The Emergence of Mediation Law in Asia: A Tale of Two Cities
Article from: TDM 3 (2021), in Mediation & ADR
Contemporary mediation systems are emerging throughout Asia. In 2019, 16 jurisdictions from Asia and the Pacific region signed the UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the Singapore Convention). Moreover, Asia's signatories include some of its largest economies, five ASEAN countries and seven members of the RCEP. Why is this important? In a strict legal sense, the Singapore Convention is an instrument to facilitate the enforcement of international mediated settlement agreements (iMSAs); however its broader objective is to facilitate ...