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CADR Panel Discussion on the Enforcement of Singapore Convention

Dear Readers,

12 September 2020 is upon us and the dispute resolution community looks earnestly to the enforcement of the Singapore Convention. We are excited to present a panel discussion on The Interface Between Arbitration and Mediation vis-à-vis the Singapore Convention.

Join us on 12 September 2020 at the following time –

6:30 PM IST (UTC + 5:30) | 9:00 AM EDT (UTC – 4:00) | 3:00 PM CEST (UTC – 3:00) | 9:00 PM SST (UTC + 8:00)


To attend the event, the attendees need to compulsorily register themselves through the link provided here.

Note:- The platform for the webinar will be Cisco Webex.

About the Event

On 12 September 2020, the Singapore Convention on Mediation enters into force. In the wake of this monumental event, the Centre is organizing a panel discussion with leading professionals in the field of mediation with expertise on the Singapore Convention. The main objectives of this webinar will be to have an interactive, free willing, open discussion among the panellists regarding the enforcement of the Singapore Convention and how it can revolutionize the mediation world, with a special emphasis on the interface between Arbitration and Mediation in light of the Convention.

The Panelists/Speakers

  1. Hon’ble Mr. Justice K. KannanFormer Judge, Hon’ble High Court of Punjab and Haryana; Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India; Chairman, Railway Claims Tribunal, New Delhi; Weinstein JAMS International Fellow; Panelist, Committee to recommend a Draft Mediation Bill, MCPC, Supreme Court of India.

  2. Mr. Paul Eric Mason – International Counsel, Arbitrator, and Accredited Mediator; Executive Committee, Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Centre;Creator and General Editor, International Commercial Arbitration Practice: 21st Century Perspectives (Lexis-Nexis, 2010); Non-Governmental Delegate to the Signing of Singapore Convention.

  3. Mr. Francis Goh FSIArbPartner and Head, International Arbitration, Harry Elias Partnership LLP; Honorary Secretary, Council (19-20) Singapore Institute of Arbitrators; Principal Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre; Ambassador, Singapore International Mediation Centre.

  4. Dr. Sukhsimranjit SinghManaging Director, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution and Professor of Law at Pepperdine University;Non-Governmental Delegate to the Signing of Singapore Convention.

Moderator –

Ms. Bhavya MahajanCase Manager, Mumbai Centre For International Arbitration (MCIA); Member, United Nations Multilateral Working Group and Working Group on Child and Youth ADR, Mediators Beyond Borders International.

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