The Anatomy of Concurrent Evidence or Witness Conferencing, aka ‘Hot Tubbing’

28 Mar 2018 • SIArb

Venue: Royal Palm, 6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #04-85, The Central (Clarke Quay), Singapore 059817

Time: 5pm to 7.15pm

Using his experience as a District Court Judge, Professor Chew will share the objective and the mechanics of ‘witness conferencing’, particularly from the perspective of such a process being applied by a court. In so doing, Prof. Chew will attempt to demonstrate that ‘witness conferencing’ or ‘concurrent evidence’ is a useful means to effective hearings where complicated and technical evidence is involved, both in court and in arbitration hearings.

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International Entry Course (IEC)

27 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018 • SIArb

Venue: M Hotel, 81 Anson Road, Singapore 079908

Time: 9.30am to 5.30pm (27 Apr), 10am to 5pm (28 Apr), 10am to 4.30pm (30 Apr)

The annual International Entry Course by Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb) Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb) is now open for registration. Candidates who pass the Course may, subject to satisfying other relevant criteria, qualify for admission as a Member of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. The course consists of 4 Modules conducted over two full days (27 & 28 April 2018), each covering a particular segment of arbitration law and practice.

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International Arbitration: The Rube Goldberg Dispute Resolution Machine?

02 May 2018 • Maxwell Lectures

Venue: Maxwell Chambers

Time: 5:45pm - 8:00pm

Do we have too many guidelines, protocols and even international arbitral institutions and rules. Most claim to save time and costs and improve the process for all. However, the combined result of all of these innovations for end users can be more confusion, delay and expense. Prof. Benjamin Hughes will discuss the increasing complexity of the arbitral process and how international arbitration can resume its role as a more efficient method of resolving disputes.

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