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On 25 February 2020, Singapore and Fiji deposited their instruments of ratification for the Singapore Convention on Mediation (the “Mediation Convention”) signed on 7 August 2019. The Mediation Convention is slated to enter into force six months after... [More]
The health and safety of individuals remain paramount amidst the current Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. However, the precautionary measures taken by governments around the world are taking a toll on businesses across industry sectors and... [More]
Why is this important: The Court of Appeal disagreed with the findings of the High Court on the governing law of the arbitration and the seat of the arbitration. Why did the Court of Appeal arrive at a different finding? What are the implications of a... [More]
Introduction Timothy Coombs once defined crisis “as a significant threat of operations that can have negative consequences if not handled properly”. Indeed, a crisis can result in a direct financial loss of market share, purchase intentions,... [More]
TECH MATTERS AN OASIS OF NEUTRALITY ON THE DIGITAL SILK ROAD – ARBITRATING TECHNOLOGY DISPUTES (Part one of two)   In the Tech Matters Series, Shaun Leong, Partner based in the Singapore office of global law practice Eversheds... [More]
The Payment Services Act (“PS Act”) and its subsidiary regulations commenced on 28 January 2020. The PS Act aims to regulate all payment services and payment service providers in Singapore. In this client update, we set out the key actions and dates... [More]
Overview of W&I Insurance Warranty and indemnity insurance (“W&I Insurance”) has been increasingly considered in the context of mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) transactions for the purposes of minimising the exposure of parties in... [More]
27th December 2019 marks the day when Malaysia officially implements the Madrid System. The Madrid System provides centralised management for the registration of trade marks in multiple countries around the world, commonly known as the International... [More]