Deadline for submission: 26 March 2018

Participants are invited to submit original essays on either of the following topics:

  1. Can or should parties waive the right to set aside an award?
  2. To what extent does SIAC's Proposal on Cross-Institution Consolidation Protocol mitigate the perceived weakness of arbitrations in effectively resolving multi-party, multi-contract disputes?

To be eligible, participants must be under 40 years old and a member of YSIAC. Membership of the YSIAC is free of charge, and participants under 40 may apply to join here. For more information on the YSIAC Essay Competition 2018 Guidelines, please click here.

Winners will be chosen by a distinguished panel of judges which includes members of the SIAC Court of Arbitration. Winners will receive a complimentary delegate pass to the SIAC Congress 2018 and will be awarded cash prizes as follows:

Winner: SGD $3,000
1st Runner-up: SGD $2,000
2nd Runner-up: SGD $1,000

For the brochure and more information, please click here.