Recent changes in mediation include the passing of the mediation bill in 2017; amendments to the Supreme Court practice directions on the provisions for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for civil cases; and the reallocation of cases by the Family Justice Courts to Mediation. In light of these changes, the 2nd edition of Mediation in Singapore provides much-needed practical advice and guidance to practitioners through theoretical discussions on meditation and its application to real-life case studies.
Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): George Lim SC and Danny McFadden LLM
Date of Publication: Apr 2018
This issue reviews important Singapore arbitration-related court decisions from January to June 2020 on attempts to set aside arbitral awards. Accompanying case notes examining the significance and relevance of these and other Singapore cases reported are included in this issue. There is also an extended single article by Toby Landau QC – “Arbitral Groundhog Day: The Reopening and Re-Arguing of Arbitral Determinations” – which critically and exhaustively reviews the resultant complex issues when a party seeks to have a claim adjudicated in one forum, which has already been determined in another.
Date of Publication: November 2020
The Singapore International Commercial Court serves to entrench Singapore's position as the premier dispute resolution hub in Asia. The SICC Handbook is the first comprehensive textbook on the subject; it is a handy and convenient guide to the rules and procedures of the SICC.
Mohan R Pillay
Toh Chen HanThe SICC Handbook(HB)+eBookSGD 194.40
Law Relating to Specific Contracts in Singapore, 2nd Edition is an authoritative reference that covers contractual issues in most common commercial situations that practitioners are likely to encounter in their practice in Singapore.
Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Justice Steven Chong, Cavinder Bull & expert contributers
Law is one of the most jargon-filled and least-understood of disciplines, and among its sub-branches, constitutional law is considered one of the most difficult and arcane. Yet, the Constitution affects every one of us in ways we seldom contemplate. In this volume, the reader is quickly introduced to the basic concepts of constitutionalism, such as the separation of powers, the rule of law and the principle of judicial review. In twelve succinct chapters, this book covers the basic structure of government in Singapore as well as the fundamental liberties protected under the Constitution.
Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Kevin Y. L. Tan
Arbitration confidentiality appears to be the accepted orthodoxy in England. Yet in the arena of international arbitration, arbitration confidentiality has not been uniformly recognised. The aim of this monograph is to explore in-depth the concept of confidentiality in arbitration proceedings and its exceptions. This study examines the case law in England and compares that with the positions in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Sweden, France, Germany and Singapore.
Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Quentin Loh Sze On SC and Edwin Lee Peng Khoon (authors)
Date of Publication: Jul 2007
Member's Price: $30.00 (before GST)
Associate Student's Price: $24.00 (before GST)
Non-Member's Price: $45.00 (before GST)Confidentiality in Arbitration (softcover edition)SGD 48.60CS
This volume makes available the full text of the Companies Act as is currently in force, complemented with the amendments made by Act No. 36 of 2014 and relevant amendment notes (both of Act No. 36 of 2014 and of earlier amending legislation dating back to 1987).
Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Thomson Reuters Legal Editors
Arbitration has over recent years become the preferred mode of dispute resolution among parties entering into cross-border transactions, providing a flexible and efficient mechanism for the resolution of disputes between parties from different legal and cultural backgrounds. As Singapore continues to grow and position itself as a centre for dispute resolution, not only locally and regionally, but also internationally as a centre of arbitration and mediation excellence, arbitration has thus become one of the fastest growing areas of law in this country.
Arbitration in Singapore: A Practical Guide is a comprehensive how-to text guide written by the practitioners for practitioners. The book discusses the role of the Singapore court during and after arbitration, providing guidance on when the court can intervene in proceedings, enforce, and entertain a challenge to an award. Each stage of arbitration is explained clearly, from the appointment of the tribunal and its powers, to the relief and remedies it may award. It covers the key features of arbitration agreements and examines the subject through expert commentary and analysis.
Denis Brock as the General Editor
Contributors include leading experts in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution from Local and International Law Firms
Please allow up to 10 working days for delivery.Arbitration in SingaporeSGD 520.02
This issue features articles on: (a) the 1982 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and how it has changed the Canadian criminal justice system; (b) the factors which affect the Hong Kong Judiciary in its interpretation of the constitutional right to be presumed innocent and the right against self-incrimination; (c) how ideas of constitutionalism, rule of law and fundamental rights have contributed to the development of criminal law in India; (d) the vulnerability of suspects, accused and convicted persons whilst in custody in South Africa and the possible explanations for it including a social justice deficit and ambiguity in commitment to constitutional values; (e) how interaction with the European Court of Human Rights has shaped the way that UK courts, governments and Parliament have acted on criminal justice issues and vice versa; (f) fair treatment developments in transnational and international criminal law at the international level and how national actors should approach these developments; (g) the need to shape the extent of criminal liability by taking into consideration the moral foundations of criminal law in Singapore; (h) state of the law in Singapore on aspects of the right of silence and the right of access to a lawyer of a suspect who is in custody; and (i) the evolution of Singapore’s criminal process and hopes for the future.
Author(s)/Editor(s)/Contributor(s): Associate Professor Chan Wing Cheong and Professor Michael Hor (guest editors)