|King & Spalding has appointed Peter Megens, a leading international arbitration and construction lawyer, as a partner in its Singapore office effective 1 July 2013. Megens, joins from King & Wood Mallesons in Melbourne, Australia, where he was co-head of the arbitration practice and a senior member of the construction team. Megens has over 30 years’ experience in disputes arising out of construction, energy, mining and infrastructure projects. His cases have included arbitrations relating to projects throughout Southeast Asia, as well as arbitration and litigation relating to construction claims across Australia and New Zealand. He is a director and vice president of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA), a former vice president of the Australian branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the national chair of the construction and infrastructure law committee of the Law Council of Australia and a fellow of the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators, ACICA and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.|
New regulation on the prohibition of sales of alcoholic beverages online
In line with evolving trends in technology, certain entrepreneurs and retailers have started using online channels to sell alcoholic beverages, which makes it difficult to ensure the sale of such beverages is in accordance with existing laws ...