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In today's dynamic business environment, organisations, their people and business associates inevitably butt heads. We believe that being informed and prepared to deal with negotiations and difficult issues is a strategic management discipline - one that keeps you in control of outcomes.


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Since 1997, SMC has set the standard for excellence in mediation services both in Singapore and in the region. We have a proven track record in delivering successful results and training the best professional mediators.

Mediation Clause 

Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this agreement must be submitted for mediation at the Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) in accordance with SMC’s Mediation Procedure in force for the time being. Either/any party may submit a request to mediate to SMC upon which the other party will be bound to participate in the mediation within [45 days] thereof. Every party to the mediation must be represented by [senior executive personnel, of at least the seniority of a Head of Department] or its equivalent, with authority to negotiate and settle the dispute. Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the Mediator(s) will be appointed by SMC. The mediation will take place in Singapore in the [English] language and the parties agree to be bound by any settlement agreement reached. 


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