Publications on Dispute Resolution

Michael is author or co-author of the following presentations, papers and publications on dispute resolution:

  • Basic Definitions in the Law of Occupiers' Liability" (1968) 10 Malaya Law Review 68
  • Singapore correspondent for "English and International Set-off" by Philip R Wood (Sweet & Maxwell, 1989)
  • Author of "Legal Services in the 1990s" published in Singapore Academy of Law Journal, 1990 pages 168 - 176
  • "Time for rejection of defective goods" (1992) 3 Lloyds Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 334
  • Co-Editor of the chapter on Singapore in "Encyclopedia of International Commercial Litigation" (General Editor: Justice Anthony Colman) (Graham & Trotman, Kluwer Law International, 1991)
  • Co-Author of "Trends in Core Areas of Singapore Law - Equity" in "Review of Judicial and Legal Reforms in Singapore Between 1990 and 1995" (Butterworths Asia, 1996), page 185
  • Co-Author of "Proof of Foreign Law" in "Current Legal Issues in International Commercial Litigation" (Editor Teo Keang Sood) published by Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, 1997, page 123
  • Consultant Editor for "Creating and Enforcing Security in Asian Emerging Markets" (Asia Law & Practice, 1997)
  • Former Singapore correspondent for the "International Arbitration Law Review" (Sweet & Maxwell)
  • Co-author of the chapter on Singapore law in "International Privacy, Publicity and Personality Laws" (Editor: Michael Henry, Butterworths, 1991)
  • Co-author of the chapter on Singapore in "Carswell's Handbook of International Dispute Resolution Rules" (Editor: Babak Barin, Carswell, 1999)
  • Co-author of "The Role of the Singapore Courts in relation to International Commercial Arbitration" (1999) 16(4) Journal of International Arbitration at 101
  • "Does Compulsory Acquisition Frustrate a Contract for the Sale of Immovable Property? - Lim Kim Som revisited" [2000] Singapore Journal of Legal Studies 379
  • "Stay of Proceedings Pending Arbitration" Singapore Institute of Arbitrators Newsletter (July 2000 Issue) at 6
  • Co-author of "The Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Singapore" [2000] International Arbitration Law Review at 207 (Sweet & Maxwell)
  • Co-author of "Mediation In Singapore: A Brief Overview" published in Asian Dispute Review, Issue 1, September 2000
  • Co-author of "Supreme Court of Singapore Court of Appeal refuses to stay in winding up proceedings in favour of Arbitration" (published in Bulletin of the Swiss Arbitration Association, issue 2 [2001] page 380)
  • Author of the chapter on Singapore in "The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration" (Editor: Doak Bishop - Juris Publishing, Inc 2004)
  • Co-author of the Chapter on Singapore in the "ICCA International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration" (Kluwer 2004)
  • Author of the commentary on Order 69 and Order 69A of the Rules of Court in "Singapore Court Practice 2005" (Lexis/Nexis) and "Singapore Civil Procedure 2003" (Sweet & Maxwell Asia)
  • Author of "Arbitrators and Barristers: an Unsuccessful Challenge" (Business Law International, Vol 6 No.2 p 235, May 2005)
  • Co-author of "Do Egregious Errors Amount to a Breach of Public Policy?" (published in (2005) 71 Arbitration 1, 364)
  • Co-author of "Cross-Border Insolvency - Liquidation" in "Law and Practice of Corporate Insolvency" (Andrew Chan, General Editor) (Lexis Nexis, 2005)
  • Author of "Court has no power under Model Law to restrain challenged arbitrator from proceeding prior to completion of arbitration" (Transnational Dispute Management Vol 2 Issue 3 - June 2005)
  • Author of "Why is there still resistance to arbitration in Asia?" Chapter in "Global Reflections on International Law, Commerce and Dispute Resolution" Page 401 (Editors: Gerald Aksen et al - ICC, 2005) Liber Amicorum for Robert Briner (revised version in "Table Talk" Autumn 2006 page 4)
  • Co-Author of Confidentiality in Arbitration - The Criteria Adopted by Institutions"
  • (Singapore Institute of Arbitrators Newsletter, No.2, 2005, pp. 3-7)
  • Author of "Arbitration discovery requires a sense of proportion" (The Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Experts in Commercial Arbitration (2006) Page 85)
  • Co-Author of "Discovery in Court and Document Production in International Commercial Arbitration - Singapore" (2006 Special Supplement ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin 33)
  • Co-Author of "ADR in East Asia" (Chapter in "ADR in Business - Practice and Issues across Countries and Cultures" page 147 (Editors: J.C. Goldsmith, Arnold Ingen - Housz and Gerald Pointon, Kluwer Law International, 2006)
  • Co-Author of "The Role of Witness Statements in International Commercial Arbitration" page 650 (Kluwer Law International 2007).
