The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Fudan University Law School (FLS).
Under the MOU, SIAC and FLS will work together to place law students from FLS in internships at SIAC. In addition, SIAC and FLS will collaborate to incorporate a module on “SIAC and Institutional Arbitration” into the FLS law programme. Upon request by SIAC or FLS, both parties will also conduct joint training programmes, seminars, workshops or other events in China to promote the development and practice of international arbitration.
The MOU was entered into on 1 July 2020, and was signed by Ms Lim Seok Hui, Chief Executive Officer of SIAC, and Professor Wang Zhiqiang, Dean of FLS.
Professor Wang Zhiqiang, Dean of FLS, said, “It is our great honour and pleasure to partner with SIAC, one of the leading arbitral institutions in the world, to bring top international arbitration practitioners and arbitrators to FLS. Our students will benefit tremendously from the innovative module on ‘SIAC and Institutional Arbitration’. We are keen to expand internship opportunities for our students at prestigious arbitral institutions like SIAC. We look forward to our collaboration, and will do our best to implement this MOU.”
Ms Lim Seok Hui, CEO of SIAC, said, “We are honoured and delighted to be entering into this collaboration with FLS, one of China’s most prestigious academic institutions. It will provide a first-rate platform for students at FLS to gain a unique perspective of institutional arbitration from eminent international arbitration experts.”
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