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SIDRA BRI - TNLF Webinar - Reforming ISDS: Policy Options and Prospects

Published on Sep 28, 2021

In this webinar, SIDRA and TNLF are in conversation with eminent expert Professor Andrea Bjorklund to discuss investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) reform.  Specific issues to be discussed include the use of mediation in investment disputes, an investment court system with an appeal mechanism, and third-party funding. Professor Bjorklund will also cover US, Canada, EU, and China’s practices…

SIDRA- Preliminary Findings Launch and Singapore Convention Week

Published on Sep 11, 2021

The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy is proud to be a supporting partner at the Singapore Convention Week and UNCITRAL Academy 2021, which is co-organised by the Singapore Ministry of Law and UNCITRAL.    For the UNCITRAL Academy 2021, SIDRA has produced a handbook on the Singapore Convention on Mediation, which serves a guide on the SCM (the link to the Handbook can be found…

SIDRA Launch of the IDR Survey 2021 Preliminary Findings

Published on Aug 19, 2021

As part of the events surrounding the Singapore Convention Week, SIDRA is pleased to present its preliminary findings of its International Dispute Resolution Survey 2021. The webinar will take place on 9 September from 430pm to 6pm (Singapore Time).  The launch will give a brief overview of the findings thus far, and feature a conversation between senior lawyers and in-house counsel on the…

BRI-TNLF Webinar on Investment Treaty Arbitrations Involving Chinese Parties

Published on Aug 10, 2021

On August 8th, the Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) and Transnational Law Frontiers | 跨国法学前沿 jointly presented a webinar introducing investment treaty arbitrations involving Chinese parties, especially from a practitioner’s perspectives. Zongyao Li (Associate, Shearman & Sterling) introduced four generations of Chinese investment treaties and their respective…

2021 International Law Association - ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum

Published on Aug 02, 2021

On 5 and 6 August 2021, SIDRA’s Yueming YAN and Mark McLaughlin will be presenting their respective papers on Reimagining Investment-Plus Compliance: China’s Labour Story and The Digital Silk Road and Data Sovereignty: What Role for International Investment Law and Arbitration? at the 2021 International Law Association-American Society of International Law Asia-Pacific Research Forum. The theme…

Ryce Lee and Allison Goh Published in the SAL Practitioner (July 2021)

Published on Jul 30, 2021

Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) Research Associate Ryce Lee and Allison Goh have published in the latest issue of SAL Practitioner! Their article titled "Boom and Bust? Users' Views on the Post-Pandemic Potential of Remote Hearings in International Arbitration" can be here: https://journalsonline.academypublishing.org.sg/Journals/SAL-Practitioner/Arbitration-and-…