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TECH MATTERS   CHALLENGES IN ETHICAL GOVERNANCE OF AI – TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY In the Tech Matters Series, Shaun Leong, Partner based in the Singapore office of global law practice Eversheds Sutherland, Eversheds Harry... [More]
Reviewing Stargood Construction Pte Ltd v Shimizu Corp [2019] SGHC 261 (“Stargood”) Introduction The High Court’s decision in Stargood Construction Pte Ltd v Shimizu Corp [2019] SGHC 261 (“Stargood”) has clarified the difference between... [More]
This morning we woke up to the news that the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the COVID-19 outbreak to be a pandemic in view of its alarming levels of spread and severity. Looking from a risk management standpoint, we have identified... [More]
Latest Amendments to the Listing Rules The Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“Singapore Exchange”) recently introduced amendments to the listing rules (“Listing Rules”) which came into effect on 7 February 2020 (“Latest... [More]
Chee Yoh Chuang and another v Ooi Chhooi Ngoh [2020] SGHC 35 Introduction 1. In the recent decision of Chee Yoh Chuang v Ooi Chhooi Ngoh [2020] SGHC 35, the Singapore High Court was called upon for the first time to exercise its powers of... [More]
On 25 February 2020, Singapore and Fiji deposited their instruments of ratification for the Singapore Convention on Mediation (the “Mediation Convention”) signed on 7 August 2019. The Mediation Convention is slated to enter into force six months after... [More]
The health and safety of individuals remain paramount amidst the current Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. However, the precautionary measures taken by governments around the world are taking a toll on businesses across industry sectors and... [More]
Why is this important: The Court of Appeal disagreed with the findings of the High Court on the governing law of the arbitration and the seat of the arbitration. Why did the Court of Appeal arrive at a different finding? What are the implications of a... [More]
Introduction Timothy Coombs once defined crisis “as a significant threat of operations that can have negative consequences if not handled properly”. Indeed, a crisis can result in a direct financial loss of market share, purchase intentions,... [More]