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Changes to the Industrial Relations Act in Singapore allow employees to pursue mediation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • June 8 2011

On 1 February 2011 amendments to the Industrial Relations Act were brought into force in Singapore

Responses to government's consultation on Solving Disputes in the County Courts

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

The new Dispute Resolution Commitment is the latest in a series of government moves to encourage the use of ADR mechanisms, including negotiation, mediation and neutral evaluation

Supreme Court of India holds that mediation proceedings are confidential

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • India
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  • January 31 2011

On 7 January 2011 the Supreme Court of India, in the case of Moti Ram (D) Tr. LRs and Anr. Vs Ashok Kumar and Anr (Civic Appeal No. 1095 of 2008), held that mediation proceedings were confidential in nature, and that only an executed settlement agreement or alternatively a statement that the mediation proceedings were unsuccessful, should be provided to the court by the mediator

EU consultation and legislative proposal on the use of ADR as a means of resolving commercial disputes

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • European Union
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  • June 8 2011

The Directorate General for Health and Consumers has launched a consultation on the use of ADR as a means of resolving commercial disputes in the EU

CEDR launches mediation service in Northern Ireland for smaller disputes

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • January 31 2011

On 21 October 2010 CEDR launched its CEDR Solve Northern Ireland Mediation Service

Application of "lawyers-as-mediators" programme in Singapore is expanded to Small Claims Tribunal

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Singapore
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  • June 8 2011

A programme which allows lawyers to become "Associated Mediators" through the Singapore Mediation Centre has continued to grow in Singapore

Hong Kong courts consider the mediation-arbitration procedure

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • June 8 2011

In Gao Hai Yan v Keeneye Holdings Ltd 2011 HKEC 514, the enforcement in Hong Kong of a mainland arbitral award that was rendered (in China) following failed settlement efforts in a mediator-arbitrator ('med-arb') process was challenged on public policy grounds

High Court comments on mediation in Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) v Philip Lee (trading as "Cropton Brewery") 2011 EWHC 1879 (CH)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

The High Court has held that Cropton Brewery infringed Samuel Smith's registered trade mark for a stylised white rose device and committed passing off by using one of its labels incorporating a white rose device for "Yorkshire Warrior" beer

Russian mediation law comes into force

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Russia
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  • January 31 2011

On 1 January 2011, the Federal Law on Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedure with the participation of an Intermediary (193-FZ) came into force in Russia

European Parliament publishes draft report on collective redress

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • September 6 2011

In July 2011, the European Parliament published a draft report on the Commission's consultation earlier this year entitled "Towards a coherent European approach on collective redress", which contains a section on ADR in the context of collective redress