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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

Two key initiatives set to create more options for lawyers

Posted by Grace Leong on 3 January, 2015

3 Jan2015 The Straits Times Local legal eagles hope that two major initiatives aimed at strengthening Singapore’s status as a leading dispute resolution centre will provide more opportunities. One is the proposed Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), which is expected to begin operating this year. Lawyers say it could help position

New centre tackles cross-border business disputes

Posted by Lim Yi Han on 8 November, 2014

8 Nov 2014 The Straits Times Singapore is one step closer to being a regional hub for dispute resolution, with the launch of the Singapore International Mediation Centre yesterday. Businesses entangled in cross-border commercial disputes will be able to settle their differences with the help of a mediator through the

Singapore's international mediation centre opens for business

Posted by www.out-law.com on 7 November, 2014

7 Nov 2014 www.out-law.com The Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC), the world’s first specialist centre for the mediation of international commercial disputes, is now open for business following a launch event at the city state’s Maxwell Chambers. The new service is based in the same building as and will supplement

Singapore launches international mediation centre

Posted by Kyriaki Karadelis on 5 November, 2014

5 Nov 2014 Global Arbitration Review The launch of the new centre  to be known as the Singapore International Mediation Centre or SIMC  took place today at Maxwell Chambers. The building is also home to the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC). Those in attendance were told how the

New Singapore International Mediation Centre launched

Posted by Today Online on 5 November, 2014

5 Nov 2014 Today Online Law Minister K Shanmugam called it a major milestone in Singapore’s development as a regional dispute resolution hub Focusing on mediating international commercial disputes, Singapore hopes to be a “premier destination for legal services and resolution of disputes in Asia and in the world with

Press Release: Singapore International Mediation Centre officially launched

Posted by simc on 5 November, 2014

New centre to focus on mediating international commercial disputes on the regional and global stage 5 th November 2014 – Today, the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) was officially launched by the Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon and the Minister of Law, Mr K Shanmugam SC. SIMC will be