Japan Arbitration Update: New JCAA Rules - Comparison of Key Asian Arbitral Institutions
18 June 2014
As we reported recently, the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association (JCAA) published new Commercial Arbitration Rules earlier this year. The new JCAA Rules apply to all arbitrations commenced on or after 1 February 2014.
This note compares the new JCAA Rules to the latest rules of three other major institutions popular with parties in Asia:
SIAC (the Singapore International Arbitration Centre), HKIAC (the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre), and the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce):
(a) SIAC Rules (5th edition, 1 April 2013);
(b) HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules (2013); and
(c) ICC Arbitration Rules (2012).