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Notes From The Paris GPC

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The Paris GPC drew a huge crowd, with approximately 300 attendees, and was jam packed with discussions from 8am until 8pm. Taking place during Paris Arbitration Week, with numerous events held across the French capital, there was a strong emphasis on arbitration alongside other ADR mechanisms. Read more

Posted by Natasha Mellersh in Access To Justice, LOC Coverage, Negotiation

In Conversation With Michael McIlwrath

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Michael McIlwrath, Global Chief Litigation Counsel for GE Oil & Gas, speaks to the Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy about global trends, key challenges, and the future of dispute resolution.

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Posted by The Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy in Access To Justice, ADR, Ask An Expert, Negotiation

Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon On Mediation And The Rule Of Law

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An analysis of why mediation should be considered as part of the rule of law was given by the Honourable Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, Supreme Court of Singapore, to the The Law Society Mediation Forum in Singapore on 10 March 2017.

The following is a series of excerpts from a speech recently given by the Honourable Chief Justice of Singapore. It is particularly important in that it not only suggests that ADR (including mediation) should be included in the range of procedural options available to the judiciary, but it goes one step further in concluding that the inclusion of mediation in the range of procedural options given to the parties promotes the rule of law. Read more

Posted by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon in Access To Justice

Asia, Arbitration And Third Party Funding

HK skyline.jpgHistorically, third party funding has been prohibited in many Asian jurisdictions, including the busy litigation markets of Hong Kong and Singapore. However, recent changes to regulations on third party funding in both jurisdictions are likely to be a further boost to the region, which has already become popular destination for arbitration – overtaking many traditional competitors. Read more

Posted by Natasha Mellersh in Access To Justice, ADR, Arbitration

Ask An Expert: Babatunde Ajibade

Lagos-based disputes lawyer, Babatunde Ajibade SAN, partner at SPA Ajibade, discusses the increasing complexity of commercial disputes and the importance of effective communication in the field of dispute resolution. 

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Posted by Natasha Mellersh in Access To Justice, ADR, Ask An Expert