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12/04/2019
CMS Hol­born Asia re­cog­nised as TMT firm of the year in South­east Asia by...
For the second con­sec­ut­ive year, CMS Hol­born Asia has been awar­ded TMT Law Firm of the Year at the pres­ti­gi­ous Asi­an Leg­al Busi­ness (ALB) South­east Asia Law Awards 2019, held last night in Singa­pore. The...
14/01/2019
Singa­pore High Court con­siders ap­plic­a­tion of “le­git­im­ate in­terest” test...
Over­view In Seraya En­ergy Pte Ltd v Den­ka Ad­vantech Pte Ltd and an­oth­er suit (YTL PowerSeraya Pte Ltd, third party) [2019] SGHC 2 (“Den­ka Ad­vantech”), the Singa­pore High Court con­sidered the “le­git­im­ate...
31/01/2019
Com­mis­sion­ing a scrub­ber sys­tem by 31 Decem­ber 2019 is not suf­fi­cient to...
Ship own­ers, ship op­er­at­ors and ship man­agers who are busy pre­par­ing for the up­com­ing high sul­phur fuel oil (“HSFO”) ban which enters in­to force on 1 Janu­ary 2020 will be fa­mil­i­ar with the op­tion...
20/02/2019
Between a rock and a hard place: Singa­pore High Court lifts stay of court...
In­tro­duc­tion Is a court en­titled to lift a stay of pro­ceed­ings in fa­vour of ar­bit­ra­tion if the con­di­tions for lift­ing the stay have not been met? This is what the Singa­pore High Court (the “Court”)...
20/02/2019
Elec­tric Vehicles: in­fra­struc­ture for our con­nec­ted fu­ture
The up­take of elec­tric vehicles (EVs) has soared in re­cent years (al­beit from a very low base), with jur­is­dic­tions such as Nor­way and The Neth­er­lands cur­rently lead­ing the pack. However, in or­der for...
28/02/2019
Ar­bit­rat­ing fin­an­cial dis­putes – Are there tan­gible be­ne­fits?
In the past dec­ade, sev­er­al at­tempts have been un­der­taken to pro­mote in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion in the fin­an­cial in­dustry. In­deed, vari­ous fea­tures of in­ter­na­tion­al ar­bit­ra­tion ap­pear to be par­tic­u­larly...
01/03/2019
“A stitch in time saves nine” – Singa­pore em­phas­ises the im­port­ance of...
Singa­pore’s Court of Ap­peal has held in Sun Travels & Tours v. Hilton In­ter­na­tion­al [2019] SGCA 10 that un­due delay in seek­ing anti-suit re­lief is po­ten­tially fatal, par­tic­u­larly when a for­eign court...
06/08/2018
GDPR Guide for Singa­pore Com­pan­ies
The EU’s Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (GDPR) ap­plies to com­pan­ies in Singa­pore that of­fer goods and ser­vices to, or mon­it­or the be­ha­viour of, in­di­vidu­als in the EU, even if those com­pan­ies do...
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