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As resale flats remain highly sought after in Singapore, many homebuyers could be new to the process of buying a property. If you have your eye on your next home, it is important to factor in the legal aspects of this transaction to close the deal... [More]
Singapore’s Copyright Act (CA) has been in place since 1987 (with revisions made in 2006) but a recent round of Amendments passed in Parliament on 13 Sep 2021 has brought it into the spotlight. The CA protects works of expression in Singapore from... [More]
Telemedicine refers to a medical consultation held over video conferencing or mobile application platforms, rather than being in-person. Telemedicine has been around for a few years but has seen a recent surge in popularity and accessibility due to the... [More]
For couples who have been married for a period of less than 3 years, both parties will be unable to apply for divorce in Singapore. In such cases, you may consider opting for an annulment instead. Where a divorce dissolves the marriage under the... [More]
I. Introduction 1. A new Copyright Bill (the “Bill”) was tabled in Parliament for First Reading on 6 July 2021 and is expected to come into effect shortly in November 2021. The Bill, being intended to repeal and replace the existing Copyright Act... [More]
Wills and probates are documents that determine an individual’s estate administration after their death. Having an understanding of how these documents work can help you feel less overwhelmed in sensitive situations and could potentially avoid family... [More]
Divorce is never an easy process but for expatriates or foreigners in Singapore, it can be even more complicated. With a number of considerations to be made during the proceedings, there is also the issue of jurisdiction to address. This article... [More]
On 23 August 2021, the Tripartite Partners (Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”), National Trades Union Congress (“NTUC”) and Singapore National Employers Federation (“SNEF”)) and the Ministry of Health (“MOH”) updated their advisory on vaccination at the... [More]
Harry Elias Partnership LLP successfully defeats an appeal to the Appellate Division on a contractual claim for unrecovered costs of prior proceedings Our Partner, Tan Chau Yee, and Senior Associates, Kok Yee Keong and Marcus Ho, successfully... [More]
Why this is Important In National Oilwell Varco v Keppel FELS Ltd [2021] SGHC 124, the Singapore High Court disallowed the enforcement of an arbitration award issued in favour of a party which had already been dissolved and struck off the... [More]