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Introduction Timothy Coombs once defined crisis “as a significant threat of operations that can have negative consequences if not handled properly”. Indeed, a crisis can result in a direct financial loss of market share, purchase intentions,... [More]
TECH MATTERS AN OASIS OF NEUTRALITY ON THE DIGITAL SILK ROAD – ARBITRATING TECHNOLOGY DISPUTES (Part one of two)   In the Tech Matters Series, Shaun Leong, Partner based in the Singapore office of global law practice Eversheds... [More]
The Payment Services Act (“PS Act”) and its subsidiary regulations commenced on 28 January 2020. The PS Act aims to regulate all payment services and payment service providers in Singapore. In this client update, we set out the key actions and dates... [More]
Overview of W&I Insurance Warranty and indemnity insurance (“W&I Insurance”) has been increasingly considered in the context of mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) transactions for the purposes of minimising the exposure of parties in... [More]
27th December 2019 marks the day when Malaysia officially implements the Madrid System. The Madrid System provides centralised management for the registration of trade marks in multiple countries around the world, commonly known as the International... [More]
Eversheds Harry Elias is pleased to bring you its annual International Arbitration Year in Review, focusing on Singapore and regional developments in international arbitration. We began this initiative last year with the objective of keeping our... [More]
Myanmar’s Trademark Law (“TML”) was signed into law on January 30, 2019 and will be implemented in 2020. The TML establishes a framework for a comprehensive trademark registration system open to both foreign and domestic trademark owners. The... [More]
The Amendments to the SOP Act Are Coming Into Effect Effective Date – 15 December 2019 Introduction 1. The amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (the “SOP Act”) will take effect from 15 December... [More]
Why this is important In ST Group Co Ltd and others v Sanum Investments Limited and another [2019] SGCA 65, the Singapore Court of Appeal (“SGCA”) refused to enforce an SIAC arbitration award of over USD 200 million, on the ground that the... [More]