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Mediation hub boost for Singapore

Having a United Nations (UN) treaty on mediation named after Singapore is expected to provide a tremendous boost to the country's standing as a global dispute resolution hub.

The Singapore Convention on Mediation, to be signed here next year, will add teeth to the enforcement of mediated settlements.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 27, 2018, with the headline 'Mediation hub boost'. Subscribe