The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) officially opened its office in New York on December 3, 2020. This is the first representative office of SIAC outside Asia.
Adriana Uson, who served as Counsel for SIAC Secretariat for many years, will be leading the SIAC office in New York. The opening of the office in New York is also considered to solidify the status of SIAC as one of the most preferred arbitration centers in Asia among Americans which have potential issues and conflicts with individuals or parties based in Asia. The records also show that more than 500 parties from the United States of America have chosen SIAC rules or SIAC as seat of arbitration last year.
Currently, aside from New York, SIAC has representative offices in other parts of the world which includes Seoul, Shanghai and Mumbai. While the other famous arbitration centers in Asia such as Hong Kong International Arbitration Center (HKIAC) has representative offices in Seoul and Shanghai. And the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) has representative offices in Shanghai, Hanoi and Los Angeles.
For similar articles about arbitration under KCAB, please read: Mergers & Acquisition Arbitration Matters under Korean Law at the KCAB and Korean Arbitration: An Introduction.
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