Court Has No Power under Model Law to Restrain hallenged Arbitrator from Proceeding Prior to Completion of Arbitration
Article from: TDM 3 (2005), in Case Comments & Awards
Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co Ltd v Rush Easton Graham & Anor (2004) SGHC 26 (Woo J, Singapore High Court)
The question of whether a national court had the power to grant an injunction restraining an arbitrator from taking further steps in arbitration proceedings pending applications to set aside the arbitrator's interim award and to remove the arbitrator was considered by the Singapore High Court in the case of Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co Ltd v Easton Graham Rush and Another . The applicant, Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co Ltd ("Mitsui"), was party to an arbitration with Keppel. The arbitrator issued a first interim award with which ...