Strict time limit for applications to set aside arbitration awards

23 Feb 2021

In Bloomberry Resorts and Hotels Inc and another v Global Gaming Philippines LLC and another [2021] SGCA 9, the Court of Appeal held that the three-month time limit in Art 34(3) of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration for setting aside an arbitral award is strict and cannot be extended even in cases of fraud.
Cavinder Bull SC, Director Kong Man Er and Associates Ong Chee Yeow and Melody Lau successfully represented Global Gaming Philippines LLC and GGAM Netherlands BV as instructed counsel in the hearings before the Court of Appeal and the Singapore High Court.

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