Monthly Archives: September 2012

Seminar on Contemporary Challenges in Arbitration

The School of International Arbitration and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) are jointly hosting a seminar on “Contemporary Challenges in International Arbitration”, on Thursday, 27 Sep 2012, 4 pm at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University … Continue reading

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WIPO Arbitration Workshop, Singapore – 18 and 19 October 2012

Arbitration is increasingly being used to resolve cross-border intellectual property and technology-based disputes. Each year, WIPO organises an Arbitration Workshop as part of its efforts to promote, and to provide training for, the use of effective Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) … Continue reading

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State Immunity – Attachment against State Property and the Commercial Activity Exception

In previous posts, we have explored the issue of enforcing arbitral awards against states and state owned enterprises and especially the issue of state/sovereign immunity which prevents proceedings being taken against a state or its assets. In Singapore, the position … Continue reading

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Astro v Lippo: Enforcement in Arbitration

The dispute between the Astro Group and the Lippo Group that was recently before the Singapore Courts highlights important lessons for parties with cross-border contracts and disputes as it demonstrates both the strengths as well as weakness of the enforcement … Continue reading

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