Singapore Convention on Mediated Settlement Agreements comes into force tomorrow, 12 September 2020

    Tomorrow marks an important day for international dispute resolution as the Singapore Mediation Convention comes into force, just over a year after its signing ceremony on 7 August 2019.  More formally known as the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, the new Convention aims to establish a global enforcement regime for settlement agreements … Read more

    High Court finds “without prejudice” statements contained in mediation paper were admissible to defend against allegation of fraud

    The High Court has held that statements made in a “without prejudice” mediation paper were admissible as they were to be used to rebut allegations of fraud, by showing that the claimants had known about, and approved, the transactions said to constitute the alleged fraud: Berkeley Square Holdings v Lancer Property Asset Management Ltd [2020] … Read more