Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

5-2015

Abstract

When Singapore joined the Hague Conference on 9 April 2014, it was widely anticipated that it would adopt the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements 2005. This article explores the differences between the Convention regime and the common law position in Singapore, the likely effects of the adoption of the Convention under Singapore law, as well as the considerations that are likely to influence Singapore's approach to the adoption of the Convention.

Keywords

choice of court agreements, jurisdiction, foreign judgments, private international law, conflict of laws, Singapore

Discipline

Asian Studies | Dispute Resolution and Arbitration

Research Areas

Dispute Resolution

Publication

Journal of International Law and Diplomacy [国際法外交雑誌]

Volume

114

Issue

1

First Page

50

Last Page

73

ISSN

0023-2866

Publisher

Kokusaihō Gakkai [国際法学会]

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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