LATEST EVENTS
[SIArb] Virtual Debate
09 December 2021
Debate on The Motion: "This house believes that the received wisdom that litigation practice is the best foundation for a successful career in arbitration should no longer be so readily received.” SCMA members enjoy discounted rates to this event. 
General Average - you me and the common adventure
08 December 2021
Registration link: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Xv0g339jTiyXCZf0gp8b9A
Hong Kong Branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers presents a free webinar titled "General Average - you, me and the common adventure". The webinar is co-organised with the Indian Maritime University, Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group and the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration.
 
[SIArb] Arbitration Claus(e) is Coming to Town
01 December 2021
This will be a webinar

This seminar will examine lessons to be learned from recent case law and practice for the drafting and interpretation of arbitration clauses, including a discussion of the problems currently crossing the desks of arbitral institutions and parties’ legal advisers.  SCMA members enjoy discounted rates to this event.

[APIEx]"What Judges and Arbitrators Expect from Expert Witnesses"
30 November 2021
This will be a webinar

SCMA members enjoy discounted rates to this event where attendees can learn about counsel’s and arbitrator’s points of view on what judges and arbitrators expect from expert witnesses.

Achieving Net Zero Emissions in the Maritime Sector
25 November 2021
This will be a webinar. Register: https://bit.ly/3BWqUip

Please join us for this webinar where we will have expert speakers from across Asia and Europe discussing the challenges and opportunities associated with achieving ‘net zero’ emissions in the maritime sector. They will also be reflecting on the outcomes of COP26, the United Nations Climate Change Conference currently taking place in Glasgow, and its implications for the maritime and shipping sector going forward.

Webinar on Bunker Quality Claims
10 November 2021
This will be a webinar

Clyde & Co and SCMA are delighted to be jointly hosting a webinar focusing on bunker quality claims. This session will provide insights on bunker quality issues from different industry perspectives including from a bunker supplier, shipping company and surveyor, as well as providing insight and guidance on legal and dispute resolution issues.

 

IBIA Annual Convention 2021
2 - 4 November 2021
Online

SCMA is pleased to be a supporting association of the IBIA Annual Convention 2021. We will be represented by Mr. John Sze, Deputy Managing Partner, Joseph Tan Jude Benny LLP, member, SCMA Promotions Committee, in the panel discussion, "Enforcement: What to expect?" 

Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC)
2 - 3 November 2021
SCMA is pleased to be a supporting organisation of the 11th Asian Logistics, Maritime and Aviation Conference (ALMAC), an annual event for the logistics, maritime and aviation industries, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC). SCMA members can enjoy a special discounted rate of USD40 for a standard pass.
Maxwell Conversations: Will Asia Change International Arbitration?
21 October 2021
Register for your e-seat now: https://lnkd.in/gkWN4ASq
SCMA) is pleased to be a supporting organisation of this event. Lawrence Teh, Senior Partner & Co-Head of the International Arbitration Practice of Dentons Rodyk; Chairman, Promotion Committee, SCMA, will be moderating the panel discussion at this session. 
Bills of Lading and Letters of Indemnity (Webinar by Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Hong Kong Branch & WISTA Hong Kong)
13 October 2021
SCMA is pleased to be a co-organiser of this webinar. This free webinar on Bills of Lading & Letters of Indemnity will bring forth legal and commercial constraints that we have to deal with.
 
[SIArb] SIArb Annual Lecture 2021 - Sanctions in International Arbitration: Pros, Cons, and Implications (12 October 2021)
12 October 2021
This will be a webinar
After considering the history and function of sanctions generally, and in relation to litigation and arbitration, Lord Neuberger will discuss in more detail the use of sanctions in arbitration by reference to principles and case-law, focussing on recent developments.SCMA members get to enjoy discounted ticket rates for this event.
SCMA-SIArb Maritime Arbitrator’s Fellowship Course 2021
01 October 2021 - 08 November 2021
The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA) is pleased to announce the launch of the Maritime Arbitrator Accreditation Program (MAAP) which will be conducted in conjunction with the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators’ (SIArb) Online Fellowship Assessment Course (FAC). 

Please click here for the announcement. 

