Maxwell Conversations: Good Faith in International Arbitration | 17 February 2022

Maxwell Conversations (17 Feb 2022)

The third session of Maxwell Conversations features prominent UK arbitrator, Gary Born, Chair of the International Arbitration Group, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. Moderated and hosted by Lawrence Teh, Global Co-Head of International Arbitration of Dentons, he will speak with Gary Born on the topic “Good Faith in International Arbitration”. The conversation will be joined by other prominent arbitrators.   Date:  17 February 2022 Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm (Singapore Time) | 11.00am – 12.30pm (London time) Registration: Click here to register   About Speakers GARY BORN Gary Born is Chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and the world’s pre-eminent...

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Maxwell Lectures: Musings of a Mediation Practitioner | 3 March 2022

Maxwell Lectures - Lim Tat

Called to the Singapore Bar in 1989, Tat is a Senior Weinstein Fellow and a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators. He is the founding partner of a law practice and a founding member of an international mediation practice. The spectrum of cases that he has been involved include court-annexed mediations, commercial mediations of litigated cases, cross border child abduction cases, matrimonial and medical disputes, and disputes involving communities and NGOs. During this webinar, Tat will reflect on lessons learnt from a selection of the cases that he was involved in the course of his journey as a...

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Maxwell Mentorship Programme (Technology in Alternative Dispute Resolution) | January – December 2022 Intake

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Maxwell Chambers is pleased to launch our inaugural Maxwell Mentorship Programme (Technology in Alternative Dispute Resolution). We would like to invite all law students (undergraduate / LL.M / JD students) in Singapore to join us in this programme. If you are interested in the field of dispute resolution and keen to explore a career in ADR, this programme will help you gain practical insights that will shape your professional development and expand your network. Applications are now open for January – December 2022 intake.   About the programme Maxwell Mentorship Programme is aimed at providing a platform for undergraduate and post graduate law...

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[Recap] Maxwell Lectures: Res judicata and the ‘could have been‘ claims

[Recap] Maxwell Lectures - Bernard Hanotiau

Maxwell Chambers successfully concluded Maxwell Lectures: Res judicata and the 'could have been' claims on 25 November 2021, featuring Prof Bernard Hanotiau from Hanotiau & van den Berg. The webinar reviewed all the major issues that 'Res judicata' 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...

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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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[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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[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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