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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]
Developments in Singapore mediation law   Local developments: On 1 November 2017, the Mediation Act came into force. Thanks to several key features, this new statute has strengthened the position of mediation as an effective and lower-... [More]
Singapore Court: Arbitral Tribunals have the power to order US-style Attorneys’ Eyes Only Disclosure   The decision: The High Court in China Machine New Energy Corp v Jaguar Energy Guatemala LLC and another [2018] SGHC 101 held... [More]
Investors’ protection under the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement in view of Malaysia’s anticipatory termination of the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) Project After his stunning election win in May 2018, Malaysian Prime Minister... [More]
The much anticipated Singapore Convention on Mediation for the Enforcement of International Mediation Settlements is slated to be open for signature on 1 August 2019 On 26 June 2018, the United National Commission on International Trade Law (... [More]
Growth or Anti- Competition – The Story of Grab & Uber’s Merger On 5 July 2018, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) issued its Proposed Infringement Decision (“PID”) against Grab and Uber in relation to Uber’s sale... [More]
Singapore- Asia’s leading international dispute resolution hub and 3rd most preferred seat of arbitration in the world The demand for international dispute resolution in Singapore is expected to increase in tandem with Asia’s anticipated GDP... [More]
GLOBAL REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS IN DIGITAL TOKENS Increased Scrutiny in Singapore The Monetary of Singapore released its Guide to Digital Token Offerings on 14 November 2017. Following which, it has taken steps to tighten its regulatory... [More]
Singapore High Court clarifies that the admissibility of pre-contractual negotiations is a procedural issue to be determined by the SIAC arbitral tribunal [2018] SGHC 55 BQP v BQQ The Singapore High Court dismissed the Plaintiff’s challenge... [More]
Effective 11 October 2017, following the amendments to the Singapore Companies Act (Cap. 50), eligible foreign corporate entities (“FCE”) are permitted to transfer their place of incorporation to Singapore by way of an inward re-domiciliation.... [More]