Mediation is now an ADR method commonly employed across all sectors – from family disputes to commercial relationships and construction projects. Proponents of mediation often say that everything under the sun can be mediated. However, it may be hard to convince staunch arbitrators and litigators that a non-compulsory, non-binding, consensual process is indeed the best way to resolve certain disputes.
The global landscape in recent times has undergone profound change, driven by accelerated technology developments, rising geopolitical uncertainties, and divergent growth paths between developed, developing and emerging economies. Against this changing backdrop, international arbitration has continued to thrive and develop as a preferred means for resolving cross-border disputes.
The Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) has been evolving over the years to ensure efficiency and effectiveness as a forum for international litigation. The introduction of the SICC Rules 2021 is the latest development.
In a judgment handed down on 27 May 2022, the Singapore International Commercial Court has dismissed an application to set aside an ICC award on grounds that the award exceeded the scope of submission to jurisdiction or was decided in breach of natural justice.
Mr. Landau will address Witness Evidence and the Overall Purpose of a Hearing, from a Common Law Perspective.
Chan Leng Sun, SC is among a group of experts worldwide who have submitted an amicus brief to the US Supreme Court on judicial review of an arbitral tribunal’s finding on jurisdiction in Beijing Shougang Mining Investment Co., Ltd., et al, v. Mongolia