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  1. Talk prevents disputes erupting into court battles

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Shobha Nihalani

    ... in is the settling of international commercial disputes. Philip Yang, a past chairman of the HKIAC, who specialises in maritime arbitration and handled at least 20 such cases last year, said: ' Due to the history and experience, arbitration in maritime disputes is doing better in terms of economy and efficiency than it does in other areas of arbitration.' Despite all the advantages arbitration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596961/talk-prevents-disputes-erupting-court-battles
  2. Legal courses plug skills gaps

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... universities. Postgraduate programmes in arbitration and dispute resolution are available at the University of Hong Kong and City University, while a master's in competition law and economics ... said: 'A key aim is to raise the profile of Hong Kong as a place that pursues excellence in the study of maritime and transportation law. 'As one of Asia's busiest seaports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731064/legal-courses-plug-skills-gaps
  3. Business - Companies

    Singapore's planned international commercial court to take legal business away from London and Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 02:49pm by Reuters in Singapore

    ... to remake itself as Asia’s one-stop legal city, offering all three types of dispute resolution. That would help set Singapore apart from Hong Kong, which does not have a commercial court, as well as encroach on London’s dominance in litigation for big cross-border corporate spats. “Among the leading cities for dispute resolution, some are resting on their laurels and others are trying increase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1426528/singapores-planned-international-commercial-court-take-legal
  4. Business - Comment

    Mediation wins favour as a way to resolve disputes

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The number of rows dealt with without court intervention has risen 56 pc in 10 years Mediation wins favour as a way to resolve disputes A growing number of Hong Kong and Asian companies and individuals are turning to mediation to resolve their disputes rather than pursuing costly litigation through the courts. The number of mediation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1038568/mediation-wins-favour-way-resolve-disputes
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - DISPUTE RESOLUTION

    Hong Kong mediation centre aims to end Lehman minibonds investor pain

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Small investors can take their cases against banks and brokers to the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre for quicker settlement Mediation corner Although the taxpayer-funded Financial Dispute Resolution Centre has handled far fewer cases than expected in its first 10 months of operation, industry players say it has made banks and brokers handle client ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1241441/hong-kong-mediation-centre-aims-end-lehman-minibonds
  6. Business - Money - POINT OF LAW

    Setting up a one-stop shop to mediate financial disputes

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by DAVID SMYTH, WARREN GANESH

    ... David Smyth and Warren Ganesh David Smyth and Warren Ganeshof Smyth & Co consider Hong Kong's new financial dispute resolution scheme Setting up a one-stop shop to mediate financial disputes Anyone (particularly insomniacs) watching a local television channel in Hong Kong recently may have seen the public broadcast advertisement for Hong Kong's new Financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/article/1029528/setting-one-stop-shop-mediate-financial-disputes
  7. Letters

    Posted Feb 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mediation costs remove level playing field Imagine spending your entire life paying a mortgage to finally own a property- only to be told it could cost you more than HK$22,000 in 'mediation system fees' to now fight to keep the property or to at ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737317/letters
  8. Business - Companies - DISPUTE RESOLUTION

    Mediation wins favour as way to solve disputes

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The number of rows dealt with without court intervention has risen 56pc in past 10 years Mediation wins favour as a way to solve disputes A growing number of Hong Kong and Asian companies and individuals are turning to mediation to resolve their disputes rather than pursuing costly litigation through the courts. The number of mediation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1038710/mediation-wins-favour-way-solve-disputes
  9. Giving peace a fighting chance

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... career and personal life. But as we all know, life is far from simple, disrupted at times by misunderstandings and disputes, which need to be resolved. Otherwise, they threaten the balance ... as a mediator accredited with the London-based Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, and director of the mediation and arbitration business of CLLC Dispute Resolution Services, Chan works daily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/979813/giving-peace-fighting-chance
  10. New body will uphold mediation standards

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... As many as 50 institutions can accredit meditators, whose task is to help resolve legal disputes in civil cases without resorting to litigation. They come from all walks of life and can ... mediators, receives a handful of complaints, which are rarely substantiated. Complaints include conflicts of interest among mediators and failures to settle disputes, according to Chiu. 'I am ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007525/new-body-will-uphold-mediation-standards

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