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Recent Developments of Commercial Arbitration in China — Interpretation of Opinions of the Supreme People’s Court on Providing Judicial Protection for the Construction of Pilot Free Trade Zones

By |October 19th, 2017|

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

China, Global September 27 2017

I. Recent Developments of Arbitration Law in China

In recent years, the number of arbitration cases in China has continued growing, from 37,304 in 2004 to 208,545 in 2016, with an average annual growth rate of about 16%; the dispute amount […]

Diamond in the Rough: Singapore High Court sets aside Lesotho investor-State Award

By |October 19th, 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.
September 4, 2017
Author: Leng Sun Chan SC and Richard Allen
In another ground-breaking case, the Singapore High Court has set aside an investor-State arbitral award on the basis that the tribunal exceeded its jurisdiction. This […]

Greater harmony required if arbitration is to break through in Africa

By |September 26th, 2017|

The following article is taken from the ALB (African Law & Business). Click here to go to the original article.

01 SEPTEMBER, 2017  |  ANDREW MIZNER
An event hosted by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators investigated the differing approaches toward arbitration taken by African countries.

The need for greater harmonisation between Africa’s differing legal traditions is needed if international arbitration is going to […]

A Stepping Stone Without Overstepping The Mark – English Commercial Court Outlines What Constitutes Inappropriate Delegation Within Arbitration Tribunals

By |September 21st, 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.

August 7, 2017 Author: Ben Ko and Alexander Findley

In the recent anonymised judgment of P v Q and others[2017] EWHC 194 (Comm), the England & Wales Commercial Court gave some important guidance on delegation within Tribunals and the […]

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 […]