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Update on the New Guides Issued by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) of Singapore on 22 May 2019  Introduction On 22 May 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission and the Singapore Business Federation co-organised a... [More]
Tactical Silence: Singapore Court of Appeal Rules on the Remedies Available to a Non-Participating Respondent to an Arbitration Who Objects on Jurisdictional Grounds Why this is important In Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Ltd v Avant Garde Maritime... [More]
Payment Claims and the SIA Form of Contracts: Can Payment Claims be Made After the Issuance of the Final Certificate? Introduction The Court of Appeal provided valuable guidance on the scope of its earlier decision in Audi... [More]
Emerging trends in technology disputes and how to effectively manage risks  The world is seeing a rapid increase in technology disputes and it is crucial that Corporate Counsel is aware of the ways to manage such disputes in efficient ways... [More]
Why is this important? What happens when you realise that your opponent in arbitration has commenced parallel litigation? Or worse, what happens when you discover that judgment has already been obtained in the litigation and enforcement proceedings are... [More]
The EU-Singapore Investment Protection Agreement (the “Investment Agreement”) was signed on 19 October 2018. The Investment Agreement is now in the process of ratification by all EU member states and will soon come into force. Once it comes into... [More]
Major changes to the Securities and Futures Act The Securities and Futures Act (Cap. 289) (“SFA”) has been amended since 8 October 2018 to introduce major changes to Singapore’s capital markets regulatory framework. In this client update,... [More]
B2C2 Ltd v Quoine Ptd Ltd [2019] SGHC(I) 3 The first local judgment relating to digital currencies Introduction The Singapore International Commercial Court (“SICC”) found that the operator of a virtual currency exchange platform was... [More]
Why is this important? Dispute resolution concepts would likely be alien to many corporate counsels without a background in disputes. This piece serves as a quick cheat sheet to the 2018 ISDA Arbitration Guide (the “2018 Guide”). Our International... [More]
Why is this important? Do matters such as issue estoppel and the extended doctrine of res judicata preclude parties from raising jurisdictional challenges in setting aside proceedings? Not necessarily. A recent decision by the Singapore High Court... [More]