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Three takeaways on how digital technologies are transforming arbitration

By |September 13th, 2017|

The following article is taken from the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Click here to go the original article.

New technologies and developments are transforming the future of dispute resolution though challenges remain, according to a recent ICC conference.

From 12-13 June 2017, an ICC conference entitled ‘Equal Access to Information & Justice: Online Dispute Resolution’ brought together 170 lawyers, magistrates, […]

SIAC Opens its Second Representative Office in India in GIFT

By |August 30th, 2017|

The following article is taken from the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). Click here to go to the original article.

10 August 2017
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce that it has opened a second representative office in India (after its Mumbai representative office which was established in 2013), in the International Financial Services Centre in Gujarat […]

Apology Legislation Passed In Hong Kong – What Does It Mean For You

By |August 22nd, 2017|

The following article is taken from Herbert Smith Freehills: Click here to go to the original article.
On 13 July, Hong Kong’s Legislative Council passed a law (the Apology Law) intended to facilitate the resolution of civil disputes in the territory. The Apology Law, which is expected to be gazetted and come into force shortly, reforms the legal consequences of […]

UAE to introduce new arbitration law before the end of 2017: Lawyer

By |August 15th, 2017|

The following article is taken from Thomson Reuters – ZAWYA. Click here to go to the original article.

BY MEGHA MERANI | 03 JULY, 2017
The United Arab Emirates is expected to pass a new federal arbitration law this year that could facilitate attracting more foreign investment and establish the Gulf state as an international arbitration hub, according to one of […]

Be wise people, not just smart lawyers: former Attorney-General V. K. Rajah tells NUS law graduates

By |August 10th, 2017|

The following article is taken from The Straits Times. Click here to go to the original article.

JUL 8, 2017, 12:58 PM SGT | UPDATED JUL 8, 2017, 9:19 PM
Janice Tai | Social Affairs Correspondent
SINGAPORE – Be yourselves. Embrace competition. Seek a larger purpose.

Former Attorney-General V. K. Rajah dispensed these advice to law graduates from the National University of Singapore (NUS) […]

2 S’poreans lauded as leaders in arbitration

By |August 4th, 2017|

The following article is taken from The Straits Times. Click here to go to the original article.
PUBLISHED JUL 6, 2017, 5:00 AM SGT

Lawyers among the 33 picked from around the world by publisher Who’s Who Legal

Two Singaporean lawyers – Drew & Napier’s Senior Counsel Cavinder Bull and WongPartnership’s SC Alvin Yeo – have been recognised as worldwide thought leaders […]

New arbitration court office to boost dispute resolution

By |July 27th, 2017|

The following article is taken from the Singapore Law Watch. Click here to go the original article.

Source TODAY
Date 26 Jul 2017
Author Louisa Tang

The Republic will gain a stronger foothold in the new area of dispute resolution between foreign investors and states — or investment dispute resolution — with the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) to set up a staffed […]

Litigation and Arbitration: A “complementary” approach

By |July 25th, 2017|

The following article is taken from the Global Arbitration News – A news platform moderated by Baker McKenzie. Click here to go to the original article.

Author: Benjamin Levitt and Mathew Jones June 19, 2017

As we discussed in our blogpost last year, in March 2016, England’s Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas, delivered a much debated speech in which he argued that arbitration is impeding the development […]

Strong take-up drives expansion at Maxwell Chambers

By |July 18th, 2017|

The following article is taken from The Business Times. Click here to go to the original article.

23 Jun 2017 13:50

THE Ministry of Law (MinLaw) on Thursday announced that 65 per cent of the new office space at 28 Maxwell Road has already been taken up even before refurbishment works begin.
To meet the strong leasing demand, the ministry will build […]

HK passes bill allowing third-party arbitration funding

By |July 13th, 2017|

The following article is taken from the Asian Legal Business. Click here to go the original article.
JUN 15, 2017 | BY JOHN KANG

Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Wednesday passed a bill allowing third-party funding in arbitration, which is expected to come into effect later this year. 

Singapore, Asia’s other leading arbitration seat, passed a similar bill in January, so this move is […]