2 September 2020
SIAC Virtual Congress 2020


This year's Virtual Congress opened with a keynote speech by the Honourable the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Singapore Sundaresh Menon, followed by a plenary session titled "International Arbitration: The Challenges and Changing Landscape". The panellists were Chief Justice Menon, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, and Second Minister for Law, Mr Edwin Tong SC, the Honourable Justice Anselmo Reyes, Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), the President of the SIAC Court of Arbitration, Mr Gary Born, SIAC Court member, Professor Lawrence Boo, and Deputy Senior State Counsel, Attorney-General's Chambers, Singapore, Ms Natalie Y. Morris-Sharma. The moderator of the plenary session was Mr Toby Landau QC.

The other sessions comprised a Lunchtime Chat, a Debate, and a Virtual Hearing Demonstration featuring SIAC Board and Court members, as well as other eminent international arbitration experts. The day closed with Virtual Networking Drinks.

SIAC would like to thank all speakers, sponsors, supporting organisations and media partners for your generous support and contributions. We would also like to thank delegates and friends from the local and international arbitration communities for making the time and effort to participate in the Virtual Congress.

The full text of Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon's keynote speech may be found here.

The various reports on the SIAC Virtual Congress 2020 can be accessed here.
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