  • Co-Author of "Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards", chapter in "The Asian Leading Arbitrators' Guide to International Arbitration", page 407 (Editors: Michael Pryles and Michael Moser, Juris Net, 2007)
  • Author of "Witness Conferencing" in "The Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration 2008" (Online version)
  • Co-Author of "Claims against Arbitrators for Breach of Ethical Duties", in "Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation" (The Fordham Papers 2007) published by Martinus Nijhoff at page 225
  • Editor-In-Chief of "Law Relating to Specific Contracts in Singapore" (Thomson - Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2008)
  • Co-author of "Relevant Considerations in choosing the place of arbitration" Asian International Arbitration Journal, AIAJ Vol. 4, No. 2 (2008), pages 195-220
  • Co-author of "Survey of South East Asian Nations on the Application of the New York Convention" Journal of International Arbitration, JOIA Vol. 25, No. 6 (Dec 2008) Pages 873-892
  • Co-author of "Public Policy as Grounds for Annulment of or Non Recognition or Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in East Asia" (Stockholm International Arbitration Review 200 Vol 2 page 91)
  • Author of "Witness Conferencing and Party Autonomy" (Transnational Dispute Management Vol 7 Issue 1 April 2010
  • Author of "Trial by Issues" (Transnational Dispute Management Vol 7 Issue1 April 2010)
  • Co-Author of "Defining the Indefinable - Practical Problems of Confidentiality in Arbitration", published in the Journal of International Arbitration, Vol. 26, Issue 5 (2009), pp. 609-645, presented as The Kaplan Lecture (Hong Kong, 2008)
  • Co-Author of "Protecting Confidentiality and its Exceptions - The Way Forward", published in ICC International Court of Arbitration Bulletin, "Confidentiality in International Arbitration - 2009 Special Supplement", pp. 39-55.
  • Co-Author of "New Developments in Arbitration in Singapore", Asian International Arbitration Journal, AIAJ Vol. 5, No. 2 (2009), pages 210-222
  • Author of "Arbitration of Trust Disputes" in "The Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration 2009"
  • Co-Author of "Determining the Parties' True Choice of the Seat of Arbitration and Lex Arbitri" in Liber Amicorum for Ulf Franke (published in Between East and West: Essays In Honour of Ulf Franke) (Editor: Kaj Hober, Annette Magnusson, Maria Ohrstrom, pages 225 -237 (Juris , 2010)
  • Author of "Ten Questions Not to Ask in Cross-Examination in International Arbitration" in The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration (Second Edition) (Editors: Doak Bishop and Edward G. Kehoe) (Juris Net, 2010, page 431)
  • Co-Author of "The 2007 Amendments to the New Zealand Arbitration Act 1996- - A Commonwealth Perspective" in (2010) New Zealand Law Journal, pages 153-156
  • Co-Author of "Effective Cross Examination in Asian Arbitrations" in Take the Witness: Cross Examination in International Arbitration (Editors: Lawrence W. Newman and Ben H Sheppard) (Juris Net 2010, page 269)
  • Co-Author of "Singapore's Adoption of The 2006 UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration Amendments", The Paris Journal of International Arbitration (Les Cahiers de l'Arbitrage) 2010(1) pages 305 -307
  • Co-author of the chapter on Singapore in "Arbitration in Asia" (Michael Moser - General Editor), (Juris 2010)
  • Co-Author of "Recent Developments in Defining "Investment", ICSID Review - Foreign Investment Law Volume 25, Number 1 (Spring 2010)
  • Co-Author of "Definition of "investment - A voice from the eye of the storm" published in Asian Journal of International Law, Vol 1 Issue 1 (2011) pp 99 -129
  • Co-Author of "Model Procedural Order on Confidentiality (Goff Lecture 2010)" (Transnational Dispute Management Volume 8 Issue 2 May 2011)
