International Arbitration Seminars
18 – 19 March 2014
SIAC’s Chief Executive Officer, Ms Lim Seok Hui, spoke at two seminars on International Arbitration in Vientiane, Laos on 18 and 19 March 2014. The first seminar on 18 March was organised jointly with Ministry of Planning and Investment and Allen &Gledhill LLP and the second seminar on 19 March was organised jointly with the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR (ECCIL) and Allen & Gledhill LLP. Both events provided participants with an overview of international commercial arbitration and its advantages as a means of cross-border dispute resolution in the ASEAN region and beyond. Ms Lim gave a presentation on the legal framework for international commercial arbitration in Singapore and the SIAC, including the Expedited Procedure and Emergency Arbitrator provisions under the SIAC Rules. Other speakers at the seminar included Mr Chong Boon Leong, Mr Chong Yee Leong, and Ms Kamilah Kasim, partners of Allen & Gledhill LLP.