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SIAC and Institutional Arbitration
Last Updated Date:   25 June 2021


2.5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
Arbitral institutions are important stakeholders in the field of international arbitration, but the nature and importance of their role have often been overlooked. The course seeks to introduce participants to the role and function of arbitral institutions in guiding and shaping the practice and development of international arbitration, and to the complex issues that arbitral institutions face in the administration of arbitrations, including, among others, the appointment of arbitrators and the issuance of arbitral rules and practice notes. The course will be taught by visiting lecturers from the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Board of Directors, Court of Arbitration, and Secretariat.

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Course Convenor: Prof Lawrence Boo

Co-teacher(s): Mr Davinder Singh, SC, Ms Lucy Reed, Dr Claudia Annacker, Mr Chong Yee Leong, Mr Daryl Chew, Ms Wendy Lin, Ms Delphine Ho, Mr Kevin Nash and SIAC Secretariat

Module Codes: LL4359Z / LL5359Z / LL6359Z / LLJ5359Z

Contact Hours: 18 hour intensive held during Recess Week

Workload: Recess Week Intensive: Dates: Thu, 23 Sep - Sun, 26 Sep 2021 [Thu, 23 Sep (6pm-9pm In-person); Fri, 24 Sep (7pm-10pm Zoom); Sat, 25 Sep (9am-12pm In-person) & (7pm-10pm Zoom); Sun, 26 Sep (9am-12pm Zoom) & (7pm - 10pm Zoom)]

Mode of Assessment: Research Paper (3000 words) - 100% [Due: Fri, 29 Oct 2021 (12pm)]

Preclusions: Nil

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent. At least one prior course in international arbitration.

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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