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16 March 2011

Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Maxwell Chambers and the Confederation of Indian Industries proudly present a seminar on ‘Understanding the realities of Arbitration in India & working your way around it' on 16 March 2011 at Maxwell Chambers, Singapore.



ABOUT THE SEMINAR

Asia is set to lead the world economy this century, and India is at the spearhead of its growth.   The IMF says that India is one of the first countries to have emerged from the global recession and it is clear that India has cemented its place as a major player on the world economic scene. The rapid expansion of the economy and development of the country mean that lawyers and in-house counsel in India are now working on some of the largest, most complex deals and transactions around, covering a wide range of areas and not surprisingly, the rise in the number of deals, the size of transactions, and their complexity have resulted in an increased demand for a reliable, efficient and effective mode of dispute resolution.  In April 2010, the Indian Law Ministry released a consultation paper proposing amendments to the Indian Arbitration Act (Act). In June 2010 the Law Minister also introduced the National Litigation Policy (NLP) proposing Arbitration to be the mainstay for the resolution of disputes. These proposals are in line with the Government’s objective of reducing the backlog of cases and boosting investor confidence.

The speaker, Mr. Harish Salve, one of the most respected Senior Counsel in the Supreme Court of India and a constitutional expert, has also been listed as one of the top 50 most influential  people in India.  He will discuss the trials and tribulations involved with arbitration in India while shedding light on the possible ways in which to make arbitration work.

Please click here for the programme and registration form. For more information, please email Ms Sylvia Beetsma at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +(65) 6221 8833.

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