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In conjunction with World IP Day (26 April), we would like to raise awareness concerning Trademark Protection vis-à-vis the Madrid Protocol (MP) and debunk certain myths or misconception that trademark owners may have towards this filing system.... [More]
Tenant-Landlord: Key Real Estate Issues Faced by Both Parties When renting out a property in Singapore, it is important that the tenancy agreement is thoroughly discussed to ensure both parties are on the same page. Many tenant-landlord disputes... [More]
What to Do if Your Employer Breaches Your Employment Contract In Singapore, employment contracts are prepared with a “freedom of contract” approach, in that both parties - employer and employee - can include the desired terms and conditions,... [More]
On 26 March 2021, the Fair Tenancy Pro Tem Committee (the “Committee”) set up by the Singapore Business Federation (“SBF”) introduced a Code of Conduct for Leasing of Retail Premises in Singapore (the “Code”). The Code aims to provide a set of... [More]
The Insolvency, Restructuring and Dissolution Act 2018 (No. 40 of 2018) (“IRDA”) which aims to consolidate Singapore’s corporate and personal insolvency and restructuring laws, came into force on 30 July 2020. Of particular interest to commercial... [More]
Introduction The recent decision of the Registrar of Trade Marks (the “Registrar”) in Xiaomi Inc v MiChat Pte Ltd [2021] SGIPOS 2 (“Xiaomi v MiChat”) saw the battle between the mark “” against “​” wherein the Registrar decided that the latter was... [More]
Understanding PDPA in a technologically advanced world The debate around data privacy and user transparency around the world is not new. If only, it has shined an unforgiving light on the consequences of a technologically advanced world, the... [More]
What are the legal grounds for obtaining a divorce in Singapore Getting a divorce may be a tedious process, especially if it is contested. Speaking to a divorce attorney before filing your application is advised so you always remain compliant to... [More]
A simple guide on adoption in Singapore Governed by the Adoption of Children Act (ACA), child adoption in Singapore refers to the process where adopters are conferred parental rights over the child, during which the original parents sever their... [More]
Core legal issues impacting the technology sector in 2021 In Singapore, the technology sector is growing at a speed of light. Occupying the top spot as a potential world-leading technology hub, the country is well on track to develop to its... [More]