The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Singapore

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.
  • Legal Provisions: International Arbitration is governed by the International Arbitration Act (Chapter 143A); The Arbitration Act (Chapter 10) is applicable only for domestic arbitration; 

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 21 August 1986); reservations: reciprocity.
  • European Convention: No.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes. (ratification/accession: 14 October 1986); reservations: none.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: No.

Arbitral Institutions

Last updated November 2016