Introduction; Part I: 1. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China: the adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration in Hong Kong Shahla Ali; 2. India: the 1985 Model Law and the 1996 Act: a survey of the Indian arbitration landscape Harisankar K. Sathyapalan and Aakanksha Kumar; 3. Japan: Japanese Arbitration Law and UNCITRAL Model Law Harata Hisashi; 4. Republic of Korea: Model Law in Asia: the case for Korea Hi-Taek Shin; 5. Malaysia: the arbitration regime in Malaysia: a De Jure Model Law jurisdiction? Choong Yeow Choy and Sundra Rajoo; 6. Myanmar: the Model Law: a new model for a new era in Myanmar - from the 1944 Arbitration Act to the 2016 Arbitration Law Minn Naing Oo; 7. Philippines: the application of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration in the Philippines Rena M. Rico-Pamfilo; 8. Singapore: Singapore's implementation of the Model Law: if at first you don't succeed Gary F. Bell; Part II: 9. People's Republic of China: comparison between UN Model Law and Chinese Arbitration Law Guo Yu; 10. Indonesia: Indonesian Arbitration Law and practice: in light of the UNCITRAL Model Law Gatot Soemartono and John Lumban-Tobing; 11. Taiwan: comparative analysis of the Arbitration Law of Taiwan and the UNCITRAL Model Law Chang-fa Lo; 12. Vietnam: the Vietnamese law on Commercial Arbitration 2010 compared to the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration 2006 Hop Dang.
Explores how the text and principles of the UNCITRAL Model Arbitration Law are implemented, or not, in key Asian jurisdictions.
Gary F. Bell trained in both civil and common law at McGill University and Columbia University, He teaches Arbitration, Indonesian Law, International and Comparative Sale of Goods and Legal Systems of Asia as Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) where he is Director of the LL.M. in Arbitration. He is also Director of the Asian Law Institute (ASLI). He co-edited Law and Legal Institutions of Asia: Traditions, adaptations and innovations (Cambridge, 2011) with E. Ann Black. He acts frequently as arbitrator.