Baker McKenzie's Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution Guide 2017 covers legal developments in the dispute resolution space, which include significant updates such as:

  • Thailand's establishment of a specialized Court of Appeal
  • Issuance of revised guidelines for continuous trial of criminal cases in the Philippines and ADR procedures for Public-Private Partnerships and Joint Ventures with the Philippine government
  • China's application of the principle of reciprocity on the recognition and enforcement of foreign court judgments
  • Entry into force of Singapore's Choice of Court Agreements Act 2016
  • Japan's developments in arbitration and recent rulings on the power to appeal or set aside awards

The guide covers 11 Asia Pacific jurisdictions, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. It features key information on the following:

  • Legal systems and procedures for claims
  • Interlocutory injunctions and other interim remedies
  • Costs, appeals and execution of judgments
  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments
  • Arbitration, mediation and alternative dispute resolution

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