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The Singapore Court of Appeal Clarifies the Standard of Care Owed by Employers to Former Employees When Providing References
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • August 26 2016

It is fairly common for employers to be asked to provide references in respect of former employees. It is trite law that, in such a situation

Singapore: Employment Claims Tribunal to be established by April 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • August 17 2016

Following the passage of legislation on 16 August 2016, the new Employment Claims Tribunal (ECT) will commence hearing salary-related disputes

Singapore’s Employment Claims Tribunal: Implications for HR and In-house legal
  • JWS Asia Law Corporation
  • Singapore
  • June 7 2016

You have received an allegation of misconduct against one of the managers in your company. Following a thorough investigation, you have concluded

Exceptions to the temporary finality of interim payment certificates and the architect’s role in enforcement proceedings
  • Dentons Rodyk
  • Singapore
  • April 26 2016

The issue before the Court of Appeal was whether an employer could establish any exceptions in clause 31(13) of the Singapore Institute of Architects

Landmark changes to the Employment Act in Singapore
  • Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft
  • Singapore
  • April 13 2016

Since 1 April 2016, employers are required to issue itemised payslips and written key employment terms (KETs) to employees covered under the

Court of Appeal Overturns Decision of the High Court and Resolves Ambiguity In Employment Contract In Favour of the Employer
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • April 6 2016

In a recent judgment, the Singapore Court of Appeal (“CA”) overturned a decision of the Singapore High Court (“HC”) and held that the ambiguity in

The Independent Contractor Defence in Construction Projects
  • Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
  • Singapore
  • March 28 2016

The question of responsibility for defects in the design and construction process has come under close scrutiny in recent times. When multiple

Singapore - Key features of proposed Employment Claims Tribunal announced
  • Bird & Bird
  • Singapore
  • March 8 2016

The key features of the anticipated Employment Claims Tribunal ("ECT") are now set out in the Ministry of Manpower ("MOM")'s public consultation

Hold Your HorsesSimple Questions to Ask Before Issuing That Dismissal Letter
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • Singapore
  • March 3 2016

In September 2015, Time published an online article about the most sought-after doctor in the world: Dr. Google. Self-diagnosis using the Internet has

Asia Chronicle: Issue 3 - JanuaryFebruary 2016
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • British Virgin Islands, China, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2016

The Privy Council has unanimously held that an arbitration clause stating that ‘any party may submit the dispute to binding arbitration’ amounts to