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A Smoother Channel for Settling Disputes – Business Times Singapore

Published on Jan 15, 2020

In a special feature on SMU’s research that tackles the societal challenge of navigating boundaries and borders, SMU Professor of Law (Practice) Nadja Alexander explored how the changing field of international mediation is offering small businesses a cost-effective means of resolving commercial disputes.  Download PDF

Singapore Case Note: Enforceability of settlement agreements

Published on Dec 16, 2019

Professor Nadja Alexander and Research Fellow Shouyu Chong have published the above case note in the Kluwer Mediation Blog. The link to the case note may be found at http://mediationblog.kluwerarbitration.com/2019/12/16/singapore-case-note-enforceability-of-settlement-agreements/?doing_wp_cron=1588563772.7487390041351318359375

Singapore Convention on Mediation: A Commentary

Published on Sep 24, 2019

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Do arbitral awards have a place in the Singapore Convention?

Published on May 08, 2019

Author: Sabrina LIM Su Ping, SMU X International Mediation Law and Practice Course 2018.  This blog has been published with the author’s permission.   Over the years, many jurisdictions have recognised the effectiveness of mediation as a dispute resolution mechanism. However, to make mediation a more attractive alternative mechanism to litigation and arbitration, there needs to be greater…

The greatest obstacle to promoting international commercial mediation in India – uncertainty in the mediation process

Published on May 03, 2019

Author: Chua Shu Ying, SMU X International Mediation Law and Practice Course 2018.  This blog has been published with the author’s permission.   It is no news that procedural inefficiencies and judicial backlog have plagued the Indian courts for many years. With over 54,000 pending cases in the Indian Supreme Court and an acute shortage of judges, it will take India at least another few…