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Civil and commercial arbitration law due soon in Qatar, says report

Qatar is working on an arbitration law covering civil and commercial disputes, according to press reports citing the Qatar News Agency. 02 Mar 2015

Legal experts call for English 'online court' to handle low-value civil court cases

An online mechanism should be set up to handle low-value civil court cases, with judges removed entirely from the process for the simplest cases, according to a new report. 17 Feb 2015

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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

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

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