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Why asset searches are increasing in Singapore
Parties choose to resolve their disputes in Singapore for the relative ease of enforcement of awards and judgments.
Bintai Kindenko Pte Ltd v Samsung C&T Corp [2018] SGCA 39
– Principles Governing Adjudication of Claims under the SOPA ...
Tay Wee Kiat and another v Public Prosecutor and another appeal [2018] SGHC 114 and the Criminal Justice Reform Act 2018 – Implications for criminal compensation orders
Recent changes evidence a gradual paradigm shift in recognising that criminal law is not just about the public interest, but also the interests of victims.
Global Developments on Best Execution
Currently a hot topic for global regulators, firms are recommended to review their global best execution compliance practices ...
The Singapore International Commercial Court considers the quantification of the Close-Out Amount under the ISDA Master Agreement
The decision provides clarification on how the Close-Out Amount under Clause 14 of the ISDA Master Agreement is to be calculated.
Liability of directors for a company’s breach of contract
The question of when a director may be held liable for directing a company’s breach of contract has significant ramifications for companies and their directors.
Singapore Related News
When disaster strikes – seven lessons in handling a cyber attack
Proper preparation and planning can help organisations set out a clear path for responding to a cyber breach ...
IMF Bentham wins Singapore third-party funding agreement
Litigation funding has taken a step forward after a court ruled to allow a commercial funding arrangement to proceed.
My journey from Big Four to legal tech startup
Michael Lew, founder of LegalComet, talks about his move from working with large corporations to the world of legal tech startups in Singapore ...
Third-party funding in Asia
Cheng-Yee Khong and Tom Glasgow of IMF Bentham examine the new regulatory environment for third-party funding in Singapore and Hong Kong. ...
Building a smart dispute resolution venue
Philip Jeyaretnam, chairman of Maxwell Chambers, talks about the centre’s modernisation plans and developments in dispute resolution in Singapore ...
Taylor Root & Asian-mena Counsel Market Update and Salary Guide 2018
Asian-mena Counsel is delighted to partner with Taylor Root once again for their 12th annual report for the in-house legal and compliance sector ...
The Singapore International Commercial Court considers the quantification of the Close-Out Amount under the ISDA Master Agreement
The decision provides clarification on how the Close-Out Amount under Clause 14 of the ISDA Master Agreement is to be calculated.
Legal innovation Q&A with Alex Smith, Reed Smith
We speak with Alex Smith, innovation manager at Reed Smith, about rethinking legal services in Asia.
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
The Decision in Ong Han Ling v American International Assurance Co Ltd ...
Singapore In-House Handbook & Directory
Singapore Chapter (including firm directory)