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CLYDE & CO CLASIS SINGAPORE
CLYDE_Master_Logo_Clasis-Singapore_281_CMYK Since establishing the Singapore office over 25 years ago, Clyde & Co has been providing legal expertise in Singapore and the wider Southeast Asia region.

In Singapore, Clyde & Co is in a joint law venture with Singapore law firm Clasis LLC, operating as Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore. The joint law venture with Clasis LLC enables us to provide seamless onshore and offshore advice in a single entity, drawing together the international expertise of Clyde & Co and local knowledge of Clasis LLC (who can represent clients in the Singapore courts).

Our Singapore office also acts as the central hub for our Southeast Asia services, which covers a substantial list of countries including Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Our areas of expertise include dispute resolution and international arbitration, corporate and commercial, employment, pension and immigration, restructuring and insolvency, aviation, energy, hospitality, insurance and reinsurance, marine, projects and construction, retail and consumer and trade and commodities.

Our dedicated arbitration practice (with over 70 partners) is recognised by the Global Arbitration Review as possessing ‘one of the largest dockets of commercials disputes’. We have hundreds of arbitrations on our books with billions of dollars at stake at any given time.

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RAJAH & TANN ASIA
R&T Asia_logo_900x113-300dpi Launched in 2014, Rajah & Tann Asia is a network of more than 600 lawyers in ten countries in Asia with the reach and resources to deliver legal services to clients in China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Rajah & Tann Asia’s geographical reach also includes Singapore-based regional desks focusing on Japan and South Asia.

Individually, each firm in the network is fully qualified to advise and practise the laws of its respective jurisdiction.

Collectively, the firms are able to provide integrated and seamless legal service in South East Asia and China.

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SHIN & KIM
S&K-logo_basic_E With over 400 Korean and foreign professionals, Shin & Kim is one of the largest full service law firms in Korea. We represent our clients, including Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, large Korean conglomerates, governments and state-owned entities, in a broad range of complex domestic and international matters.

Shin & Kim is a recognized leader in the field of International Dispute Resolution (IDR) in South Korea. Headed by Mr. Doo-Sik Kim, our IDR Practice Group has decades of legal and practical experience and has represented both Korean and foreign clients in international disputes throughout the world, including in Hong Kong, London, Singapore, New York, Washington DC and Geneva. Our partners have represented clients under the rules of all the key arbitral institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, AAA, SIAC, HKIAC, KCAB, ICSID, as well as ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL rules. We frequently represent clients in matters spanning multiple jurisdictions, in areas such as energy, construction, shipping, banking and finance, telecommunications, infrastructure, aerospace & defense, insurance, and investor-state disputes.

Shin & Kim has extensive experience in investor-state disputes, having represented foreign claimants in the first two treaty-based ICSID arbitrations brought against the government of South Korea.

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ZHONG LUN LAW FIRM
ZhongLunLawFirm Founded in 1993, Zhong Lun was one of the first private law partnerships that received approval from the Ministry of Justice.

After years of rapid development and steady growth, Zhong Lun is now one of the largest full service law firms in China. With over 260 partners and over 1200 professionals working in 15 offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Chongqing, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Zhong Lun is capable of providing clients with high-quality legal services in more than 20 countries and in a wide range of industries and sectors through our specialized expertise and close teamwork.

Zhong Lun’s reputation for excellence is well acknowledged by international legal directories.

Zhong Lun received the award of “PRC Law Firm of the Year for 2017 (Dispute Resolution)” by Chambers Asia-Pacific.

Zhong Lun has also been listed in the GAR 100 every year since 2013 and is one of only few PRC law firms listed. In 2016, Zhong Lun received the GAR award of “Chinese International Arbitration Practice that Impressed in the Past Year”.

www.zhonglun.com

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20 ESSEX STREET CHAMBERS
20 Essex St Logo 20 Essex Street is a leading international commercial set of barristers’ chambers with offices in London and Singapore. Its members advise and act as advocates in relation to all types of commercial disputes and have particular expertise in disputes with an international dimension. Its barristers are hugely experienced in representing overseas and large corporate and law firm clients, advising on complex, high-value and multiforum litigation.

Core areas of work include arbitration, banking and financial services, international trade and commodities, energy and natural resources, insurance and reinsurance, shipping, public and private international law, competition and trade regulation, insolvency, professional negligence and civil fraud.

The set comprises 67 barrister members of chambers, 20 of whom are Queen’s Counsel (The Queen’s Counsel accreditation is a mark to signify particular excellence in advocacy amongst more senior members of the Bar of England and Wales). A further 18 senior members practise exclusively as arbitrators and mediators under the auspices of all the major arbitration and mediation bodies.

