On 5 October 2020, the Singapore parliament passed the International Arbitration (Amendment) Bill (the "Bill"), which was assented to the President on 5 November 2020
The tension between the exclusive jurisdiction of the Court to determine whether a company should be wound up on the just and equitable ground and the contractual obligation to arbitrate disputes between shareholders exists in multiple jurisdictions.
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Morrison & Foerster LLP
On September 1, 2020, Singapore's Ministry of Law introduced an International Arbitration (Amendment) Bill (the "Bill") that proposes two changes to the International Arbitration Act.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all of us even as the country begins to open up again. With a bleak forecast of Singapore's economy shrinking by 7 to 4 per cent...
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This case illustrates three important issues for parties considering arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism.
The use of virtual hearings is not new in international arbitration. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated...
Hailed as a "game changer" , the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation ("Convention") is viewed to be a powerful tool championing...
Shook Lin & Bok
To continue a Mareva injunction pending an appeal, an appellant must show that (i) it has a good arguable appeal; and (ii) there was a real risk of dissipation in the current circumstances.
Shook Lin & Bok
The Singapore Court of Appeal recently dismissed an appeal by a bank seeking to enforce a floating charge against a third party purchaser.
Taylor Vinters Via LLC
In the recent case of I-Admin (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Hong Ying Ting & Others  SGCA 32 involving breach of confidence....
The winding-up process in Singapore is no longer available in respect of debt claims that are subject to a valid arbitration clause, except in extremely limited circumstances.
Singh & Associates
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) was established in the year 1991 for the purpose of facilitating institutional arbitration.
The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses and commercial parties can be keenly felt across the world.
The Singapore chapter touched on issues such as an overview of the dispute resolution framework, the year in review, court procedures, legal practice documents and the protection of privilege and alternative to litigation such as arbitration, mediation and other forms of dispute resolution.
Clyde & Co
The recent Singapore High Court decision in Hai Jiang 1401 Pte Ltd v Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd  SGHC 20 marks the first time that a Singapore Court has endorsed the principle.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Yesterday, on 25 February 2020, Singapore and Fiji became the first two countries to deposit at the United Nations Headquarters their instruments ...
King, Stubb & Kasiva
The United Nations International Convention on Settlement Agreements for Mediation (Singapore Convention) was taken up for signature in Singapore on the 7th of August, 2019...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Last month, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) started a review and revision of its 2016 Rules (the "2020 Review").
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Singapore Court of Appeal reversed the ruling of the Singapore High Court and confirmed that the phrase "arbitration in Shanghai" meant that Shanghai was the seat of arbitration, not simply the venue of arbitration.