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Introduction of a mediation bill in Hong Kong
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 8 2011

In an effort to provide a legal framework for conducting mediation in Hong Kong, the Mediation Task Force has recently announced that it aims to introduce the Mediation Bill into the Legislative Council towards the end of 2011


Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) revises its mediationconciliation rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Malaysia
  • September 6 2011

KLRCA, in collaboration with the Malaysian judiciary and the Malaysian Mediation Centre's committee members, recently revised its MediationConciliation Rules, demonstrating its support for mediation as a form of ADR


Mediation in Hong Kong: the civil justice reforms two years on
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 31 2011

Mediation has been a particular focus in Hong Kong over the last year


Court of Appeal rules that expert has no jurisdiction in Barclays Bank Plc v Nylon Capital LLP 2011 EWCA CIV 826
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2011

In this case, the Court of Appeal considered whether there should be a stay of court proceedings pending expert determination under an agreement between the parties


Application of "lawyers-as-mediators" programme in Singapore is expanded to Small Claims Tribunal
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • June 8 2011

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


Changes to the Industrial Relations Act in Singapore allow employees to pursue mediation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • June 8 2011

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


Hong Kong courts consider the mediation-arbitration procedure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • 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


Ministry of Justice consultation on promoting greater recourse to ADR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2011

In our first ADR e-bulletin of this year we reported that the UK government had publicly committed to a greater use of mediation and other forms of ADR in the civil justice system


Other EU action on promoting the use of ADR
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 8 2011

Together with the consultation on the use of ADR and the resulting legislative proposal, the European Commission is undertaking the following initiatives


Singapore Court rules amended to support mediation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • June 8 2011

The Singapore Rules of Court have been amended to include the possibly of adverse cost consequences regarding a party's conduct in relation to mediation or ADR