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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]
Investment scams are a major problem and they are only getting worse in Singapore. There has been an alarming increase in the number of people who have lost money to investment scams. This type of scam also has the largest impact on those affected,... [More]
Buying property in Singapore is a massive commitment, so choosing the right contractor or interior design (ID) firm to carry out renovations is a big deal too. While homeowners typically already thoroughly scrutinize the renovation contract before... [More]
Following a public consultation conducted by SGX in August 2020, SGX has announced certain amendments to the SGX Listing Rules that took effect from 1 August 2021. Of particular interest is the enhancements to the administrative and enforcement... [More]
Further to the public consultation on the proposed changes to the various IP legislation to simplify and streamline IP processes and improve user experience with digital initiatives in August 2020, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (the “... [More]
A workplace injury is a type of personal injury experienced due to third party actions. Personal injury is a general term that applies to various settings including the workplace, road, or public areas (e.g. hospitals). In Singapore, workplace injuries... [More]
Singapore’s private resale housing market saw a surge in prices in May 2021, up by 0.9 percent. If you have been planning to purchase your new home, it can be an exciting step for you and your loved ones. However, from upfront payments to house loans,... [More]
CA/CA 26/2020 was an appeal from the High Court decision in Smoothlink Worldwide Services Pte Ltd v Regional Marine & Engineering Services Pte Ltd and another suit [2020] SGHC 94. This case involves claims of misrepresentation and breach of... [More]
A. Background As part of Brexit, the UK’s registry of trademark rights and process for registering trade marks have been decoupled from those of the EU. To facilitate this process, a transition period was agreed to last from 31 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec... [More]