What is Arb-Med-Arb?

February 12, 2024

In an ideal world, disputes would be resolved amicably, but in practice, adversarial methods like litigation and arbitration are often…

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Navigating Rules of Evidence in International Arbitration – A Spotlight on Singapore

February 7, 2024

In international arbitration cases held in Singapore, the process of handling evidence differs from traditional court proceedings. Unlike in courts,…

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Interim Measures in International Arbitration

January 22, 2024

In the context of arbitration, parties involved in a legal dispute often face the decision of whether to seek interim…

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How to Commence Arbitration

January 15, 2024

If parties would like to commence arbitration at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the first step is to ensure…

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Hearings in International Arbitration

January 8, 2024

The Initial Hearing The initial hearing is often portrayed as an important moment in the arbitration process. During this hearing,…

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The Role of Expert Witnesses in International Arbitration

January 2, 2024

In recent years, arbitration has gained increasing popularity as a method for resolving international disputes. Given the diverse range of…

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Hong Kong losing edge to Singapore as legal hub? No major shift, ‘stable and robust’ judiciary still strong, says lawyer in John Lee’s delegation to Asean countries

November 24, 2023

Law Society council member Ronald Sum says he will fend off criticism of Hong Kong’s legal system during a week-long…

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Selecting the Right Arbitrator for Your Case

October 17, 2023

The success of an international arbitration case largely depends on the quality of the arbitrators involved. Arbitrators wield significant power…

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Effective Cross-Examining in International Arbitration: Key Strategies

October 13, 2023

Cross-examining witnesses in international arbitration involves unique considerations that differentiate it from common law court proceedings. In this context, witnesses…

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Enforcement Procedures of Arbitral Awards in Singapore

October 6, 2023

So, you have won the arbitration case, but is it cause for celebration? Winning in arbitration is only part of…

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Litigation vs Arbitration for Resolving Legal Disputes

September 27, 2023

When trying to resolve a dispute, arbitration and litigation stand out as two of the main ways for resolving legal…

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Investment Treaty Arbitration

September 19, 2023

Investment treaty arbitration is a formal and binding international dispute resolution mechanism rooted in agreements, or treaties, made between two…

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SIAC Model Arbitration Clause: What You Need To Know

June 26, 2023

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has established itself as a prominent player in the field of arbitration institutions. It…

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Strategic Considerations: Determining the Number of Arbitrators and Structuring Your Arbitration Clause

June 20, 2023

In today's complex legal landscape, the benefits of arbitration over traditional forms of dispute resolution like litigation have become increasingly…

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Jurisdictional Challenges to Arbitral Awards

June 14, 2023

Introduction In this comprehensive examination, the focus is primarily on procedural issues concerning the validity of arbitral awards as addressed…

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Guidelines to Drafting International Arbitration Clauses

June 7, 2023

Hastily incorporated arbitration agreements can prove counterproductive, amplifying the time, cost, and intricacy involved in resolving disputes. However, a well-crafted…

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HKIAC or SIAC? Comparing Asia’s Premier Arbitration Centres

June 1, 2023

When it comes to resolving international disputes in Asia, two prominent arbitration powerhouses, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)…

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Do I Need to Engage Arbitration Counsel?

May 18, 2023

Well, the short answer is that it depends. Generally speaking, even though it is cheaper to handle an arbitration case…

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