Mr. Michael Hwang

Mr. Michael Hwang
  • Michael Hwang Chambers LLC,
    150 Beach Road, #06-01 Gateway West,
    Singapore 189720
  • DOB: Nov 14, 1943
  • Nationality: Singaporean
  • Work: +65 6391 9390
  • Website: http://www.mhwang.com/

Languages

  • English

ICSID Panel Designation

Designation/Role Designated By Designation Date
Designation/RoleArbitrator Designated BySingapore Designation Date -

Professional Experience

Name Of Company / Organization City Job Title Date
Name Of Company / OrganizationALLEN & GLEDHILL CitySINGAPORE Job TitleASSOCIATE Date1968 - 1971
Name Of Company / OrganizationALLEN & GLEDHILL CitySINGAPORE Job TitlePARTNER Date1972 - 1991
Name Of Company / OrganizationALLEN & GLEDHILL CitySINGAPORE Job TitlePARTNER Date1993 - 2002

Education and Professional Qualifications

Institution City Degree/Qualification Date
InstitutionOXFORD UNIVERSITY CityOXFORD Degree/QualificationBCL Date1966
InstitutionOXFORD UNIVERSITY CityOXFORD Degree/QualificationMA Date1969
InstitutionSYDENY UNIVERSITY CitySYDNEY Degree/QualificationLLD (HON) Date2014
InstitutionCHARTERED ARBITRATOR City Degree/Qualification Date2005 / 2006
InstitutionFELLOW, CIArb City Degree/Qualification Date1993
InstitutionFELLOW, SIArb City Degree/Qualification Date1995

Experience in ICSID Proceedings

Case Name Type Role (Appt'd by)
Case NameChurchill Mining and Planet Mining Pty Ltd, formerly ARB/12/14 v. Republic of Indonesia TypeArbitration Role (Appt'd by)Co-Arbitrator (Parties)
Case NameChurchill Mining and Planet Mining Pty Ltd, formerly ARB/12/40 v. Republic of Indonesia TypeArbitration Role (Appt'd by)Co-Arbitrator (Parties)
Case NameBorder Timbers Limited, Border Timbers International (Private) Limited, and Hangani Development Co. (Private) Limited v. Republic of Zimbabwe TypeArbitration Role (Appt'd by)Co-arbitrator (Resp.)
Case NameBernhard von Pezold and others v. Republic of Zimbabwe TypeArbitration Role (Appt'd by)Co-arbitrator (Resp.)
Case NameGovernment of the Province of East Kalimantan v. PT Kaltim Prima Coal and others TypeArbitration Role (Appt'd by)Co-arbitrator (Cl.)
Case NameLibananco Holdings Co. Limited v. Republic of Turkey TypeArbitration Role (Appt'd by)President (Chairman)
Case NameMalaysian Historical Salvors, SDN, BHD v. Malaysia TypeArbitration Role (Appt'd by)Sole Arbitrator (Chairman)
Case NameJoy Mining Machinery Limited v. Arab Republic of Egypt TypeAnnulment Role (Appt'd by)Committee Member
Case NameCDC Group plc v. Republic of Seychelles TypeAnnulment Role (Appt'd by)Committee Member
Case NameAzurix Corp. v. Argentine Republic TypeAnnulment Role (Appt'd by)Committee Member
Case NameConocoPhillips Company v Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela TypeArbitration Role (Appt'd by)Co-Arbitrator (Parties)

Professional Membership

  • Law Society of Singapore
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
  • ICC Court of Arbitration
  • London Court of International Arbitration
  • Singapore Academy of Law
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb)

