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Singapore's international mediation centre opens for business

The Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC), the world's first specialist centre for the mediation of international commercial disputes, is now open for business following a launch event at the city state's Maxwell Chambers. 07 Nov 2014

Peers vote down UK government's proposed restrictions on judicial review

Judges in England and Wales should have sole discretion on whether to take forward judicial review cases where there is no likelihood that the final outcome for the applicant would be any different, the House of Lords has said. 28 Oct 2014

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Adjudication mandatory step in FIDIC disputes, says Swiss court, but Romanian roads dispute allowed to proceed

Parties bound by a construction contract based on the FIDIC standard contract terms must first attempt to resolve disputes through adjudication, as set out in the contract, before they can proceed to arbitration for a final and binding decision, Switzerland's... 03 Oct 2014

Ebola crisis should prompt force majeure review, says expert

FOCUS: The rapid spread of the Ebola virus in west Africa is already having an impact on projects and business activities there. As the virus spreads, so will that impact, so organisations operating in the region must check 'force majeure' clauses in their... 09 Sep 2014

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