Author Archives: Jonathan Choo

About Jonathan Choo

Singapore international arbitration lawyer with a practical approach to dispute resolution, Partner at Olswang Asia.

CIArb Singapore Young Members 2013 Essay Competition

We are pleased to inform our readers that Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Singapore and Thirty Nine Essex Street are jointly organising the CIArb Singapore Young Members 2013 Essay Competition. The 2013 Essay Title is “A regulatory framework for arbitrators and … Continue reading

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Investment Arbitrations

In May 2012, we published a post on “India under the Bilateral Investment Treaty Spotlight” noting, amongst other things, that all eyes were on India as various telecommunications companies from around the world had either threatened to or already filed notices of investment … Continue reading

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CIArb Arbitration Surgery Workshop: The Emergency Arbitrator

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Singapore branch) will be conducting a workshop on ‘The Emergency Arbitrator’ on Friday, 12th October 2012.  Entitled “Arbitration Surgery Workshop: The Emergency Arbitrator – How Effective Is Such Relief? What Really Happens In The Emergency … 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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Arbitration and the Courts

“The topic of arbitration and the courts is… wide in the extreme. Some consider that there is necessarily some tension between these two forms of dispute resolution, criticising courts for what they regard as unwarranted intereference in the arbitral process. … Continue reading

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ICCA Singapore 2012 Congress film footage now available

For those of you who may have missed the recent ICCA Singapore 2012 Congress, ICCA has just released full film footage of all the Congress sessions. These sessions are available, free of charge, on the ICCA website (www.arbitration-icca.org). Enjoy!

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LCIA India Symposium in Bangalore and LCIA India Arbitration Rules

LCIA India Symposium in Bangalore I am looking forward to visiting Bangalore later this week to attend the LCIA India Symposium on ‘Innovation and Technology in Arbitration’. This will be LCIA India’s first international arbitration symposium in Bangalore and they’ve … Continue reading

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1,000 views and counting!

I’m proud to announce today that our Singapore International Arbitration blog has crossed a significant milestone – 1,000 views and counting! It’s been barely two months since our first blog post. Since then, we’ve averaged two posts a week, added pages … 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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India under the Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration spotlight

MIS Asia recently published a blog post that I prepared entitled “India under the Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration spotlight”. It was also picked up on Computerworld Singapore, Computerworld Malaysia and CIO Asia. I’ve set out the full text below for the … Continue reading

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