Publications

  • Co-author of the chapter on Singapore in “Carswell’s Handbook of International Dispute Resolution Rules” (Editor : Babak Barin, Carswell, 1999)
  • Co-author of “The Role of the Singapore Courts in relation to International Commercial Arbitration” (1999) 16(4) Journal of International Arbitration at 101
  • "Stay of Proceedings Pending Arbitration” Singapore Institute of Arbitrators Newsletter (July 2000 Issue) at 6
  • Co-author of “The Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Singapore” [2000] International Arbitration Law Review at 207 (Sweet & Maxwell)
  • Co-author of “Mediation In Singapore: A Brief Overview” published in Asian Dispute Review, Issue 1, September 2000
  • Co-author of “Supreme Court of Singapore Court of Appeal refuses to stay in winding up proceedings in favour of Arbitration”(published in Bulletin of the Swiss Arbitration Association, issue 2 [2001] page 380
  • Author of the chapter on Singapore in “The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration” (Editor: Doak Bishop – Juris Publishing, Inc 2004)
  • Co-author of the Chapter on Singapore in the “ICCA International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration” (Kluwer 2004)
  • Co-author of the Chapter on Singapore in the “ICCA International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration” (Kluwer 2004)
  • Author of the chapter on “The Role of Arbitrators as Settlement Facilitators – Commentary” (International Council for Commercial Arbitration Congress Series No. 12 Beijing 2004, pp571 – 581)
  • Author of the commentary on Order 69 and Order 69A of the Rules of Court in “Singapore Court Practice 2005” (Lexis/Nexis) and “Singapore Civil Procedure 2003” (Sweet & Maxwell Asia)
  • Author of “Arbitrators and Barristers: an Unsuccessful Challenge” (Business Law International, Vol 6 No.2 p 235, May 2005)
  • Co-author of “Do Egregious Errors Amount to a Breach of Public Policy?” (published in (2005) 71 Arbitration 1, 364)
  • Author of “Court has no power under Model Law to restrain challenged arbitrator from proceeding prior to completion of arbitration ” (Transnational Dispute Management Vol 2 Issue 3 – June 2005)
  • Author of “Why is there still resistance to arbitration in Asia?” Chapter in “Global Reflections on International Law, Commerce and Dispute Resolution” Page 401 (Editors: Gerald Aksen et al – ICC, 2005) Liber Amicorum for Robert Briner (revised version in “Table Talk” Autumn 2006 page 4 )
  • Co-Author of Confidentiality in Arbitration - The Criteria Adopted by Institutions” (Singapore Institute of Arbitrators Newsletter, No.2, 2005, pp. 3-7)
  • Author of “Arbitration discovery requires a sense of proportion” (The Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Experts in Commercial Arbitration (2006) Page 85)
  • Co-Author of “Discovery in Court and Document Production in International Commercial Arbitration – Singapore” (2006 Special Supplement ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin 33)
  • Co-Author of “ADR in East Asia”(Chapter in “ADR in Business – Practice and Issues across Countries and Cultures” page 147 (Editors : J.C. Goldsmith, Arnold Ingen – Housz and Gerald Pointon, Kluwer Law International, 2006)
  • Co-Author of “The Role of Witness Statements in International Commercial Arbitration” (Chapter in “International Arbitration 2006: Back to Basics”) page 650 (Kluwer Law International 2007)
  • Co-Author of “Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards”, chapter in “The Asian Leading Arbitrators’ Guide to International Arbitration”, page 407 (Editors : Michael Pryles and Michael Moser, Juris Net, 2007)
  • Author of “Witness Conferencing” in “The Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration 2008” (Online version)
  • Co-Author of “Claims against Arbitrators for Breach of Ethical Duties”, in “Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation” (The Fordham Papers 2007) published by Martinus Nijhoff at page 225
  • Co-author of “Relevant Considerations in choosing the place of arbitration” Asian International Arbitration Journal, AIAJ Vol. 4, No. 2 (2008), pages 195-220
  • Co-author of “Survey of South East Asian Nations on the Application of the New York Convention” Journal of International Arbitration, JOIA Vol. 25, No. 6 (Dec 2008) Pages 873-892
  • Co-author of “Public Policy as Grounds for Annulment of or Non Recognition or Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in East Asia” (Stockholm International Arbitration Review 2008 Vol 2 page 91)
