Publications & News

New decree on Dubai International Arbitration Centre

By |June 25th, 2019|

The following article is taken from Gulf News. Click here to go to the original article.
DUBAI: In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Decree No. (17) of 2019 replacing the Statute Rules of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) approved pursuant to Decree No. (58) […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution Is The Way To Go To Resolve Technology Disputes

By |June 25th, 2019|

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

IN a world where businesses and organisations are ever more reliant on technology for their operations, technology disputes can be costly, if not disastrous.

Regardless of the size of the technology project, it is not uncommon to hear complaints about technology solutions which are more expensive and […]

Failure to Call Witness No Reason to Set Aside Arbitration Award (BVU v BVX)

By |June 11th, 2019|

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

Singapore court: failure to call witness no reason to set aside arbitration award

Arbitration analysis: Shaun Lee, counsel at Bird & Bird ATMD LLP, examines the Singapore High Court’s decision in BVU v BVX that an arbitration award would not be set aside on the basis of public […]

New CIArb Guidelines on Witness Conferencing

By |June 11th, 2019|

The following article is taken from the Kluwer Arbitration Blog. Click here to go to the original article.

On Tuesday 22 April 2019, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Singapore) issued their Guidelines for Witness Conferencing in International Arbitration (the “Guidelines”), providing tribunals, witnesses and parties with guidance in the conduct of witness conferencing.

Witness Conferencing

Witness conferencing is the process by which two or […]

Practical Tips For Effectively Conducting An Arbitration

By |May 23rd, 2019|

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

Ketevan Betaneli, Timothy Morgan

The FINANCIAL — Introduction –The basic steps in an arbitration broadly resemble those in litigation. However, arbitration offers substantially more flexibility when it comes to the process. This adaptability is one of the key advantages of arbitration. In order to harness those […]

Dispositive Motions in Arbitration: Contrary to the Rationale for ADR?

By |May 23rd, 2019|

The following article is taken from New York Law Journal. Click here to go to the original article.

By Geoffrey A. Mort | April 17, 2019 at 02:30 PM
Lawyers who are used to litigating their cases in federal court—and are comfortable with attempting to dispose of the great majority of them through summary judgment or, to a lesser extent, motions to dismiss—have sought […]

The Changing face of dispute resolution in construction

By |May 6th, 2019|

The following article is taken from Who’s Who Legal (WWL). Click here to go to the original article.

APRIL 2019 | CONSTRUCTION

Shona Frame and Adrian Bell, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Is there a change under way in relation to the management and resolution of disputes in the construction industry?
In the UK, the “Constructing Team” report by Sir Michael Latham in 1994 made repeated […]

A Comparison of the IBA and Prague Rules: Comparing Two of the Same

By |May 6th, 2019|

The following article is taken from the Kluwer Arbitration Blog. Click here to go to the original article.

Sol Argerich (Clyde & Co.)/March 2, 2019

On December 2018, the Prague Rules on the Efficient Conduct of Proceedings in International Arbitration (“Prague Rules”) were released. (For related posts on the Prague Rules on Kluwer Arbitration Blog click here, here, here, and here.)
The Prague Rules aim to increase efficiency and […]

Revised ICC Note to Parties and Tribunals: Will Publication of Awards Become the New Normal?

By |April 24th, 2019|

The following article is taken from the Kluwer Arbitration Blog. Click here to go to the original article.

Ben Jolley, Oliver Cook (Herbert Smith Freehills LLP) | March 7, 2019 | Herbert Smith Freehills

ICC’s updated guidance to parties

On 20 December 2018 the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) published an updated Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on the Conduct of […]

SIAC sees drop in cases, increase in dispute amount

By |April 16th, 2019|

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

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) saw its number of new case filings drop from 452 in 2017 to 402 in 2018. However, the aggregate sum in dispute for all new cases rose steeply to $7.06 billion from $4.07 billion a year previously.Of […]