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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 […]

Applying for summary procedures in international arbitration: striking the balance

By |February 26th, 2018|

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

January 9 2018

This blog post was first published on the Practical Law arbitration blog.
The scope of arbitrators’ powers to order summary procedures is open to debate. Any application for summary measures requires careful consideration of the possible benefits to be gained from a successful application on […]

LCIA Updates Guidelines on Tribunal Secretaries

By |February 26th, 2018|

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.
January 15, 2018 | Author: Tom Yates and Georgiana Andrews 
Overview
Following debate within the arbitration community regarding the proper scope of the role of a tribunal secretary and a series of challenges to arbitral awards based on the […]

English court considers when it is appropriate to grant injunctive relief in aid of a foreign seated arbitration

By |February 14th, 2018|

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.
January 17, 2018 | Author: Tom Yates and Daniel Relton 

1. Summary
In Company 1 v. Company 2 and another[1], the English court confirmed its jurisdiction to make orders, including granting interim injunctions, in support of foreign seated arbitrations.  While the […]

Parliament: Laws passed to clarify jurisdiction of Singapore International Commercial Court, which has heard 17 cases since 2015

By |February 6th, 2018|

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

PUBLISHED JAN 9, 2018, 5:13 PM SGT | Seow Bei Yi

SINGAPORE – The Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) has heard 17 cases on subjects ranging from construction to banking and finance since it was established in 2015, said Senior Minister of State for Law […]

Litigation finance 101: Best practices for commercial litigation and arbitration

By |January 31st, 2018|

The following article is taken from Lexology. Click here to go to the original article.
USA | December 15 2017

The use of outside capital in the legal industry is becoming increasingly widespread. Indeed, our latest research (http://www.burfordcapital.com/blog/2016-litigation-finance-survey/) shows that use of litigation finance increased four-fold between 2013 and 2016. And yet, many lawyers and clients still lack direct experience with a […]

Parties Must Take Care to Avoid Risk of Defective Service in Arbitration

By |January 24th, 2018|

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

United Kingdom | December 11 2017

Two recent English court decisions provide useful reminders that parties to arbitration agreements must take care to properly serve arbitration proceedings on the other party. In doing so, parties will avoid the risk of the court setting aside an award on […]