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Joint SMU - Fudan University Webinar Series

Published on Oct 26, 2020

SIDRA's Deputy Director Darius Chan will be speaking at a joint webinar by SMU School of Law and Fudan University Law School titled "New Developments in Advanced Legal Education", specifically on ascertaining the governing law of arbitration agreements. The webinar will take place on 30 October from 3pm to 5pm (SGT). The link to sign up is here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/…

SMU School of Law Graduate Certificate in Mediation and International Dispute Resolution (GCIM)

Published on Oct 20, 2020

The SMU Law Academy (SMULA), in collaboration with the Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) is proud to present a new offering: the SMU School of Law Graduate Certificate in Mediation and International Dispute Resolution (GCIM).   More details can be found in the attached flyer.  We are calling for an expression of interest to candidates who may be interested by 2 November…

SIDRA Survey and PWC Report on "Unlocking the Potential of Third Party Funding in Dispute Resolution"

Published on Oct 16, 2020

PWC has released a third thought-leadership piece on the SIDRA Survey on unlocking the potential of third party funding in dispute resolution. PWC's report highlights that mediation is the most cost-satisfying proposition amongst the dispute resolution mechanisms, and proposes that third party funding could be a solution to cost concerns in dispute settlement.  The full report may be found here…

SIDRA Webinar on China and International Adjudication

Published on Oct 12, 2020

SIDRA was very pleased to have Prof Chester Brown and Dr Mark McLaughlin as panellists, with Tan Xi'en Rachel moderating, at our webinar on China and International Adjudication on 9 October 2020. We really enjoyed engaging with questions from the audience on conciliation and mediation in dispute settlement, China's approach to ISDS, and the dispute resolution mechanisms under the Belt and Road…

SIDRA-BIICL Webinar on the implications of China's Doctrine of Strict State Immunity in Belt & Road Disputes

Published on Sep 30, 2020

On 5 November 2020, the Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy and BIICL (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) will hold a joint webinar on the implications of China's Doctrine of Strict State Immunity in Belt & Road Disputes. We are very pleased to have Charles Tay, Chiann Bao, and Duncan Speller at the webinar, with Allison Goh moderating. Please do join us!…

Rachel Tan Contributes to Kluwer Arbitration Blog Series on the Singapore Mediation Convention and ISDS

Published on Sep 30, 2020

SIDRA's R&D Lead Tan Xi'en Rachel has contributed to a Kluwer Arbitration Blog series on the Singapore Convention and investor-state dispute settlement. In her post, she discusses the potential strengths of mediation, recent developments that have precipitated an increased interest in (and the viability of) mediation for investor-State disputes and enforcement possibilities provided by the…