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SLW Commentary/Singapore Law Gazette: Dispute Resolution (Arbitration) Clauses – Pathologies and Pitfalls

Our brand new article on Dispute Resolution (Arbitration) Clauses – Pathologies and Pitfalls has been published in the October 2013 edition of the Singapore Law Gazette as well as on Singapore Law Watch. Dispute resolution and arbitration clauses increasingly form … Continue reading

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Case Update: Compliance with Multi-Tier Clauses must be adhered to strictly

We have previously written about International Research Corp PLC v Lufthansa Systems Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and anor, [2013] 1 SLR 973 (see here). In that case, the Singapore High Court upheld a multi-tiered dispute resolution mechanism which involved an escalation clause. The escalation … 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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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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Technology and Outsourcing Hot Spots Series (5): Multi-Tier and Unilateral Arbitration Clauses

In Part 4 of our Technology and Outsourcing Hot Spots Series, we considered how a properly drafted dispute resolution clause can give parties an appropriate dispute resolution mechanism which allows for an enforceable decision and avoids costly and time consuming … Continue reading

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Case Update: (1) Incorporation of Arbitration Clause; (2) Enforceability of Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Mechanism and (3) Possible lacuna in the IAA read with the Model Law

The Singapore High Court recently determined an interesting point of arbitration law in International Research Corp PLC v Lufthansa Systems Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and anor, [2013] 1 SLR 973. The issue was whether an arbitration clause contained in a … Continue reading

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