Maxwell Lectures: Res judicata and the ‘could have been‘ claims | 25 November 2021

Maxwell Lectures - Bernard Hanotiau - 25 Nov

Res judicata is one of the most complex topics in international arbitration. The purpose of this webinar is to review all the major issues that it raises, many of which do not receive a unanimous answer: in particular, what law should arbitrators apply when they are confronted to a res judicata issue - as is more often the case - under what conditions does res judicata apply; what is the scope of res judicata; and if an award is not res judicata, what value should be given to it by other arbitrators. Even more fundamentally, there have been debates these...

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Maxwell Conversations: Will Asia Change International Arbitration? | 21 October 2021

Maxwell Conversations - Session 2

Maxwell Conversations is led by top individuals in the legal industry, known for their excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). These events seek to challenge assumptions with a deeper examination of the issues. For the second series, Maxwell Chambers has partnered with Lawrence Teh, Senior Partner & Co-Head of the International Arbitration Practice of Dentons Rodyk, who will speak with prominent UK arbitrator Professor Julian Lew QC who is Head of the School of International Arbitration of Queen Mary University of London, and Arbitrator at Twenty Essex on the topic “Will Asia Change International Arbitration?”. The conversation will be joined by Kevin...

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[Article] Singapore ready to become global arbitration hub (In-House Community)

Article first published in In-House Community September 2021 Dispute Resolution Report. Download PDF version here - In House Community Mag Dispute Resolution Report Sep21 IHC Mag [gallery columns="1" size="full" link="none" ids="7192,7191,7190,7189,7188,7187"]                                                              ...

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#10QuestionswithMaxwell Interview Series: Thomas Choong, Xi Yan

In this week's interview, we reached out to Thomas Choong, one of the partners of Xi Yan.  Xi Yan is one of the pioneers in Singapore's private dining scene, serving some of the best and innovative Chinese cuisine in Singapore.  Xi Yan @ Maxwell is located at Maxwell Chamber Suites. We find out more about the story behind Xi Yan, their upcoming developments, what Thomas does during the weekend and more.   Q: How did Xi Yan come about in Singapore? A: The founders of Xi Yan first originated contemporary Chinese private dining in Hong Kong back in 2000 with huge success and decided...

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Maxwell Conversations: Lawrence Teh speaks with Lucy Reed | 22 July 2021

Maxwell Conversations - Session 1

For the first series of Maxwell Conversations, Maxwell Chambers has partnered with Lawrence Teh, a Senior Partner and Co-Head of the International Arbitration Practice at Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, Singapore, who will speak with prominent US arbitrator and President of ICCA, Prof Lucy Reed, on the topic "Does a Right to a Physical Hearing Exist in International Arbitration?". In this conversation, Lawrence will discuss with Lucy Reed, President of ICCA, on these issues: (a) the ICCA Right to a Physical Hearing Project, which surveys the law and practice concerning rights to physical and virtual hearings in 77 national jurisdictions; and...

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Maxwell Chambers welcomes Shae Teo

On behalf of the Board and team, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Shae Teo, who joins Maxwell Chambers as the Deputy Chief Executive on 17 May 2021. Shae will be joining me and the team to spearhead the next digital transformation milestone of Maxwell Chambers. With Shae’s addition, we will continue to engage and collaborate with our partners and stakeholders in the ADR community. Prior to joining Maxwell Chambers, Shae was with a global leader in legal technology. She also held leadership positions at an Australian legal solutions company. Shae brings experience, a proven track record of success...

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[Interview] Daryl Chew speaks with CNA938 Singapore Today: The changing ADR landscape in light of the pandemic

Singapore has established itself as one of the leading alternative dispute centres in the world, alongside London and Hong Kong. How has the Alternative Dispute Resolution scene been affected by COVID-19? Chairman of Maxwell Chambers, Daryl Chew, spoke with Melanie Oliverio and Lance Alexander, hosts of CNA 938 “Singapore Today”. We summarise the key points from the interview. How has the pandemic changed the alternative dispute resolution landscape and Singapore’s international role in ADR? The pandemic has been a catalyst for change on many fronts. It has created an increased reliance on technology, the adoption of new tools, processes and mind-sets. All these...

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