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International arbitration update

SICC to have the same jurisdiction as the SHC to hear proceedings related to international commercial arbitration under the International Arbitration Act.

BVU v BVX [2019] SGHC 69

Arbitration — Award

Arbitration — Award
Singapore Contractors Association unveils mediation centre to resolve construction disputes

Singapore Contractors Association unveils mediation centre to resolve construction disputes

The Singapore Construction Mediation Centre (SCMC) was set up in response to the high volume and increasing demand for mediation in resolving construction disputes.

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Court of Appeal disallows anti-suit injunction due to delay

In Sun Travels & Tours Pvt Ltd v Hilton International Manage (Maldives) Pvt Ltd [2019] SGCA 10, the CA clarified that an anti-enforcement injunction is a relief that will only be granted in exceptional circumstances..

MinLaw reviewing proposed changes to promote mediation

MinLaw reviewing proposed changes to promote mediation

Proposals seek to encourage alternative ways to resolve disputes in lieu of legal proceedings.

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Supreme Court Case Summary: Sun Travels & Tours Pvt Ltd v Hilton International Manage (Maldives) Pvt Ltd [2019] SGCA 10

CA allows appeal against decision ordering a permanent restraint against the respondent relying on a foreign judgment obtained after parties obtained arbitral awards.

Mediation of maritime disputes aided by Singapore Convention

Mediation’s path toward being a primary dispute resolution mode has been made easier by the recent adoption in Dec 2018 by the UNGA of the 'Singapore Convention'.

Can an arbitral award be issued against minors?

In BAZ v BBA and others [2018] SGHC 275, the SHC set aside an award against the minors, noting that it would violate the protection given to minors in contractual relationships under Singapore law.

Developments in international arbitration, construction & projects in 2018

2018 saw many advancements in the areas of International Arbitration, Construction & Projects. In this Update, we look at some of the noteworthy ones.

Dispute resolution: Master, what does the future hold?

This article summarises the challenges that AI brings to dispute resolution lawyers.

[GBR] Anti-suit injunction enforces the contractual agreement to arbitrate

In Catlin Syndicate v Weyerhaeuser Company, the English High Court found granted the claimant insurer an anti-suit injunction to restrain a non-EU defendant insured from breaching a contractually agreed arbitration clause.

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