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Kluwer Mediation Blog: February and March Digest (Part 1)

Published on Apr 25, 2019

This blog was first published on 06 April 2019 in Kluwer Mediation Blog : link here   Author: Anna Howard (Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London)   “[…] one of the several paradoxes of mediation is that in many cases, the more logical, the more persuasive the argument, the more contrary and extreme the response. And in fact, what is needed, is the ability of…

The New UN Convention on Mediation (aka the ‘Singapore Convention’) – Why it’s Important for Hong Kong

Published on Apr 18, 2019

Authors: Professor Nadja Alexander (Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy) and Shou Yu Chong (Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy)   The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law’s (UNCITRAL) Convention on the Enforcement of International Settlement Agreements was adopted by the UN General Assembly on the 20th December 2018. Also known as the Singapore…

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – IDR SURVEY PROJECT

Published on Apr 04, 2019

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE – IDR SURVEY PROJECT   The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA) aims to be Asia’s thought leader in negotiation and cross-border dispute resolution in three ways: thought leadership and think tank events; research and development; and, strategic consultancies. SIDRA will shortly become a new research centre at the Singapore Management University,…

An Implied Ground For Refusal To Enforce iMSAs Under The Singapore Convention On Mediation: The Effect Of Article 6

Published on Feb 25, 2019

Author:Shou Yu Chong,Professor Nadja Alexander (Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy)   This post is part of a series on the UN Convention on Mediated Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the Singapore Convention on Mediation). In previous posts we have outlined the conventional view that Article 5 of the Singapore Convention establishes exhaustively all the possible…

Kluwer Mediation Blog – December and January Digest

Published on Feb 05, 2019

This blog was first published on 02 Oct 2018 in Kluwer Mediation Blog : link here   Author: Anna Howard (Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London)   The end of 2018 and the start of 2019 brought the usual diversity of posts on the Kluwer Mediation Blog.   Topics addressed include: recent legislation on mandatory mediation in Turkey, lessons on mediators’ liability…