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SIMC and SICC – New Developments in Singapore for the Resolution of International Commercial Disputes

Posted by Eunice Chua Hui Han, Deputy CEO, SIMC on 3 November, 2014

The Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) Come 5 November 2014, the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) will be officially launched together with the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) and will take its place alongside the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) as part of the suite of dispute resolution services Singapore

The Singapore International Mediation Centre

Posted by Ben Giaretta (Partner, Singapore, Asia Head of International Arbitration, Ashurst) and Katherine McMenamin (Associate, Singapore, Ashurst) on 2 November, 2014

In the last of four briefings coinciding with the launch of the Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) on 5 November 2014, Ben Giaretta and Katherine McMenamin consider what the SIMC can offer to commercial parties. Background to the SIMC The SIMC originated in a 2013 report written for the Singapore

When should you mediate?

Posted by Ben Giaretta (Partner, Singapore, Asia Head of International Arbitration, Ashurst) and Katherine McMenamin (Associate, Singapore, Ashurst) on 24 October, 2014

In the third in a series of briefings coinciding with the launch of the Singapore International Mediation Centre in November 2014, Ben Giaretta and Katherine McMenamin consider what the best timing may be for the mediation of a commercial dispute. Timing of a mediation Parties can choose to mediate at any

How to prepare for mediation

Posted by Ben Giaretta (Partner, Singapore, Asia Head of International Arbitration, Ashurst) and Katherine McMenamin (Associate, Singapore, Ashurst) on 17 October, 2014

This is the second in a series of briefings coinciding with the launch of the Singapore International Mediation Centre in November 2014. In our first briefing, we discussed the advantages and disadvantages of mediation for commercial parties. Here, Ben Giaretta and Katherine McMenamin explain what steps parties can take to

Why mediate?

Posted by Ben Giaretta (Partner, Singapore, Asia Head of International Arbitration, Ashurst) and Katherine McMenamin (Associate, Singapore, Ashurst) on 10 October, 2014

In the first of a series of briefings coinciding with the launch of the Singapore International Mediation Centre in November 2014, Ben Giaretta and Katherine McMenamin explain why mediation can be a useful method of dispute resolution for commercial parties. What is mediation? Mediation is a structured negotiation. The structure

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Posted by George Lim SC, Wee Tay & Lim on 3 July, 2014

Introduction A long time ago, in a small village in the Malay Peninsula, two neighbours, Mohamad and Abdullah, had a long-standing dispute over the boundary of their respective lands. The dispute caused a huge rift between them and their families. Finally, both parties were persuaded by the community to see