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Why this is important: The ability to enforce an international arbitration award or court judgment is a key consideration when deciding whether to bring a legal action. While international arbitration awards are enforceable under the New York... [More]
Eversheds Harry Elias Family and Matrimonial Law Associate Marcus Ho was mentioned in the Straits Times article titled "Court reverses mum's move to change child's name, race". The article was first published on 08 October 2018. Court... [More]
The Variable Capital Companies (“VCC”) Bill was passed in the Singapore Parliament on 1st October 2018 and the key features of the VCC were elaborated by Second Minister for Finance Ms. Indranee Rajah. This framework serves to encourage fund... [More]
Defining an overlapping market: CCCS’ Infringement Decision on Grab/Uber Merger Introduction On 24 September 2018, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) issued its final infringement decision (“FID”) against Grab and... [More]
Recently, JP Morgan CEO, Jamie Dimon, warned that the “biggest vulnerability” for the financial system is the threat of cyber attacks. Hackers, especially those working for nation-states, have grown more sophisticated and more determined, especially as... [More]
Eversheds Harry Elias International Arbitration Partner Rodman Bundy has been named as one of Singapore’s Top 100 Lawyers. The list is based on extensive research conducted by Asia Business Law Journal, a publication by Vantage Asia. Nominations were... [More]
Eversheds Harry Elias Partner and Head of International Arbitration Francis Goh was elected as Honorary Secretary of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb). The election took place during SIArb’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on 25... [More]
Eversheds Harry Elias Senior Associate Ashok Rai was quoted in the Edge Singapore article titled "Singapore's competition watchdog fines Grab and Uber but can fair play resume?". The article was first published on 1 October 2018. Singapore's... [More]
The decision: To recall, on 6 March 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Slovak Republic v. Achmea ruled that the application of an investor-State arbitration clause in a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between two EU Member States is... [More]
Eversheds Sutherland Partner and Head of Global Client Development Stephen Hopkins comments in an article by The Business Times titled 'Law firms best positioned to ride AI wave'. The article was first published on 28 September 2018. Law firm... [More]