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    05:09 PM Matthew Koh (Associate, International Arbitration, Construction & Projects, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP), & Alexis Ang (Research Associate, Asian Business & Rule of Law Initiative, Singapore Management University School of Law)

    Event Report: Lecture by Professor Sean Murphy on “International Law Relating to Islands”

    On 13 December 2016, Professor Sean Murphy of the George Washington University Law School and member of the United Nations International Law Commission delivered a lecture titled “International Law Relating to Islands”. The event was co-organised by the Singapore Branch of the International Law Association and Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP....

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    05:02 PM Siraj Shaik Aziz (Research Associate, Asian Business & Rule of Law Initiative, Singapore Management University)

    Event Note: Herbert Smith Freehills - SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture 2016

    On 24 November 2016, the Honourable Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon (“Menon CJ“) delivered the annual Herbert Smith Freehills - SMU Asian Arbitration Lecture, jointly organised by Herbert Smith Freehills and the Centre for Cross-border Commercial Law in Asia at the Singapore Management University. The lecture was provocatively titled “Adjudicator, Advocate, Or Something In Between?: Coming To Terms ...

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    06:43 PM Nicholas Liu (J.D. (SMU), Deputy Public Prosecutor and State Counsel, Attorney-General’s Chambers, Singapore)

    Event Note: Dispute Resolution in Inter-State & Investor-State Cases: The Asian Experience

    On 29 September 2015, the Singapore branch of the International Law Association (“ILA Singapore”) and the Singapore Management University’s (“SMU”) Centre for Cross-Border Commercial Law in Asia co-organised a seminar on inter-State and investor-State disputes, with particular focus on Asia. ILA Singapore was founded earlier this year at the suggestion of the Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh...

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    02:14 AM Kenneth Lim Chi Shen (Practice Trainee, WongPartnership LLP)

    A Morning with “Drones” – Report on the SMU CLE Seminar on “Using “Drones” in Singapore: An Analysis of the Unmanned Aircraft (Public Safety and Security) Act 2015”

    The idea of whirring robots in the sky, taking meal orders, delivering food, or taking photographs conveys different images for different people. Recent reports of our national postage company SingPost successfully delivering mail to Pulau Ubin by “drone”, however, has sparked renewed interest in drone use as well as the tremendous potential held in this piece of technology. The author had the op...

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    01:44 AM Singapore Law Blog

    Seminars on Dispute Resolution in Singapore

    The Ministry of Law will be hosting two seminars in India (New Delhi on 7 September, 1.30pm to 4.30pm, and Mumbai on 9 September, 1.30pm to 4.30pm) on dispute resolution in Singapore. The seminars will give an overview of Singapore as a dispute resolution forum, discuss the suite of dispute resolution options available here and provide a guide on how to select the appropriate option. ...