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SIAC Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Malaya


1 August 2019
SIAC Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Malaya

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Malaya (UM) Faculty of Law.

Under the MOU, SIAC and UM will work together to place law students from UM in internships at SIAC. In addition, SIAC and UM will collaborate to incorporate a module on "SIAC and Institutional Arbitration" into the UM law programme. Upon request by SIAC or UM, both parties will also conduct joint training programmes, seminars, workshops or other events in Malaysia to promote the development and practice of international arbitration.

The MOU was signed on 1 August 2019, by Ms Lim Seok Hui, Chief Executive Officer of SIAC, and Dato' Associate Professor Dr Johan Shamsuddin Bin Hj Sabaruddin (Dato' Dr Johan Shamsuddin), Dean of UM Faculty of Law.

Dato' Dr Johan Shamsuddin, Dean of UM Faculty of Law, said, "Following the recent collaboration between UM Faculty of Law and SIAC to jointly host the highly successful Kuala Lumpur edition of the SIAC Academy in March 2019, we look forward to deepening our cooperation efforts to cultivate and promote the benefits of international arbitration to future generations of  international arbitration experts in Malaysia."

Ms Lim Seok Hui, CEO of SIAC, said, "We are honoured and delighted to be given the opportunity to work closely with UM, a premier Malaysian academic institution. Malaysian parties have consistently ranked amongst SIAC's top ten foreign users, and Malaysia is a key market for us. This partnership provides an excellent platform for SIAC to contribute further towards the development of international arbitration in Malaysia and to forge closer ties with key stakeholders in the Malaysian arbitration community.


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