  • Co-Author of "A proposed Model Procedural Order on Confidentiality in International Arbitration: A Comprehensive and Self Governing Code" (2012) Volume 29 Issue 2 Journal of International Arbitration pp138 - 170
  • Co-Author of "Egregious Errors and Public Policy - Are the Singapore Courts too Arbitration Friendly?" published in SAL Conference 2011 - Singapore Law Developments (2006 - 2010) pp19 - 55
  • Co-Author of "Issue Conflict in ICSID Arbitration" (Transnational Dispute Management Volume 8, Issue 5 December 2011)
  • Co-Author of "Investment Treaty Arbitration in Asia: Contemporary Issues and Challenges" (Transnational Dispute Management Volume 9 Issue 3 April 2012
  • Author of "What Does It Take To Be An International Arbitration Centre?" (NALSAR ADR Review Volume 1 page 58, 2012)
  • Co-Author of "A proposed Model Procedural Order on Confidentiality in International Arbitration: A Comprehensive and Self Governing Code" (2012) Volume 29 Issue 2 Journal of International Arbitration pp138 - 170
  • Co-Author of "A Contextual Approach to the Obligation of Confidentiality in Arbitration in Singapore: An Analysis of the Decision of the Singapore High Court in AAY and Others v. AAZ" Volume 28 Number 2 (2012) Arbitration International Journal pp 225 - 242
  • Co-Author of "When Should Video Conferencing Evidence be Allowed?" September 2012 Singapore Law Gazette pp 25-31
  • Co-Author of "Issue Conflict in ICSID Arbitrations" Chapter in Arbitrators' Insights: Essays in Honour of Neil Kaplan (Liber Amicorum) (Eds.: Bao, Lautenschlager.), Sweet & Maxwell, Hong Kong 2012 pp 131 - 168
  • Co-Author of "Corruption in Arbitration - Law and Reality" Asian International Arbitration Journal, Volume 8 No. 1 pp1 - 119
  • Co-Author of "When Should Video Conferencing Evidence be Allowed?" September 2012 Singapore Law Gazette pp 25 - 31
  • Co-Author of "Issue Conflict in ICSID Arbitration" Chapter in "Arbitrators' Insights: Essays in Honour of Neil Kaplan" (Liber Amicorum) (Eds.: Bao, Lautenschlager.), Sweet & Maxwell, Hong Kong 2012 pp 131 - 168
  • Co-Author of "The Judicial Scrutiny of Corruption-Tainted Arbitral Awards in Setting Aside and Enforcement Proceedings", Transnational Dispute Management Volume 10 Issue 3 May 2013
  • Co-Author of "Confidentiality of Arbitration" LCIA India Newsletter (Volume 2, Issue 1, 2013)
  • Author of "Hearing Chapter" in Singapore International Arbitration Law & Practice (General Editors : David Joseph QC and David Foxton QC) (LexisNexis Singapore 2014, pp 295 -320)
  • Author of "How May the Quantum of Legal Costs Claimed by a Winning Party Be Controlled?' Arbitration - The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management, Volume 80, Issue 4 (2014) pp 399 - 404
  • Author of "War Stories and the Morals to be Learnt" Chapter in "Stories from the Hearing Room: Experience from Arbitral Practice: Essays in Honour of Michael E. Schneider" (edited by Bernd Ehle and Domitille Baizeau), Wolters Kluwer 2015 pp 81 - 89
  • Author of "Commercial courts and international arbitration - competitors or partners?" Arbitration International, Volume 31 2015 pp 193 - 212
  • Co-Author of "Case Comment: Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic v Sanum Investments Ltd - A Tale of Two Letters" (2015) 30(3) ICSID Review pp 506-524
  • Co-Author of "A New Approach to Regulating Counsel Conduct in International Arbitration" Volume 33, No. 3, 2015 ASA Bulletin pp 658 - 673
  • Co-Author of the chapter on Singapore in "Interim Measures in International Arbitration"(Editor: Lawrence W. Newman and Colin Ong) pp 667 - 689 (Juris 2014)
  • Author of "The Arbitrator's Contract" in Arbitration Journal 2015 31 (4) pp 559-566
  • Selected Essays on International Arbitration