapore relating to the defendant’s failure to deliver a cargo under certain bills of lading.  The defendant applied for a stay of the proceedings in favour of arbitration under section 6 of the International Arbitration Act (“IAA“) on the basis that an arbitration clause in a separate time charter party between the parties had been incorporated into the bills of lading. The claimant denied