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Conditional fee agreements now permitted in Singapore

Singapore - May 4 2022 Lawyers in Singapore are now able to enter into Conditional Fee Agreements (CFAs) in selected proceedings, including arbitration and certain…

Tomas Furlong, Alastair Henderson, Gitta Satryani, Christine Sim, Elaine Wong

Dispute boards - the Asian perspective

USA - December 17 2021 On 14 December 2021, Herbert Smith Freehills jointly hosted ‘Dispute Boards - The Asian Perspective’ with 39 Essex Chambers and HKA. The panel…

Singapore to allow conditional fee arrangements

Singapore - November 9 2021 On 1 November 2021, a bill to permit Conditional Fee Arrangements (CFA) had its first reading in the Singapore Parliament. If the bill is passed, it…

Tomas Furlong, Alastair Henderson, Gitta Satryani, Christine Sim

Rule against penalties: Singapore Court of Appeal affirms Dunlop test

Singapore, United Kingdom - February 3 2021 The decision of the Singapore Court of Appeal on 15 December 2020 in Denka Advantech Pte Ltd & another v Seraya Energy Pte Ltd & another [2020] SGCA…

Sophie Lenox, Jamie McLaren, Sandra Tsao

Singapore Court of Appeal introduces a lower standard of review for debtors defending a disputed debt that is subject to an arbitration agreement

Singapore - April 21 2020 In AnAn Group (Singapore) Pte Ltd v VTB Bank (Public Joint Stock Company) [2020] SGCA 33, Justice Steven Chong, delivering the judgment of the Court…

Alastair Henderson, Reshma Nair, Gitta Satryani