Monthly Archives: January 2018

Singapore passes bill for Singapore International Commercial Court to hear arbitration-related matters

By Wei Ming Tan & Kartik Singh* Introduction On 9 January 2018, Parliament passed the Supreme Court of Judicature (Amendment) Bill 2017 (the “Amendment”) giving the Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”) jurisdiction to hear international commercial arbitration-related court proceedings. The … Continue reading

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Towards reducing the complexity, cost and time of arbitral proceedings: SIAC’s proposal on cross-institution consolidation

by Wei Ming Tan and Pradeep Nair Introduction On 19 December 2017, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) announced its proposal on cross-institution co-operation for the consolidation of international arbitral proceedings (“SIAC’s proposal”). SIAC’s proposal, which is the brainchild of … Continue reading

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