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By Abraham VERGIS and Kenny LAU, Providence Law Asia
abraham@providencelawasia.com  kenny@providencelawasia.com

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Singapore High Court issues guidance on grant of super priority
On 8 November 2017, in Re Attilan Group Ltd [2017] SGHC 283 (“Re Attilan”), the Singapore High Court took its first steps towards building a corpus of jurisprudence on the grant of super priority ...
The Future of Med-Arb Clauses in Singapore
Multi-tiered or escalation Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) clauses have gained increased popularity amongst parties seeking a flexible resolution process ...
Recent Developments in Patent Law
Sun Electric Pte Ltd v Sunseap Group Pte Ltd and others ...
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Singapore: Deferred prosecution agreements
The Singapore government is looking to introduce deferred prosecution agreements as part of a slew of proposed changes to the Criminal Procedure Code.
Singapore: Vicarious Liability and Insurers
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Singapore: Recent Developments in Trade Mark Enforcement
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Singapore: CIFG Special Assets Capital I Ltd (formerly known as Diamond Kendall Ltd) v Ong Puay Koon and others and another appeal [2017] SGCA 70
The central issue in the appeal was whether CIFG could claim the entirety of its losses against each of the Initial Shareholders jointly and severally.
Singapore High Court issues guidance on grant of super priority
On 8 November 2017, in Re Attilan Group Ltd [2017] SGHC 283 (“Re Attilan”), the Singapore High Court took its first steps towards building a corpus of jurisprudence on the grant of super priority ...
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Sun Electric Pte Ltd v Sunseap Group Pte Ltd and others ...
The Validity of Asymmetrical Arbitration Clauses
In the recent case of Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd v Dyna-Jet Pte Ltd [2017] 2 SLR 362; [2017] SGCA 32 (“Wilson”), the Court of Appeal was invited to consider the validity of an arbitration agreement that only provided for one party to commence ...
The “Good Faith” Principle
Hong Kong Court of Appeal holds that the “Good Faith” Principle is Complementary to the “Choice of Remedies” Principle, Aligning Hong Kong Law with Singapore Law ...
What’s new with Cybersecurity in Singapore?
With the increasing frequency of cyber-attacks, the new Cybersecurity Bill could not have come at a more pertinent time ...
Mauritian Company Successfully Enforces US$300 million LCIA Award in India
On 6 July 2012, Mauritius-based Cruz City Mauritius Holdings obtained a US$300 million award rendered by a London Court of International Arbitration tribunal. Cruz City thereafter sought to enforce this award in the High Court of New Delhi against its joint venture ...
Recent Significant Developments to Third-Party Funding in Singapore’s Arbitration Landscape
Third-party funding is increasingly prevalent globally in both litigation and arbitration ...
What’s new about the SIAC Investment Arbitration Rules 2017?
With the introduction of the Investment Arbitration Rules 2017, the SIAC is now the first private arbitral institution to cater separately to investment and commercial arbitrations ...
Recent Significant Changes to the Corporate Regulatory and Restructuring Regime in Singapore
In an effort to ensure Singapore’s corporate regulatory regime continues to stay robust and to strengthen Singapore’s status as a leading global financial hub, the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (“CAA 2017”) was passed by Parliament on 10 March 2017 ...
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