Press Release: Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) Announces New Chairman and Board Members

Posted by simc on 6 January, 2017

Singapore, 6 January 2017 – SIMC is pleased to announce that as part of a planned leadership transition, Mr George Lim, SC of Singapore law firm Wee Tay & Lim LLP, has been appointed as Chair of the Board with effect from 1 January 2017. Mr Edwin Glasgow QC, of

14 SIMC Mediators Mentioned in Who’s Who Mediation 2016

Posted by simc on 25 October, 2016

SIMC congratulates its Co-Chairmen Mr Edwin Glasgow CBE QC and Mr George Lim SC, as well as 12 of its mediators for receiving mentions in the 2016 Who’s Who Legal Mediation 2016 Analysis. The Who’s Who Legal: Mediation features mediation practitioners across the world who have been identified as leaders in

Press Release: Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) Announces Appointment of New Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Posted by simc on 23 May, 2016

Singapore, 23 May 2016 – SIMC is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Aloysius Goh as its new Deputy CEO with effect from 1 July 2016. Mr Goh is an International Mediation Institute Certified Mediator and has resolved several high value transnational disputes. He has pioneered mediation schemes for youth

Singapore sees record-breaking numbers of arbitration cases

Posted by Yun Kriegler on 30 March, 2016

30 March 2016 The Laywer ( Click here to view the original article. The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has reported a 22 per cent increase in the number of new cases filed in 2015, reaching a new record of 271 cases. In 2015, SIAC received 271 new cases from parties

SIMC shows growth a year after opening

Posted by Eileen Ang on 23 March, 2016

23 March 2016 Asian Legal Business Online ( The Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) has grown since it officially opened in November 2014, according to data from its recently released 2014/2015 annual report. SIMC received its first case in December 2014 and took in five new cases in 2015, three

New scheme will subsidise cost of IP mediation disputes

Posted by Chia Yan Min on 22 March, 2016

22 March 2016 The Straits Times Companies which opt for mediation in intellectual property disputes will soon be able to benefit from subsidies under a new scheme. The IP Mediation Promotion Scheme will fund up to $5,500 of the costs of each mediation case, with effect from April 1. The

Public Consultation on the Proposed Mediation Bill

Posted by Ministry of Law on 17 March, 2016

17 March 2016 Ministry of Law, Singapore Consultation Period: 17 Mar 2016 to 28 Apr 2016 A.  Introduction 1. In 2013, an International Commercial Mediation Working Group (“Working Group”) made various recommendations to develop Singapore into a centre for international commercial mediation. The Working Group’s recommendations were made with a

Press Release: Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC) Announces Case Numbers for 2014/2015

Posted by simc on 16 March, 2016

Statistics reflect positive start to SIMC’s operations and growth of Singapore as international dispute resolution hub Singapore, 16 March 2016 – At its inaugural appreciation event this evening, SIMC announced the official release of its 2014/2015 Annual Report, covering the period from commencement of operations in November 2014 to December

Mediation Looks to Singapore

Posted by Ben Rigby on 15 February, 2016

15 Feb 2016 Community Dispute Resolution News ( A change of leadership takes place at the Singapore International Mediation Centre, while firms and in-house lawyers alike prepare to discuss the subject in depth ahead of the first Global Pound Conference, to take place in March 2016. Having acted on his

Law ministry is looking into reform of legal code and sector: K Shanmugam

Posted by Channel News Asia on 22 January, 2016

22 Jan 2016 Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Law is looking into “substantive reforms” in civil and criminal law, including helping the legal industry embrace innovation to remain forward-looking, and creating new channels for talent to enter the sector, Law Minister K Shanmugam said on Friday (Jan 22).