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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[Recap] Maxwell Conversations: Will Asia Change International Arbitration?

Maxwell Conversations (21 October 2021) - Recorded Session

Maxwell Chambers held its second session of Maxwell Conversations on 21 October 2021, discussing the topic "Will Asia Change International Arbitration?". The webinar was attended by more than 320 participants from over 40 countries. The panelists included Professor Julian Lew QC, Head of the School of International Arbitration of Queen Mary University of London, and Arbitrator at Twenty Essex, Sanjeev Kapoor, Vice President of ICC International Court of Arbitration, and Partner at Khaitan & Co, Kevin Nash, Deputy Registrar & Centre Director at SIAC, and Nils Eliasson, Vice-Chair of HKIAC, Chairperson of HKIAC’s Proceedings Committee, and Partner at Shearman & Sterling....

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[Recap] Maxwell Lectures Webinar: Harmonising Judicial Approaches to Choice of Law in Arbitration Agreement

Maxwell Lectures - 19 August 2021 (recap)

Maxwell Chambers successfully concluded Maxwell Lectures: Harmonising Judicial Approaches to Choice of Law in Arbitration Agreement on 19 August 2021, featuring Dr. Winnie Jo-Mei Ma from The Arbitration Chambers. This webinar explored the sources and causes of the incessant inconsistency and intricacy in judicial determination of the law governing the arbitration agreement. Alleviating the current uncertainty demands concerted efforts by the parties to expressly specify the law governing their arbitration agreement, as well as by legislatures and arbitral institutions to provide for default choice of law.   Highlights from the Poll Results: (1) If (a) the parties have not expressly chosen any law for...

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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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[Recap] Maxwell Conversations: Lawrence Teh speaks with Lucy Reed

Maxwell Conversations - Session 1 - Recap

Maxwell Chambers successfully concluded the inaugural Maxwell Conversations in July 2021. In the first series of Maxwell Conversations, Maxwell Chambers partnered with Lawrence Teh, a Senior Partner and Co-Head of the International Arbitration Practice at Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, Singapore, who spoke 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?”. The session was also joined by Yasmine Lahlou, an editor of the ICCA Right to a Physical Hearing Project and Chiann Bao, a leading arbitrator. In the session, these main points were covered: At what...

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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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[Workshop] Maxwell Lectures Webinar: Client Relationships Management | 15 July 2021

[Workshop] Maxwell Lectures - Itzik Amiel - 15 July 2021

Join us in the 2-part workshop, with trainer Mr Itzik Amiel, Attorney-at-law & Founder & CEO, THE SWITCH™ for lawyers to gain practical skills on client relationships management.   Date: Thursday, 15 July 2021 Time: 3.00pm – 6.15pm (GMT+8) Format: Webinar, across Zoom   Registration Fee: SGD300 (exclusive of 7% GST) Registration: Click here to register your interest   Programme: 3.00 PM to 3.05 PM: Introduction to Trainer 3.05 PM to 4.20 PM - Part I: Client Onboarding - Clients Engagement blueprint: To switch connections to Clients, keep them for a longer time and beat your Competition [without making any change!] 4.20 PM to 4.30 PM - Short break 4.30 PM to 5.45...

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Maxwell Lectures Webinar: Harmonising Judicial Approaches to Choice of Law in Arbitration Agreement | 19 August 2021

Maxwell Lectures - 19 August 2021 - Feature Image

In the absence of the parties’ express choice of law for their arbitration agreement and any default choice provided by the applicable legislative or institutional rules, courts worldwide remain divided between the law governing the contract and the law of arbitral seat. This is because of different timing or context for determining the law applicable to the arbitration agreement, different types of arbitration agreement, or different permutations of the parties’ chosen seat and chosen law for their contract. The courts also disagree on the parties’ intentions when ascertaining the implied choice of law or the law with the closest connection,...

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Maxwell Lectures Webinar: Business development secrets for lawyers to grow their practice & careers | 30 June 2021

Maxwell Lectures - Itzik Amiel - 30 June 2021

Do you get results from networking events? Know how to connect to the right people? Do you nurture your relationships on a regular basis? Struggling with getting your relationships to help you to grow your business? Having trouble marketing yourself? If any of these questions resonate with you, you’re not alone. Back by popular demand, Mr Itzik Amiel, Attorney-at-law & Founder & CEO, THE SWITCH™ will be conducting a re-run of the Maxwell Lectures webinar "Business development secrets for lawyers to grow their practice & careers". Lawyers often struggle with the effective use of relationships and networking in a way that is...

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Recap: Maxwell Lectures Webinar: Business Development Secrets for Lawyers to Grow their Practice & Careers

Recap - Itzik Amiel - 11 March 2021 - Feature Image

We were deeply appreciative to have Mr Itzik Amiel, Attorney-at-law and Founder & CEO of THE SWITCH™ as the speaker for our Maxwell Lectures webinar,  Business Development Secrets for Lawyers to Grow their Practice & Careers on 11 March 2021. Mr Itzik spoke about the importance of networking to create meaningful relationships among lawyers and law firms. He also shared business development tips on how best to ensure growth for both their practice and referral rates. Mr Itzik Amiel is the global leading authority on Business Development, Business Networking, Personal Branding, and Relationship Capital. He has transformed the lives and careers...

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