Focusing on the arbitration reforms that have taken place in recent years in the Asia Pacific, this edited collection analyses recent developments in 12 different common law and civil law jurisdictions and assesses the impact and level of modernization of each of them as well as of the system as a whole.
Introduction: Towards a Model of Arbitration Reform in the Asia Pacific Anselmo Reyes and Weixia Gu 1. China's Arbitration Modernisation Under Judicial Efforts and Marketisation Waves Weixia Gu 2. Balancing Procedural and Substantive Arbitration Reforms: Advancing International Arbitration Practice in Hong Kong Shahla Ali 3. Cautious Optimism for Arbitration Reform in Taiwan Nigel NT Li, Angela Y Lin and Jeffrey CF Li 4. Arbitration Reform in Japan: Reluctant Legislature and Institutional Challenges Nobumichi Teramura and Luke Nottage 5. Arbitration Reform in Korea: At the Threshold of a New Era Joongi Kim 6. Arbitration Reform in Malaysia: Adopting the Model Law Lam Ko Luen 7. Making Arbitration Work in Singapore Chan Leng Sun, SC 8. Philippine Arbitration Reform: Fresh Breathing Space from Congested Litigation Arthur P Autea 9. Arbitration in Indonesia: Largely Dependable Recognition and Enforcement Simon Butt 10. Arbitration Law and Practice in Vietnam: Fundamental Changes Over the Past 20 Years and Potential for the Future Dang Xuan Hop 11. Arbitration Reform in India: Challenges and Opportunities Hiro Naraindas Aragaki 12. The Reform of Commercial Arbitration in Australia: Recent and Prospective Developments Leon Trakman
Anselmo Reyes is Professor of Legal Practice at the University of Hong Kong and an International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court. Weixia Gu is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong and an Executive Council Member of the China Society of Private International Law.
This book provides a detailed yet concise study of arbitration law and practice in the twelve Asia Pacific jurisdictions it traverses... It is an invaluable contribution to comparative international arbitration scholarship from an Eastern vantage point... This multi-jurisdictional study will be an invaluable source of information for both academics and practitioners. -- Debby Lim, Shook Lin & Bok LLP * Law Gazette *