This article shall analyse the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision in PT First Media TBK v Astro Nusantara International and explores whether Art 16(3) of the Model Law was ever meant to fall within the “choice or remedies” philosophy. It
Is Article 16(3) of the Model Law a “One-Shot Remedy” for Non-Participating Respondents in International Arbitrations?
Introduction It is not uncommon for practitioners acting for claimants in an arbitration to encounter a respondent who chooses to boycott the arbitral process. In cases involving such “non-participating” respondents, what are the rights and obligations of each party? Specifically, insofar as