Author Archives: Jonathan Choo

About Jonathan Choo

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

Maxwell Chambers expanding in June 2012

Maxwell Chambers, Singapore’s purpose-built and state-of-the-art arbitration venue, recently announced that it will be expanding in June 2012 to a second location in the city. This second location will be at Centennial Tower #16-01 and called Maxwell-Chambers@Centennial. With potentially disruptive … Continue reading

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Indian arbitration users and the Singapore appeal

Just how attractive is Singapore as an arbitration venue for Indian parties? According to figures released by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) in their Statistical Report on India 2000-2010 and 2011 Annual Report, the SIAC handled more cases involving … Continue reading

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Singapore amends International Arbitration Act increasing attractiveness of Singapore as arbitration venue

Earlier in the week, Singapore’s Parliament passed amendments to the International Arbitration Act (“IAA”) to increase the attractiveness of Singapore as a venue for arbitration. Click here to view a copy of the International Arbitration (Amendment) Bill. The amendments: broaden … Continue reading

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