IFLR SOUTHEAST ASIA FORUM
2 June 2016
The third annual International Financial Law Review (IFLR) is returning this year to address the pertinent issues faced by in-house counsel in the region.
ADR TRENDS & INSIGHTS
9 June 2016
Learn how the new Supreme Court Practice Directions changes affect you as a lawyer and the benefits of using mediation from our expert panel.
ASIAN MEDIATION ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
20-21 October 2016
The next AMA Conference will be held in Beijing this year. Save the date and watch this space for more information.
Court Practice Directions (Mediation)
The Supreme Court Practice Directions (Amendment No 1 of 2016) came into effect on 2 January 2016. We draw the attention of advocates and solicitors to the amendments to paragraph 35B on “Overview of Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) for civil cases” that it is the professional duty of advocates and solicitors to advise their clients about the different ways their disputes may be resolved using an appropriate form of ADR. The guidelines on advising clients is attached at Appendix I of the Practice Directions.
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