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Amendments to Singapore's International Arbitration Act to Enhance Statutory Regime

Global, Hong Kong, Singapore - December 14 2020 In September 2020, Singapore’s Ministry of Law (“MinLaw”) proposed the International Arbitration (Amendment) Bill (the “Bill”) to introduce two new…

Lakshanthi Fernando, Wei Ming Tan

SGCA rules on validity of accepting offer to settle after judgment on merits

Singapore - October 21 2020 In the recent decision of Michael Vaz Lorrain v Singapore Rifle Association [2020] SGCA 72 (“Lorrain v SRA”), the Singapore Court of Appeal (“CA”)…

Lakshanthi Fernando, Wei Ming Tan

SGCA clarifies applicable standard of review in dismissal of winding-up proceedings in favour of arbitration

Singapore - April 30 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has left companies increasingly concerned about the possibility of winding-up as a result of a failure to pay debts. In a…

Pradeep Nair, Zachary Song, Wei Ming Tan

The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 - Uncommon Relief for Uncommon Times

Singapore - April 16 2020 On 7 April 2020, the Singapore Parliament passed the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (the “Act”). Amongst other things, the Act is targeted at…

Pradeep Nair, Zachary Song, Wei Ming Tan

Arbitrability of IP disputes in Singapore - recent amendments to the AA and the IAA

Singapore - December 30 2019 Pursuant to the passing of the Intellectual Property (Dispute Resolution) Bill in August 2019, amendments have been made to, amongst others, the…

Lakshanthi Fernando, Wei Ming Tan