Enforcing Judgments (Awards I) – Foreign Judgments

  ENFORCING JUDGMENTS & AWARDS I: ENFORCING A FOREIGN JUDGEMENT IN SINGAPORE Let’s suppose you have a foreign judgement against someone residing in Singapore (let’s call this person the “debtor”) and you want something to be done about that judgement. Maybe the...

Introduction to the SICC

  Introduction to the SICC Overview Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon introduced the idea to create the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) at the Opening of Legal Year 2013. A high-level committee comprising of esteemed local and international lawyers,...

Commencing Proceedings at the SICC

  Commencing Proceedings at the SICC   Commencement of SICC proceedings SICC proceedings can be commenced by way of: 1. Writ of summons; or 2. Originating summons Where there is a fact that would likely be heavily contested, proceedings must commence by writ of...

SIAC – The Proceedings III

Arbitration at the SIAC – The Proceedings III   “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” – Winston Churchill     Rule 29 – Early Dismissal of Claims and Defences Much like the...

SIAC – The Proceedings II

Arbitration at the SIAC – The Proceedings II   “There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts.” – Mahatma Gandhi     Rule 26 – Tribunal-Appointed Experts Unless agreed otherwise by...