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Towards a Harmonised Approach to Mediation Legislation in Asia?

Published on Mar 19, 2017

On 16 March 2017, our Academic Director, Professor Nadja Alexander, published a blog article on the Kluwer Mediation Blog, entitled "Towards a Harmonised Approach to Mediation Legislation in Asia?" Her article is republished in full below. In the past few years Singapore has been busy revising, refining and extending its dispute resolution offerings in cross-border litigation, arbitration and…

The Singapore Dispute Resolution Institutions – What and Why (Part 2 of 4)

Published on Mar 12, 2017

  Highlights: Singapore has recognised major shifts in the global landscape. Singapore is establishing itself as an international dispute resolution hub to meet the dispute resolution needs of the global marketplace. Singapore has adopted a “tripartite approach” in providing court-based litigation, arbitration and mediation services. Crucial to the provision of such services are the…

The Singapore Dispute Resolution Institutions – What and Why (Part 1 of 4)

Published on Mar 05, 2017

  The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) was launched on 17 March 2016 at the 2016 Global Pound Conference as a regional hub and international platform for thought leadership, research and development, and training and education in negotiation and dispute resolution. Since SIDRA's launch, many people have asked, "What is SIDRA?" Like negotiators and mediators well-…

Identifying the Gaps - The Global Pound Conference (GPC) Singapore Report

Published on Feb 20, 2017

  Since its launch, the Global Pound Conference (GPC) Series has brought together dispute resolution stakeholders at locally-based events and gathered actionable data on the local and global dispute resolution markets.    In March 2016, Singapore hosted the first event of the GPC Series 2016 - 2017. The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) was unveiled at this event by…