Legal Updates & Publications

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Legal Updates

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  • Joint tenant’s interest exigible to writ of seizure and sale

    03 May 2019

    In Ong Boon Hwee v Cheah Ng Soo and another [2019] SGHC 65, the Singapore High Court considered whether a joint tenant’s interest in immovable property is exigible to a writ of seizure and sale. In this latest decision, the High Court answered this q...

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  • Round-up of recent Employment Law updates

    02 May 2019

    We have provided a round-up discussing four recent developments in Singapore’s employment landscape. To find out more about how it may affect your business, please read the legal update.

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  • High Court clarifies bank’s duty to customer

    11 April 2019

    In the recent case of Koh Kim Teck, Smiling Sun Limited v Credit Suisse AG, Singapore Branch [2019] SGHC 82, the Singapore High Court considered whether a bank owed any investment advisory duty to its customer in either contract or tort. It found on ...

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  • Unilateral mistake and algorithmic trading

    25 March 2019

    The Singapore International Commercial Court recently issued its judgment in the first dispute in Singapore involving cryptocurrency. This judgment highlights the potential dangers of algorithmic trading and the difficulties with the application of t...

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  • Registry of Geographical Indications will come into operation on 1 April 2019

    25 March 2019

    The Registry of Geographical Indications will come into operation on 1 April 2019. Applications for registration for geographical indications will also be accepted from 1 April 2019.

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  • International Arbitration 2018 Update

    21 March 2019

    Singapore continues to solidify its position as a key arbitration hub. The year 2018 saw many significant Singapore court decisions relating to international commercial arbitration and investor-state arbitration.

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  • Revision to the Singapore Take-Over Code

    12 March 2019

    This update discusses the recent amendments to the Singapore Code on Take-overs and Mergers (“Code”), which are intended to provide greater clarity regarding the application of the Code to companies listed on the SGX-ST which adopt a dual class share...

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  • Establishment of Geographical Indications Registry

    08 March 2019

    The Geographical Indications Act 2014 was passed in Parliament on 14 April 2014. This paves the way for a Geographical Indications (“GI”) registry to be established. Producers of GI products, associations of such producers and the relevant competent ...

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  • The Importance of an Exit Strategy in Technology Contracts

    06 March 2019

    This update discusses the importance of corporations planning an exit strategy when engaging enterprise technology services providers and highlights the risk of not investing enough time on this issue, even though it may be counter-intuitive to be th...

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  • IPOS Circular No. 1/2019 (Registry of Patents): One Year Extension of FinTech Fast Track till 25 April 2020

    05 March 2019

    The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (“IPOS”) has extended the FinTech Fast Track (“FTFT”) initiative into a second year. The new expiration date for the FTFT initiative is 25 April 2020.

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