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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

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

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

Bangkok to host first asia pacific mediation leadership summit

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Thailand
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  • September 6 2011

On 2 - 4 December 2011, various organisations, including the Asia Pacific Mediation Forum, will host the first Asia Pacific Mediation Leadership Summit in Bangkok

Alternative dispute resolution e-bulletin

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 17 2012

Welcome to our first ADR e-bulletin of 2012

Adjudicator answers correct question, so decision enforced in Urang Commercial Ltd v Century Investments Ltd and Eclipse Hotels (Luton) Ltd 2011 EWHC 1561 TCC

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

Edwards-Stuart J in the Technology and Construction Court considered applications for summary judgment in two separate adjudication enforcement actions, brought by a contractor against an employer

Implementation of the European Mediation Directive in Germany

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • January 31 2011

In July 2010, the German Federal Ministry of Justice published a draft bill which, if passed into law, will deal with the implementation of the European Mediation Directive (the Directive

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • 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

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

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • 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