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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

S'pore: the right place for dispute settlement

Posted by Chong Yee Leong and Dinesh Dhillon on 5 July, 2014

29 July 2014 Business Times Singapore The Republic is well equipped to fill the choice position of Asia’s arbitration hub FOLLOWING the surge of investment and development in Asian countries in recent years, international commercial arbitration as a form of dispute resolution has also gained significance in Asia, and the

Singapore Keen to Bolster Wealth Management Sector Through Family Offices

Posted by Business Wire India on 18 June, 2014

June 18, 2014 Business Wire India An announcement on the increasing number of family offices set up in Singapore last week highlights how the Republic woos ultra wealthy families to manage their wealth, says Singapore Incorporation. HSBC Global Private Bank in South East Asia has mentioned last week that there

Singapore's new mediation centre and court will cater for growing demand for dispute resolution services in Asia

Posted by out-law.com on 16 June, 2014

June2014 http://www.out-law.com/ The forthcoming Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) and Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) will improve the range of dispute resolution venues available to the international business community, legal experts have said.16 Jun 2014 The two institutions will meet the growing demand for neutral venues in which to launch

Growing Singapore's legal industry

Posted by Michelle Quah, BT Supplements on 19 May, 2014

19 May 2014 Michelle Quah, BT Supplements Concerted efforts to bring in foreign competition and internationalise legal services have yielded benefits SINGAPORE’S legal industry these days is marked more by change and progression than constancy. In recent years, it has seen itself being opened up to foreign competition, the introduction