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YULCHON LLC
Yulchon_logo Yulchon is a full-service international law firm headquartered in Seoul, Korea with a broad client base comprising major domestic and foreign companies, and offices in Beijing, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Moscow and Yangon. By delivering innovative, outside-the-box solutions to complex challenges that face today’s businesses, Yulchon continues to be on the cutting edge of legal practice. An acknowledged market leader in the development and practice of law, it has been selected by the Financial Times in 2015 and 2016 as “The Most Innovative Law Firm in Korea” and selected by Chambers & Partners in 2017 as “South Korea National Firm of the Year”. It is frequently retained to negotiate complex transactions, help draft new legislation and regulations and represent clients in high-stakes adversarial proceedings. As one of Korea’s premier law firms, Yulchon maintains its high standards of excellence by valuing a culture of collaborative problem solving.

www.yulchon.com

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CLIFFORD CHANCE
CC_logo_45mm_black Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms with significant depth and range of resources across five continents.

As a single, fully integrated, global partnership, we pride ourselves on our approachable, collegiate and team-based way of working. We always strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, which include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not for profit organisations. We provide them with the highest quality advice and legal insight, which combines the firm's global standards with in-depth local expertise.

Clifford Chance operates across Asia Pacific, with offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Perth, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo. The firm also operates an association with Linda Widyati & Partners in Indonesia.

The Clifford Chance Singapore office is a unique "one-stop-shop" platform to serve the South East Asia region and India subcontinent. Clifford Chance together with a Singapore boutique law firm, Cavenagh Law LLP, established a FLA under the name 'Clifford Chance Asia'. The Formal Law Alliance allows the two firms to provide the broadest range of Singapore and international law services from one platform with Singapore litigation representation provided through Cavenagh Law LLP.

Our long standing commitment to South East Asia, allows our network to have a deep understanding of the markets and unparalleled expertise in relation to cross-border transactions in the region.

With over 450 lawyers in Asia Pacific alone, it is one of the largest international firms in the region, enjoying a market leading reputation across practices.

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SIAC Announces the Official Release of the SIAC Rules 2016

30 June 2016SIAC Announces the Official Release of the SIAC Rules 2016The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce the official release of the sixth edition of the Arbitration Rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC Rules 2016”). The SIAC Rules 2016 will be available on the SIAC website from 1 July 2016, and will come into e...

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SIAC Signs Memorandum of Agreement with GIFT

3 June 2016SIAC Signs Memorandum of Agreement with GIFT The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City Company Limited (GIFTCL) and GIFT SEZ Limited (GIFT SEZ). Under the MOA, SIAC, GIFTCL and GIFT SEZ will collaborate to promote the use of arbit...

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SIAC Announces Appointment of New Registrar and Promotion of Deputy Registrar

27 April 2016SIAC Announces Appointment of New Registrar and Promotion of Deputy RegistrarThe Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Delphine Ho as Registrar of SIAC with effect from 20 May 2016, and the promotion of its Deputy Registrar, Mr Kevin Nash, to Deputy Registrar and Centre Director, effective 1 May 2016. Ms Ho wi...

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SIAC Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Oe-Cusse Administration

28 March 2016SIAC Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Oe-Cusse AdministrationThe Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Authority of the Special Administrative Region of Oe-Cusse Ambeno (SAROA) and Special Zones for Social Market Economy (ZEESM) Timor-Leste (SAROA-ZEESM TL), form...

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SIAC Announces Record Case Numbers for 2015

25 February 2016SIAC Announces Record Case Numbers for 2015 The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce the official release of its 2015 Annual Report at the SIAC Annual Appreciation Event this evening. 2015 was a milestone year for SIAC. SIAC recorded the highest ever number of cases filed, highest ever number of administered cases and highest e...

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Public Consultation on Draft SIAC Investment Arbitration Rules

1 February 2016Public Consultation on Draft SIAC Investment Arbitration RulesThe Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce the commencement of the public consultation process on its draft Investment Arbitration Rules 2016 (the “draft IA Rules”), a comprehensive set of specialised rules for the administration of investment arbitrations by SIAC.The d...

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SIAC Appoints New Court Member

1 February 2016SIAC Appoints New Court MemberThe Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Darius Khambata, Senior Counsel, to the SIAC Court of Arbitration with effect from 1 February 2016.Mr Khambata practises before the Bombay High Court and the Supreme Court of India. He has previously held two distinguished public law off...

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Opening of SIAC Office in Shanghai

25 January 2016Opening of SIAC Office in ShanghaiThe Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce the opening of a representative office in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ). The launch of the Shanghai office underpins SIAC’s steadily growing popularity amongst Chinese parties, and is an integral part of SIAC’s continuous efforts to for...

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Public Consultation on Draft SIAC Arbitration Rules

18 January 2016Public Consultation on Draft SIAC Arbitration RulesThe Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“SIAC”) is pleased to announce the opening of the public consultation process on its draft revised Arbitration Rules 2016 (the “draft Rules”). The revision of SIAC’s Arbitration Rules takes into account recent developments in international arbitration practice and pr...

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