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Chief Justice Menon’s Keynote Address to CIArb International Arbitration Conference

The Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon (“Menon CJ“) delivered the keynote address to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators International Arbitration Conference in Penang, Malaysia on 22 August 2013. The title of his keynote address was “Some Cautionary Notes for … Continue reading

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Singapore Chief Justice awarded Global Arbitration Review’s “Best Lecture or Speech Award for 2012”

Back in June 2012, we wrote about a speech delivered by The Honourable The Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon (“Menon CJ“) while he was the Attorney-General at the 21st International Council for Commercial Arbitration.  As we had written then,  [Menon CJ] … Continue reading

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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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Judge of Appeal Justice Sundaresh Menon to be appointed as Chief Justice of Singapore

Former Attorney-General of Singapore and the Honourable Judge of Appeal Justice Sundaresh Menon has been appointed as the Chief Justice (“Justice Sundaresh Menon“) of Singapore with effect from 6 November 2012. Justice Sundaresh Menon takes over the office from the … 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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Singapore to open International Arbitration Academy

Earlier this week, Singapore’s Law Minister, K. Shanmugam, told delegates at the 21st International Council for Commercial Arbitration (“ICCA“) Congress that Singapore is planning to open an International Arbitration Academy where lawyers from the region can be trained in international … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Attorney-General calls for the arbitration community to self regulate

During his speech at the 21st International Council for Commercial Arbitration (“ICCA“) Congress on Monday, Singapore’s Attorney-General, Sundaresh Menon, called on the international arbitration community to self-regulate, put in place a code of conduct and ensure practitioners are up to … 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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ICCA Congress: the countdown begins…

On 10 June 2012 (one month today) the 21st International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) Congress will be officially opened in Singapore. It is the first time that Singapore has hosted the event and is a further indication of Singapore’s … 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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