For more details, please view the event microsite and course brochure

Pandemic Disruptions to International Trade and Shipping: What are Your Rights and Liabilities
28 September 2021
Webinar (Registration: https://lnkd.in/g2_DyZvv)
SCMA is excited to be organising this webinar with THAC.  In this session, our speakers shall discuss the increasing role of international arbitration and ADR and its importance to international trade and shipping. 
[ALMAC Webinar Series 4] Cross-border E-commerce in ASEAN-Opportunities & Challenges
27 September 2021
Registration link: https://bit.ly/3EqhAFW
This webinar will share insights on e-commerce opportunities in ASEAN, cross-border logistics management, and smart logistics solutions. 
Singapore-Dalian Maritime Arbitration Seminar
14 September 2021
Tencent meeting
SCMA is pleased to be participating in the Singapore-Dalian Maritime Arbitration Seminar, organised by Enterprise Singapore, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Dalian and the China Maritime Arbitration Commission. The seminar aims to connect maritime and professional services communities from both Singapore and China, and facilitate exchanges and outreach. To confirm your participation, kindly RSVP by sending the details below to Chris_Wang@enterprisesg.gov.sg.
[SIArb] WEBINAR: Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in China and India
14 September 2021
This will be a webinar
This webinar features a diverse panel of lawyers, a financial investigator and a disputes funder to provide a guide to enforcement in Asia’s two great powers (and two of the largest users of Singapore arbitration): China and India.  They will explain not only the legal regimes applicable in each country, but look at the practicalities of enforcement, including how to identify assets in the first place and the use of third party funding to assist in the process. SCMA members enjoy discounted rates to this event.
Hybrid Dispute Resolution Mechanisms as the Wave of the Future: Perspectives from Singapore as a Maritime Hub
09 September 2021
Register for this webinar at: https://bit.ly/3eMIf4v.

As part of Singapore Convention Week, this webinar, organised by SCMA, in strategic partnership with Oon & Bazul and SIMC, showcases why neutral, cost-effective and flexible hybrid frameworks for maritime & international dispute resolution (DR) are gaining momentum and enhances process integrity and enforceability whilst offering control mechanisms for efficient DR. 

Validity of Notice of Readiness and Laytime Commencement
08 September 2021
Register: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7TDtWzutQUKYFni_WNEp-Q
The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration is pleased to be a co-organiser of the ICS-HK and WISTA Hong Kong joint webinar series. 
[APIEx] Joint APIEx - SIArb “Spotlight on Experts” Virtual Conference
06 September 2021
Online via zoom webinar

All who are involved in the dispute resolution process should attend this unique Conference.

SCMA is proud to be a supporting organization of this event and SCMA members get to enjoy discounted ticket rates for it.

[SIArb] Beyond Arbitration: Global Perspectives: "Climate Action: Low-Emissions Technology and the Journey to Net-Zero"
02 September 2021
This will be a webinar

Australia’s High Commissioner to Singapore, HE The Hon Will Hodgman, will discuss how, during his time as Premier, Tasmania became the first jurisdiction in Australia to achieve net-zero emissions. SCMA members enjoy discounted rates to this event.

GAR Connect: Singapore
24 August 2021
Registration link: https://bit.ly/2SnP7Nl

The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration is pleased to be a supporting organisation of “GAR Connect: Singapore”. SCMA members are entitled to a 10% discount. SCMA members are entitled to a 10% discount (If you are a SCMA member, please e-mail mail@scma.org.sg for the discount code).

[Maxwell Lectures] Harmonising Judicial Approaches to Choice of Law in Arbitration Agreement
19 August 2021
Registration link: https://bit.ly/36Ro1Cb
This webinar explores the sources and causes of the incessant inconsistency and intricacy in judicial determination of the law governing the arbitration agreement. SCMA is pleased to be a supporting organization of this event.
[SIArb] WEBINAR: Interim Measures in Arbitration: A “How to” Guide
12 August 2021
This will be a webinar
This webinar provides an overview of the legal framework as well as practical issues and in-depth consideration of a case study featuring applications to an arbitral tribunal for two common types of interim measures: an interim injunction and security for costs.  The speakers will discuss these applications from the perspective of claimant, respondent and arbitrator, providing an essential guide to how to make or defend an interim measures application. SCMA members enjoy discounted rates for this event.
[SIArb] WEBINAR: The Mindful Business Charter – Practice and Perspectives
05 August 2021
This will be a webinar
Speakers will share their perspectives on workplace stressors and the ways in which one may cope with these stressors. The panel will also discuss the Mindful Business Charter, its objectives and the conversations that have started on this topic in our profession and beyond.   
[Maxwell Chambers] The Right to a Physical Hearing
22 July 2021
This will be a webinar. Register at: https://lnkd.in/gW396Yf

Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration is pleased to be a supporting organization of "Maxwell Conversations", a brand-new series by Maxwell Chambers.

