Defending the Indemnity Costs Approach to Unsuccessful Arbitral Award Challenges

6 Pages Posted: 10 Apr 2022

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Wilson Lui

The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law

Date Written: July 1, 2021

Abstract

This article discusses the justifications for granting indemnity costs orders following unsuccessful challenges to the courts in respect of arbitral awards. It then contrasts the approach of Hong Kong courts, which regularly grant such orders, and the more conservative approach of the Singapore courts and of the Singapore International Commercial Court.

Keywords: indemnity costs, challenging arbitral awards, costs, arbitral awards, arbitration

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K20, K30, K40, K41

Suggested Citation

Lui, Wilson, Defending the Indemnity Costs Approach to Unsuccessful Arbitral Award Challenges (July 1, 2021). [2021] Asian Dispute Review 129–135, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022/18, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4020414

Wilson Lui (Contact Author)

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