Book Launch - "Submarine Cables: The Handbook of Law on Policy"

CIL hosted the worldwide launch of the publication, "Submarine Cables: The Handbook of Law on Policy" on 21 February 2014. The Group CEO of SingTel Chua Sock Koong launched the book, which was also graced by Ambassador-at-Large Tommy Koh, the High Commissioner of Australia Philip Green and members of the telecommunications, maritime, legal, public sector, and academic communities. The book, a product of CIL's research and thought leadership, was edited by Mr Douglas Burnett (Legal Advisor, ICPC), Prof Bob Beckman (Head of Ocean Law & Policy, CIL) and Ms Tara Davenport (Former Research Fellow, CIL). The launch featured Deputy Director Dr. R. Navin welcoming the guests, and Prof Beckman and Mr Burnett providing the audience with an update on regional and international developments vis-à-vis the governance of submarine cables respectively. For more information and to purchase the book, click here.

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CIL News

3 Student Research Assistants Required
Positions available immediately for undergraduate and graduate students from Law and other departments of NUS. Application deadline: 12 May 2014. MORE »
2014 Great Negotiator Award
CIL Chairman Prof Tommy Koh received the 2014 Great Negotiator Award from Harvard University on 10 April 2014. MORE »
CIL-MFA course on Int’l Law
CIL partnered with Singapore’s MFA to organise a 5-day intensive int’l law course for international participants from 24-28 March 2014. MORE »
Meeting Universitas Borobudur
CIL Deputy Director Dr Navin met with Prof Dr H Faisal Santiago and his team from Universitas Borobudur on 17 February 2013. MORE »
CIL Congratulates Dr Phan & Ms Yusran
CIL congratulates its researchers Dr Hao Duy Phan and Ms Ranyta Yusran for their promotion to Senior Research Fellow and Research Fellow respectively. MORE »
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Research & Publications

- “Beyond Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: Legal Frameworks for Joint Development of Hydrocarbon Resources”
Edited by Robert Beckman, Leo Bernard, Tara Davenport, Clive Schofield and Ian Townsend-Gault
- “Malaysia and Singapore: The Land Reclamation Case – From Dispute to Settlement” by Prof Tommy Koh, Dr Cheong Koon Hean, Lionel Yee
- “Piracy and International Maritime Crimes in ASEAN: Prospects for cooperation”
Edited by Robert C. Beckman and J. Ashley Roach
- “Submarine Cables: The Handbook of Law and Policy”
Edited by D Burnett, R Beckman and T Davenport
For further details on CIL Books and how to place an order, please click here.
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    “The South China Sea Disputes: Formula for a Paradigm Shift?” pdf-icon-small PDF

CIL Members’ Activities

Forum on Int’l Trade and Investment
CIL’s Prof Micheal Ewing-Chow and CIL RA Junianto James Losari were invited to attend the first FORTRIN meeting. MORE »
Attendance at DC Bar Event
CIL’s Prof Ewing-Chow and CIL RA J Losari were invited by DC Bar’s Int’l Dispute Resolution Committee to attend a panel discussion. MORE »
Norway-Singapore Arctic Symposium
CIL Director Beckman participated in the Norway-Singapore Arctic Symposium at the Riverview Hotel on 14 March 2014. MORE »
CIL Staff teach at UPH MTIC
CIL’s Prof Ewing-Chow and Research Associate James Losari taught Investment Law at Universitas Pelita Harapan in Jakarta, Indonesia. MORE »
Jessup Moot Court Competition
CIL Research Associate Junianto James Losari was a judge at the 2014 Indonesian National Rounds of Jessup Moot Court Competition. MORE »
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