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Court of Appeal upholds setting aside of investor-state arbitral award

Swissbourgh Diamond Mines (Pty) Limited and others v Kingdom of Lesotho [2018] SGCA 81 was the first time the Singapore courts allowed an application to set aside an investor-State arbitration award on the merits.

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Arbitration clause in shareholders’ agreement does not preclude Court proceedings for same relief under Articles

In BTY v BUA and other matters [2018] SGHC 213, the issue was whether or not the matter should proceed to litigation or arbitration. 

Mitigating the risks of subrogated claims by insurers

This article discusses the benefits of using international arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism and third-party portfolio funding to cover costs of international arbitration.

Third-party funding – taking stock

This article traces the introduction of third-party legislation in Singapore and HK, followed by an assessment of the status quo.

Three “pitfalls” for the unwary: Third-party funding in Asia

For some time, practitioners would have seen news alerts headlining that 3P funding is permitted in Singapore and HK for arbitration and arbitration-related Court proceedings.

Accelerated Route Towards Fellowship, CIArb, 24-25 Jan (public CPD points TBC)

This course has been designed for busy, legally qualified professionals who have substantial unassessed knowledge and experience of international arbitration.

Damages for Deliberate Breach of Tortious Duty, Maxwell Chambers, 10 Jan (1 public CPD point)

Sir Jeremy Cooke will answer questions such as "when a ship is deliberately scuttled and the cargo lost in consequence, do the ordinary rules of remoteness of damage apply to the cargo claim?"

Participate in Dispute Resolution: Strategic Conflict Management for Professionals (Module 1), SMC, 07-08 Jan (11.5 public CPD points)

This intensive 2-day workshop offers you an opportunity to better understand the nature of conflicts and learn the latest and most effective techniques to end them.

Supreme Court Case Summary: Swissbourgh Diamond Mines (Pty) Ltd and others v Kingdom of Lesotho [2018] SGCA 81

CA rules that Permanent Court of Arbitration tribunal had no jurisdiction to hear their investment treaty claim against Lesotho.

Top court dismisses appeal on arbitration award

Top court dismisses appeal on arbitration award

Court of Appeal rules in favour of Lesotho against firm seeking to restore award on mine leases.

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[HK] Client update: New Arbitration Rules in Hong Kong

The HKIAC 2018 Rules provide the arbitral tribunal and parties with mechanisms to resolve disputes through a more efficient, cost-effective and procedurally certain process.

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Note on Lifting Off...... The Singapore Infrastructure Dispute-Management Protocol

This is the second of two new Singapore initiatives designed to facilitate infrastructure development in Asia, the first being Infrastructure Asia.

From the Third to Fourth Industrial Revolution - Impact of technology on dispute resolution and lawyering, Maxwell Chambers, 13 Dec (1 public CPD point)

Will advanced innovations substantially change the landscape of arbitration and dispute resolution practices?

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