By Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai  Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai gives keynote address at the launch of Asia ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) Week 2019 The Asia ADR Week this year took place from 27-29 June 2019 at the Asian International Arbitration Centre in Kuala Lumpur and was themed “The Kintsukuroi Perspective: the Asian ADR Revolution”. This…

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:30pm – 2:30pm     The Anatomy of an Emergency Arbitration Award (Download pdf brochure) Speaker: Glenn G. Cheng, Partner and arbitrator with K&L Gates LLP in Sigapore Location: MahWengKwai & Associates, Level 10, Tower B, Prima Avenue, Dataran Prima.

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) recently announced they will establish a CIArb Asian directorate office in Malaysia as a result of growth in arbitration in Asia.  The new office, which will be set up at The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration  (KLRCA) premises in Bangunan Sulaiman, will be the first regional centre for…

“COMPANIES WHICH PLAN THEIR CONTRACTUAL INTERESTS AND OBLIGATIONS CAN AVOID HAVING TO RESOLVE DISPUTES ARISING FROM POOR CONTRACTUAL DOCUMENTATION, WHICH WILL INVARIABLY TAKE UP MORE TIME AND EXPENSE” ALB: Dato’ Mah, based on your experience as a litigator, judge and now an arbitrator, how can businesses reduce the likelihood of legal conflicts? MWK: A well-drafted…

1 September 2015 SIAC Announces the Release of Revised Model Arbitration Clause The Singapore International Arbitration Centre is pleased to announce the release of its revised Model Clause. This latest development from SIAC underscores its continued commitment to enhance the quality and efficiency of its services to users of arbitration in the global business community. The revised…

Photo credited to AIAC The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) has recently moved into its new premise, and now boasts to be one of the largest Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) centres in the world. It began operations at its new location at the five-storey Bangunan Sulaiman, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, in Kuala Lumpur, on…

  By Professor Datuk Sundra Rajoo (President of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution, former Director of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), Managing Director of Sundra Rajoo Arbitration Chambers) [Reproduced with permission] History of Arbitration in Malaysia It would be difficult to trace the history of arbitration in Asia, but we can first…

by Raymond Mah & Liow Pei Xia Disputes can be costly and time consuming, affecting both personal and business relationships. However, a better understanding of the available options for dispute resolution and the mechanics of each process greatly assists with decision making and the management of expectations. MahWengKwai & Associates can help you effectively manage and resolve your…

By a letter of award dated 4.4.1998 (‘contract’), the defendant appointed the plaintiff as its contractor to supply, deliver and install furniture for the hotel rooms and corridors of the defendant’s hotel known as Goldcourse Hotel Resort (‘hotel’). The defendant had in its counterclaim claimed that …

The Government of India and Cairn Energy Indian Pty Ltd entered into an oil and gas joint venture, ie. a Production Sharing Contract (“PSC”). The PSC was governed by Indian law while the arbitration agreement was governed by English law. The arbitration proceedings were to be governed …