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Legal Sector Sees More Business Across Borders, Study Shows

Posted by Kelly Ng on 12 January, 2016

12 Jan 2016. Channel News Asia and TODAY Cross-border business for the legal profession has increased in recent years, with a vast majority of clients opting for arbitration to settle disputes, a study commissioned by the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) has found. Almost three-quarters (74 per cent) of 500

S’pore ‘Ideal’ for Resolving Disputes

Posted by Rachel Boon on 13 November, 2015

13 Nov 2015 The Straits Times, Singapore Singapore is the place to be to settle commercial and wealth-related disputes, said Senior Minister of State for Finance and Law Indranee Rajah yesterday. She noted Singapore has set up various legal structures in the areas of arbitration and mediation in recent years

Mediation Benefit

Posted by Ropate Valemei on 15 October, 2015

15 October 2015 Fiji Times, Fiji DISPUTES between two parties can now be solved within about one to two days with the new Mediation Centre that was opened in Suva yesterday. Fijians now have a choice between mediation and court proceeding when looking at resolving their issues. With effective and

Mediation: solutions that save relationships

Posted by Claire Huang, Business Times on 3 October, 2015

3 October 2015 Business Times, Singapore SAVING relationships while helping people resolve problems that are not on paper – in a world where hard facts in litigation still rule the day – is not a soft option. While some critics may cast doubt on the value of mediation, there is

Promoting Commercial Mediation in India

Posted by tabla! on 2 October, 2015

Promoting Commercial Mediation in India tabla! October 2, 2015 Singapore International Mediation Centre visits Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru to create awareness of dispute resolution options in S’pore Last month, the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) visited Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru and took part in a series of events. The events

India among top three nations to approach dispute settlement in Singapore

Posted by P.R. Sanjai, Mint on 17 September, 2015

17 September 2015 Mint Mumbai: India is among the top three countries along with the US and China that approach the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) for dispute settlement. SIAC, which provides nuetral arbitration services to global business community, handled 222 new cases in 2014 with the total sum in

Cross-border disputes involving Indian entities second highest at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre

Posted by Swati Deshpande, TNN on 9 September, 2015

9 September 2015 The Times of India MUMBAI: India ranks second in the number of cross-border disputes that come before the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, revealed Sundaresh Menon Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Singapore on Wednesday, a jump from the third place only in 2013. Speaking to Times of India in

Singapore Pushes Mediation Service for Business Dispute Resolution

Posted by Su Phyo Win on 30 July, 2015

30 July 2015 Myanmar Times The Singapore International Mediation Centre is pushing for businesses to turn to mediation instead of more costly arbitration. Travelling to Singapore for arbitration to resolve business disputes is a common practice for local companies and their foreign partners, keen on the more even-handed environment and

ADR, Mediation with a View in Florence

Posted by Florence Daily News on 28 May, 2015

28 May 2015 Florence Daily News FLORENCE, ITALY – Today marks the birth of the Florence International Mediation Chamber (FIMC), a high-quality international mediation service for citizens and companies run by the Florence Chamber of Commerce. Now, with this new service, the city which regularly employed mediators to resolve controversies

Transnational disputes: Singapore offers specialised mediation service

Posted by KR Srivats on 15 February, 2015

15 February 2015 Hindu Business Line Quality mediators with international experience are now on tap for Indian businesses faced with cross-border commercial disputes. Singapore, which is focused on offering complete suites of dispute resolution options for international commercial cases, has launched a dedicated centre for the mediation of cross-border commercial