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March 2, 2016

Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration 2016, Thailand Chapter

Law Business Research

Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration 2016, published by Law Business Research, provides an overview of arbitration law in 50 jurisdictions around the world. Kornkieat Chunhakasikarn, attorney-at-law, and John Frangos, consultant, in Tilleke & Gibbins’ dispute resolution group, coauthored the Thailand chapter of the guide, which covers the following subjects in detail:

  • Laws: New York Convention, Geneva Convention on the Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1927, agreements supporting the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the Convention Establishing the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency 1985, the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes Convention 1965, the Arbitration Act 2002,  and the UNCITRAL Model Law
  • Institutions: Thai Arbitration Institute of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Office, the Office of the Arbitration Tribunal of the Board of Trade of Thailand, and the Thailand Arbitration Center
  • Arbitration agreements: Arbitrability, requirements, enforceability, third parties bound by arbitration agreements, groups of companies, and multiparty arbitration agreements
  • Constitution and jurisdiction of arbitral tribunals: Eligibility of arbitrators, default appointment of arbitrators, challenge and replacement of arbitrators, immunity of arbitrators from liability, court proceedings contrary to arbitration agreements, and jurisdiction of arbitral tribunal
  • Arbitral proceedings: Commencement of arbitration, hearings, evidence, court involvement, and confidentiality
  • Interim measures and sanctioning powers: Interim measures by courts and emergency arbitrators
  • 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

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Arbitration 2016 (published in January 2016; contributing editors: Gerhard Wegen and Stephan Wilske, Gleiss Lutz). For further information please visit

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