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DFDL Publication - FAQ on Mediation in Southeast Asia

In recognition of the fact that mediation is rapidly becoming an efficient and cost-effective means of resolving disputes in Southeast Asia, DFDL and Harry Elias are pleased to provide the first-ever comparative review of mediation practices across the region.

The inaugural edition of FAQ on Mediation in Southeast Asia is an essential guide to the benefits and challenges of commercial, court-ordered and private-party mediation. The engaging Q&A format asks all the questions you have about this emerging trend, followed by sharp and insightful answers provided by DFDL and Harry Elias’ team of conflict-resolution experts.

As this review shows, mediation is taking root in each regional jurisdiction, providing a viable solution for parties to manage and resolve their disputes outside the conventional frameworks of litigation and as an alternative to arbitration.

Nishant Choudhary (Partner, Head of Regional Dispute Resolution Practice) said that: “This publication is the indispensable guide that managing directors and in-house counsels need to read to stay up-to-date with current and future mediation developments to ensure clear and successful navigation of the sector’s many challenges and pitfalls!”

This first-of-its-kind review takes a close look at the conflict-resolution mechanisms that exist in Southeast Asia and offers advice on how to navigate and utilize this exciting and developing procedure.

Here’s what’s included:

  • Country profiles from DFDL and Harry Elias’ conflict-resolution experts in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam
  • Comprehensive reviews of the laws, rules and regulations that govern mediation in each country, and how to initiate the process
  • Comparative framework for a practice that is yet to be highly regulated, allowing it to preserve the autonomy of parties and the flexibility needed to find agreements
  • Market evaluations for the future of mediation, including the requirements to become a mediator and a look at the national sectors that most benefit from mediation
  • A look ahead at the rising phenomenon of mediation in Southeast Asia, especially regarding the introduction and application of the Singapore Mediation convention

Don’t miss out on this essential roadmap for a process that could save you time, money and months of legal procedures.




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