Convention on Enforceability

Dr Bharati Rao on Advocating for Mediation Education in India

Dr Bharati Rao recently gave a presentation on advocating for mediation education in India in the era of the Singapore Convention on Mediation. In her presentation, she gave an introduction to mediation and to the Convention, before moving on to describe the challenges associated with mediation in India and how these may be redressed via …

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Pasit Asawawattanaporn on Thailand and the Singapore Convention on Mediation

Pasit Asawawattanaporn, Managing Director of the Thailand Arbitration Centre, recently gave a presentation on Thailand and the Singapore Convention on Mediation as part of the joint IMI-SIMI seminar series. Watch the video below, or read a summary prepared by SIMI. The next event in this series is this coming Wednesday—be sure to register at https://imimediation.eventbrite.com/

7 Keys: Usage—Expand the value of mediation into deal making

Mediation takes many forms and has many facets. It is a malleable process that parties and neutrals adapt to different areas of practice, cultures, and practitioner demands. This flexibility derives from the broad range of skills that neutrals draw upon. Mediation is Negotiation Negotiation is a primary skill of any mediator since mediation is a …

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7 Keys: Usage—Invest to generate instinctive user recognition and demand

Mediation is not well established everywhere. In some countries, however, mediation is not a foreign concept nor is it necessarily viewed as a threat to lawyers. The law sometimes positively encourages parties contemplating litigation to consider mediation, and their representatives are obliged to a greater or lesser extent to explain mediation to them. In those …

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7 Keys: Government—Sign, ratify and implement the Singapore Convention on Mediation

The UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation was signed by 46 nations, including China, India and the United States on August 7, 2019. Within six months, a further six nations had signed. The Convention will improve the enforceability of international commercial settlement agreements reached through mediation, rather than, as now, treating such …

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Thomas Samsø Bloch on Scandinavia and the Singapore Convention

Last week, Thomas Samsø Bloch gave a fantastic presentation on mediation in Denmark and the other Scandinavian states, before being joined by IMI Appraisal Committee member Gert Nilsson Eldrimner (Sweden) and Morten Tveten (Norway) for the Q&A section. Read a summary prepared by SIMI below, or watch the video. Sign up for upcoming events at …

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The Singapore Convention—a Brazilian perspective

Last week, IMI Board member George Lim and IMI Certified Mediator Paul Mason contributed to a Brazil-focused webinar from Centro Brasileiro de Mediação e Arbitragem on “The Singapore Convention—What it is and does, world trajectory, benefits and features“. Other speakers were Gloria Lim, Michele Lyra da Cunha Tostes, and Jair Gevaerd. The full video is …

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Tony Nguyen on Vietnam and the Singapore Convention, and UNCITRAL mediation webinar now available

This week has seen some excellent webinars, including Tony Nguyen’s presentation on Vietnam and the Singapore Convention on Mediation on Wednesday, and an UNCITRAL WGIII session on mediation and its future role in investor-state dispute settlement. UNCITRAL Webinar View all resources here, or watch the video below: Vietnam and the Singapore Convention Thank you to …

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