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February 27, 2015

Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration 2015, Thailand Chapter

Law Business Research

Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration 2015, published by Law Business Research, delivers a comprehensive overview of arbitration law in 60 jurisdictions around the world. The guide’s Thailand chapter, written by Kornkieat Chunhakasikarn and John King of the Tilleke & Gibbins dispute resolution group, provides a detailed examination of arbitration law in Thailand. In particular, the chapter covers the following main subjects:

  • Laws and institutions: Multilateral conventions, bilateral investment treaties, domestic arbitration law, UNCITRAL, mandatory provisions, substantive law, and arbitral institutions
  • Arbitration agreements: Arbitrable disputes, requirements, enforceability, third parties bound by arbitration agreements, third-party joinder and notice, multiparty arbitration agreements, and groups of companies
  • Constitution of arbitral tribunals: Eligibility of arbitrators, default appointment of arbitrators, challenge and replacement of arbitrators, relationship between parties and arbitrators, and immunity of arbitrators from liability
  • Jurisdiction and competence of arbitral tribunals: Court proceedings contrary to arbitration agreements and jurisdiction of arbitral tribunals
  • Arbitral proceedings: Place and language of arbitration, commencement of arbitration, hearings, evidence, court involvement, and confidentiality
  • Interim measures and sanctioning powers: Interim measures by courts, emergency arbitrators, and arbitral tribunals, as well as arbitral tribunal sanctioning powers
  • Awards: Arbitral tribunal decisions, dissenting opinions, form and content requirements, time limits, date of awards, types of awards, termination of proceedings, cost allocation and recovery, and interest
  • Proceedings subsequent to issuance of award: Interpretation and correction of awards, grounds to challenge awards, levels of appeal, recognition and enforcement, enforcement of foreign awards, and cost of enforcement

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Arbitration 2015, (published in January 2015; contributing editors: Gerhard Wegen and Stephan Wilske, Gleiss Lutz). For further information please visit

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