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Singapore Court of Appeal finds arbitration agreement contained in standard terms incorporated into a contract made by email

The Singapore Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal against a decision of the Singapore High Court, finding that standard terms (containing an arbitration agreement) sent by one party after the essential terms to the transaction had been agreed upon, were nonetheless incorporated into the agreement between the parties. R1 International, a Singapore incorporated company, supplied natural rubber to Lonstroff AG, a Swiss incorporated company, under several orders. The first and second orders were confirmed by email and subsequently, sales contracts purporting to incorporate the terms of the International Rubber

The Singapore High Court considers its power to grant permanent injunctive relief in support of international arbitration proceedings

In R1 International Pte ltd v Lonstroff AG the Singapore High Court dismissed an application for a permanent anti suit injunction in support of arbitration proceedings, finding that there was no arbitration agreement.  Nevertheless the court considered, obiter, its powers to grant permanent relief. R1 International, a Singapore company, applied to make permanent an interim anti-suit injunction restraining Lonstroff AG (the respondent), a Swiss company, from pursuing proceedings in a Swiss court on the basis of a disputed sale of rubber. The court dismissed the application and discharged the interim