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The new Singapore Convention: Some practical issues to consider now

Global, Singapore - September 19 2019 As has been well publicised, the new Singapore Convention seeks to establish a global enforcement regime for settlement agreements resulting from…

Malaysia: Disputes over terms of settlement underscore the importance of robustly drafted settlement agreements

Malaysia - August 20 2019 As the spotlight shines on mediated settlements with the signing of the Singapore Convention on Mediation on 7 August 2019, it is timely to recall…

46 countries sign the new Singapore Convention on mediated settlements

Global - August 7 2019 Today at a ceremony in Singapore, the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, also known as the…

Singapore Convention on mediated settlements to be signed tomorrow

Global - August 6 2019 On Wednesday morning (Singapore time), the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, also known as…

New Swiss Rules of Mediation

Switzerland - July 31 2019 The Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution has announced the release of revised Swiss Rules of Mediation, which entered into force on 1 July 2019…

UK: Court of Appeal confirms voluntary overtime to be included in calculation of holiday pay; challenge to limit on historic claims

European Union, United Kingdom - July 1 2019 The Court of Appeal has confirmed that, for the purposes of calculating holiday pay for the 4 week EU-derived entitlement under the Working Time…

Supreme Court upholds Court of Appeal’s finding of obviousness in relation to a patented dosage regime

United Kingdom - March 28 2019 Yesterday’s unanimous judgment of the Supreme Court in Actavis v ICOS (27 March 2019) emphasised that the question of whether an invention is obvious…

Mixed-mode dispute resolution: China’s Belt and Road is driving change

China, Singapore - March 26 2019 A trend toward combining alternative dispute resolution processes (typically mediation and arbitration) is gaining traction internationally and is…

Brexit: UK unwinds implementation of EU ADR laws

European Union, United Kingdom - March 19 2019 The UK Government has published legislation to effectively revoke the implementation of the EU Mediation Directive (2008/52/EC) after Brexit. The…

A litigator’s yearbook: 2018 (England and Wales)

European Union, United Kingdom - December 18 2018 As the end of another year approaches, we look back at some key developments from 2018 from the perspective of the commercial litigator. This post…