  • Author of “Witness Conferencing and Party Autonomy” (Transnational Dispute Management Vol 7 Issue 1 April 2010
  • Author of “Trial by Issues” (Transnational Dispute Management Vol 7 Issue 1 April 2010)
  • Co-Author of “Defining the Indefinable – Practical Problems of Confidentiality in Arbitration”, published in the Journal of International Arbitration, Vol. 26, Issue 5 (2009), pp. 609-645, presented as The Kaplan Lecture (Hong Kong, 2008)
  • Co-Author of “Protecting Confidentiality and its Exceptions – The Way Forward”, published in ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin, “Confidentiality in International Arbitration – 2009 Special Supplement”, pp. 39-55.
  • Co-Author of “New Developments in Arbitration in Singapore”, Asian International Arbitration Journal, AIAJ Vol. 5, No. 2 (2009), pages 210-222
  • Author of “Arbitration for Trust Disputes” in “The Legal Media Group Guide to the World’s Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration 2009”
  • Co-Author of “Determining the Parties’ True Choice of the Seat of Arbitration and Lex Arbitri” in Liber Amicorum for Ulf Franke (published in Between East and West : Essays In Honour of Ulf Franke) (Editor : Kaj Hober, Annette Magnusson, Maria Ohrstrom, pages 225 -237 (Juris , 2010)
  • Author of “Ten Questions Not to Ask in Cross-Examination in International Arbitration” in The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration (Second Edition) (Editors : Doak Bishop and Edward G. Kehoe) (Juris Net, 2010, page 431)
  • Co-Author of “The 2007 Amendments to the New Zealand Arbitration Act 1996- - A Commonwealth Perspective” in (2010) New Zealand Law Journal, pages 153-156
  • Co-Author of “Effective Cross Examination in Asian Arbitrations” in Take the Witness : Cross Examination in International Arbitration (Editors : Lawrence W. Newman and Ben H Sheppard) (Juris Net 2010, page 269)
  • Author of “Singapore’s Adoption of The 2006 UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration Amendments”, The Paris Journal of International Arbitration (Les Cahiers de l’Arbitrage) 2010(1) pages 305 -307
  • Co-author of the chapter on Singapore in “Arbitration in Asia” (Michael Moser – General Editor), (Juris 2014)
  • Author of “Recent Developments in Defining “Investment”, ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Volume 25, Number 1 (Spring 2010)
  • Co-Author of “ Definition of “investment - A voice from the eye of the storm” published in Asian Journal of International Law, Vol 1 Issue 1 (2011) pp 99 -129
  • Author of “Model Procedural Order on Confidentiality (Goff Lecture 2010)” (Transnational Dispute Management Vol 8 Issue 2 May 2011)
  • Co-Author of “Egregious Errors and Public Policy – Are the Singapore Courts too Arbitration Friendly?” published in SAL Conference 2011 – Singapore Law Developments (2006 – 2010) pp19 – 55
  • Co-Author of “Investment Treaty Arbitration in Asia: Contemporary Issues and Challenges” (Transnational Dispute Management Volume 9 Issue 3 April 2012
  • Author of “What Does It Take To Be An International Arbitration Centre?” (NALSAR ADR Review Volume 1 page 58, 2012)
  • Co-Author of “A proposed Model Procedural Order on Confidentiality in International Arbitration: A Comprehensive and Self Governing Code” (2012) Volume 29 Issue 2 Journal of International Arbitration pp138 – 170
  • Co-Author of “A Contextual Approach to the Obligation of Confidentiality in Arbitration in Singapore: An Analysis of the Decision of the Singapore High Court in AAY and Others v. AAZ” Volume 28 Number 2 (2012) Arbitration International Journal pp 225 – 242
  • Co-Author of “Corruption in Arbitration – Law and Reality” Asian International Arbitration Journal, Volume 8 No. 1 pp1 – 119
  • Co-Author of “Issue Conflict in ICSID Arbitration” Chapter in Arbitrators’ Insights: Essays in Honour of Neil Kaplan (Liber Amicorum) (Eds.: Bao, Lautenschlager.), Sweet & Maxwell, Hong Kong 2012 pp 131 – 168
  • Co-Author of “The Judicial Scrutiny of Corruption-Tainted Arbitral Awards in Setting Aside and Enforcement Proceedings”, Transnational Dispute Management Volume 10 Issue 3 May 2013
  • Co-Author of “Confidentiality in Arbitration” LCIA India Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 1, 2013

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Last Updated: November 6, 2018