"The Right to a Physical Hearing" is the first webinar in this series. 

“Revisiting Roles & Responsibilities of Pilots and Masters”
17 July 2021
Registration: https://lnkd.in/geqQ846
The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration is pleased to be a co-organiser of the webinar, “Revisiting Roles & Responsibilities of Pilots and Masters", organised by the Association of Maritime International Commercial Interests & Expertise (AMICIE).

2021 China High-Level Dialogue on Maritime and Commercial Arbitration
16 July 2021
Access the livestream of the event: https://wx.vzan.com/live/tvchat-1008832062?shauid=WN95xxC1j4ERYMqDU8kctg**&vprid=0&sharetstamp=1625547438318

SCMA is pleased to be a supporting organization of the 2021 China High-Level Dialogue on Maritime and Commercial Arbitration (CHDOMACA). SCMA’s representative, Mr. Nicholas Lum, member of the SCMA Procedure and Promotion Committees; Partner, Clyde & Co (Shanghai); Director, Clasis LLC (Singapore), will be one of the speakers at Session I: Hot Issues of Maritime Arbitration. 

[SIArb] WEBINAR: Policing the Arbitrators
15 July 2021
This will be a webinar held on Zoom.

SCMA members get to enjoy preferential rates to this event. 

[SICCI Webinar] Understanding Commercial Contracts & Dispute Management For Cross-border Trade
12 July 2021
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1C4LK_3ERLi7s8bOqo_DeA
The Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) will be holding a webinar, "Understanding Commercial Contracts & Dispute Management For Cross-border Trade". Mr. Punit Oza, Executive Director, Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration, will be participating as a speaker in this session. 
Recent Developments in Maritime Law & Arbitration – Views from England & Singapore
01 July 2021
Recording of webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60oKkgJw3Ek and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNJl5DGDfPk
This event will cover a number of recent and important developments in maritime law and arbitration. These include conflict of interest in expert engagement; arbitrators’ duty of disclosure, adoption of electronic bills of lading, and challenges to maritime arbitration in the digital age.
[SIArb] WEBINAR: Arbitration and Insolvency - Never the Twain Shall Meet?
22 June 2021
This will be a webinar held on Zoom.

SCMA members get to enjoy preferential rates to this event.

SCMA-ICS SG Legal & Commercial Perspectives (Second Session)
17 June 2021
Recording of the webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OKDfAgF-NI
Once again, SCMA-ICS SG Legal & Commercial Perspectives brings in some recently decided maritime cases in Singapore and England with legal analysis from the lawyers representing the firms who successfully argued those very cases along with commercial maritime experts who will talk about the learnings and practically adapting them into commercial clauses and practices.
[ICS HK & WISTA HK] Safe Port - Eastern City to Ocean Victory & Beyond
16 June 2021
Registration (Complimentary): https://lnkd.in/gP8qZus

The Singapore Chambers of Maritime Arbitration is pleased to be a co-organizer of "Charterparty Disputes & Prevention – Practical Considerations", a webinar series by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers Hong Kong Branch & WISTA International (Women’s International Shipping & Trade Association), Hong Kong. The first webinar in the series, "Safe Port – Eastern City to Ocean Victory & Beyond" will be held on 16th June 2021, 6pm – 7.15pm Hong Kong/Singapore. 

 

[APIEx] WEBINAR: APIEx Roundtable – "The Expert Facing Cross-Examination"
03 June 2021
This will be a webinar held on Zoom.

Experts, and all those who are involved in the business of dispute resolution where expert testimony is frequently required, should attend this Roundtable.

 SCMA members get to enjoy discounted ticket rates for this event. 

 
[SIArb] SIArb Virtual Members' Night
25 May 2021
Online
[SIArb] WEBINAR: Interest in Arbitration is Interesting! (But the Law of Interest Claims is a Mess)
20 May 2021
This will be a webinar.
SCMA members get to enjoy preferential rates to this event.
Information session to share with SCMA members about the new SCMA-Baltic escrow service referral partnership
29 April 2021
Zoom (log in details will be sent to registrants)

SCMA announced in February 2021 that the Baltic Exchange’s escrow service offerings will be available to all SCMA members at competitive rates. SCMA and the Baltic Exchange will be holding an information session (via Zoom) to share with SCMA members about this exclusive arrangement. Please register here: https://forms.office.com/r/yc91K8dk7m.

