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Facing cybersecurity head on: the arbitration community develops guidance on how to tackle this difficult issue

By |December 14th, 2018|

The following article is taken from Herbert Smith Freehills: Click here to go to the original article.

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There is an emerging consensus among the arbitration community that parties, arbitral institutions and tribunals in individual arbitration matters must give greater attention to cybersecurity in order to minimise the risks of a successful attack.
International arbitrations […]

A future-ready justice system for Singapore

By |December 14th, 2018|

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

Thu, Nov 15, 2018 – 5:50 AM | THIO SHEN-YI

IN 2015, the Chief Justice established the Civil Justice Commission (CJC) to review Singapore’s civil justice system, with the goal of transforming and modernising the litigation process. The CJC’s report was issued in October 2018, along with […]

Singapore: Singapore Infrastructure Dispute-Management Protocol

By |December 14th, 2018|

The following article is taken from Mondaq. Click here to go to the original article.
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Practical tips on arbitrating intellectual property disputes

By |November 26th, 2018|

The following article is taken from JD Supra. Click here to go to the original article.
October 31, 2018 | by Hogan Lovells

While traditionally resolved through litigation, parties are now increasingly referring their disputes concerning an intellectual property right (IPR) to arbitration, especially in cases where there is a cross border element.
This article seeks to provide an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of […]

Singapore, Indonesia ink pact to offer protection, global arbitration access to investors

By |November 23rd, 2018|

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

THU, OCT 11, 2018 – 2:22 PM
JAMIE LEE | leejamie@sph.com.sg 
SINGAPORE and Indonesia on Thursday signed an agreement to promote and protect investments, with the treaty promising Singapore companies operating in Indonesia protection and access to international arbitration in the event of investment disputes. Indonesian companies operating in […]

Two MOUs inked in China to boost S’pore arbitration profile

By |November 23rd, 2018|

The following article is taken from The Straits Times. Click here to go to the original article.
PUBLISHED | OCT 16, 2018, 5:00 AM SGT

K.C. Vijayan | Senior Law Correspondent
 

SIAC ties up with Peking Uni, Chinese body to promote training and increase collaboration.
Singapore’s reputation as a global arbitration hub has received a further boost, with the signing of two memoranda of underststanding (MOU) […]

SIAC Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission

By |October 15th, 2018|

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

12 October 2018

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) to promote international arbitration as a preferred method […]

From Litigation to Arbitration and Beyond: the Evolution of Third Party Dispute Finance

By |September 18th, 2018|

The following article is taken from CIArb (London). Click here to go to the original article.
13 September 2018 | By Oliver Gayner
Dispute finance, in its modern form, originated in Australia in the mid-1990s following the enactment of legislation permitting insolvency practitioners to enter into contracts to finance litigation characterized as company property. The rise of litigation funding in Australia […]

New UN mediation treaty to be named after Singapore

By |September 5th, 2018|

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

24 July 2018 | Seow Bei Yi

A new United Nations (UN) treaty on mediation is to be named after Singapore, a move that legal experts say will boost the country’s status as an international hub for resolving business disputes.

Called the Singapore Convention on […]

SIAC Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration

By |September 4th, 2018|

The following article is taken from the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). Click here to go to the original article.
24 August 2018
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) to promote international arbitration as a preferred method of dispute […]