2 September 2019
SIAC holds SIAC India Summit in New Delhi

The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) held a two-day SIAC India Summit titled “Modern Trends and Perspectives on Investor-State and International Commercial Arbitration” on 30 and 31 August 2019. Day 1 of the Summit featured an inaugural conference on Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) which focused on the future of ISDS in Asia and the state of play for investment arbitration in India. International commercial arbitration took centre stage on Day 2 of the Summit at SIAC’s annual India flagship event which examined recent arbitration developments in India and the use of institutional procedures to deal with emerging issues in international arbitration.

SIAC was honoured to have Mr. K. Shanmugam, SC, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, Singapore, and Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, India, grace the Summit. Minister Shanmugam delivered the Opening Addresses on both days, Minister Prasad delivered the Special Address, and the Honourable Justice Rohinton Nariman, Judge, Supreme Court of India, delivered the Keynote Address at SIAC’s annual international commercial arbitration conference on Day 2 of the Summit. The Honourable Justice B.N. Srikrishna, Retired Judge, Supreme Court of India, participated as a panellist at the ISDS conference. Mr Edwin Tong, SC, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Law & Ministry of Health, Singapore, also attended the Summit.

Mr Davinder Singh, SC, Chairman of SIAC, delivered the Welcome Addresses for both events, and Mr Gary Born, President of the SIAC Court of Arbitration, delivered the Keynote Address at the inaugural ISDS conference.

The Summit featured a stellar-lineup of SIAC Board and Court members as well as other international arbitration luminaries including Prof. Bernard Hanotiau, Mr Tejas Karia, Mr Darius Khambata, SC, Mr Toby Landau QC, Mr Rajiv Luthra, Ms Shaneen Parikh, and Mr Michael Hwang, SC.

Close to 600 delegates attended the Summit.

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