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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

How Singapore became an arbitration hub

Posted by Linette Lim on 3 September, 2014

03 Sep 2014 Channel News Asia Rising intra-Asia trade and a conducive legal regulatory environment are factors that contributed to Singapore’s rise as a major arbitration centre. Two upcoming centres are expected to extend the Republic’s role in arbitration.  SINGAPORE: Trade within Asia is growing faster than anywhere else in

Mediation centre to focus on business disputes

Posted by Louisa Tang on 2 August, 2014

2 August 2015 Today Online Mediation centre to focus on business disputes SINGAPORE  The Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) will now help resolve business disputes by providing parties with a list of mediators who are experts in particular industry fields, such as top lawyers or medical practitioners, it announced yesterday.

Singapore Mediation Centre revamps for a better focus

Posted by Claire Huang on 2 August, 2014

2 August 2014 Business Times Singapore Specialist mediators available to settle disputes in fields like banking, shipping, construction THE Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) yesterday unveiled a slew of enhancements, key among which was one to give companies easier access to specialist mediators. Businesses embroiled in disputes can now seek subject

Singapore builds its dispute resolution capabilities

Posted by Paul Aston on 22 July, 2014

July 22 2014 Holman Fenwick Willan LLP Recent developments in Singapore demonstrate its intention to position itself as a leading dispute resolution centre in Asia. Singapore is already widely recognised as a centre for arbitration. It is the third most popular arbitral seat internationally and SIAC is the fourth most