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Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Handbook for In-House Counsel in Asia (Second Edition)

This is a Second Edition of the book published in 2014. Since 2014, there have been a number of significant changes in the ADR market, most particularly in Singapore, Malaysia and China. The new material adds to the smorgasbord of choices available to practitioners and support them in isolating which method would work best for their particular situation. Reviews of the First Edition demonstrated that the book has proven to be a very useful tool in practice and in academe. This Second Edition will add to that toolkit.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9789815019643
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A systematic approach through the history, methods and practices of different forms of dispute resolution to enable the reader to make informed decisions about what method will best fit a current or emerging dispute. Each major applicable principle is supported by how that principle is derived from different jurisdictions in the region, making this a useful handbook for in-house counsels in Asia and England.

This new edition covers:

  • Changes in scope of good faith principle (Chapter 3)
  • Internationalisation, greater acceptance and enforcement of mediation with the advent of the Singapore Convention (Chapter 3)
  • Significant changes in the practice, scope and reach of arbitration in the region (Chapter 5)
  • The maturing of adjudication in the region (Chapter 6)
  • The international commercial courts in China and Singapore (New Chapter).

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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Common Concepts in ADR
Chapter 3 Processes with Minimal Requirements of Due Process
Chapter 4 Processes with Direct Involvement of and Most Control by Parties
Chapter 5 More Formal and Process Driven Forms of ADR
Chapter 6 Arbitration
Chapter 7 Adjudication
Chapter 8 International Commercial Courts
Chapter 9 Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses
Chapter 10 Drafting Effective Dispute Resolution Clauses