Singapore’s Court of Appeal Refuses to Stay Court Proceedings, Finds Tiered Arbitration Agreement Favouring Domestic Arbitration Lacked Binding Force

By Diego Luis Alonso Massa, 26 May 2022

On 19 May 2022, in its decision concerning the CSY v CSZ case (Civil Appeal No 67 of 2021), the Court of Appeal of the Republic of Singapore allowed the appeal against a High Court Judge’s decision to stay part of proceedings in favour of a domestic arbitration and to stay the remaining part on case management grounds pending the resolution of the putative arbitration....