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Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation's Golden Age - The Introduction

Published on Jun 10, 2020

SIDRA Director Nadja Alexander, together with Lela Love and Michael Leathes, has written the introduction to "Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation's Golden Age". The introduction can be found here: https://www.mediate.com/articles/leathes-keys-intro.cfm

SIDRA Director Nadja Alexander on "The Singapore Convention on Mediation: A Commentary"

Published on Jun 10, 2020

SIDRA Director Nadja Alexander gave a presentation on "The Singapore Convention on Mediation: A Commentary", which a book co-authored with SIDRA Research Fellow Shouyu Chong at an event organised by the Singapore International Mediation Institute (SIMI) and IMI - International Mediation Institute on 3 June 2020. A summary of the presentation and the recording can be found here on the SIMI website…

Webinar: Conflict of Laws in BRI disputes: A Comparative Approach

Published on Jun 04, 2020

SIDRA will host a webinar on the conflict of laws in BRI disputes on 14 July 2020 with practitioners Patrick Zheng and Christopher Boog providing insights from the Chinese and Swiss perspectives, and with Prof Darius Chan providing comparative remarks from a common law lens. The event will be moderated by Allison Goh, formerly counsel with the Singapore International Arbitration Centre handling…

The Business Times: New Fronts for Mediation as Preferred Form of Dispute Resolution amid Covid-19

Published on Jun 04, 2020

Kelly Ng from The Business Times has written an article on how mediation could be on the uptake for businesses. The article highlights the Covid-19 Protocol by the Singapore International Mediation Centre, which could allow for a mediation to be organised within 10 working days. SIDRA Director Professor Nadja Alexander's remarks on cross-border mediation and hybrid mechanisms were also mentioned…

New Faces at SIDRA

Published on Jun 01, 2020

SIDRA is pleased to welcome Allison Goh to the SIDRA family.  Allison is a Singapore-qualified lawyer with private practice and counsel experience at an arbitral institution and joins us as Research Associate focusing on the Belt and Road Initiative. Her full bio is below. Allison Goh (Research Associate) Allison Goh holds a LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws) (Hons) from the National University of…

The Straits Times, "Make Mediation Your First Port of Call for Legal Disputes" - George Lim (Senior Counsel)

Published on Jun 01, 2020

Mr George Lim (Senior Counsel and Chairman of the Singapore International Mediation Centre) has written an article for the Straits Times on how mediation should be the first port of call for legal disputes to improve chances of business recovery. This is so even if parties think that they have a strong case for litigation. The article also mentions that SIMC and the Singapore International…