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International Arbitration
5.
The parties
5.1
Are there any restrictions on who can be a party to an arbitration agreement?
 
Singapore
There are generally no restrictions on who can be a party to an arbitration agreement, so long as that party possesses the necessary legal capacity to enter into contracts.

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5.2
Are the parties under any duties in relation to the arbitration?
 
Singapore
If the underlying contract, arbitration agreement or applicable rules of arbitration specify any duties in relation to the arbitration, the parties will be bound by those duties as long as they are not inconsistent with a non-derogable provision of the Model Law or the IAA.

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5.3
Are there any provisions of law which deal with multi-party disputes?
 
Singapore
There are no specific provisions in the AA and the IAA dealing with multi-party disputes. However, the parties are free to agree upon rules of arbitration (eg, the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre) which may contain such provisions.

For more information about this answer please contact: Alvin Yeo and Koh Swee Yen from WongPartnership LLP

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