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.
choice of court agreements, jurisdiction, foreign judgments, private international law, conflict of laws, Singapore
Asian Studies | Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
Journal of International Law and Diplomacy [国際法外交雑誌]
Kokusaihō Gakkai [国際法学会]
YEO, Tiong Min.
Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements 2005: A Singapore Perspective. (2015). Journal of International Law and Diplomacy [国際法外交雑誌]. 114, (1), 50-73. Research Collection School Of Law.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/1688