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What Constitutes “Due Inquiry” in a Dismissal for Misconduct Scenario?

Singapore - April 11 2018 An employer is entitled to dismiss an employee for misconduct without notice after conducting due inquiry. This right is provided for in S14(1) of the…

Christopher Tan.

Review of the Singapore Employment Act: What to Expect

Singapore - April 10 2018 The employment landscape in Singapore continues to evolve dynamically in tandem with the growth and maturity of its domestic economy and workforce…

Christopher Tan.

Protecting a Performance Reference for an Employee - What is Expected of an Employer?

Singapore - November 8 2017 It is not uncommon for employers to require potential employees to provide references from their former employers. Indeed, such references may have a…

Christopher Tan.

Termination of Employment Contracts for Misconduct: Practical Guidelines

Singapore - December 22 2016 The observations of the Singapore Court of Appeal (“CA”) in a coda to their judgment in Phosagro Asia Pte Ltd v Piattachanine, Iouri [2016] 5 SLR 1052…

Christopher Tan.

The Choice of Court Agreements Act 2016: Imiplications for Dispute Resolution in Singapore

Global, Singapore - July 7 2016 The Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements (the “Convention”) establishes an international legal regime which requires contracting states to…

Andre Jumabhoy, Raja Bose.