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R&D Lead Rachel Tan Publishes in the Singapore Law Gazette

Published on Sep 30, 2020

Our R&D Lead Rachel Tan (with Elisabeth Liang from WongPartnership LLP) has published an article on the proper determination of the law on arbitration agreements in the Singapore Law Gazette.  The full article may be accessed here: https://lawgazette.com.sg/feature/abcs-of-choosing-a-proper-law/

SIDRA-ITI Webinar on the Belt and Road and the Maritime Silk Road - 17 Sept 2020

Published on Sep 18, 2020

The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy and the International Trading Institute at SMU were pleased to present a webinar on the Belt and Road and the Maritime Silk Road on 17 September 2020. It was a very engaging discussion with Baldev Bhinder, Punit Oza, Louisa Follis and Dr Mark McLaughlin on commercial perspectives on the BRI in relation to trade and business, dispute…

Recording of SIDRA Webinar on the Singapore Convention and Investor-State Mediation

Published on Sep 16, 2020

The recording of SIDRA's webinar on investor-state mediation on 12 September is now out! We were so pleased to have Lucy Reed, Frauke Nitschke, and Zannis Mavrogordato join Nadja Alexander and Darius Chan for a discussion on the Singapore Convention and investor-state mediation. You can access the recording here: https://mediacast.smu.edu.sg/media/SIDRA+Webinar+on+Investor-State+Mediation+and+the…

SIDRA Webinar on Investor-State Mediation - 12 September 2020

Published on Sep 14, 2020

The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy held a webinar on 12 Sept 2020 in conjunction with the entry into force of the Singapore Convention discussing investor-state mediation and related topics. We had a really enjoyable session with Zannis Mavrogordato, Lucy Reed, Frauke Nitschke, Nadja Alexander and Darius Chan, with Anna Joubin-Bret from UNCITRAL giving an introductory address…

SIDRA Director Nadja Alexander Recognised as Global Elite Thought Leader (Who's Who Legal 2020)

Published on Sep 03, 2020

Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) Director Nadja Alexander (who is also Professor of Practice at the SMU School of Law) has been ranked as a Global Elite Thought Leader in mediation in the 2020 edition of Who's Who Legal. When asked on what advice she would give to younger practitioners, Nadja says: "Think broadly about entry points to dispute resolution. Many mediators…

SIDRA WEBINAR: CHINA AND INTERNATIONAL ADJUDICATION – CHINA’S APPROACH IN ITS INVESTOR-STATE AND INTER-STATE DISPUTES

Published on Sep 02, 2020

The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) is pleased to present a webinar on China and international adjudication, focusing on China's approach in its investor-state and inter-state disputes. Professor Chester Brown will speak on litigation and arbitration and Dr Mark McLaughlin on mediation and dispute resolution mechanisms under the Belt and Road Initiative, with Tan Xi'en…