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

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 on 16 June, 2014

June2014 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