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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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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[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: Jaya Prakash

Interview Series - Jaya Prakash

This week's #10QuestionsWithMaxwell features Jaya Prakash, an independent arbitrator and mediator. Before he became a full time arbitrator and mediator in 2018, he was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore. He was made a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators in 2000 and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 2000. In recent years, Jaya has been sought as an arbitrator in commercial, transnational and maritime disputes. He is familiar with Singapore, English and Malaysian laws and has particular expertise in commercial and maritime law. He is on the Advisory Board for the...

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#10QuestionswithMaxwell Interview Series: Bernard Hanotiau, Hanotiau & van den Berg

Interview Series - Bernard Hanotiau (1200x600)

The team at Maxwell Chambers interviewed Mr Bernard Hanotiau, renowned arbitrator and partner at Hanotiau & van den Berg. Mr Hanotiau is a member of the Brussels and Paris Bars, since 1976 and 1989 respectively. In 2001, he established a boutique law firm in Brussels concentrating on international arbitration and litigation. The firm has offices in Brussels and Singapore. Since 1978, Mr Hanotiau has been actively involved in international commercial arbitration as party-appointed arbitrator, chairman, sole arbitrator, counsel and expert in various parts of the world. He is the author of Complex Arbitrations: Multi-party, Multi-contract & Multi-issue, Kluwer, The Hague, 2006, second edition...

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#10QuestionswithMaxwell Interview Series: Jern-Fei Ng QC, 7 Bedford Row; Temple Chambers

Interview Series - Jern-Fei Ng QC

Newly appointed to the board of Maxwell Chambers, Jern-Fei Ng QC answered #10QuestionsWithMaxwell, sharing his fondest memories of Maxwell Chambers, his thoughts about being appointed as Queen’s Counsel, the best work-related advice he had received, and more. Jern-Fei Ng QC is an experienced counsel specialising in commercial litigation and arbitration, with 18 years’ experience appearing before courts and tribunals and sitting as arbitrator in different jurisdictions, including England, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, BVI, Cayman Islands and Luxembourg. In addition to being on the board of directors of Maxwell Chambers, Jern-Fei has also recently joined Temple Chambers in Hong Kong as an arbitrator....

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#10QuestionswithMaxwell Interview Series: Qiyao Dong, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center

Interview Series - Qiyao Dong (1200x600)

This week's #10QuestionsWithMaxwell features Qiyao Dong, Associate Legal Officer and Representative of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Office in Singapore. She had worked at the office in Geneva for a number of years prior to taking up this position. Qiyao holds a PhD in Law from Queen Mary University of London, and a Master of Laws with honor from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Since joining the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center in Geneva in 2018, Qiyao has administrated a number of WIPO mediation and arbitration proceedings, involving parties from various jurisdictions, e.g. Canada, China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Switzerland, United Arab...

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#10QuestionswithMaxwell Interview Series: Túlio Di Giacomo Toledo, Permanent Court of Arbitration

Interview Series - Túlio Di Giacomo Toledo

This week's #10QuestionsWithMaxwell features Túlio Di Giacomo Toledo, Legal Counsel and Representative of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in Singapore. He manages the implementation of the PCA-Singapore host country agreement as well as the promotion of Singapore as a venue for international arbitration and PCA services throughout the region. Prior to his appointment as PCA Representative in Singapore, he headed the PCA’s office in Mauritius between 2016 and 2019. As Legal Counsel, Túlio acts as registrar and provides secretarial support to tribunals in interstate disputes, arbitrations under investment agreements, and contractual disputes. In this interview, Túlio shared his day-to-day routine, best...

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[Special Issue] #10QuestionswithMaxwell Interview Series: Prof Nadja Alexander, Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy

Interview Series - Prof Nadja Alexander

This interview is released in conjunction with Singapore Convention Week 2021. The last #10QuestionsWithMaxwell interview for #SCWeek2021 special issue features Prof Nadja Alexander, Professor of Law (Practice) and Academic Director of Singapore International Dispute Resolution Academy (SIDRA). Nadja is an award winning author and educator, a conflict intervention professional, and an adviser on mediation policy to international bodies and national governments. She has worked in conflict resolution settings in more than 40 countries across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and Oceania, and is recognized as a global thought leader in mediation (Who’s Who Legal). Nadja is a member of the International Advisory...

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