Tag Archives: alternative dispute resolution

Draft Arbitration Bill in Myanmar

We have written about Myanmar signing up to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958 as well as the Investment Regime and Arbitration in Myanmar. A key issue we had noted was the … Continue reading

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Case Update: Separate but Related Contracts with Different Dispute Resolution Clauses

A long running dispute before the Singapore courts recently came to an abrupt and unresolved end when the Singapore Court of Appeal decided that parties had to resolve their dispute in arbitration instead. The case of Burgundy Global Exploration Corp v … Continue reading

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SIAC Annual Appreciation Cocktail Reception 2014: Annual Report 2013

The SIAC released its Annual Report for 2013 at its Annual Appreciation Cocktail Reception on 18 February 2014. The SIAC Annual Report 2013 highlights case statistics which further signal and cement SIAC’s reputation as one of the premier international arbitration centres … Continue reading

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Singapore Law Gazette – Arbitration in Singapore 2013: A Year in Review

We are pleased to announce that the Singapore Law Gazette has just published an exclusive article that we recently wrote for them. The article Arbitration in Singapore 2013: A Year in Review is now available online. As we enter 2014, … Continue reading

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How a Dispute Resolution Clause Works

We have started to see more and more business owners paying attention to the drafting and negotiations of their governing law and dispute resolution clauses. Most of them feel comfortable adopting the sample or model clauses promoted by any one … Continue reading

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SLW Commentary: IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration

Our post on the IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration has been picked up by Singapore Law Watch (“SLW“). Our SLW Commentary can be found here. We review and examine the new IBA Guidelines on Party Representation which … Continue reading

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Singapore International Arbitration Academy 2013

The Singapore International Arbitration Academy 2013 (“SIAA 2013“) is scheduled for 22 November 2013 to 3 December 2013. This 11 day intensive course includes “lectures, workshops, simulations, skills training, video critiquing, and candid advice and counsel from some of the … Continue reading

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Privity and Arbitration Agreements

A person who is not a party to a contract may not enforce or be bound by any term of the contract. This is known as the doctrine of privity. However, in both the UK and in Singapore, the Contracts … Continue reading

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Security for Costs and Payments into Court for Challenge of English Award

It seems almost ridiculous to think of winning an arbitration as only half the battle won. The reality, however, is that a victorious party may still need to enforce its award. A losing party may deliberately refuse on pay on … Continue reading

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Disciplinary Proceedings as Arbitration?

We usually think of arbitration as a method of dispute resolution where parties refer their dispute to an impartial tribunal (consisting of one or more arbitrators) and where the parties agree to be bound by the tribunal’s decision (known as … Continue reading

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