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Eversheds Harry Elias Managing Partner and Head of Litigation and Dispute Management Philip Fong was quoted in The Law Society Gazette article titled 'The lion's share'. The article was first published on 26 November 2018. The lion's share... [More]
Why is this important? With the summary award procedure, parties can skip the hassle of a typical arbitration process and full trial hearing. A binding arbitral award may be obtained in as short as 2 months. This means significant time and costs... [More]
Eversheds Harry Elias is delighted that Shaun Leong, our Of Counsel with the International Arbitration group, is a contributing author to the 2019 edition of the Singapore Civil Procedure. The book, fondly referred to as the “White Book”, is the... [More]
Drink Driving The offence of drink driving in Singapore is governed by the Road Traffic Act (Cap 27) (“RTA”) section 67. A person who, when driving or attempting to drive a motor vehicle on a road or other public place, and is unfit to... [More]
Why is this important? Is an arbitration award useless if it has been set aside at the seat? Not necessarily. An award that has been set aside may still be enforceable in certain jurisdictions. A recent decision by the Singapore High Court reinforces... [More]
The Ministry of Manpower laid out plans to change the existing Employment Act framework earlier this year. These changes are expected to become law by 1 April 2019. The key changes are as follows:- The salary threshold for coverage of... [More]
Introduction A landlord's re-entry of premises, and its consequential claims against a tenant for losses suffered by the landlord, may evolve into a messy affair for the unprepared. To assist landlords in such situations, Eversheds Harry... [More]
Why is this important? The new Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (“HKIAC”) Administered Arbitration Rules 2018 (“HKIAC Rules 2018” or “Rules”) come into force on 1 November 2018. New disputes based on contracts that include an HKIAC... [More]
On 1 October 2018, the Bill on the Serious Crimes and Counter-Terrorism (Miscellaneous Amendments) (“the Bill”) was introduced for First Reading in Parliament. This Bill proposes amendments to the Corruption, Drug Trafficking and Other Serious Crimes (... [More]
Eversheds Harry Elias is delighted that Shaun Leong, our Of Counsel with the International Arbitration group, is a contributing author to the second edition of Singapore International Arbitration Law and Practice. The book, edited by David Joseph QC... [More]