Singapore Case Note: Settlement Agreement Invoked As Shield
Nadja Alexander & Shouyu Chong, Singapore Case Note: Settlement agreement invoked as shield, Kluwer Mediation Blog (2020)
2 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2020 Last revised: 22 Jun 2020
Date Written: February 21, 2020
The Singapore Convention on Mediation makes clear that international mediated settlement agreements (iMSAs) may be used as a sword or invoked as a shield in judicial or arbitral proceedings (defence). In the post-Singapore Convention world, lawyers are looking closely at the extent to which courts may recognise settlement agreements, especially mediated settlement agreements, as a shield or a defence to arbitral or litigation proceedings.
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