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  1. Legal news
    11 June 2019
    Cybersecurity & Singapore - Overview of Cybersecurity in Singapore

    Recently, the Singapore public health system was hit by a major cyber attack compromising the personal data of an astonishing 1.5 million patients. As a result of this cyber attack of "unprecedented scale and ...

  2. Legal news
    14 June 2019
    Singapore Court: setting aside a portion of an arbitral award (BAZ v BBA)

    This arbitration analysis examines the Singapore High Court’s decision in BAZ v BBA and the implications of having a portion of an international arbitration award set aside as being contrary to a country’s public policy ...

  3. Legal news
    14 June 2019
    Singapore court: failure to call witness no reason to set aside arbitration award

    This arbitration analysis examines the Singapore High Court's decision in BVU v BVX that an arbitration award would not be set aside on the basis of public policy or fraud simply because the successful party had failed ...

  4. Legal news
    06 June 2019
    Court of Appeal renders decision on counterfeit goods in transit, and liability for trade mark infringement

    The Singapore Court of Appeal has clarified that liability for trade mark infringement can be established notwithstanding the fact that the infringing goods were merely in transit and never intended for entry into the ...

  5. Legal news
    29 March 2019
    Singapore's New Registry of Geographical Indications

    From 1st April 2019, Singapore will establish a Registry for Geographical Indications ("GIs"). GI holders will be able to register their GIs and benefit from increased protection.

  6. Legal news
    04 April 2019
    Singapore's Enhanced Mediation Promotion

    From 1st April 2019, Singapore will provide supplementary funding to parties who choose mediation as an alternative to litigation for IP-related disputes.

  7. Legal news
    12 February 2019
    Setting up a business in Singapore

    The Republic of Singapore is an ideal location for doing business. Singapore has a record of political stability, low corruption and transparency. Its business environment is conducive to foreign investment and as a ...

  8. Legal news
    10 December 2019
    Fourth Update on Myanmar New Trade Mark Laws – Soft Opening of Online Filing System to commence in December 2019 January 2020

    Further to our earlier note on the upcoming Soft Opening in November 2019, we are writing to provide further updates obtained from various Myanmar sources.

  9. Legal news
    24 September 2019
    Closure of Foreign Route from 1 January 2020

    From 1 January 2020, patent applicants will no longer be able to use the foreign route when complying with the search and examination requirements in Singapore.

  10. Legal news
    25 September 2019
    Failure to set aside an arbitral award on the basis of a novated expired contract (BXH v BXI)

    Arbitration analysis: What happens to an arbitration clause upon the expiration of the main agreement and where parties continued to perform the contract as if it had not expired?