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

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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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Singapore Convention Week 2021 | 6 – 10 September 2021

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Date:  6 - 10 September 2021   The Singapore Convention Week is a series of events related to dispute resolution to be held from 6 to 10 September 2021. This includes the inaugural UNCITRAL Academy, which is jointly organised by the Singapore Ministry of Law and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and various events organised by the Singapore Convention Week supporting organisations. Remote participation will be available for all events, with in-person participation in some, subject to venue constraints and the prevailing safe management measures and travelling restrictions. Further details will be announced in due course.   About the event: Register here...

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Hybrid Dispute Resolution Mechanisms as the Wave of the Future: Perspectives from Singapore as a Maritime Hub | 9 September 2021

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Maxwell Chambers is pleased to be a supporting organisation of the webinar "Hybrid Dispute Resolution Mechanisms as the Wave of the Future: Perspectives from Singapore as a Maritime Hub" by the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration as part of Singapore Convention Week 2021.   Synopsis: In the ever-evolving complexity of cross-border business disputes, further impacted by the pandemic, hybrid dispute resolution mechanisms combining both mediation and arbitration, offer flexibility and efficiency when tailored to users’ specific needs, marrying the benefits of both worlds and overcoming the limitations of standalone arbitration or mediation. Flexing its rising prominence as a key dispute resolution hub, Singapore has...

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