Authored Publication: Rajah & Tann Singapore contributes an article titled “The Rise of Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific” to The Asia-Pacific Arbitration Review 2021, a Global Arbitration Review special report.
This special report contains insight and thought leadership inspired by the most substantial recent international arbitration events from 2020 across various jurisdictions, with footnotes and relevant statistics.
Our article highlights that the use of arbitration continues to rise in Asia. Arbitration’s popularity in Asia can be explained by a multiple factors, including growth in the region, as well as the relative ease with which arbitral awards can be enforced around the world. This article examines recent developments in Singapore and other parts of ASEAN and Asia to examine whether a trend exists across the region that converges in favour of arbitration.