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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This 15th edition looks at key developments in arbitration from the last year in 46 jurisdictions, including: New arbitral rules from major institutions such as including ACICA, AFSA, AIAC, ICSID, JAMS, JCAA, SWISS, and UNCITRAL.The increasing use of artificial intelligence and technology in arbitration, such as electronic filing and case management platforms, as well as virtual/hybrid…

A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation The Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“Act”) is the primary legislation governing arbitration in India. The Act has undergone a series of amendments focused on improving the ecosystem for commercial arbitration in India and developing an institutional arbitration program that can benefit both domestic and international market participants. On 4 November 2020, the President of India promulgated the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 (“Ordinance”). Subsequently, on 11 March 2021,…

A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation International arbitration in South Africa continues to be governed by the International Arbitration Act, 15 of 2017 (“IA Act”), which incorporates the UNCITRAL Model Law. Domestic arbitrations in South Africa continue to be governed by the Arbitration Act, 42 of 1965 (“Arbitration Act”). A.2       Institutions, rules and infrastructure The Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) and the Association of Arbitrators, Southern Africa, remain the primary domestic arbitration organizations used…

A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation International arbitration in Thailand continues to be governed by the Arbitration Act B.E. 2545 (2002), with its latest legislative amendment made in 2019. A.2       Institutions, rules and infrastructure In 2021, the Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI), one of the main arbitration institutions in Thailand, issued the TAI Arbitration Rules (No.4) B.E. 2564 (2021) as an amendment to its original rules, TAI Rules B.E. 2560 (2017). TAI Rules (No. 4) 2021…