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Summary of Launch of the Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy’s IDR Survey 2020 Final Report

Published on Jul 15, 2020

The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) launched its International Dispute Resolution Survey 2020 Final Report (IDR Survey) on 3 July 2020 via webinar.  The IDR Survey is commissioned by the Singapore Ministry of Law and administered by PwC South East Asia Consulting, and examines how businesses and their legal representatives make decisions about cross-border disputes and…

Nadja Alexander and Chong Shouyu Contribute to the 2019 Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review

Published on Jul 09, 2020

Professor Nadja Alexander (Director, SIDRA) and Shouyu Chong (Research Fellow) have contributed to the 2019 Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review of Singapore Cases, by writing the inaugural chapter on Mediation and Appropriate Dispute Resolution. The chapter highlights a number of important Singapore High Court and Court of Appeal judgments, deciding on matters related to mediation and ADR. In…

SIDRA International Dispute Resolution Survey Final Report 2020

Published on Jul 03, 2020

SIDRA is pleased to launch its International Dispute Resolution Survey Final Report 2020. The Survey findings reflect the preferences, experiences, practices and perspectives of international dispute resolution users around the globe, and the respondents are all either client users (corporate executives and in-house counsel) or legal users (lawyers and legal advisers) who engage in cross-border…

SIDRA Director Nadja Alexander Participates in LexisNexis Live Chat

Published on Jun 30, 2020

SIDRA Director Nadja Alexander participated in a LexisNexis Live Chat series on 26 June 2020 with Hannah Lim where she spoke about how mediation could be used as a time and cost efficient solution for dispute resolution. We hope all the attendees enjoyed the event!

Launch of SIDRA IDR Survey Final Report 2020 - 3 July 2020

Published on Jun 24, 2020

Why is international commercial arbitration more popular amongst legal users (lawyers and legal advisers) than client users (corporate executives and in-house counsel)? Why is cost a key, but not crucial factor in the choice of dispute resolution mechanism amongst users? What is the key factor influencing choice of arbitrator amongst users? What is the most important factor amongst client…

Rachel Tan joins SIDRA

Published on Jun 10, 2020

SIDRA is pleased to welcome Rachel Tan to the SIDRA family.  Rachel was formerly a Foreign Service Officer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a Singapore-qualified lawyer joining us from private practice as Research and Development Operations Lead. Her full bio is below. Rachel Tan Xi’en (Research and Development Operations Lead)   Rachel is an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court…