[SIArb] SIArb Roundtable Discussion on: “How to Make a Career in Arbitration”
27 April 2021
Online
Arbitration's Role in Dispute Resolution and the New Normal: Enhancing SCMA's Relevance (Part of Singapore Maritime Week)
21 April 2021
View recording of webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aioIurS4cSs
Aiming to raise awareness of Arbitration in general and the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA) in particular, the session is about taking a bird’s eye view in the post-COVID world and getting ready for the road ahead. This event is organized by SCMA as part of the Singapore Maritime Week.
Marine Insurance Asia (Held at Singapore Maritime Week)
21 - 23 April 2021
Complimentary Registration: https://marineinsuranceasia.com/registration-2021/

SCMA is a proud partner of Marine Insurance Asia, the Marine Insurance partner of Singapore Maritime Week. Now in its second year, the complimentary three-day virtual conference offers insights into some of the most pressing issues facing shippers and insurers throughout Asia in 2021 and beyond. Do join to hear from market-leading marine insurers, brokers and service providers. There is no charge. 

Sea Asia April Virtual Preview
21 - 22 April 2021
Register for free virtual visitor pass: https://www.sea-asia.com/en/visit/register.html

Sea Asia April Virtual Preview is gearing up to set sail on 21 - 22 April 2021! Pivoting to an online presence, Sea Asia Virtual Preview aims to bring forth an innovative event experience. Held alongside the Virtual Preview, Sea Asia Insights showcases four exciting complimentary thought-provoking webinar topics! Register for your free virtual visitor pass now. https://www.sea-asia.com/en/visit/register.html

5th Singapore Maritime Technology Conference 2021 (Anchor event of Singapore Maritime Week)
19 - 22 April 2021
Hybrid - Live at Marina Bay Sands and Online

The Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC 2021) is the debut of its first hybrid event on 19 – 22 April 2021 themed A New Era in Technology & Innovation, providing both the onsite engagement experience at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore and online via a virtual platform. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the anchor event of Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) 2021, the 5th Singapore Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC) aims to bring together the rapidly expanding maritime ecosystem, focusing on tech trends and their commercial applications, emerging R&D and next steps in digitalisation. 

 For more information, visit www.smtcsingapore.com

 

“Is There More to a Contract Than Meets the Eye?” (Joint Webinar by Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (Hong Kong Branch) and London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA))
08 April 2021
Registration link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qc7XI5i6TyONTGlIweoKbQ

The webinar will consider when and in which ways terms may be implied into shipping contracts. Mr. Punit Oza, Executive Director, SCMA will be participating as a panelist. 

[SIArb] Online International Entry Course (IEC) 2021
22 March 2021 - 19 April 2021
Online
SCMA-SAL Mock Arbitration
18 March 2021
This will be a webinar. Register at: https://www.sal-e.org.sg/webinar-sal-scma-mock-arbitration

A joint event in partnership with the SAL, SCMA is holding a hybrid mock arbitration. The mock scenario is based on a fictional misdelivery of cargo and bills of lading dispute to showcase SCMA arbitration in a realistic and complex online arbitration hearing. 

All profits from the event will be donated to SG-STAR Fund. 


[SIArb] WEBINAR: Arbitration in the Face of A Global Pandemic (Where Now for Non-Damage Business Interruption?)
11 March 2021
This will be a webinar.

SCMA members get to enjoy preferential rates to this event.

[SIArb] WEBINAR: Developments in Singapore Arbitration
18 February 2021
This will be a webinar.
SCMA members get to enjoy preferential rates to this event.
[SIArb] Singapore IP Strategy Series: IP-related International Arbitration – Advanced Issues
28 January 2021
This will be a webinar.
SCMA members get to enjoy preferential rates to this event.
Shipping Market Update and Smart Resolution of Maritime Disputes
26 January 2021
This will be a webinar. Register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GsdJ5ZzjTkKIshwEFxOKmw

The Baltic Exchange will give an update about performance of shipping market indices. SCMA and The Baltic Exchange will also highlight the practical aspects of using SCMA smartly and effectively. This free 1-hour webinar is a collaborative effort between the International Malaysian Society of Maritime Law (IMSML), The Baltic Exchange and the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA). The webinar should be of interest to shipowners, charterers, insurance personnel, bankers, lawyers and other interested commercial parties.

Speed & Consumption Claims
14 January 2021
Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utKZUL4D1h8&t=598s
A Webinar by Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (Hong Kong & Singapore Branches).

Co-organisers:
Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA)
Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group (HKMAG)
Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb)
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