Monthly Archives: June 2012

Singapore to open International Arbitration Academy

Earlier this week, Singapore’s Law Minister, K. Shanmugam, told delegates at the 21st International Council for Commercial Arbitration (“ICCA“) Congress that Singapore is planning to open an International Arbitration Academy where lawyers from the region can be trained in international … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Attorney-General calls for the arbitration community to self regulate

During his speech at the 21st International Council for Commercial Arbitration (“ICCA“) Congress on Monday, Singapore’s Attorney-General, Sundaresh Menon, called on the international arbitration community to self-regulate, put in place a code of conduct and ensure practitioners are up to … Continue reading

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What businesses should know about arbitration

MIS Asia published today a blog post that I prepared on “What businesses should know about arbitration”. This has also been picked up by Computerworld Singapore, Computerworld Malaysia and CIO Asia. I have set out the full text below for the benefit of … Continue reading

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In Situations of Emergency

When a party needs emergency interim relief it tends to look straight to the courts for help, whether or not it has an agreement to arbitrate disputes with the other party. However, most of the major arbitral institutions now offer … Continue reading

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Expedited Arbitration in Singapore

One of the biggest concerns that parties have about engaging in arbitration is the length of time it may take to process the arbitration and get an award from the arbitral tribunal. This is something that arbitral institutions are, necessarily, … Continue reading

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