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Forum Election, Forum Non Conveniens and the Singapore International Commercial Courts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • September 12 2017

In its recent decision in Rappo v. Accent Delight International Ltd and another 2017 SGCA 27, the Singapore Court of Appeal considered the


A Convenient Truth: The Court of Appeal clarifies the forum non conveniens doctrine in the era of the Singapore International Commercial Court
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • August 4 2017

Introduction The Singapore International Commercial Court ("SICC") was launched in 2015 as an alternative to international arbitration and domestic


Locally Resident Nominee Director Gets 12 Months for Not Stopping Money Laundering
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Singapore
  • July 27 2017

Abdul Ghani bin Tahir (appellant) was in the business of providing corporate secretarial services to small and medium business enterprises. As part


Brief respite for convicted City Harvest Church leaders as the High Court reduces their sentences on appeal
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • July 24 2017

In the latest chapter of the long-running saga involving Kong Hee and the Other convicted leaders of City Harvest Church, the High Court (by a


Legal Professional Privilege in Regulatory Investigations under Fire
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • July 17 2017

A recent English High Court decision has potential implications for the protections afforded by legal privilege in Singapore to companies in civil or


UK Decision Provides Reminder on Navigating Privilege Protection in Multijurisdiction Investigations
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Hong Kong, Singapore
  • June 15 2017

On 8 May 2017, the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) obtained a declaration that certain documents prepared during investigations by solicitors and


Landmark Decision on Criminal Liability of 'Money Mule' Company Nominee Directors
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • Singapore
  • June 1 2017

A recent Singapore High Court decision has clarified the situations in which nominee directors can be convicted of money laundering offences in


Market Abuse Update - May 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 3 2017

As Mark Steward, the FCA's director of enforcement and market oversight recently confirmed, the regulator remains determined "to do whatever is


Disputes Digest - April 2017
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • April 18 2017

Welcome to our Spring edition of Disputes Digest. In this edition, we look back at 2016 and summarise the key litigation and


Pushing for greater accountability of Reit managers in Singapore
  • RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP
  • Singapore
  • April 5 2017

While Singapore is now the second largest Reit market in Asia, recent headlines have highlighted possible deficiencies of the Reit industry, including