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Disciplinary Proceedings as Arbitration?

We usually think of arbitration as a method of dispute resolution where parties refer their dispute to an impartial tribunal (consisting of one or more arbitrators) and where the parties agree to be bound by the tribunal’s decision (known as … Continue reading

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Article in LCIA Newsletter Spring Edition

We are pleased to announce that our post on multi-tier and unilateral arbitration clauses has been picked by the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and reproduced in an edited form in the LCIA Newsletter Spring Edition (Volume 18, Issue … Continue reading

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Myanmar signs up to the New York Convention

We previously blogged about the Myanmar government’s decision to sign up to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (“New York Convention“) (see post here). In that post, we examined how in light of … Continue reading

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News Update: SIAC Opens its First Overseas Office in Mumbai

We are pleased to congratulate the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) on the successful launch of its first overseas office in Mumbai, India. Singapore has for some time now been a popular arbitration venue for Indian parties. In our earlier … Continue reading

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WIPO Survey on Tech Arbitration

Readers of our blog who have been following our Technology and Outsourcing Hot Spots series would already have read about some of the pertinent issues which arise out of technology and outsourcing agreements including pre-contractual negotiations, governance and change control … Continue reading

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Mandatory Mediation: Multi-tier Clauses and the Court System

Recently, the English Court of Appeal in Wright v Michael Wright Supplies Ltd & Anor [2013] EWCA Civ 234 lamented the difficulties faced by the courts in managing cases filed or defended by litigants in person. One issue raised was the … Continue reading

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Arbitration India: Technology, Media & Telecommunications

The SIAC, in conjunction with the Confederation of Indian Industry, will be jointly organising a seminar titled “Arbitration India: Technology, Media & Telecommunications” on Friday, 26 April 2013 in New Delhi, India. The seminar will examine the challenges for the … Continue reading

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IP Hub Master Plan: To Develop Singapore as a global IP Hub in Asia

In May 2012, the Singapore government had convened an IP Steering Committee to formulate a master plan to assist Singapore’s development as a global IP Hub in Asia. The IP Steering Committee, chaired by Mr Teo Ming Kian, Chairman of … Continue reading

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Changes at the SIAC: New Rules, New Structure, New Members

The SIAC has just launched the 5th edition of its Rules of Arbitration (“SIAC Rules 2013“) which took effect on 1 April 2013. Amongst other things, the amendments to the previous version of the Rules give effect to the new … Continue reading

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Constitutional Challenge to the Australian International Arbitration Act dismissed by the Australian High Court

One of the more unusual challenges to the finality of foreign arbitral awards, a constitutional law challenge, was unanimously dismissed by a 6 judge panel of the Australian High Court (the highest court in Australia in TCL Air Conditioner (Zhongshan) … Continue reading

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