Singapore Mediation Convention Signed

The Singapore Mediation Convention facilitates the enforcement of international settlement agreements arising from mediation. Modelled on the New York Convention, the Convention provides a new legal framework for the recognition of international settlement agreements and applies to ‘international’ settlement agreements resulting from mediation which have been concluded in writing by the parties. A settlement agreement is considered to be ‘international’ if either at least two parties to the settlement agreement have their places of business in different countries; or the country to which the settlement agreement is closely connected to, or to be performed, is different from the respective parties’ places of business.

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About Phillip Rompotis

Phillip practices as a barrister and arbitrator in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years’ litigation and arbitration experience in commercial disputes relating to construction & engineering, financial services, joint venture & shareholders agreements, technology, trusts, property and landlord & tenant. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of various lists/panels of arbitrators.

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