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HKIAC Remains Popular Destination for Arbitration Despite Slight Downturn in 2021

Hong Kong - March 3 2022 On February 9, 2022, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”) released its annual statistics for 2021. The statistics suggest that…

Timothy W. Blakely, Sarah Janette Thomas

Singapore Convention on Mediation Enters into Force

Global - September 12 2020 On September 12, 2020, the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the “Singapore Convention” or…

Craig I. Celniker, Andrea Cheung, David Hambrick, Sarah Janette Thomas

Singapore Announces Amendments to Its International Arbitration Act

Hong Kong, Singapore - September 10 2020 On September 1, 2020, Singapore’s Ministry of Law introduced an International Arbitration (Amendment) Bill (the “Bill”) that proposes two changes to…

Craig I. Celniker, David Hambrick, Sarah Janette Thomas

A Shift Towards a More Co-ordinated Approach? - The LCIA Updates Its Arbitration Rules

United Kingdom - August 19 2020 On 11 August 2020, the London Court of International Arbitration (the LCIA) published its long-awaited updates to its Arbitration Rules and Mediation…

Richard Jerman, Chiraag Shah, Sarah Janette Thomas

Corruption Perceptions Index 2019: Modest Changes in Asia-Pacific but Risk Landscape Remains Diverse and Dynamic

Asia-Pacific - February 3 2020 On January 23, 2020, Transparency International (“TI”) published its annual Corruption Perceptions Index (“CPI”) for 2019. As with previous years’…

Sheryl Janet George, David Hambrick, Daniel P. Levison